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Location: Southern IL

I am a retired carpenter and have been a member of the carpenters union since 1959. I actively worked at the trade for 42 years before my retirement in 2001. The last 25 of those years was as a General contractor building custom homes, in fact all but about 4 of those years were spent on custom homes. Woodworking may be a natural extension of building, yet completely different in some ways. I am blown away by some of the projects I see out there. My hats off to guys with the clever designs and fine workmanship. Knowing how to handle tools is only part of it, the rest I must learn and believe me, I am having a blast trying to master some of the projects. I appreciate a venue such as this one to interact with people with the same interest and the willingness to share. Dave

-- Dave, Southern IL.,

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#1 posted 12-16-2009 08:55 PM

Hello Scrounger,

Let me welcome you to LJs. I am sure that you will find being a member of this group to be an interesting, as well as exciting, experience. Have fun and enjoy.

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

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#2 posted 12-16-2009 09:24 PM

Welcome aboard. Nice to have you join us on Lumberjocks.

-- Wayne - Plymouth MN

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#3 posted 12-17-2009 12:01 AM

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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#4 posted 12-17-2009 12:22 AM

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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#5 posted 12-17-2009 01:23 AM

Welcome to Lumberjocks!


-- The things I make may be for others, but how I make them is for me.

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#6 posted 12-17-2009 03:19 AM

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 look forward to seeing your projects and posts.

To get the most feedback on your projects, it’s best only post 1 or 2 at a time. This way you will get feedback over several days and from a wide variety of members.

Please enjoy your membership.

-- Gary D. Stoughton, WI

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#7 posted 12-17-2009 03:57 AM

Thanks one and all for the fine welcome. I hope to contribute very soon.

-- Dave, Southern IL.,

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#8 posted 12-17-2009 05:34 AM

Welcome to Lumberjocks!

-- masrol, kuala lumpur, MY.

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#9 posted 12-17-2009 08:31 AM

WELCOME to LJ’s ….the best place to enhance your woodworking skills and knowledge.

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#10 posted 12-17-2009 02:27 PM

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

-- Mc Bridge Cabinets, Iowa

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#11 posted 12-18-2009 04:42 AM

welcome to LJ.s…based on your projects I was thinking you may be from my neck of the woods…I really like your boxes…they would be great presents/items in Napa…

-- Matt--Proud LJ since 2007

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#12 posted 12-18-2009 07:14 AM

Welcome to LJs a place were there are great people,super projects and outstanding woodworkers.Enjoy

-- Custom furniture

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#13 posted 12-21-2009 05:08 PM

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 soon moving to Virginia †

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#14 posted 12-11-2010 12:52 AM

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

-- Gary D. Stoughton, WI

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#15 posted 04-12-2017 04:02 PM

Dave, southern il what is the best way to contact you about your work?

Walker’s Bluff Winery

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