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Location: Blackpool, North West England

A middle aged man living in Blackpool, North West England and working for the local authority as a transport professional.

We have a small child (b 11 07 06) who is taking all our time, money and attention at the moment. He is just super.

Outside of work, I enjoy: woodwork, making many things for the house; photography, when I get the chance; cycling, when my broken elbow heals; walks, particularly with our son; reading; cinema; beer and wine; good food - the finer things in life when I can get them.

-- Stanley generally struggling

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added project Jewellery box in cherry and walnut 06-01-2015 03:51 PM
added project Simple wall shelf unit in plywood 04-02-2015 02:07 PM
added project A couple of little things, one with a badger. 03-26-2015 06:29 PM
commented on Oak, ash, mahogany and walnut dressing table box 03-26-2015 07:31 AM
commented on Kitchen Hutch 03-04-2015 08:00 PM
commented on Mahogany and Zebrawood Jewelry Box 03-04-2015 07:51 PM
added project Oak, ash, mahogany and walnut dressing table box 02-27-2015 10:31 PM
added project Stationery chest in red oak, walnut and elm - lockable 02-22-2015 02:27 PM
commented on Bookshelf with handy side cupboard in iroko laminated with other exciting timbers 07-16-2014 04:40 PM
added project Bookshelf with handy side cupboard in iroko laminated with other exciting timbers 07-15-2014 06:24 PM
commented on Tea Box 07-01-2014 04:54 PM
commented on Toy give away time 06-15-2014 07:21 PM
commented on BEEHIVES! Buzz Buzz 06-15-2014 07:19 PM
commented on Cherry Side Table 06-15-2014 07:14 PM
commented on rocking tractor 06-15-2014 07:11 PM

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#1 posted 04-05-2008 09:27 PM

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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#2 posted 04-05-2008 09:31 PM

Thanks for the rapid welcome. A project post should be imminent and I’ll be welcoming any advice.

-- Stanley generally struggling

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#3 posted 04-06-2008 12:25 AM

Welcome to LJ’s Stanley. You’ll like it here if you love woodworking. There are many great folks on this site who you can ask advice of, see other peoples projects, and maybe learn some new tricks. People of all skill levels and all ages.

-- --Chuck

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#4 posted 04-06-2008 02:02 AM

Hello Stanley,

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

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

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#5 posted 04-06-2008 02:40 AM

Welcome to Lumberjocks Stanley. 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 04-06-2008 02:49 AM

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

-- Paul D - Lawrenceville, Georgia

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#7 posted 04-06-2008 02:55 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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#8 posted 04-06-2008 03:28 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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#9 posted 04-06-2008 04:50 AM

Welcome Stanley. You have found the right place for woodworking. A great group of people willing to help. Nice little shop you have there and I like your bedding chest. Looking forward to see more of your projects and comments. Have fun and work safe in the shop.

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

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#10 posted 04-06-2008 06:04 AM

Welcome to LumberJocks. Enjoy the community.

-- Bill - "Suit yourself and let the rest be pleased."

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#11 posted 04-06-2008 10:58 PM

Thanks for all your good wishes.

-- Stanley generally struggling

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#12 posted 04-11-2008 07:33 PM

Welcome to LJ. You will like it here.

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#13 posted 04-12-2008 02:05 AM

Welcome Stanley, You will have fun here.

-- Odie, Confucius say, "He who laughs at one's self is BUTT of joke". (my funny blog)

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#14 posted 04-18-2008 07:25 PM

Welcome to Lumberjocks…you’ve done some great things so far and wish I could put all the projects I created in my first shop up here…but now years after I have a second shop…better than the first…and I’m working towards the filling up of my projects column. It’s nice to see folks from all over the world joining. Hope you have a great time here!

-- /\/\/\ BarryW /\/\/\ Stay so busy you don't have time to die.

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#15 posted 04-20-2008 04:00 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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