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Location: Broken Arrow Ok.

65 years old, love to play with wood. Not an expert by any means but love to make saw dust. Making cradles for each of my 7 daughters and love to make toys for my 8 grandkids. I like turning pens and trying to work on larger bowels a vases but not too good at that yet. I also pick up old ShopSmith ER's and rebuild them for relaxation. Cheaper than 50's & 60's cars. I have a small collection of old woodworking planes that I am learning about and adding to.
Love to camp and work on my Koa pond.

-- Bill, Broken Arrow OK.

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added project Dad's Bowl 312 days ago
commented on Wood Drum boxes. 1281 days ago
commented on Toys for the Grandkids 1492 days ago
commented on shopsmith #1: my new toy has arrived 1542 days ago
replied on The New PowerPro will soon be a reality. 1632 days ago
commented on The never ending debate...Shopsmith (will I never let this go???) 1651 days ago
commented on Small shop air compressor 1666 days ago
commented on Osage Orange eggs from ice storm wood. 1782 days ago
commented on Wood Drum boxes. 1782 days ago
added project Wood Drum boxes. 1782 days ago
added project Osage Orange eggs from ice storm wood. 1782 days ago
commented on Signature Wood Pen 1917 days ago
commented on Pens 1922 days ago
commented on Cluster Burl Platter 1923 days ago
added project Pens 1923 days ago

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#1 posted 2250 days ago

Welcome to LJ’s.

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

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#2 posted 2250 days ago

Welcome, glad you joined us!

-- Bill, Florida

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Scott Bryan

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#3 posted 2250 days ago

Hello Wlhayesmfs,

Let me welcome you to LJs. I hope that you will find this to be an exciting and rewarding part of your woodworking journey.

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

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#4 posted 2250 days ago

Welcome to Lumberjocks! Enjoy yourself.

-- Gary - Never pass up the opportunity to make a mistake look like you planned it that way - Tyler, TX

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#5 posted 2250 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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#6 posted 2250 days ago

Welcome to LJs !! Glad you have joined us !!

-- Paul D - Lawrenceville, Georgia

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#7 posted 2250 days ago

Welcome Bill. You have found the right place for woodworking. A great group of people willing to help. Looking forward to see your projects and comments. Have fun in the shop and work safe and use pushsticks.

-- "Hold on to instruction, do not let it go; guard it well, for it is your life" Solomon

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#8 posted 2249 days ago

Welcome to LJ. You will like it here.

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#9 posted 2249 days ago

Welcome to LumberJocks. Enjoy the community.

-- Bill - "Suit yourself and let the rest be pleased."

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#10 posted 2247 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 †

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#11 posted 2246 days ago

Welcome to Lumberjocks!

-- jeanmarc manosque france

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#12 posted 2245 days ago

Welcome to Lumberjocks Bill. 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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#13 posted 2243 days ago

Welcome to LJs. mike

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

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#14 posted 2238 days ago

Welcome. You will have to post some photos of your Shopsmith Restorations. Guessing there would be some interest here.

-- We must guard our enthusiasm as we would our life - James Krenov

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#15 posted 2237 days ago

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

-- Mc Bridge Cabinets, Iowa

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