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Forum topic by Mopardude posted 01-05-2007 07:48 AM 1788 views 0 times favorited 11 replies Add to Favorites Watch
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Mopardude

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01-05-2007 07:48 AM

Hello fellow Woodworkers,

I am a new member from Wisconsin. Found your site from watching that crazy WoodWhisperer guy! I have worked in a small, fairly high end cabinet shop for the last 10 years. I would say I am fairly Pro when it comes to cabinet design and building but my overall all knowledge of working with real wood is pretty weak. Being a small shop we farm wood doors and drawers out to companies that can do it faster and cheaper. I am looking to expand my knowledge of wooding and this looks like a decent place to start from what I have seen so far.

Tim


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dennis mitchell

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#1 posted 01-05-2007 08:02 AM

Welcome aboard Tim! We can use a few more pros around here. You have to be careful or these guys will have you sanding every thing with 1000 Grit and using wood that they sell by the pound!

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Don

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#2 posted 01-05-2007 08:31 AM

Or up to 2400 grit and sell by the metric ton (tonne). Just joking, Tim.

I look forward to your professional input along with the other LumberJock-pros.

-- CanuckDon "I just love small wooden boxes!" http://www.dpb-photos.com/

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Dick, & Barb Cain

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#3 posted 01-05-2007 02:06 PM

It’s getting pretty Gritty around here.
Nice to have you with us. Your neighbor from Minnesota.

-- -** You are never to old to set another goal or to dream a new dream ****************** Dick, & Barb Cain, Hibbing, MN. http://www.woodcarvingillustrated.com/gallery/member.php?uid=3627&protype=1

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Obi

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#4 posted 01-05-2007 05:49 PM

Put on your safety glasses, fasten your seatbelt, and buy a t-shirt (just kidding) Welcome to Lumberjocks. And don’t listen to these guys, I don’t sand past 220 (which probably explains why there stuff always looks better.) But then I’m getting better. Last week I bought some 320, 400 and 600 grit (just so i could sharpen my chisels)

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oscorner

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#5 posted 01-05-2007 10:01 PM

Welcome aboard!

-- Jesus is Lord!

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Mopardude

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#6 posted 01-06-2007 05:48 AM

Thanks guys!

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Karson

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#7 posted 01-06-2007 05:55 AM

It is required that you send cheese to everyone on Lumberjocks

Welcome A-board. Thats a flat lumber joke, Guys.

-- I've been blessed with a father who liked to tinker in wood, and a wife who lets me tinker in wood. Southern Delaware soon moving to Virginia karsonwm@gmail.com †

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scottb

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#8 posted 01-07-2007 07:21 AM

a joke, yes… But not about the cheese.

-- I am always doing what I cannot do yet, in order to learn how to do it. - Van Gogh -- http://blanchardcreative.etsy.com -- http://snbcreative.wordpress.com/

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jockmike2

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#9 posted 01-07-2007 10:07 PM

Welcome Tim, don’t let these guys fool you, they are actually very nice people.Lumberjockmike2

-- (You just have to please the man in the Mirror) Mike from Michigan -

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john

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#10 posted 01-08-2007 12:58 AM

Hi and welcome Tim
There are a lot of great woodworking artist here.
Welcome to the club.
john

-- John in Belgrave (Website) http://www.extremebirdhouse.com , https://www.facebook.com/groups/extremebirdhouses/

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Bill

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#11 posted 01-27-2007 08:11 PM

Welcome aboard Tim. This place is a great way of learning more about our chosen craft.

-- Bill, Turlock California, http://www.brookswoodworks.com

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