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Location: Vancouver Island (summer) Arizona (winter)
Website: http://prmdesigns.com/

Retired wood boatbuilder. Hobby furniture maker. I love to think outside the box and I love to do things I've never tried before. Almost every project I start involves design as you go flexibility and at least a couple of things that I hope I can accomplish but that I'm not sure I can. I try to use local hardwoods when I can rather than commercial "store bought" material. I like that it gives a feeling of heritage to the piece.

-- Paul M ..............If God wanted us to have fiberglass boats he would have given us fiberglass trees. http://prmdesigns.com/

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fernandoindia

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#1 posted 1382 days ago

Welcome to LJ.
People here are very friendly. Also a couple of wooden sailors too, which for sure will benefit from your experience and knowledge.
So if you thought about retirement, this place is to start working on !!

Welcome again, and have fun Don´t forget to sail as well

Fernando

-- Back home. Fernando

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Woodwrecker

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#2 posted 1382 days ago

Welcome aboard.
Thank you for sharing your talent.

-- Having fun...Eric

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gjd

18326 posts in 2237 days


#3 posted 1382 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 look forward to seeing your projects and posts.

Please enjoy your membership

-- gjd Southcentral Wisconsin

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Splinterman

23058 posts in 1946 days


#4 posted 1382 days ago

“WELCOME to LJ’s” ….Enjoy the experience.

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SnowyRiver

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#5 posted 1382 days ago

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

-- Wayne - Plymouth MN

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Max

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#6 posted 1382 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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ND2ELK

13495 posts in 2358 days


#7 posted 1382 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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HallTree

5661 posts in 2352 days


#8 posted 1382 days ago

Welcome. You have found the right place for woodworking. A great group of people willing to help. Looking forward to see your projects and comments. Work safe in the shop and don’t forget to use pushsticks.

-- "Hold on to instruction, do not let it go; guard it well, for it is your life" Solomon

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Beginningwoodworker

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#9 posted 1382 days ago

Welcome to LumberJocks!

-- CJIII Future cabinetmaker

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a1Jim

111999 posts in 2162 days


#10 posted 1382 days ago

Welcome to Ljs it’s great to see such a wonderful talent join our ranks.

-- http://artisticwoodstudio.com Custom furniture

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DAWG

2850 posts in 1721 days


#11 posted 1381 days ago

Welcome to Lumberjocks I hope you enjoy this site as much as I do, I’m sure you will.

-- Luke 23: 42-43

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BritBoxmaker

4328 posts in 1621 days


#12 posted 1381 days ago

Welcome to LJ’s.
You’ve got some beautiful work here. I look forward to your future posts.

-- Martyn -- Boxologist, Pattern Juggler and Candyman of the visually challenging. http://www.theartofboxes.com

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HerbC

1147 posts in 1444 days


#13 posted 1381 days ago

Welcome to LJ’s.

Hope you like it here.

I know that I am totally amazed by your creative workmanship.

Look forward to seeing more of your works.

In the meantime…

Be Careful!

Herb

-- Herb, Florida - Here's why I close most messages with "Be Careful!" http://lumberjocks.com/HerbC/blog/17090

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Div

1653 posts in 1525 days


#14 posted 1381 days ago

Hey Shipwright! Just checked out your projects. You do good work man! To be expected from a wooden boatbuilder. ;^)

Welcome to this amazing site!

I’d be interested to know where you built boats and what.

-- Div @ the bottom end of Africa. "A woodworker's sharpest tool should be his mind."

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Abbott

2570 posts in 1888 days


#15 posted 1378 days ago

Welcome to Lumberjocks!

-- Ohh mann...pancakes and boobies...I'll bet that's what Heaven is like! ♣ ♣ ♣ ♣

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