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10-11-2011 01:22 AM


Just came across this site today and decided to join. I am fairly new to woodworking. I was raised up around it with my Dad having a woodshop. I usually have 20+ days off from work so I figured I’d step up my woodworking game a little bit. I just ordered a 14” bandsaw from Grizzly that I’m looking forward to getting soon. I will slowly upgrade the existing woodworking equipment that I currently have to allow for bigger and better projects. I’ll be working out of my garage. My wife and kids might not like me taking over most of the garage but they’ll get used to it hopefully.

I look forward to learning from the site


-- still wet behind the ears.....

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#1 posted 10-11-2011 01:24 AM

nice to have you around tyson .. good luck and make sure you keep the wife happy ;)

-- "there aren’t many hand tools as awe-inspiring as the #8 jointer. I mean, it just reeks of cast iron heft and hubris" - Smitty

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#2 posted 10-11-2011 01:26 AM

welcome to LJ!!!!

-- My dad and I built a 65 chev pick up.I killed trannys in that thing for some reason-Hog

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#3 posted 10-11-2011 02:05 AM


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

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#4 posted 10-11-2011 02:31 AM

Welcome and good luck.. most likely the wife will be upset a how much time to spend in the garage. That’s why you make your significant other surprise gifts every now and then. This is a great site just to learn new things and be amazed at what other people put out!

-- " 'Truth' is like a beautiful flower, unique to each plant and to the season it blossoms ... 'Fact' is the root and leaf, allowing the plant grow and bloom again."

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#5 posted 10-11-2011 02:31 AM

Welcome. Be warned this site is just as addicting as the hobby itself!

-- Optimists are usually disappointed. Pessimists are either right or pleasantly surprised. I tend to be a disappointed pessimist.

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#6 posted 10-11-2011 02:33 AM

Welcome to LJ’s. Glad you found your way here.

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#7 posted 10-11-2011 02:47 AM

Thanks everyone! I built an aquarium stand for my saltwater reef aquarium that I am pretty proud of. I’ll post some pics soon

-- still wet behind the ears.....

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#8 posted 10-11-2011 03:11 AM

Welcome, we will need pics. There is a saying here, without pics it didnt happen. So we will need to see the stand and the Grizz when you get it.

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#9 posted 10-11-2011 03:28 AM

Welcome to LJ’s, Tyson. Glad to have you aboard!

-- Charlie M. "Woodworking - patience = firewood"

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#10 posted 10-11-2011 03:40 AM

Welcome to the dust waters of the woodworkers world….

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#11 posted 10-11-2011 04:01 AM

Glad you found us Tyson. You’ll like it here, once you get used to the addiction

-- Gary, DeKalb Texas only 4 miles from the mill

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#12 posted 10-11-2011 04:17 AM

Welcome to LJ!!

-- Bob in WW ~ "some old things are lovely, warm still with life ... of the forgotten men who made them." - D.H. Lawrence

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#15 posted 10-11-2011 12:00 PM

That’s a pretty nice stand. Unfortunately something happened to the links and they don’t work unless you remove all the text after the .jgp part. You can edit them and fix them, but I would also recommend just posting them to the projects on this site, which will also give you a place to discuss the stand and what went into building it.

Let me also join the others on the site and say, “Welcome!”

-- "hold fast to that which is good"

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