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MrGoodCat

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12-06-2013 05:52 PM

Hello everyone,
I’ve been a lurker for sometime now, I can’t thank you all enough for for all the tips/ tricks I’ve learned in that time.
I’ve been a contractor my whole life, but last year I bought a house and needed to put in vanitys. So rather then give up my first born to buy some I opted to build some. It took some time but they came out right ( I’ll post pics when I learn how) now I find that I love do finish work. It was a ” where have you been all my life moment. I’ve since started reading all I can and trying new things. I have also started building a workshop. I look forward to learning from you and sharing what I know.

-- I dream of a world where a chicken can cross the road without having their motives questioned.


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JuanM

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#1 posted 12-06-2013 05:52 PM

Welcome to the community!

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Smitty_Cabinetshop

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#2 posted 12-06-2013 06:28 PM

Welcome, GoodCat. Always good to see new shop pics, looking foward to seeing your setup. And congrats on the cabinet build, I’m sure it was a rewarding experience.

-- Don't anthropomorphize your handplanes. They hate it when you do that. -- OldTools Archive --

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Tennessee

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#3 posted 12-06-2013 06:37 PM

Welcome! Always good to have another woodworker!

-- Paul, Tennessee, http://www.tsunamiguitars.com

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firefighterontheside

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#4 posted 12-06-2013 07:28 PM

Welcome to LJ. I’ve only been here for a short while, but I love it. Wish I would have found it sooner.

-- Bill M. "People change, walnut doesn't" by Gene.

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a1Jim

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#5 posted 12-06-2013 07:48 PM

Welcome to the club.
Contractors Rule, Ha ha

-- http://artisticwoodstudio.com Custom furniture

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SuperCubber

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#6 posted 12-07-2013 04:18 AM

Welcome!

-- Joe | Spartanburg, SC | "To give anything less than your best is to sacrafice the gift." - Steve Prefontaine

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TopamaxSurvivor

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#7 posted 12-07-2013 06:13 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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scrollsaw

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#8 posted 12-09-2013 03:52 PM

Welcome to LumberJocks.

-- Todd

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Don Broussard

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#9 posted 12-09-2013 04:08 PM

Welcome to LJs, MrGoodCat. I’m sure it won’t be long before you will be helping others with your experience as well. BTW, I like your signature line—very cool!

-- People say I hammer like lightning. It's not that I'm fast -- it's that I never hit the same place twice!

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#10 posted 12-09-2013 04:20 PM

Welcome to Lumber Jocks Mr.GCat, looking forward to your contributions

and insights. Looks like your passion lies with finish work and may you

good fortune going forward.

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RockyTopScott

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#11 posted 12-09-2013 04:58 PM

Welcome…enjoy and prosper.

-- “When you want to help people, you tell them the truth. When you want to help yourself, you tell them what they want to hear.” ― Thomas Sowell

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Jim Jakosh

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#12 posted 12-12-2013 12:36 AM

Welcome to Lumberjocks. Being a contractor, I’ll be you have things to share with the group when the questions arise!!

You will just love this site!!.................Jim

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

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MrGoodCat

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#13 posted 12-12-2013 01:16 AM

Thank you all for the warm welcome. Smitty my vanity pics are up on my projects I would love any insights as I have a 24’ wall of 8’ high built in cabinets to do for the wife. As for the shop pics that may be a while I want to do it RIGHT once. Waho you are correct although I just got a book on furniture making for my birthday as well as a block plane (my first) so who knows. Jim I’m already hooked I’ve been reading as many post as I can and trying new things on the job. It’s cost me a bit of time, but I’m learning and adding to the quality of my work.

-- I dream of a world where a chicken can cross the road without having their motives questioned.

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Rick

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#14 posted 12-14-2013 06:25 AM

Take some. Give Some.

-- Hope Everyone Is Doing Well! .... Best Regards: Rick

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