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I'm a 59 year old married man (34 yrs) and have two sons living at home, 20 ys old and 28 yrs old. My wife thinks I am smart when it comes to repairs around the house. I drove 18 wheelers for over 22 yrs until a work injury in 1997 ended that career. I am curently on disability. I like doing small projects around the house to keep me busy and have turned into a "pack Rat". I don't throw too much away as I will use it "later".I have a decent power tool collection and hand tool selection that i have aquired over the years. My philosophy is, give a lazy man a hard job, and he will find an easy way to do it. This has served my well over the years.

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woodworm

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#1 posted 2082 days ago

Welcome to Lumberjocks, the big woodworkers family.

-- masrol, kuala lumpur, MY.

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clieb91

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#2 posted 2082 days ago

Welcome to LumberJocks.

CtL

-- Chris L. "Don't Dream it, Be it."- PortablePastimes.com (Purveyors of Portable Fun and Fidgets)

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Max

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#3 posted 2082 days ago

Glad to see that you have made Lumberjocks a part of your Woodworking experience… Welcome

-- Max "Desperado", Salt Lake City, UT

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Callum Kendall

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#4 posted 2082 days ago

Welcome to LJs

Callum

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Scott Bryan

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#5 posted 2082 days ago

Hello Trucker12349,

Welcome to LJs. I am sure that you will find this to be an exciting and rewarding part of your woodworking experience.

-- Challenges are what make life interesting; overcoming them is what makes life meaningful- Joshua Marine

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Grumpy

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#6 posted 2082 days ago

Welcome to Lumberjocks . This is a great community of people with like interests.There is much to learn here & you will have the opportunity to share your skills & ideas with others. I hope you enjoy LJ’s as much as I do.

-- Grumpy - "Always look on the bright side of life"- Monty Python

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Bigdogs117

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#7 posted 2082 days ago

Welcome to the shop. I look forward to seeing your projects and I hope you enjoy the site. There is alot of good information available from both professionals and amateurs who are willing to share their craft. God Bless!

-- Rusty

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trifern

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#8 posted 2082 days ago

Welcome to LJ’s.

-- My favorite piece is my last one, my best piece is my next one.

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rikkor

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#9 posted 2082 days ago

Welcome to LJ. You will like it here.

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mmh

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#10 posted 2060 days ago

I have much respect for truck drivers, especially those who drove coast to coast on a weekly basis. I did this for 6 months with a former boyfriend who was trying to make enough money to go to law school. De-regulation of the industry made it really tough to make a dollar. I hope you get to enjoy being home now. Stay active and creative and you will find an inner happiness that will grow and conquer your gremlins.

-- "They who dream by day are cognizant of many things which escape those who dream only by night." ~ Edgar Allan Poe

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Karson

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#11 posted 2059 days ago

Welcome to LumberJocks. Glad to have you aboard. ☺

-- I've been blessed with a father who liked to tinker in wood, and a wife who lets me tinker in wood. Southern Delaware karson_morrison@bigfoot.com †

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gjd

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#12 posted 1720 days ago

Hey Trucker:
Congratulations on your upcoming anniversary as a Lumber Jock! Can’t believe its been a year already. I look forward to more of your posts.

-- gjd Southcentral Wisconsin

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cabinetmaster

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#13 posted 1719 days ago

Congratulations on your Anniversary. Hope you have many more on LumberJocks. We appreciate your posts and projects.

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

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gjd

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#14 posted 1356 days ago

Another year has rolled by. We must be having too much fun, cause it seems like just yesterday when I congratulated you on 1 year. Congratulations on your 2nd anniversary at Lumber Jocks. Thanks for helping make LJ a great place to visit and happy anniversary!

-- gjd Southcentral Wisconsin

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