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Location: Deale, MD
Website: www.lesbenito.com

I am the first that is not a woodworker in a long line of woodworkers. At least not professionally. However, I am drawn to the wood. It calls to me like a siren calls to a lonely sailor. Some say it is in my blood. I say it makes me feel good. Whatever the reason I took it up about 5 years ago and was only able to take advantage of a short period of time to gain as much knowledge of all the great knowledge that my father had before I lost him to cancer in 2007. So here I am with a garage full of tools that I inherited (along with a bunch that I bought) and I spend my weekends, when I can, whittling away at the siren we call wood. I hope to share with you some of the things I have made.

-- - That's funny I could have sworn I measured that...

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commented on Butcher Block Kitchen Worktable 08-16-2010 07:26 PM
added project Butcher Block Kitchen Worktable 08-16-2010 06:20 PM
commented on Desk 08-16-2010 05:39 PM
added project Desk 03-01-2010 12:48 AM
added project Pantry 03-01-2010 12:34 AM
added workshop LesBenito's Workshop 01-20-2010 03:33 AM
commented on LesBenito's Profile 01-13-2010 07:19 PM
signed up LesBenito's Profile 01-13-2010 08:01 AM

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Bureaucrat

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#1 posted 01-13-2010 08:33 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 love this site, I hope you will enjoy it too.

Look forward to seeing your projects and posts.

-- Gary D.

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#2 posted 01-13-2010 09:05 AM

Welcome to Lumberjocks!

-- masrol, kuala lumpur, MY.

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Scott Bryan

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#3 posted 01-13-2010 02:28 PM

Let me welcome you to LJs. I am sure that you will find being a member of this group to be an interesting, as well as exciting, experience. Have fun and enjoy.

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

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#4 posted 01-13-2010 03:58 PM

Welcome aboard. Nice to have you join un on Lumberjocks.

-- Wayne - Plymouth MN

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#5 posted 01-13-2010 05:27 PM

Welcome to LJs a place were there are great people,super projects and outstanding woodworkers.Enjoy

-- https://www.artisticwoodstudio.com/videos

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Max

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#6 posted 01-13-2010 07:02 PM

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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LesBenito

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#7 posted 01-13-2010 07:19 PM

Wow thanks for the great welcome! I look forward to sharing and discussing with you all.

-- - That's funny I could have sworn I measured that...

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#8 posted 01-14-2010 12:11 AM

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

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Karson

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#9 posted 01-14-2010 11:06 PM

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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Gary

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#10 posted 01-15-2010 01:28 AM

Hey..welcome to the site. Glad you found us.

-- Gary, DeKalb Texas only 4 miles from the mill

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cabinetmaster

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#11 posted 01-15-2010 04:08 PM

Welcome to LJ’s. We are here to help you with your woodworking endeavors. Feel free to ask for advise. But Be aware…this site can be very addictive…………LOL

-- Jerry--A man can never have enough tools or clamps

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WistysWoodWorkingWonders

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#12 posted 01-25-2010 07:29 AM

Hi there,
I too am somewhat new to LumberJocks and would like to welcome you to the site. The folks here are great and the projects will absolutely blow your mind. There are some very talented people out there…
Sit back, enjoy the ride and be careful, this site is extremely addictive…
Welcome to LJ
Wisty

-- New Project = New Tool... it's just the way it is, don't fight it... :)

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