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1956 days ago

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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#1 posted 1956 days ago

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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#2 posted 1956 days ago

welcome :)

why buy 2 saws?!?

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

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#3 posted 1956 days ago

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

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#4 posted 1956 days ago

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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#5 posted 1956 days ago

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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#6 posted 1956 days ago

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

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

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#7 posted 1956 days ago

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.

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

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#8 posted 1956 days ago

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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#9 posted 1956 days ago

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


-- 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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#10 posted 1956 days ago

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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#11 posted 1956 days ago

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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#12 posted 1956 days ago

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.
Doug in AZ.

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#13 posted 1956 days ago

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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#14 posted 1956 days ago

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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#15 posted 1956 days ago

hi welcome brian

-- gagewestern

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