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Forum topic by nuttree posted 04-20-2009 03:44 AM 799 views 0 times favorited 15 replies Add to Favorites Watch
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nuttree

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04-20-2009 03:44 AM

Hello, everyone. I just signed up, but have lurking for a few weeks. I have always enjoyed woodworking, but never got very serious about it until recently. My projects were all small and relatively simple until I decided to tackle an entertainment center for my sister. It came out amazingly well and I was hooked far more deeply. I just erected a dedicated 16×16 shop w/ a loft. The interior is still unfinished and, thereofore, my limited collection of tools are still housed in the garage, but I am getting there. Anyway I just wanted to introduce myself and thank everyone in advance for lending some of their knowledge and wisdom to a newbie like myself.

Oh yeah, I have an extra unopened Rigid R4511 table saw in the garage that I am going to sell if anyone is interested. I bought two and, of course, only need one.

-- I only went out for a walk and finally concluded to stay out till sundown, for going out, I found, was really going in. -John Muir


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pitchnsplinters

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#1 posted 04-20-2009 03:46 AM

Sounds like you have the bug, and a promising new shop. Good luck and welcome to Lumberjocks.

-- Just 'cause a cat has kittens in the oven, it don't make 'em biscuits.

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PurpLev

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#2 posted 04-20-2009 03:52 AM

welcome :)

why buy 2 saws?!?

-- ㊍ When in doubt - There is no doubt - Go the safer route.

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blackcherry

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#3 posted 04-20-2009 03:56 AM

Welcome to the show of woodworker’s talent. Enjoy and looking forward to see your works…Blkcherry

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nuttree

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#4 posted 04-20-2009 04:10 AM

Thanks. He made my an offer I couldn’t refuse on the saws so I bought all he had :)

-- I only went out for a walk and finally concluded to stay out till sundown, for going out, I found, was really going in. -John Muir

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Gary

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#5 posted 04-20-2009 04:28 AM

Welcome lurker Andy. Glad you’re here. No sense is telling you how great this place is, you already know

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

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spanky46

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#6 posted 04-20-2009 04:32 AM

Welcome to lumberjocks! Lots of friends with lots of talent!

-- spanky46 -- Never enough clamps...Never enough tools...Never enough time.

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smokey1945

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#7 posted 04-20-2009 05:34 AM

Welcome Andy!
This is a really great forum. These guys have a lot of experience and knowledge and are willing to share it. It is just what someone such as I need to accomplish my projects.
Smokey

-- TheShadeTreeWW If God wanted me to touch my toes, he'd have put them on my knees

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TopamaxSurvivor

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#8 posted 04-20-2009 07:01 AM

Welcome aboard. there are a lot of great craftsman here. i learn something new everyday!

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

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jcees

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#9 posted 04-20-2009 07:12 AM

Welcome, Andy. Come on in the wood is fine.

always,
J.C.

-- When one tugs at a single thing in nature, he finds it attached to the rest of the world. -- John Muir

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thelt

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#10 posted 04-20-2009 12:30 PM

Nice to have you aboard, Andy. You’ll enjoy the experience, I know I have. Some great people here.

-- When asked what I did to make life worthwhile in my lifetime....I can respond with a great deal of pride and satisfaction, "I served a career in the United States Navy."

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cabinetmaster

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#11 posted 04-20-2009 12:33 PM

Welcome to LJ’s. We are here to help you with your woodworking endeavors. Feel free to ask for advise. But Be aware…this site can be very addictive…………..LOL

-- Jerry--A man can never have enough tools or clamps

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douginaz

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#12 posted 04-20-2009 01:14 PM

Welcome Andy, glad to have you on board. I hope you take full advantage of the talent and great advice available to you here on LJ’s.
Lateer,
Doug in AZ.

-- If you need craft books - please visit our small business at http://www.wittywife.com

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daltxguy

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#13 posted 04-20-2009 02:32 PM

Welcome! I think you just proved that you are a lumberjock by buying 2 saws at the same time!

-- If you can't joint it, bead it!

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Chris

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#14 posted 04-20-2009 03:04 PM

I’m afraid you’ve got the bug bad, bro. Putting up a dedicated shop (AND the two saws) pretty much means you’re hooked.

Glad to hear it! Keep on posting, maybe a blog on the shop? I’m sure many woodworkers here (well, at least one) harbor the dream of a dedicated shop building.

-- Chris

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gagewestern

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#15 posted 04-20-2009 03:22 PM

hi welcome brian

-- gagewestern

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