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233 posts in 1947 days

Location: Richmond,VA

I am a reformed metalworker. I'd done that for about 10 years when I got seduced by more natural materials. I do my best to apply my machining and fabricating skills to the art of woodworking. The main reason I switched is the machinery and tools of woodworking arn't as cost prohibitive as mills, lathes, welders and such. I enjoy learning as much as I can from others out there and their beautiful projects. I would say my style is Shaker modern but really it is whatever my wife designs for me to make.

-- My philosophy: Somewhere between Norm and Roy

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Todd Thomas

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#1 posted 1947 days ago

Welcome to LumberJocks….It will be a great resource for you and your projects. There are a bunch of great people here willing to help……have fun….Looking forward to your projects and posts….. WARNING: Visiting LumberJocks has proven to be addictive.

-- Todd, Oak Ridge, TN, Hello my name is Todd and I'm a Toolholic, I bought my last tool 10 days, no 4 days, oh heck I bought a tool on the way here! †

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#2 posted 1947 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 love this site, I hope you will enjoy it too.

Look forward to seeing your projects and posts.

-- gjd Southcentral Wisconsin

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#3 posted 1946 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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Scott Bryan

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#4 posted 1946 days ago

Hello Skeeter,

Let me welcome to LJs. I am sure that you will find being a member of this group to be both a rewarding and an inspirational part of your woodworking adventure.

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

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#5 posted 1946 days ago

Welcome to Lumberjocks!

-- masrol, kuala lumpur, MY.

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#6 posted 1946 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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#7 posted 1946 days ago

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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#8 posted 1946 days ago

Welcome Skeeter, glad you’ve joined us!

-- Bill, Florida

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#9 posted 1944 days ago

Welcome to Lumberjocks . This is a great community of people with like interests.There is much to learn here & you will have the opportunity to share your skills & ideas with others. I hope you enjoy LJ’s as much as I do.

-- Grumpy - "Always look on the bright side of life"- Monty Python

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#10 posted 1926 days ago

Welcome to Lumberjocks! Lots of friends with lots of talent!

I look forward to your projects and posts.

-- spanky46 -- Never enough clamps...Never enough tools...Never enough time.

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#11 posted 1893 days ago

welcome to lj, shaker shelf looks great

-- tool time tim aka "cobra5"

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#12 posted 1581 days ago

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

-- gjd Southcentral Wisconsin

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#13 posted 1580 days ago

Hi there,
Congratulations on your first anniversary of being part of the LumberJock community… something to be very proud of…

-- New Project = New Tool... it's just the way it is, don't fight it... :)

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