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Location: Calgary, Canada

I'm trying to spend more time building, and more specifically finishing. I did a few shop classes in junior high school and built a few things. My dad always built things around the house growing up and so I began to appreciate what he did. His patience and precision have always amazed me, and I hope I can share those qualities some day. The only power operated tool he really uses is a table saw.

The last few years have seen me build a lot of rough things - storage areas at work, a new garage for my dad, working on the basement at a friends house, fences, retaining walls, a nice cedar deck. I'd like to get back to projects with more finesse, with more detail, and that you can have more satisfaction in making. I foresee a lathe in my future as well.....

So I spent two months reading this site almost daily before signing up, slowly inspiring myself to start building again. It's provided a lot of knowledge and inspiration to get back into the shop. I've already got several ideas lined up, and am looking for help. I like to push my boundaries and try something new, so I'll be looking to you LumberJocks!

-- Heyz, in the cold winterland of Canada

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commented on Asian inspired plant pot 11-12-2008 03:51 AM
added project Asian inspired plant pot 11-10-2008 05:31 PM
added blog entry Quest for a unique cribbage board #3: Design almost done 11-04-2008 08:27 PM
commented on It's one of those ....... Wonder how I ever lived with out one ? 10-29-2008 06:20 AM
commented on Little BIG Rig 10-24-2008 08:02 AM
commented on toyguy's Profile 10-23-2008 09:29 PM
added blog entry Quest for a unique cribbage board #2: Making a steam box 10-23-2008 08:12 AM
added project Little BIG Rig 10-23-2008 07:40 AM
commented on International truck with tanker 10-16-2008 08:04 AM
added blog entry DN Ice Boat #2: Strange behaviour in the fir sides.... 10-15-2008 10:55 PM
commented on Carved basswood box 10-15-2008 10:40 PM
commented on Teak Coffee Table 10-14-2008 06:10 PM
commented on Heyz's Profile 10-14-2008 06:05 PM
added project Carved basswood box 10-14-2008 06:02 PM
commented on Little Toy Car 10-14-2008 05:47 PM

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#1 posted 10-10-2008 05:53 AM

Welcome to LJ’s.

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

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#2 posted 10-10-2008 06:29 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 10-10-2008 11:47 AM

Hello Heyz,

Welcome to LJs. I am sure that you will find this to be a rewarding and informational part of your woodworking journey.

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

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#4 posted 10-10-2008 09:28 PM

Hey Heyz—

Glad to have you amongst us! Welcome!

-- There's no tool like an old tool...

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#5 posted 10-11-2008 01:07 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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#6 posted 10-11-2008 08:58 AM

Welcome to Lumberjocks Heyz. 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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#7 posted 10-11-2008 12:27 PM

Welcome to LJ. You will like it here.

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#8 posted 10-11-2008 05:08 PM

Welcome to the shop. I look forward to seeing your projects and I hope you enjoy the site. There is alot of good information available from both professionals and amateurs who are willing to share their craft. God Bless!

-- Rusty

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#9 posted 10-14-2008 06:05 PM

Thanks for the warm welcome everyone, I’m loving this place already!

-- Heyz, in the cold winterland of Canada

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#10 posted 10-23-2008 12:42 PM

welcome to LJ’s my fellow canuck…... Just what this place needs, somemore toy makers.. LOL

-- Brian, Ontario Canada,

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#11 posted 12-05-2008 12:01 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 10-10-2009 01:05 AM

Congratulations on your upcoming anniversary as a Lumber Jock! I look forward to more of your posts.

-- Gary D.

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