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Location: Modesto CA
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I am a 'Soon-to-Retire' General Contractor. I have dabbled in woodworking all my life, however I just, 2 years ago, built my 'Dream Shop'. That is a work in process that will continue indefinetly. It is 48' x 50' with minimum clearance of 9' under all dust ducts. A portion [20 x 48] has clear height of over 30'. Exhaust system, dust system, hi-bay lighting, air system, and overhead electrical drops are included. Three air hose reels and three 110v reels are mounted at 9' above the floor.

Current project is the reconstruction of a 1917 International [Harvester] model H truck. I am within 20 hours of all wood work completion. All wood is Red Oak. Then I will start on the clear finish.

I am an 'Urban Forest Lumber' user. I have a generous supply of claro walnut, black locust, redwood, aspen, madrone, cork oak, orange, pistacio, & manazanita lumber. All have been harvested locally. Also a few manzanita, walnut, and manzanita burls. All wood were found in standing position. I have logged, sawn, stacked, dried, trimed, and otherwise processed these woods. Their use has not determined.

-- Rustfever, Central California

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Scott Bryan

27251 posts in 2422 days


#1 posted 1911 days ago

Hello Rustfever,

Let me welcome to LJs. I am sure that you will find being a member of this group to be both a rewarding and an inspirational part of your woodworking adventure.

-- Challenges are what make life interesting; overcoming them is what makes life meaningful- Joshua Marine

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Max

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#2 posted 1911 days ago

Glad to see that you have made Lumberjocks a part of your Woodworking experience… Welcome

-- Max "Desperado", Salt Lake City, UT

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Todd A. Clippinger

8715 posts in 2700 days


#3 posted 1911 days ago

Welcome to LumberJocks – The best woodworking community anywhere!
I look forward to seeing your posts and projects.

Share the Love ~ Share the Knowledge

-- Todd A. Clippinger, Montana, http://americancraftsmanworkshop.com

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woodworm

14124 posts in 2191 days


#4 posted 1911 days ago

Welcome to Lumberjocks!
It would be nice if you could post some pictures of you workshop – we are mostly workshop’s fans here on Lumberjocks.

-- masrol, kuala lumpur, MY.

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cabinetmaster

10874 posts in 2159 days


#5 posted 1911 days ago

Welcome to LJ’s. We are here to help you with your woodworking endeavors. Feel free to ask for advise. But Be aware…this site can be very addictive…………LOL.

-- Jerry--A man can never have enough tools or clamps

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Todd Thomas

4969 posts in 2049 days


#6 posted 1911 days ago

Welcome to LumberJocks….This will be a great resource for you and your projects. There are a bunch of great people here willing to help……have fun….

I’m looking forward to your projects and posts…..

WARNING: Visiting LumberJocks has proven to be addictive.

-- Todd, Oak Ridge, TN, Hello my name is Todd and I'm a Toolholic, I bought my last tool 10 days, no 4 days, oh heck I bought a tool on the way here! †

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gjd

18326 posts in 2253 days


#7 posted 1911 days ago

Welcome to Lumber Jocks! This is a great place to get – or give – advice about woodworking on the forums and the project posts are a wonderful source of new ideas. I love this site, I hope you will enjoy it too.

Look forward to seeing your projects and posts.

-- gjd Southcentral Wisconsin

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Karson

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#8 posted 1910 days ago

Welcome to LumberJocks. Glad to have you aboard. †

-- I've been blessed with a father who liked to tinker in wood, and a wife who lets me tinker in wood. Southern Delaware karson_morrison@bigfoot.com †

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rustfever

619 posts in 1911 days


#9 posted 1910 days ago

I have a number of pic’s of my new shop and several projects. However, I am trying to learn the process of posting pictures. Can anyone help?

-- Rustfever, Central California

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Splinterman

23058 posts in 1962 days


#10 posted 1909 days ago

Welcome to “Lumber Jocks”…….Enjoy the experience.

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Grumpy

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#11 posted 1908 days ago

Welcome to Lumberjocks . This is a great community of people with like interests.There is much to learn here & you will have the opportunity to share your skills & ideas with others. I hope you enjoy LJ’s as much as I do.

-- Grumpy - "Always look on the bright side of life"- Monty Python

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ND2ELK

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#12 posted 1906 days ago

Welcome to Lumberjocks. The projects are an inspiration, the information is priceless and the people are supportive. The only problem is, the site can get addictive.

God Bless
tom

-- Mc Bridge Cabinets, Iowa

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Martina

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#13 posted 1777 days ago

Your great – thanks!

-- Martina, Houston, TX

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Yugoslabs

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#14 posted 1629 days ago

Hi, I was wondering what you are using to seal the ends of your slabs. Thanks.

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gjd

18326 posts in 2253 days


#15 posted 1549 days ago

Imagine that! A year has gone by since you became a Lumber Jock. Congratulations on your anniversary! I look forward to your posts.

-- gjd Southcentral Wisconsin

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