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We live on a small five acre farm in the Mohawk Valley - just north and east of Eugene, Or. We have:

1. Four kids and fourteen grand kids - they provide the motivation and purpose for our lives,

2. Three cats, eight chickens and a dog - because what would a farm be without farm animals,

3. A barn, converted to a shop - that increasingly finds me spending time in it, and,

4. A John Deere - no explanation needed.

That probably tells you everything you need to know about me. Thanks to Martin Sojka for building a GREAT site. I know a little about this subject and this site is one of the very best I've ever seen.

Kind regards,

Ransom from the Mohawk Valley, Oregon - "CottonWire"

-- "A word fitly spoken is like apples of gold in frames of silver." Mohawk Valley - Oregon

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#1 posted 11-14-2009 03:16 PM

WELCOME to LJ’s ….the best place to enhance your woodworking skills and knowledge.

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#2 posted 11-14-2009 03:29 PM

Thanks for the welcome Splinterman . . . this place IS addictive. It’ll be easy to spend WAY too much time here.

-- "A word fitly spoken is like apples of gold in frames of silver." Mohawk Valley - Oregon

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#3 posted 11-14-2009 04:28 PM

Welcome aboard. Nice to have you join us on Lumberjocks.

-- Wayne - Plymouth MN

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#4 posted 11-14-2009 06:21 PM

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 D.

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#5 posted 11-14-2009 06:31 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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#6 posted 11-14-2009 08:04 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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#7 posted 11-15-2009 02:31 AM

Hello CottonWire,

Let me welcome to LJs. I am sure that you will find being a member of this group to be an interesting, as well as exciting, experience. Have fun and enjoy.

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

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#8 posted 11-15-2009 02:31 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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#9 posted 11-15-2009 07:55 AM

Welcome to LJs a place were there are great people,super projects and outstanding woodworkers.Enjoy


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#10 posted 11-15-2009 06:29 PM

Hey there, glad to see another person join the LumberJocks community! It’s a great place to meet new people, post projects, ask questions and so much more, hope you enjoy it as much as I do. Welcome!

-- A hammer dangling from a wall will bang and sound like work when the wind blows the right way.

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#11 posted 11-13-2010 03:57 AM

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

-- Gary D.

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