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Location: Vancouver, WA

I have been woodworking for 30+ years. I hope to post more of my work in the coming months. Enjoy trying new concepts and design styles.

Grew up on a farm in Iowa (between Renwick and Hardy). Engineering education at Iowa State in Ames (BSME). Masters at Stanford.

Employed with Hewlett Packard since 1982 in Vancouver, Wa.

-- Steve - Impatience is Expensive

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#1 posted 11-01-2009 12:09 AM

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

-- Wayne - Plymouth MN

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#2 posted 11-01-2009 12:41 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. Southern Delaware soon moving to Virginia †

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#3 posted 11-01-2009 01:25 AM

Hey there, glad to see another person join the LumberJocks community! It’s a great place to meet new people, post projects, ask questions and so much more, hope you enjoy it as much as I do. Welcome!

-- A hammer dangling from a wall will bang and sound like work when the wind blows the right way.

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#4 posted 11-01-2009 01:26 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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#5 posted 11-01-2009 02:01 AM

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.

-- Gary D. Stoughton, WI

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#6 posted 11-01-2009 02:23 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 11-01-2009 03:24 AM

Thanks all for the welcomes. For the last month, I have been spending WAY too much time on this site. Since it seems to be permanent, I figured I might as well join. Looks like a great site with a lot of great people. I look forward to sharing and learning.

-- Steve - Impatience is Expensive

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#8 posted 11-01-2009 04:34 AM

Hello Sras,

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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#9 posted 11-01-2009 10:14 AM

WELCOME to LJ’s ….the best place to enhance your woodworking skills and knowledge.

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#10 posted 11-01-2009 12:27 PM

Welcome to Lumberjocks!

-- masrol, kuala lumpur, MY.

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#12 posted 11-10-2009 05:36 AM

Welcome to Ljs

-- Custom furniture

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#13 posted 11-13-2009 02:12 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

-- Mc Bridge Cabinets, Iowa

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#14 posted 12-06-2009 09:41 PM

Welcome Steve! pull up a chair and stay awhile Ljs has some of the best people you’ll ever meet and from what I’ve experienced all are willing to share .

-- Rj's Woodworks,San Jose & Weed Ca,

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#15 posted 10-30-2010 06:55 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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