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Location: Locust Grove, VA.

I live in Locust Grove VA. I retired in 2001 and have not looked back. I love everything about wood working and try to learn all I can about it. I really enjoy talking to and learning from other wood workers and the things they have discovered through wood working. I have had the opportunity to meet and talk to some of the people who are considered the best in their area of the craft, some well know and some that not but are true craftsmen. I have met some of the people here on Lumber Jocks as well as other forums which was a real treat for me I also love a good day of fishing when I can get it. I do a bit of traveling.

-- Bob Egbert AKA Sandhill

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#1 posted 2525 days ago

Welcome Aboard!

I’m pretty new here as well. I think you’ll find everyone extremely helpful.

-- Wayne - Newbie looking to learn!

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#2 posted 2525 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 †

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#3 posted 2525 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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#4 posted 2525 days ago

Thank You for the warm welcom, Ill be around getting a feel for the site. I have been over at WoodNet for almost a year I hope I can enjoy it here as much as I do there.

-- Bob Egbert AKA Sandhill

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#5 posted 2525 days ago

Welcome to LumberJocks. Enjoy the community.

-- We must guard our enthusiasm as we would our life - James Krenov

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#6 posted 2525 days ago

Welcome to the one and the only LumberJocks website. Enjoy your time spent here. Should you have any woodworking questions do not hesitate to ask…Somebody will know the right answer.

-- Carpe Lignum; Tornare Lignum (Seize the wood, to Turn the wood)

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#7 posted 2523 days ago

Welcome to Lumberjocks!

-- Greg Mitchell--Lowell,

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#8 posted 2522 days ago

Welcome to LumberJocks! ;^)

-- Jesus is Lord!

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#9 posted 2056 days ago

sandhill I guess we need to bulid bat houses

-- Jim, Kentucky

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#10 posted 1801 days ago

Congratulations on your upcoming 2 year anniversary being a Lumber Jock. Thanks for helping to make this a great site!

-- gjd Southcentral Wisconsin

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#11 posted 1429 days ago

Well, another year has rolled by. It must have been a really fun year because it seems like yesterday when I congratulated you on being a LJ for 2 years. Congratulations on your 3rd anniversary at Lumber Jocks. Thanks for helping make LJ a great place to visit and happy anniversary!

-- gjd Southcentral Wisconsin

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#12 posted 1429 days ago

3 Years…cool.

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#13 posted 1296 days ago

I think you’re on the right track. THe big Griz takes up too much room, the DW735 will do a fine job, and if things go your way, free up some cash. The sander, as you said, will handle thicknessing that the 735 can’t, but that’s it’s job. An extreme makover wouldn’t hurt. One thing leads to another and SHAZAM! you have a new shop with recessed lighting, zoned heat and cool, soft, flooring underfoot, and the walls color co-ordinated with your chisel handles. Hey, it could happen. Anyway, I think you have the right idea. When we see something as being in the way, or find we need to justify something, it’s time for it to go. Get the most you can for it, and put the money to work.


-- Steve in KY. 44 years so far with my lovely bride. Think I'll keep her.

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#14 posted 1046 days ago

I modeled this bench after chris schwarz petite roubo article in the august 2010 issue and the leg vise is model after the benchcrafted leg vise. I could only have a 72” bench in my shop

-- ohio

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#15 posted 981 days ago

Thank you so much for the kind words. Nice to meet you!

-- When you are asked if you can do a job, tell 'em, 'Certainly I can!' Then get busy and find out how to do it.”   Theodore Roosevelt

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