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SawdustSid

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01-04-2015 04:44 PM

Topic tags/keywords: new vanity unit wall paneling

Hi all,

Just joined from the UK.

Used to be a professional carpenter and joiner back in the early 90’s then retired from the construction trade to open up a pizzeria. Owned that for a dozen years or so then moved to internet based business.

Anyway sold my last business recently and went to work for a good friend who has a furniture making comapny supplying the wealthy with custom wardrobes, kitchens, libraries and the like.

I was supposed to be helping in the office but, due to my past (but very rusty) background have been spending more time out on site installing and loving much of it.

It has been great to great the tools out again (last time was best part of a decade ago when I built a timber frame two story extension for my expanding family.

Getting the bug again so thought I would join the forum. Looks like a wonderful community.

Here is a recently completed job for a vanity unit and wall panelling.

http://i.imgur.com/F6or78D.jpg


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#1 posted 01-04-2015 05:03 PM

Sid,isn’t it great to finally do what you enjoy doing,it’s good to have you around.

-- Ken from Ontario, Canada

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#2 posted 01-04-2015 05:21 PM

Welcome to LJ. Congratulations on the job. The wealthy can be a great source of income, among other things. Nice job on the vanity and wall. Don’t be shy about sharing your work, tips, gloats and questions.

-- You've got to be smarter than the tree.

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#3 posted 01-04-2015 07:25 PM

Awe thanks for the warm welcome guys. Much appreciated.

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#4 posted 01-04-2015 07:51 PM

Welcome from Sunny southern California!

-- Random Orbital Nailer

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#5 posted 01-04-2015 08:04 PM

welcome to lumberjocks!!!

-- Marty.Athens,AL

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#6 posted 01-05-2015 02:04 AM

I think I welcomed you when you first signed up. In any event …. Seeing as how you’re from the UK. Welcome again Sid!

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

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#7 posted 01-05-2015 03:22 AM

Welcome to LJ! Awesome site with many great folks. Great having a job you look forward to every morning, ain’t it? ;-))

-- 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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