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Location: South-Central Texas

Vietnam Veteran - E-5 U.S. Navy, Jan 1972 -- Oct 1975
Ex-National Park Service Ranger
Ex-Middle School Science Teacher
Ex-Middle and High School Principal
Ex-Hangglider Pilot (best Flt. 14,000ft high w/O2 and 50mi.)
Current Biker (+36yr ass in the seat, NOT just from age I started). Have hit 3-deer on my Harley, and even though the last one tried to kill me, I AM STILL HERE and YES the bike looks better than ever! Like they say, third one's the charm ;-). That said, that means I no longer need to worry about hitting deer! Wink, wink... ;-)
Current Astronomer/Astro-Imager at Horizontal Heavens Observatory
*Discovered Howell-Crisp 1 Planetary Nebula
Current Amateur Woodworker for +7yr
Sargent #400s Hand Planes Aficionado - Look out for Don, Casey, and my-self's new book on Sargent Planes. We all will be offering it once it hits the printers.

-- HorizontalMike -- "Woodpeckers understand..."

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#1 posted 06-04-2010 04:24 AM

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

-- Wayne - Plymouth MN

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#2 posted 06-04-2010 04:32 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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#3 posted 06-04-2010 04:40 AM

Welcome to Lumberjocks I hope you enjoy this site as much as I do, I’m sure you will.

-- Luke 23: 42-43

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#4 posted 06-04-2010 04:51 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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#5 posted 06-04-2010 07:13 AM

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


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#6 posted 06-04-2010 11:33 PM

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

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#7 posted 06-05-2010 04:18 PM

Welcome. 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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#8 posted 06-05-2010 05:10 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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#9 posted 06-06-2010 03:45 AM

A1 Jims welcome wagon

Here is a list of links that might be helpful for new members
Posting photos
Who to contact regarding Lumber jocks questions
Martin Sojka
Getting started
Reading and commenting
Finding information


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#10 posted 06-08-2010 03:19 AM

Thanks folks, this is quite the welcome party!

Been cruising the suggested links and can’t wait to get started on projects once my TS arrives (~6/25/10). Looks like my first project(s) will be building a better workbench that incorporates my 12” miter and a mobile flip top planer cart to slide under same.

Thinking about building the lower bench and cart in these plans:

-- HorizontalMike -- "Woodpeckers understand..."

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#11 posted 06-25-2010 06:41 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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#12 posted 01-09-2012 09:38 PM

You discovered a nebula!
That’s amazing, just simply amazing!

-- "Do not speak – unless it improves on silence." --- "Following the rules and protecting the regulations is binding oneself without rope."

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#13 posted 02-18-2012 03:03 AM

I noticed you must own a Harley. I have a Yamaha Royal Star 1300. Plan on doing more riding this year.

-- Behind every great man is his wife with rolling eyes.

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#14 posted 09-24-2012 02:24 PM

Hey Mike! I actually tried to send you a personal message to compliment your project and thank you for the link but I was a new member and it wouldn’t let me. I didn’t realize I could just comment like this. Would you mind if we added your project to our customer projects section on

-- D. Lawless Hardware

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#15 posted 10-12-2012 12:42 AM

Hey Mike, just spent a fun hour on your site—seriously cool stuff there! Your observatory is incredible. Very inspiring, thanks for sharing it.

-- John, BC, Canada

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