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Location: Ottawa, ON, Canada, K2E 6K2
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I first dabbled with some raw wood in the early 1980s. My complete lack of success prompted me to give that up for a while. Then, around 1990, I started scroll-sawing small pieces for a local tole painter. This I was good at, and it started me on my way. After several geographic moves and 3 different dedicated workshops, I put my tools into long-term storage and moved to Germany for 4 years.

After a decade-long hiatus from woodworking; I started doing some crude projects and it felt good. Then I was run down by a truck. As I recover, I've started doing some more woodworking in a temporary workshop in the basement.

My injuries slow me down a lot, and I am mostly using hand tools, but it does feel good to be in the shop.

-- If I knew then what I know now, I'd have made a completely different set of mistakes.

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#1 posted 06-26-2013 03:03 AM

Welcome To LumberJocks.
Good Luck…

-- Rick

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#2 posted 06-26-2013 03:05 AM

Welcome to Ljs a world wide community were there are great people,super projects and great woodworkers.Enjoy !
Because I often get asked questions by new members I’ve included the answers to the most( FAQ) along with my welcoming message to LJs.
You should know that posting questions or projects here (your profile page) will not get you very many responses’ just because it’s your profile page not part of a main forum. To post in a main forum read below.
Want to know how to post something?
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#3 posted 06-26-2013 04:28 PM

Welcome to LumberJocks.

-- Todd

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#4 posted 06-26-2013 05:59 PM

Welcome aboard. It’s great that you could join us on Lumberjocks.

-- Wayne - Plymouth MN

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#5 posted 05-20-2016 02:58 AM

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