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Location: Pine Bluff, AR

i am just now getting back into woodworking after a twenty year layoff. However I was just a beginner at that point so maybe I will at least remember a few things and I know I will learn a lot from this site. I am just getting a small shop put together and trying to sort out how to lay it all out.

I am looking forward to having my dad to work with me. He was a long-time woodworker but gave it up a few years ago due to age and health (He will be 88 in two weeks!!). He is giving me most of his tools and I can tell he is excited about being able to "show" me how to use them. I am thrilled that we will be able to work together and I can learn from him. I think this is going to be a win-win situation for both of us!!

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#1 posted 02-01-2009 05:37 AM

Hello George,

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

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

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#2 posted 02-01-2009 06:19 AM

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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#3 posted 02-01-2009 06:42 AM

Welcome to LJ’s.

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

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#4 posted 02-01-2009 08:11 AM

Welcome to Lumberjocks!

-- masrol, kuala lumpur, MY.

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#5 posted 02-01-2009 01:28 PM

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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#6 posted 02-01-2009 01:40 PM

Welcome to LJ. You will like it here.

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#7 posted 02-01-2009 04:04 PM

Welcome, glad you’ve joined us!

-- Bill, Florida

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#8 posted 02-01-2009 11:26 PM

Welcome George. 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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#9 posted 02-02-2009 12:36 AM

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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#10 posted 02-02-2009 01:54 AM

Thanks to all of you for the kind remarks….you make me feel like I am one of the crowd and I haven’t even cut a board yet!! :-) Still trying to get the shop in shape to put some tools in it and get started.

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#11 posted 02-02-2009 04:36 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. Appomattox Virginia [email protected]

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#12 posted 02-02-2009 06:20 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

-- Mc Bridge Cabinets, Iowa

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#13 posted 02-02-2009 04:22 PM

Welcome, glad you’ve joined us!

-- Bill, Florida

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