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Thought I would update my bio. I found I had a love for woodworking at a very young age. I grew up in a rural area, so as a kid I was always walking and playing in the hills. One day I crossed the ridge and found a man working in his barn so I walked in and introduced myself. He was turning on a homemade lathe and I was absolutely amazed with his machine and how he could take a log and turn it into a leg post for a bed ( what I didn't know at the time was he had made the bed I was sleeping in). Now I did get a rather good talking to from my mother and lets say Dad did not use words to get his point across, but my curiosity for what I had found was stronger than my fear, so I kept going back from time to time. Fast forward to high school, I needed to raise my GPA for college and thought I could get an A in the woodworking class, well I did, but I was also hooked on woodworking, so every birthday and Christmas I would always ask for tools, thats when I built my first shop ( a little 12' x 14' building) and it felt like a castle to me. Now I have a 20' X 40' shop and I am always think what I can do next. I do use it to make extra money for now,but hope to one day make it a full time shop. Well if you read this far thanks for your time and hope you enjoyed. So until next time be safe and make sawdust every chance you get.

-- F.Little

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#1 posted 2689 days ago

Welcome to lumberjocks!

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#2 posted 2689 days ago

Welcome. This is a great group. If you have not tried it yet, try the shuffle. It is a great way to see the content on the site. Enjoy.

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

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#3 posted 2689 days ago

Welcome to LumberJocks

-- 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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#4 posted 2688 days ago

Welcome to the group.

-- Mark

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#5 posted 2688 days ago

Welcome to Cyber Space and LumberJocks. Glad to see you arrived safely! Bring some saw dust with you??

-- Carpe Lignum; Tornare Lignum (Seize the wood, to Turn the wood)

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#6 posted 2686 days ago

What part of KY are you from?

-- JP, Shelbyville, KY

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#7 posted 2669 days ago

Welcome to LumberJocks! Let’s see some woodworking.

-- Jesus is Lord!

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#8 posted 1963 days ago

Happy Anniversary. In a few days you will have been a Lumber Jock for 2 years! Thanks for your participation and keep on posting!

-- gjd Southcentral Wisconsin

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#9 posted 1599 days ago

Hey Woodnut:
Another year has rolled by. It must have been a fun year because it seems like yesterday when I congratulated you on be a LJ for 2 years. Congratulations on your 3rd anniversary at Lumber Jocks. Thanks for helping make LJ a great place to visit and happy anniversary!

-- gjd Southcentral Wisconsin

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