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nuttree

244 posts in 1919 days


1919 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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pitchnsplinters

262 posts in 2033 days


#1 posted 1919 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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PurpLev

8476 posts in 2244 days


#2 posted 1919 days ago

welcome :)

why buy 2 saws?!?

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

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blackcherry

3146 posts in 2418 days


#3 posted 1919 days ago

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

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nuttree

244 posts in 1919 days


#4 posted 1919 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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Gary

6959 posts in 2028 days


#5 posted 1919 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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spanky46

977 posts in 1986 days


#6 posted 1919 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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smokey1945

75 posts in 1977 days


#7 posted 1919 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.
Smokey

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

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TopamaxSurvivor

14578 posts in 2271 days


#8 posted 1919 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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jcees

946 posts in 2394 days


#9 posted 1919 days ago

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

616 posts in 1975 days


#10 posted 1919 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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cabinetmaster

10874 posts in 2153 days


#11 posted 1919 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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douginaz

220 posts in 2597 days


#12 posted 1919 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.
Lateer,
Doug in AZ.

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

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daltxguy

1373 posts in 2509 days


#13 posted 1919 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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Chris

338 posts in 1953 days


#14 posted 1919 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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gagewestern

300 posts in 1945 days


#15 posted 1919 days ago

hi welcome brian

-- gagewestern

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