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Location: Texas
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I love woodworking. It is very satisfying to visualize a piece, take an ordinary stack of boards and make those boards come to life.

I enjoy stepping out to my shop in the evening to make a little sawdust. It seems to clear my head better than anything else I've tried.

In my mind, there's not much better in this world than applying the first coat of finish on a 3-month project.

I'm a third generation woodworker and the father of 2 wonderful boys. (Future woodworkers I hope!)

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Scott Bryan

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#1 posted 03-10-2009 07:53 PM

Hello Toolman77,

Let me welcome to LJs. I am sure that you will find this to be both an exciting and an inspirational part of your woodworking journey.

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

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Max

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#2 posted 03-10-2009 09:16 PM

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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cabinetmaster

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#3 posted 03-10-2009 10:41 PM

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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Todd Thomas

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#4 posted 03-11-2009 12:21 AM

Welcome to LumberJocks….It will be a great resource for you and your projects. There are a bunch of great people here willing to help……have fun….Looking forward to your projects and posts….. WARNING: Visiting LumberJocks has proven to be addictive.

-- Todd, Oak Ridge, TN, Hello my name is Todd and I'm a Toolholic, I bought my last tool 10 days, no 4 days, oh heck I bought a tool on the way here! †

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woodworm

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#5 posted 03-11-2009 02:24 AM

Welcome to Lumberjocks!

-- masrol, kuala lumpur, MY.

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gjd

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#6 posted 03-11-2009 02:42 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 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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Karson

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#7 posted 03-12-2009 04:03 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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rikkor

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#8 posted 03-13-2009 07:32 PM

Welcome to LJ. You will like it here.

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Grumpy

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#9 posted 03-13-2009 11:48 PM

Welcome to Lumberjocks . 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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Jay Neale III

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#10 posted 06-03-2009 05:10 AM

Where in Texas are you located? I’m just south of Fort Worth.

-- Read my amazingly insightful blog at http://jn3Woodworks.blogspot.com/

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gjd

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#11 posted 03-06-2010 03:03 AM

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

-- gjd Southcentral Wisconsin

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jfk4032

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#12 posted 08-17-2011 01:53 AM

Nice review, I’m thinking about buying one of these now.

-- ---Joel; Central MD...rookie empter nester and getting back into woodworking!

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