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I'm a PhD student who does a little woodworking when I have some spare time, mostly during the summer moths. My dad was a cabinetmaker and I learned a lot from him, but have been trying to figure it out on my own these past few months. Our one-car garage has become my small shop. I have both power tools and hand tools and like to find some sort of balance between the two. I love working working with hand tools, especially vintage tools, because they possess a special charm. I've been building little things around the house and furniture, much in the Arts & Crafts tradition. I've found woodworking to offer a nice change from academic life because it allows me to work with my hands and produce useful and tangible items.

-- "hold fast to that which is good"

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Max

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#1 posted 04-27-2010 07:05 PM

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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#2 posted 04-27-2010 08:18 PM

Welcome aboard. Nice that you could join us on Lumberjocks.

-- Wayne - Plymouth MN

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#3 posted 04-28-2010 01:38 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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#4 posted 04-28-2010 03:33 AM

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 look forward to seeing your projects and posts.

To get the most feedback on your projects, it’s best to only post 1 or 2 at a time. This way you will get feedback over several days and from a wide variety of members.

Please enjoy your membership.

-- gjd Southcentral Wisconsin

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#5 posted 04-28-2010 05:12 AM

Welcome to Ljs a world wide community were there are great people,super projects and great woodworkers.Enjoy.

-- http://artisticwoodstudio.com Custom furniture

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#6 posted 04-29-2010 04:28 AM

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

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#7 posted 04-30-2010 10:38 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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#8 posted 05-10-2010 03:46 PM

Hello Brandonw, Welcome to LumberJocks you have come to the right place.

-- CJIII Future cabinetmaker

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#9 posted 05-19-2010 05:36 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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#10 posted 07-29-2010 08:50 PM

Welcome!

-- Randy "You are judged as much by the questions you ask as the answers you give..."

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#11 posted 11-26-2011 05:19 PM

Welcome Brandon. If you are just setting up your shop in addition to Highland Hardware you may want to looking into Redmund Machinery (http://www.redmond-machinery.com/delta.htm) which is located in Atlanta also.

-- Roger M, Aiken, SC

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