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Location: Frankfort, Kentucky
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I am retired. During my working career I worked as an environmental analytical chemist for 30 years. I have two sons and five grandchildren (ages: 1 to 10) and have been married to my wife, Susan, for 37 years (I think that is right). I am blessed to have all my family in the immediate area and, with my retirement from state government began my new and, far more enjoyable, role as a grandfather. To tell the truth I find these guys to be a lot more fun than I remember their parents being. :)

With regards to woodworking my initial experience was in the general carpentry field such as installing doors, trim and hardwood flooring. My father, a third generation carpenter, tried to interest me in carpentry and woodworking when I was younger but, of course, I couldn't see any reason for learning those skills at that time. And now I don't have the opportunity to avail myself of his experience- much to my regret. I have taken several woodworking classes but remain largely self-taught.

I am looking forward to working with the people involved in this forum through which I hope I can make a modest contribution to return some of the joy that woodworking has brought into my life.

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

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Max

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#1 posted 2320 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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Greg Mitchell

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#2 posted 2320 days ago

Welcome to Lumberjocks!

-- Greg Mitchell--Lowell, AR--gdamitchell@sbcglobal.net

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Karson

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#3 posted 2320 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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cajunpen

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#4 posted 2319 days ago

Welcome to LumberJocks. Enjoy the community.

-- Bill - "Suit yourself and let the rest be pleased." http://www.cajunpen.com/

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brunob

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#5 posted 2319 days ago

If you like working with wood, you’re in the right place. Welcome

-- Bruce from Central New York...now, if you'll pardon me, I have some sawdust to make.

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jockmike2

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#6 posted 2319 days ago

Welcome S, if theres anything

-- (You just have to please the man in the Mirror) Mike from Michigan -

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gene

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#7 posted 2319 days ago

Welcome to LJ’s (Enjoy)
God bless

-- Gene, a Christian in Virginia

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mot

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#8 posted 2317 days ago

Hey Bryan! Welcome to LJ!

-- You can discover more about a person in an hour of play than in a year of conversation. (Plato)

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TomFran

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#9 posted 2317 days ago

Welcome to the site. Great to have you here!

-- Tom, Surfside Beach, SC - Romans 8:28

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Todd A. Clippinger

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#10 posted 2316 days ago

Wahoo! You joined the best woodworking community anywhere, Welcome to LJ!

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

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Timber_Cruiser

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#11 posted 2295 days ago

GO Cats, Music City Bowl Champs!!!

-- Don't delay, do it today! If God is your Copilot, switch seats.

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jpw1995

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#12 posted 2292 days ago

I guess it would be silly for me to ask who you’re rooting for in today’s game? I’ll be moving to Shelbyville in a few weeks, and we’ll practically be neighbors. Welcome to Lumberjocks!

-- JP, Shelbyville, KY

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USCJeff

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#13 posted 2281 days ago

Go Cats. Glad to see Big Blue as an avatar. I graduated a South Carolina “illegal fighting chicken”, but grew up and went to high school in Lexington, KY. I now live in Lexington, SC. Don’t get as many UK games here but then again it’s been a tough season this year, huh? Glad to see you found LJ’s.

-- Jeff, South Carolina

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Eric

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#14 posted 2278 days ago

Thanks for the warm welcome!

-- Eric at http://adventuresinwoodworking.com

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PanamaJack

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#15 posted 2268 days ago

We would like to welcome you to the one and only LumberJocks. If you should need any woodworking question answered, don’t hesitate to ask. Somebody’s gonna have a good answer for you.

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

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