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04-29-2012 01:27 AM

Hello just wanted to take the time to introduce myself, i am a new member and just getting started in the craft of woodworking. my shop consists of a Steel force hybrid contractors saw that was recently purchased and a dust collector that was purchased today. i do have a shop Smith that was handed down to me from my grandfather. ill be posting from time to time for advice.


-- Mike, Central Ohio.

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#1 posted 04-29-2012 04:01 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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#2 posted 04-29-2012 04:15 AM

welcome, good luck.

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#3 posted 04-29-2012 04:18 AM

Welcome to LJs Mike.

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#4 posted 04-29-2012 04:36 AM

Welcome to LJs!

-- "Checking for square? What madness is this! The cabinet is square because I will it to be so!" Jeremy Greiner LJ Topic#20953 2011 Feb 2

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#5 posted 04-29-2012 09:32 AM

Welcom to LJs. Lots of good people here with lots of good advice and a willingness to help. Work safely and enjoy.


-- Steve in KY. 44 years so far with my lovely bride. Think I'll keep her.

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#6 posted 04-29-2012 09:36 AM

Welcome to LJs. Feel free to not only ask away but to share what you create and the knowledge you gain over time as well. We all have something to give as well as receive. I look forward to seeing your projects.


-- There is little that is simple when it comes to making a simple box.

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#7 posted 04-29-2012 09:36 AM

Welcome aboard !

-- Glen, B.C. Canada

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#8 posted 04-29-2012 02:54 PM


Welcome to LumberJocks , a world of advise, opinions, and experiences, all shared without judgement.

Work Safe and have Fun. – Len

-- Mother Nature should be proud of what you've done with her tree. - Len ...just north of a stone's throw from the oHIo, river that is, in So. Indiana.

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#9 posted 04-29-2012 07:10 PM

Welcome to LJ’s. Come to these pages often for some good advice.

-- Cole - Rydal, GA

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#10 posted 04-30-2012 10:42 PM

thanks for the welcome, some more background. woodworking seems to be a family trait. my father has a great woodshop and until recently i found no interest in woodworking. 2 yr ago i decided i wanted to build something with my dad so we make a cherry and maple queen sized bed and i have made a jewelery box for my wife…. i believe i will spend much of the yr. putting together my shop and building jigs and accessories i might need for bigger projects. my first two projects now are a workbench that is portable and space saving along with a router table!

-- Mike, Central Ohio.

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#11 posted 04-30-2012 10:43 PM

Welcome glad to have you join the fun.

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#12 posted 04-30-2012 10:50 PM

welcome to L J enjoy and have fun

donĀ“t buy tools before you need them or ells you might use a fotune on something you never use


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#13 posted 05-14-2012 12:58 AM

Welcome to Lumberjocks!!

-- Jim Jakosh.....Practical Wood Products...........Learn something new every day!! Variety is the Spice of Life!!

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