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Location: Grand Rapids, MI
Website: www.thecoveredbridgestore.com

I'm just a regular gal - but married, with children (six of them! ... :)
Miss my dad - carpenter all his life - always fixin' and buildin' something.
Thought I would pick up where he left off, and going to start off with an ambitious project: barrister bookcase.
Looking for plans online, and ~ ! voila ! ~ I found this site! And what wonderful, friendly people!
Can't wait to get started - I'm sure my dad's looking down from heaven and beaming already from what I built :D

-- Currently-from-Grand-Rapids-but-looking-to-move-to-beautiful-Traverse-City ... :)

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#1 posted 2344 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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#2 posted 2344 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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yippee

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#3 posted 2344 days ago

what a wonderful site! and wonderful, friendly people! only been a member for a few minutes, looking up a picture to post for my profile, and alread received 2 nice comments! I’m gonna like it here…:)

-- Currently-from-Grand-Rapids-but-looking-to-move-to-beautiful-Traverse-City ... :)

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Scott Bryan

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#4 posted 2344 days ago

Hello Yippee,

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

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

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#5 posted 2344 days ago

Welcome to LumberJocks. Enjoy the community.

-- Bill - "Suit yourself and let the rest be pleased." http://www.cajunpen.com/

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Karson

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#6 posted 2344 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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#7 posted 2343 days ago

Welcome to LJ. You will like it here.

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HallTree

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#8 posted 2343 days ago

Welcome! You have found the right place for woodworking. A great group of people willing to help. Years ago I brought about $200 of Padauk wood to make a barrister bookcase. After cutting it up I desided that it would be too red, so I stored ithe wood in a cardboard box. It will probably still be in that box years from now. I never did make the barrister bookcase. The wife desided that it would not fit in. Looking forward to see your projects and comments. Have fun and work safe.

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

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#9 posted 2343 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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