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Location: Southern Missouri
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I was about eleven years old when, after we tore a house down next door, my dad and I used the reclaimed lumber to build a deck for our house. I had an immediate liking to working with wood. In high school shop class, I spent an entire semester designing and building a fancy chess table, or at least I thought is was fancy. Twenty years later I was finally able to start accumulating some tools for a woodworking shop. Well, I now have a shop and it's time to start putting it to work.

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rikkor

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#1 posted 2110 days ago

Welcome to LJ. You will like it here.

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woodworm

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#2 posted 2110 days ago

Welcome to Lumberjocks!

Take care and work safely.

-- masrol, kuala lumpur, MY.

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Scott Bryan

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#3 posted 2110 days ago

Hello Slooper,

Welcome to LJs. I am sure that you will find this to be an exciting and rewarding part of your woodworking experience.

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

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trifern

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#4 posted 2110 days ago

Welcome to LJ’s.

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

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Max

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#5 posted 2110 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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HallTree

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#6 posted 2110 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 use pushsticks

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

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Bigdogs117

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#7 posted 2110 days ago

Welcome to the shop. I look forward to seeing your projects and I hope you enjoy the site. There is alot of good information available from both professionals and amateurs who are willing to share their craft. God Bless!

-- Rusty

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bhack

348 posts in 2352 days


#8 posted 2110 days ago

WELCOME from one Missourian to another. Hope you enjoy it here.

-- Bill - If I knew GRANDKIDS were so much fun I would have had them first.

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Grumpy

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#9 posted 2109 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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Karson

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#10 posted 2093 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 karson_morrison@bigfoot.com †

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gjd

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#11 posted 1748 days ago

Congratulations on your upcoming anniversary as a Lumber Jock! I look forward to more of your posts.

-- gjd Southcentral Wisconsin

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cabinetmaster

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#12 posted 1747 days ago

Congratulations on your Anniversary. Hope you have many more on LumberJocks. We appreciate your posts and projects

-- Jerry--A man can never have enough tools or clamps

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gjd

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#13 posted 1384 days ago

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!

-- gjd Southcentral Wisconsin

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