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I first got interested in woodwork at the age of 11 (1963) I can still smell the aroma of mahogany the first time I walked in the shop,mmm
Anyway I had a rich & varied life done a lot of travelling in the navy started & run a business with some success & dabbled with wood all my life but & took woodworking up seriously in the mid 90's. Nowadays I try & make a living at capentry house renovation & kitchen fitting I just scrape by I have a lovely wife who works in finance at the Fire brigade headquarters & two grown up sons & three grandchildren. I discovered Lumberjocks about a year ago & proved the old addage "You're never too old to learn" There are some really talented people here with fine skills & inspired ideas about what shape a piece of wood needs to be. I always look forward to logging (pardon the pun) on
Trevor

-- God created wood that we may create. Trevor East Yorkshire UK

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Max

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#1 posted 12-30-2009 02:44 AM

Warehouse person

-- Max "Desperado", Salt Lake City, UT

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#2 posted 12-30-2009 04:05 AM

Hello TDV,

Let me welcome you 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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cabinetmaster

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#3 posted 12-30-2009 04:08 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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Bureaucrat

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#4 posted 12-30-2009 05:27 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 look forward to seeing your projects and posts.

To get the most feedback on your projects, it’s best only post 1 or 2 at a time. This way you will get feedback over several days and from a wide variety of members.

Please enjoy your membership.

-- Gary

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a1Jim

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#5 posted 12-30-2009 05:39 AM

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

-- http://artisticwoodstudio.com Custom furniture

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#6 posted 12-30-2009 05:46 AM

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

-- Wayne - Plymouth MN

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Karson

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#7 posted 12-30-2009 06:13 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 karson_morrison@bigfoot.com †

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#8 posted 12-30-2009 10:29 AM

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

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woodworm

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#9 posted 12-30-2009 12:23 PM

Welcome to Lumberjocks!

-- masrol, kuala lumpur, MY.

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#10 posted 12-30-2009 03:44 PM

Welcome to Lumber Jocks. 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.

Enjoy your time here
Innovator

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

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Max

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#11 posted 12-30-2009 07:48 PM

Glad to see that you have made Lumberjocks a part of your Woodworking experience… Welcome
Sorry about the first post I did, didn’t notice it.

-- Max "Desperado", Salt Lake City, UT

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tdv

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#12 posted 12-31-2009 03:26 AM

Thankyou all for the welcome I have been woodworking for about 40 years now & inthat time I’ve built quite a lot of projects including 4 motorhomes but I have to say here in the UK we don’t seem to have the resources you have in the States & over the last year or so I have learnt more from the Finewoodworking site & people like Marc Spagnuolo of The Wood Whisperer than I have in the last 10 years you guys really have it nailed (pardon the pun ) so I’m looking forward to learning some more & sharing my efforts with you Happy new year to you all
Best regards
Trevor

-- God created wood that we may create. Trevor East Yorkshire UK

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jayjay

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#13 posted 02-20-2010 03:51 AM

Welcome….......this is a great community to be a part of.

-- ~Jason~ , Albuquerque NM

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vahid

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#14 posted 10-04-2010 11:13 AM

hi trevor I am glad that this website gave me opportunity to correspond with wood workers or who are interested in wood working -and specially wood finishing and gilding- I hope I can appriciate this chance. regards Abdolvahid :)

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Roger

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#15 posted 11-11-2010 02:39 PM

Your projects are fantastic. You are a great artisan, and craftsman. :). I did my first woodworking with an Uncle back in 1970 or 71. If I only would have hung out with my good ole Uncle Herm more, I really would be further “developed” in woodworking.

-- Roger from KY. Work/Play/Travel Safe. Kentuk55@bellsouth.net

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