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#1 posted 2187 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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#2 posted 2187 days ago

Welcome to Lumberjocks. I know that you’ll have a great time here. there is so much good information and if you ever need any help don’t be afraid to ask!

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#3 posted 2187 days ago

Hello Tooold,

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

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

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tooold

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#4 posted 2187 days ago

Hello everyone -

Thanks for the great welcome – this is clearly different from the normal Internet forum!

Well, you’ll probably be disappointed, but I’m a rank beginner. I’ve done some small jobs in the past, but for a variety of reasons have decided to build a simple MDF kitchen in an apartment in a barn we’re renovating in SW France. This is by way of practice for the renovation of the house which will have a lot of stuff needing to be built.

I’ve always wanted to do this, just never had a compelling reason to spend the time (and money – ouch!) on tools and yet another learning curve, but I love working with wood (and playing it – I’m a guitar player). The language and stylistic gulf between what we want and what the local artisans down here want to do is huge, so here goes.

I’ll spend some time reading before posting so as not task questions that have been asked a zillion times before. I have to buy the minimum I need and the best I can afford to do the kitchen and move on from there.

You can see some photos of the barn in progress at my website: http://www.mylescochran.com/studiofrance.htm

Thanks again for the welcome!

Myles

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HallTree

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#5 posted 2187 days ago

Welcome Myles. You have found the right place for woodworking. A great group of people willing to help. That barn project is coming along real nice. Looking forward to see the end result and your woodworking projects and comments. You will see that there are a lot of ‘rank beginner’s’ here. The main thing is your ‘love of working with wood’.

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

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#6 posted 2187 days ago

Welcome to LJs !! Glad you have joined us !!

-- Paul D - Lawrenceville, Georgia

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#7 posted 2187 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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#8 posted 2187 days ago

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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#9 posted 2186 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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#10 posted 2184 days ago

Welcome to LJ. You will like it here.

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#11 posted 2177 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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#12 posted 2114 days ago

Welcome to Lumberjocks. The projects are an inspiration, the information is priceless and the people are supportive. The only problem is, the site can get addictive.

God Bless
tom

-- Mc Bridge Cabinets, Iowa

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#13 posted 2091 days ago

belle batisse bienvenue sur lumberjocks

-- jeanmarc manosque france

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tooold

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#14 posted 2091 days ago

Bonjour, jeanmarc – c’est bien de trouver quelqu’un en France! Je suis en train de choisir les outillages pour mon atelier – avez-vous des avis de vendeurs? Merci bien!

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#15 posted 2091 days ago

tu aurais besoin de quoi en materiel

-- jeanmarc manosque france

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