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Location: St Augustine Florida
Website: http://www.youtube.com/user/tjcarita?feature=guide

I'm Originally from Massachusetts. I took woodworking at Norwood High School back in the 60's and soon after I learned how to use the tool's I wanted to just stay in the shop and skip all the other classes. They wouldn't let me LOL! I've tried my hand at many woodworking projects, cabinets making to gazebos to building a bedroom set. Check out my projects page here on Lumberjocks.
I love saying "I built it myself" and I like the savings even more!
I have a Ridgid table saw, 13" Ridgid thickness planer , Hitachi 8 1/4" chop saw, Delta 9" band saw, Grizzly 14" band saw, Delta 6" jointer planer, Delta drill press , Triton 2 1/4 HP router, 2 Craftsman 1/4 " routers, 1 Porter Cable 2 1/4 HP router, 1 Ridgid 1 HP router. I built a Horizontal Mortise slot machine using woodgears.ca plans. I have many other hand tool. My garage is my work shop and it's way to small but I mangage to get things done.
I built two Gazebos back in 1988 when we lived in Franklin Massachusetts. The gazebo's turned out really nice! I just wish I could of taken ours with us when we move. We now live in St Augustine Florida. The weater is so nice and I get more nice days to work in the shop now.

-- Tony C St Augustine FL, My high school shop teacher said "You can do it"... Now I can't stop!

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Max

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#1 posted 03-22-2009 03:58 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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ND2ELK

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#2 posted 03-22-2009 04:39 AM

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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woodshaver

2892 posts in 2107 days


#3 posted 03-22-2009 04:49 AM

I see I have received a few warm welcome’s! Makes one feel good in a time of economic distress. Thank you for the hand shake! I shall take a look around and enjoy this very interesting site.
Tony

-- Tony C St Augustine FL, My high school shop teacher said "You can do it"... Now I can't stop!

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Bureaucrat

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#4 posted 03-22-2009 05:10 AM

Tony: Welcome to Lumber Jocks! This is a great place to get – or give – advice about woodworking on the forums and the project posts are a wonderful source of new ideas. I love this site, I hope you will enjoy it too.

Look forward to seeing your projects and posts.

-- Gary

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Karson

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#5 posted 03-22-2009 06:06 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 karson_morrison@bigfoot.com †

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rikkor

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#6 posted 03-22-2009 12:19 PM

Welcome to LJ. You will like it here.

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Scott Bryan

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#7 posted 03-22-2009 01:56 PM

Hello Woodshaver,

Let me welcome to LJs. I am sure that you will find being a member of this group to be both a rewarding and an inspirational part of your woodworking adventure.

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

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wpreman

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#8 posted 03-22-2009 02:23 PM

Welcome, glad you’ve joined us!

-- Bill, Florida

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woodshaver

2892 posts in 2107 days


#9 posted 03-22-2009 02:42 PM

I just added a “buddy Icon” pic of a gazebo I built back in 88. It’s at an old house we moved from years ago. Leaving the Gazebo and my nice large shop behind was a hard thing to do. Even after all these years that have passed I still miss the old place. It’s one of those thing in ones life that you wish you could go back to.
Thank you all for the warm greetings. I’m so glad I found Lumberjocks.

-- Tony C St Augustine FL, My high school shop teacher said "You can do it"... Now I can't stop!

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cabinetmaster

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#10 posted 03-22-2009 03:48 PM

Welcome to LJ’s. We are here to help you with your woodworking endeavors. Feel free to ask for advise. But Be aware…this site can be very addictive…………..LOL

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

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woodworm

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#11 posted 03-23-2009 02:25 AM

Welcome to Lumberjocks!

-- masrol, kuala lumpur, MY.

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Todd Thomas

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#12 posted 03-23-2009 03:53 AM

Welcome to LumberJocks….It will be a great resource for you and your projects. There are a bunch of great people here willing to help……have fun….Looking forward to your projects and posts….. WARNING: Visiting LumberJocks has proven to be addictive.

-- Todd, Oak Ridge, TN, Hello my name is Todd and I'm a Toolholic, I bought my last tool 10 days, no 4 days, oh heck I bought a tool on the way here! †

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Beginningwoodworker

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#13 posted 03-23-2009 04:31 AM

Welcome to LumberJocks!

-- CJIII Future cabinetmaker

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Grumpy

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#14 posted 03-24-2009 09:05 AM

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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Bureaucrat

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#15 posted 03-20-2010 02:06 AM

Imagine that! A year has gone by since you became a Lumber Jock. Congratulations on your anniversary! I look forward to more of your posts.

-- Gary

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