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Location: Greenville, MS

I became interested in Woodworking by accident. I went to a Vocational School after i returned from service in 1972. I signed up for classes in Housebuilding but instead the instructor had the class building Cabinets, Tables, Shelves, etc; to replace cheaper ones that came already installled in the mobile homes.

So instead of learning how to build houses I learned how to build Cabinets. And since then i was hooked. Even though i didn't get a chance to actually use any of the skills until about 7 yrs ago. It has always been a passion with me to own my own little shop. I recently built a small one 20'x24' but i've already done a few projects.

Still working a 9-5 so i don't get to spend to much time out there yet. I have some pics on facebook and as soon as i get a chance i'm going to place them here where there is a better appreciation for them. just found this site and I'm really excited to become a part of it.
Oh, the nickname came from My 6 grandboys + my 1 son + myself=8boys no granddaughters

-- James G'ville,MS Rev 22:2 .............. and the leaves of the tree [were] for the healing of the nations.

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#1 posted 05-02-2010 06:09 PM

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


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#2 posted 05-02-2010 08:02 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

-- Mc Bridge Cabinets, Iowa

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#3 posted 05-02-2010 08:34 PM

Thanks to everyone. “God gave us trees and he gave us talent”

-- James G'ville,MS Rev 22:2 .............. and the leaves of the tree [were] for the healing of the nations.

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#4 posted 05-02-2010 10:07 PM

Welcome to LJ!!

-- Bob in WW ~ "some old things are lovely, warm still with life ... of the forgotten men who made them." - D.H. Lawrence

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#5 posted 05-02-2010 10:15 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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#6 posted 05-03-2010 01:31 AM

Welcome and I look forward to seeing more projects of yours in the future.

-- There is no such thing as scrap wood, only smaller projects.

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#7 posted 05-03-2010 01:38 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.

-- Gary D.

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#8 posted 05-03-2010 02:07 AM

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

-- Wayne - Plymouth MN

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#9 posted 05-03-2010 04:02 AM

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

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#10 posted 05-03-2010 04:31 AM

Welcome James. 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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#11 posted 05-04-2010 03:41 PM

James, Welcome to LumberJocks!

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#12 posted 05-05-2010 01:12 AM

Hi there,
Welcome to LumberJocks… I joined the site myself a few months ago and will give you fair warning, this site is VERY ADDICTIVE, VERY EDUCATIONAL, and VERY FUN…. so sit back, enjoy the ride and learn from the other LJ’s as they are a group of extremely talented people that are also very friendly…

Enjoy your time here on LJ and pass the word to any of your woodworking buddies about us…


-- New Project = New Tool... it's just the way it is, don't fight it... :)

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#13 posted 05-05-2010 03:49 AM

Welcome to our forums James!

-- Ohh mann...pancakes and boobies...I'll bet that's what Heaven is like! ♣ ♣ ♣ ♣

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#14 posted 05-05-2010 04:49 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. Appomattox Virginia [email protected]

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#15 posted 06-07-2010 03:17 AM

Welcome to LJ’s ! I hope you enjoy the site. I am your neighbor just over the state line.

-- Terry Roswell, L.A. (Lower Alabama) "Life is what happens to you when you are making other plans."

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