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Location: Bartonville, IL
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Just checked my profile and see I haven't posted for 5 years. I had to do a bunch of home renovation work that I thought would wipe out a couple years but it's turned into 5. Just now getting ready to put my work room back together.

I've restarted a bit of wood carving to try and get the feel for that again and have ordered a wood working bench so I can start doing little projects with my hand tools. Some of the larger projects like I've posted before are done with a mixture of hand and power tools. Will have to do some relearning but It's all enjoyable time.

-- There's no such thing as mistakes, just design changes.

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Scott Bryan

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#1 posted 02-22-2010 12:53 AM

Tom,

Let me welcome you to LJs. I am sure that you will find being a member of this group to be an interesting, as well as exciting, experience. Have fun and enjoy.

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

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Todd A. Clippinger

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#2 posted 02-22-2010 01:17 AM

Welcome to LumberJocks – The best woodworking community anywhere!

I look forward to seeing your posts and projects.

Share the Love ~ Share the Knowledge

-- Todd A. Clippinger, Montana, http://americancraftsmanworkshop.com

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woodworm

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#3 posted 02-22-2010 02:34 AM

Welcome to Lumberjocks!

-- masrol, kuala lumpur, MY.

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Max

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#4 posted 02-22-2010 02:44 AM

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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a1Jim

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#5 posted 02-22-2010 02:51 AM

Welcome to Ljs a place were there great people,super projects and great woodworkers.Enjoy.

-- http://artisticwoodstudio.com Custom furniture

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#6 posted 02-22-2010 03:12 AM

Welcome aboard. Nice to have you join us on Lumberjocks.

-- Wayne - Plymouth MN

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Splinterman

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#7 posted 02-22-2010 06:03 AM

“Welcome to LJ’s” …....the best place to enhance your woodworking skills and knowledge.

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WistysWoodWorkingWonders

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#8 posted 02-22-2010 09:06 AM

Hi there,
Welcome to LumberJocks… I joined the site myself a few months ago and will give you fair warning, this site is VERY ADDICTIVE, VERY EDUCATIONAL, and VERY FUN…. so sit back, enjoy the ride and learn from the other LJ’s as they are a group of extremely talented people that are also very friendly…

Enjoy your time here on LJ and pass the word to any of your woodworking buddies about us…

Wisty

-- New Project = New Tool... it's just the way it is, don't fight it... :)

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velo_tom

123 posts in 2017 days


#9 posted 02-22-2010 02:23 PM

Thanks to all for the warm welcome. I am new to woodworking and as I have googled the web for information I have been led time and time again to this site. I was reluctant to join because of my low level of experience but decided to anyway since I have a strong desire to learn.

I enjoy physical activity, ride a bicycle, kayak, make wine any beer. Since I enjoy physical effort I plan to work heavily with hand tools. I’m currenly learning to square boards with hand planes and cut joints with saw and chisel. Will soon be using the basic skills to make simple projects and build from there.

I’ve often gained information on tool purchases etc. from this site and am very grateful.

Again, Thank You Everyone!

-- There's no such thing as mistakes, just design changes.

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ND2ELK

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#10 posted 02-22-2010 02:29 PM

Welcome to Lumberjocks. The projects are an inspiration, the information is priceless and the people are supportive. The only problem is, the site can get addictive.

God Bless
tom

-- Mc Bridge Cabinets, Iowa

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Karson

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#11 posted 02-24-2010 04:56 AM

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 soon moving to Virginia karsonwm@gmail.com †

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