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Location: Brigg North Lincolnshire

Hello everyone
I came from South Africa 15 years ago as a BMW Technician but got out of that thankless job and am working now as a Maintenance Technician in Brigg. I live with my two young children who keep telling me that I spend too much time in the shed. Carpentry is a hobby which I have picked up over the last 5 years. Before that my only experience was wood shop in school in 1979 in South Africa. You could say that I have a box fetish. I do not like to spend money on wood - like to find old bits of wood and cut them open to see the grain and the knots. Because of the size of my shed, which I built from old pallets, I'm restricted to the size of things I can make - well that is my excuse to carry on making boxes.

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commented on My first box 04-14-2015 10:52 PM
commented on Bevhewie's Profile 04-14-2015 09:12 AM
commented on Kiaat, Yellowwood ... all South African 04-10-2015 10:23 PM
commented on Wooden Hinged Box 04-05-2015 09:46 PM
commented on Oak and Walnut Mission Style Box 04-04-2015 07:13 AM
commented on Did you hear about the dung beetle that fell of his stool. Ha ha 04-03-2015 05:53 PM
added project Did you hear about the dung beetle that fell of his stool. Ha ha 04-03-2015 03:05 PM
commented on Box no 10 01-04-2015 06:50 PM
added project Box no 10 01-03-2015 10:28 PM
commented on For a Proud Wolverine... 12-08-2014 11:23 PM
added project Floating box 12-04-2014 08:52 PM
commented on Walnut & Poplar Box with Copper - all reclaimed / salvaged materials 11-13-2014 08:27 PM
added project A box long overdue 09-10-2014 10:33 PM
commented on Ridiculous 02-18-2014 06:53 PM
commented on Combo Sander 02-07-2014 05:49 PM

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#1 posted 04-07-2012 10:24 PM

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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#2 posted 04-07-2012 11:31 PM

Welcome To LumberJocks.
Good Luck…

-- Rick

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#3 posted 04-08-2012 02:59 AM

Welcome aboard. Nice that you could join us on Lumberjocks.

-- Wayne - Plymouth MN

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#4 posted 04-08-2012 04:09 AM

Welcome to Ljs a world wide community were there are great people,super projects and great woodworkers.Enjoy

-- Custom furniture

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#5 posted 04-08-2012 10:33 AM

Welcome to Lumberjocks!

-- masrol, kuala lumpur, MY.

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#6 posted 04-08-2012 04:16 PM

Welcome to Lumberjocks! It’s a great place with great people, and, oh yeah, there’s the woodworking too!

Have fun and play safe! :)

-- I'm a wood magician... I can turn fine lumber into firewood before your very eyes! - Please visit and sign up for my project updates!

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#7 posted 04-09-2012 08:40 AM

Welcome to Lumberjocks saproc. You’re almost a neighbour!

-- Res severa verum gaudium - True pleasure is a serious business.

#8 posted 04-10-2012 07:53 AM

Welcome to LJ’s

-- (L an D Woodworks)

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#9 posted 04-12-2012 01:18 PM

Wabi-Sabi, Look forward to more of your creations.Very nice work.

-- Cau Haus Designs, Thomas J. Tieffenbacher

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