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Location: Cincinnati, OH

I've been woodworking since I was 12. Learned a fair amount in my dad's custom woodworking shop. Decided that's not what I wanted to do for the rest of my life, so had to wait until I was in my 30's to find a job writing about woodworking. Joined the staff of Popular Woodworking magazine and became the tool review guy, along with writing hundreds of articles and building lots of projects. Did a little TV and moved to our woodworking book division in 2007. Things are good, and I still get to build, but without listening too much to customers.

-- David Thiel, Cincinnati, PW Books

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#1 posted 1682 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 †

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#2 posted 1682 days ago

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

-- Wayne - Plymouth MN

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#3 posted 1682 days ago

Hello David,

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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#4 posted 1682 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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#5 posted 1682 days ago

Welcome to Ljs this is the place for fantastic people,projects and woodworkers. Enjoy

-- Custom furniture

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#6 posted 1682 days ago

Welcome to Lumberjocks!

-- masrol, kuala lumpur, MY.

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#7 posted 1682 days ago

From one David Thiel to another: Welcome!


-- Laziness minus Apathy equals Efficiency

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#8 posted 1682 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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#9 posted 1669 days ago

Hi there,
I too am somewhat new to LumberJocks and would like to welcome you to the site. The folks here are great and the projects will absolutely blow your mind. There are some very talented people out there…
Sit back, enjoy the ride and be careful, this site is extremely addictive…
Welcome to LJ

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

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#10 posted 1668 days ago

Thank you all for the welcome. It’s an impressive show of group support! I’ll admit, I haven’t had a chance to delve into all the levels of Lumberjocks, yet. Finishing up a few projects that are on a deadline. Just glad to be the “other” David Thiel, till later, thanks again!

-- David Thiel, Cincinnati, PW Books

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#11 posted 1233 days ago

Welcome to LumberJocks!

-- CJIII Future cabinetmaker

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