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Location: DeKalb, Texas
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So glad to be here. Wish I had found this place a long time ago. Lots of interesting stuff here. Sure takes time to see it all. Current projects...one is some kind of a dang box. Don't know what it will be...just doing what pops into my head. Made of red oak. Tried to eboize legs and inside of drawer with india ink. Didn't work for me. Tried water based acrylic artist paint. Clogged the grain. Mixed the two to a syrup consistency....works great. Real black but the grain shows thru. Also doing a necklace case for my wife. Looks like a medicine cabinet (sort of) with a wall picture as the door. Hangs in her bathroom. Building some saddle racks for a friend. Also restoring two antique endtables and one old cedar chest. When I get tired of working on one, I move to the next.
I work in a hospital - director of emergency services, safety & security. Keeps me busy. Wood is my xanax. Lost a huge red oak tree in my front pasture 3 years ago. Kept some of it and split it on the quarter. Sure is pretty wood. Looks like ribbons running thur. Recently got a pecan tree from a friend. It was blown over in his pasture. He was going to burn it. Hope to be chatting with some of you...gary

-- Gary, DeKalb Texas only 4 miles from the mill

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trifern

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#1 posted 2016 days ago

Welcome to LJ’s.

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

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jim1953

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#2 posted 2016 days ago

Hay Welcome to LJS Its a Great Place

-- Jim, Kentucky

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Max

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#3 posted 2016 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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HallTree

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#4 posted 2016 days ago

Welcome Gary. You have found the right place for woodworking. A great group of people willing to help. Looking forward to see your projects and comments. Work safe in the shop and don’t forget to use pushsticks.

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

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#5 posted 2015 days ago

Welcome to LJ. You will like it here.

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Todd Thomas

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#6 posted 2015 days ago

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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Scott Bryan

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#7 posted 2015 days ago

Hello Gary,

Let me welcome to LJs. I am sure that you will find this to be a rewarding and enriching part of your woodworking journey.

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

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TedM

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#8 posted 2015 days ago

Welcome to Lumberjocks! It’s a great place with great people, and, oh yeah, there’s the woodworking too! Have fun and play safe! :)

-- I'm a wood magician... I can turn fine lumber into firewood before your very eyes! - Please visit http://www.woodworkersguide.com and sign up for my project updates!

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Callum Kendall

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#9 posted 2015 days ago

Welcome to LJs

Callum

-- For wood working podcasts with a twist check out http://thetimberkid.com/

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Todd A. Clippinger

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#10 posted 2015 days ago

Welcome to LumberJocks – The best woodworking community anywhere!
I look forward to seeing your posts and projects.

Share the Love ~ Share the Knowledge

-- Todd A. Clippinger, Montana, http://americancraftsmanworkshop.com

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Karson

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#11 posted 2015 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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woodworm

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#12 posted 2015 days ago

Welcome to Lumberjocks!

Take care and work safely.

-- masrol, kuala lumpur, MY.

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Grumpy

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#13 posted 2015 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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#14 posted 2015 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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gjd

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#15 posted 2015 days ago

Gary:
Welcome to lumber jocks! I spend a lot of time on this site because it is such a great source of wood working advice. The projects, forums and videos are helpful and you can find the help for the level of skill that you are at. There are some folks on here that I can only dream of doing the work they do. I really like this site. I hope you enjoy it as well.

-- gjd Southcentral Wisconsin

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