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John Fleming

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29 posts in 1735 days

Location: Oceanside, California
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I just retired, well sort of retired. I consult part time for a Computer Reseller dealing with IP Security and Digital Signage. I started a hobby five years ago, woodworking and collecting every power and hand tool I could find. Now I am going to school to officially learn how to be a cabinet maker and furniture builder. I have a great workshop or as my wife calls it a hobby shop, because a workshop actually makes things where a hobby shop just collects tools and stuff. I want to create a blog about my experience going to woodworking school. I want to create a record of what happens and share it with others, who may not be able to attend because of time, money or location,

-- Woodworker in Progress, Oceanside CA

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commented on The 43,568th Roubo Workbench here on Lumberjocks 849 days ago
commented on CROSS CUT SLED 849 days ago
commented on My First Cutting Board 1157 days ago
commented on Stanley #4 plane and #80 scraper 1437 days ago
commented on Small stuff 1437 days ago
commented on First Router Table 1437 days ago
added project Decorative Box 1442 days ago
commented on Lefty Workbench 1518 days ago
commented on Finally Completed: My First Cutting Booooarrrddddd! 1518 days ago
commented on s/n 6 Sandzen Iron oxide Hydrostone in Sapele Greene and Greene Arts and Crafts Style frame 1520 days ago
added project Newport Shell Carving 1520 days ago
commented on Router Table 1520 days ago
commented on my new work bench 1520 days ago
commented on Referbished Hand Plane 1520 days ago
added project Referbished Hand Plane 1520 days ago

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cstrang

1769 posts in 1772 days


#1 posted 1735 days ago

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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Max

55956 posts in 2877 days


#2 posted 1735 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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gjd

18326 posts in 2256 days


#3 posted 1735 days ago

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.

-- gjd Southcentral Wisconsin

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woodworm

14124 posts in 2195 days


#4 posted 1735 days ago

Welcome to Lumberjocks!

-- masrol, kuala lumpur, MY.

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cabinetmaster

10874 posts in 2162 days


#5 posted 1735 days ago

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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Scott Bryan

27251 posts in 2426 days


#6 posted 1735 days ago

Hello John,

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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Karson

34862 posts in 3005 days


#7 posted 1735 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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SnowyRiver

51451 posts in 2085 days


#8 posted 1735 days ago

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

-- Wayne - Plymouth MN

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Splinterman

23058 posts in 1965 days


#9 posted 1735 days ago

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

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Todd A. Clippinger

8724 posts in 2704 days


#10 posted 1734 days ago

Welcome to LumberJocks – The best woodworking community anywhere!
I look forward to seeing your posts and projects, especially about going to school. I think this will be fun to follow.

Share the Love ~ Share the Knowledge

-- Todd A. Clippinger, Montana, http://americancraftsmanworkshop.com

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Jack Barnhill

366 posts in 1970 days


#11 posted 1734 days ago

Welcome to Lumberjocks, John. I attended a few woodworking classes in a similar program at Cerritos College a few years ago. I hope to get back there at some time or maybe down to Palomar. I live almost half-way between the two schools. I think it was 45 miles to Cerritos and 50 miles to Palomar.

Good luck with the classes. We’re all looking forward to your posts.

Todd – That the first time I’ve seen your “Welcome” video. That’s a great way to welcome new members.

-- Best regards, Jack -- I may not be good, but I'm slow -- www.BarnhillWoodworks.com

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a1Jim

112001 posts in 2181 days


#12 posted 1734 days ago

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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EzJack

443 posts in 1775 days


#13 posted 1734 days ago

Howdy thar pilgrim.
The most important thing to learn is every time you go into that shop, stop, take a deep breath, tell yourself, OK, concentrate. This stuff will bite you quicker than a snake. We all have to pay, just try to get the discount.

-- Ain't better or worse than any other woodpecker in the woods.

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gjd

18326 posts in 2256 days


#14 posted 1377 days ago

Imagine that! A year has almost gone by since you became a Lumber Jock. Congratulations on your anniversary! I look forward to your posts.

-- gjd Southcentral Wisconsin

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