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Location: Iowa
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Got seriously into woodworking after I retired. I spend half of my time in the works shop and the other on the golf course. Most of my projects are furniture items that I give away. I have three married daughters with small children so I have made nursery items as well as things like outdoor patio furniture, tables, mirrors, microwave carts, etc. etc.

-- Jerry, Iowa

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#1 posted 01-07-2009 11:34 PM

I noticed the recent comments about jointers. I just added a 6 inch Jet jointer (model JJ-6CSDX) and it does a great job for a medium priced machine ($800). For most projects a 6 inch jointer is adequate. I have a friend who is a contractor and does a lot of work designing custom woodworking and kitchens. He has both a 6 inch and an 8 inch jointer but he seldom finds a project that absolutely requires the 8 inch jointer. I agree with those of you who suggest getting the best woodworking machines you can afford because it has been my experience you get exactly what you pay for.

-- Jerry, Iowa

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#2 posted 01-07-2009 11:58 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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#3 posted 01-08-2009 12:55 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 01-08-2009 12:57 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 01-08-2009 02:13 AM

Hello Jerry,

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

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

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#6 posted 01-08-2009 02:33 AM

Welcome to Lumberjocks!

Take care and do work the safe way.

-- masrol, kuala lumpur, MY.

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#7 posted 01-08-2009 07:36 PM

Welcome to LumberJocks – The best woodworking community anywhere!
I look forward to seeing your posts and projects.

Share the Love ~ Share the Knowledge

-- Todd A. Clippinger, Montana, http://americancraftsmanworkshop.com

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#8 posted 01-09-2009 03:34 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 01-09-2009 05:20 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 01-09-2009 12:16 PM

Welcome to LJ. You will like it here.

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#11 posted 01-09-2009 06:55 PM

Welcome Jerry. 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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#12 posted 03-11-2009 06:25 PM

Jerry, I saw your post about bandsaws. I’ve been shopping for one myself. How do you like you G0555? Any drawbacks? It’s on my list to check out.

-- Westwind

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