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#1 posted 08-12-2009 04:38 PM

Welcome to Lumberjocks! It’s a great place with great people, and, oh yeah, there’s the woodworking too! Have fun and play safe! :)

-- I'm a wood magician... I can turn fine lumber into firewood before your very eyes! - Please visit and sign up for my project updates!

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#2 posted 08-12-2009 06:02 PM

Welcome to LumberJocks. It is a GREAT place to get ideas for your projects and help when you get stuck. There is a ton of information to help you along the way.

-- Whether You Think You Can or You Think You Can't, YOU ARE RIGHT!!!

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#3 posted 08-12-2009 07:19 PM

Hello Skidoo,

Let me welcome 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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#4 posted 08-12-2009 09:00 PM

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

-- Wayne - Plymouth MN

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#5 posted 08-12-2009 11:23 PM

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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#6 posted 08-13-2009 02:21 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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#7 posted 08-13-2009 02:22 AM

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. Appomattox Virginia †

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#8 posted 08-13-2009 09:42 AM

Welcome to LJ’s…the best site to enhance your woodworking skills and knowledge.

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#9 posted 08-14-2009 03:35 AM

Thank y’all for the hearty welcomes. I hope to learn much and maybe even contribute at least a little. I’m not a TOTAL beginner, by some standards, but, well, by most standards: yeah, I don’t know much more than a sliver beyond zilch.

Presently I’ve set up shop in an ever-expanding (stealthily expanding) corner of the humid, dingy basement of my 80+ year-old house.

Power tools: cheap Ryobi 10” table saw, B&D circular saw (the one with the laser…ooooh), corded Dewalt hammer/standard drill, Dewalt 14.4 cordless drill, some random 9.6v cordless drill, 3 or 4 Dremels ranging from cordless to multi-speed, a B&D pivoting jig saw, a Dremel palm sander, etc.

Hand tools: A couple of back-saws (forget the teeth configurations), a coping saw with a few blades, a 3/4” chisel and a 1/2” chisel, various wet and oil stones, hammers, a rubber mallet, ratchet sets, etc., etc.

No dust-collection system except a poor little overworked 3 or 4 horsepower ShopVac that my kids have affectionately named “R2D2.” But I do have a network of fans pushing all the ambient carcinogens into a vertically-hanging 20×20 box fan affixed with a HEPA filter.

Total hobbyist. Quickly becoming an, erm, obsessed hobbyist. The first jig for my table saw was a pretty kick-ass cutoff sled, if I do say so myself. Holds 20”-wide stock, and works pretty good so far.

Again, thanks for the great welcomes, and I hope I can participate in some sort of contributory fashion.

-- Chips and beer.

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#10 posted 08-14-2009 03:40 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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#11 posted 08-16-2009 01:24 PM

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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#12 posted 08-16-2009 05:10 PM

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

-- wood crafting & woodworking classes

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#13 posted 08-16-2009 05:28 PM

Yeah, I really like the vibe of this place. If I could stop building boxes and jigs long enough, I might actually post something! :-)

-- Chips and beer.

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#14 posted 08-07-2010 05:03 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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