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Drew

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03-30-2007 04:52 AM

Hi yall! I sure am glad to finally find a great website that is just for us woodies. I am what you would call a begginer in the woodworking world. I hail from good ol’ Memphis Tennessee, you know Elvis and the home of the best bar-b-que in the world. I say I am a begginer but I’ve been building stuff ever since I could hold up a hammer. I just know have the funds to really get serious. I haven’t done anything quite as nice as you folks, but I’m learning. Oh if you couldn’t tell, I’m a huge fan of Master Carpenter Norm Abrams. Oh yeah, the Lumberjock jokes are hilarious!

-- What would Marc do?


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Karson

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#1 posted 03-30-2007 04:55 AM

Well good to have you along for the ride. This is a swinging place. Even with a hammer.

-- 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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scottb

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#2 posted 03-30-2007 04:55 AM

Are you Norms country cousin? Welcome to the group!... believe it or not, there are lots of beginners here. We’re fun, encouraging, and yes… addictive!

-- I am always doing what I cannot do yet, in order to learn how to do it. - Van Gogh -- http://blanchardcreative.etsy.com -- http://snbcreative.wordpress.com/

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Drew

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#3 posted 03-30-2007 04:59 AM

I get grief al the time for being a fan of a yankee, I just say woodworking is as woodworking does.

-- What would Marc do?

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WayneC

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#4 posted 03-30-2007 04:59 AM

Welcome. Lots of bad habits (tool needs/wants mainly) to pick up here. Enjoy

-- We must guard our enthusiasm as we would our life - James Krenov

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Obi

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#5 posted 03-30-2007 04:59 AM

You look like Norm. Are you related? WAIT A MINUTE !!! NORM, IS THAT YOU???

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BassBully

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#6 posted 03-30-2007 08:04 PM

O.k. MountainDrew, you’re a funny man. I opened this post and saw Norm’s face and my heart stopped for just a second.

-- There are three types of people in the world, those who can count and those who can't!

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Bill

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#7 posted 03-31-2007 07:34 PM

Wouldn’t that be great if the real Norm signed up as a Lumberjock?

-- Bill, Turlock California, http://www.brookswoodworks.com

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Drew

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#8 posted 03-31-2007 08:18 PM

You never know he could already be here!

-- What would Marc do?

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Napaman

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#9 posted 04-21-2007 05:20 AM

look for someone with a cool accent. (of course this is a CALIFORNIAN talkin’).

-- Matt--Proud LJ since 2007

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