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Location: northern illinois
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I am a frustrated wood butcher. I work with garage sale tools and free wood mostly skids. Hence the nickname. I keep thinking that there is some wonderful projects in me, my tools, and materials but so far just lots of dissapointment. Hoping you guys can help me get on the right track.

-- skidiot northern illinois

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replied on what have I done wrong this time 06-05-2012 12:27 AM
replied on wood identification 06-04-2012 02:36 AM
replied on what have I done wrong this time 06-03-2012 09:14 PM
replied on what have I done wrong this time 06-03-2012 06:10 PM
replied on what have I done wrong this time 06-03-2012 01:19 PM
started topic what have I done wrong this time 06-03-2012 03:53 AM
replied on So long Im done 01-18-2010 04:26 PM
started topic So long Im done 01-18-2010 05:50 AM
replied on Pocket hole jig problems 01-17-2010 07:40 AM
started topic Pocket hole jig problems 01-17-2010 06:44 AM
started topic I assume Im just stupid... 01-13-2010 06:31 AM
replied on Cheap wood.. 01-13-2010 06:13 AM
replied on What are these? 01-13-2010 05:56 AM
commented on MISSION STYLE CHAIR 01-11-2010 06:27 AM
commented on Kharma, and my thrift store state of mind...... 01-10-2010 07:53 AM

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Max

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#1 posted 06-03-2008 05:17 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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#2 posted 06-03-2008 05:20 AM

Welcome to Lumberjocks! Enjoy yourself.

-- Gary - Never pass up the opportunity to make a mistake look like you planned it that way - Tyler, TX

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#3 posted 06-03-2008 08:16 AM

Welcome to LJs. If you need anything just ask anyone. mike

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

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#4 posted 06-03-2008 08:59 AM

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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Scott Bryan

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#5 posted 06-03-2008 12:02 PM

Hello Skidiot,

Let me welcome you to LJs. I hope that you will find this to be an exciting and rewarding part of your woodworking adventure.

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

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#6 posted 06-03-2008 01:48 PM

Welcome to LJs !! Glad you have joined us !!

-- Paul D - Lawrenceville, Georgia

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#7 posted 06-04-2008 04:11 PM

Welcome to LJ. You will like it here.

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#8 posted 06-04-2008 10:56 PM

Welcome to LJ’s.

-- My favorite piece is my last one, my best piece is my next one.

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#9 posted 06-11-2008 07:09 AM

Welcome to LumberJocks. Enjoy the community.

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

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ND2ELK

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#10 posted 07-03-2008 05:24 AM

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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Karson

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#11 posted 07-05-2008 06:22 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 karson_morrison@bigfoot.com †

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Kipster

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#12 posted 07-09-2008 01:58 AM

Welcome to lumberjocks. I hope you take advantage of all the possibilities LJ’s offers.

-- Kip Northern Illinois ( If you don't know where your goin any road will take you there) George Harrison

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#13 posted 05-30-2009 04:02 AM

Happy Anniversary! By my calculations, you will have been a Lumber Jock for 1 year on Wednesday, June 3rd. Thanks for being a part of this.

-- gjd Southcentral Wisconsin

#14 posted 01-18-2010 05:00 PM

Skid,
Don’t be so hard on yourself.
Your project page shows some very nice work.
I don’t know what’s the source of your frustration, but I’m sure you shouldn’t quit woodworking.

db

-- Will trade wife's yarn for tools.

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gjd

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#15 posted 05-29-2010 04:52 AM

Another year has rolled by. We must be having too much fun, cause it seems like just yesterday when I congratulated you on 1 year. Congratulations on your 2nd anniversary at Lumber Jocks. Thanks for helping make LJ a great place to visit and happy anniversary!
There is finally some new construction going on around here. That means that I’m back in the dumpster diving hobby again. I was getting pretty low on wood.

-- gjd Southcentral Wisconsin

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