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Location: Sacramento
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After being a woodcarver first and a woodworker second for 30 year I vowed to improve my woodworking skills at retirement. A neuromuscular disability caused an early retirement for my veterinary career. A very supportive wife and a new house with an attached shop have been a God send. The shop is a second 4 car finished garage with all the required electrical and lighting. The house has a kitchen and other rooms and stuff; at least that is what I am told. Every Saturday 4 of us get together to carve and go out to lunch. During the week when I have the energy I wood work. I got good experience in building cabinets (Euro style), a reception desk and book shelves for my vet clinic. Currently, I am building cabinets for our kitchen. My goal is to build furniture, possibly incorporating carving.

-- Tony, Sacramento

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GaryK

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#1 posted 2314 days ago

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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Karson

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#2 posted 2314 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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Scott Bryan

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#3 posted 2314 days ago

Hi Tonycarver,

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

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

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rikkor

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#4 posted 2313 days ago

Welcome to LJ. You will like it here.

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#5 posted 2313 days ago

Welcome to Lumber Jocks.

-- Thos. Angle, Jordan Valley, Oregon

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Max

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#6 posted 2313 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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#7 posted 2313 days ago

Welcome Tony! You have found the right place for woodworking. A great group of people willing to help. I do not know what ‘neuromuscular’ is but it does not sound good. I hope it does not interfer to much with your woodworking. Looking forward to see your projects and comments. Have fun and work safe.

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

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Tony

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#8 posted 2313 days ago

Thanks everyone!

-- Tony, Sacramento

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Grumpy

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#9 posted 2313 days ago

Welcome to Lumberjocks Tony. 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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cajunpen

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#10 posted 2313 days ago

Welcome to LumberJocks. Enjoy the community.

-- Bill - "Suit yourself and let the rest be pleased." http://www.cajunpen.com/

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ND2ELK

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#11 posted 2312 days ago

Welcome to lumber jocks. The projects are an inspiration, the information is priceless and the people are supportive. The only problem it is indicative.

God Bless
tom

-- Mc Bridge Cabinets, Iowa

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Blake

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#12 posted 2311 days ago

Good to see another California woodworker in the shop. Welcome to Lumberjocks!

-- Happy woodworking! http://www.openarmsphotography.com

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#13 posted 1586 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.
And now it’s time for: 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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WistysWoodWorkingWonders

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#14 posted 1581 days ago

Hi there,
Congratulations on your second anniversary of being part of the LumberJock community… something to be very proud of…
Wisty
I look forward to the day when I reach that milestone…

-- New Project = New Tool... it's just the way it is, don't fight it... :)

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