Rambling #1: Well here I go

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Blog entry by MtnManMEP posted 02-08-2008 08:20 PM 1098 reads 0 times favorited 14 comments Add to Favorites Watch
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I think I have all the preliminaries taken care of. Got the profile done, the email preferences set, a couple of projects listed and now I’m in and ready to start being humbled. Seriously, there are a bunch of outstanding looking projects here. I’m confident I can gain knowledge and ideas from this site. I look forward to future exchanges and comments.

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dennis mitchell

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#1 posted 02-08-2008 08:56 PM

Welcome to LumberJocks. Seem as how this is your first day we won’t bug you about not having photos with your blog….just kidding. Someone will bring it up I’m sure.

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#2 posted 02-08-2008 08:59 PM

I noticed that the unwritten rule #1 isn’t posted anywhere, but is still valid.

Rule #1 – No pictures = does not exist in ‘project land’.

Glad to have you here, appears you have a fair share of
know-how to impart to us as well.

-- Still learning everything

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#3 posted 02-08-2008 09:02 PM

Welcome and enjoy the fellowship with other who share the passion of woodworking.

-- Hope Never fails

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#4 posted 02-08-2008 09:10 PM

Or in other words – NPDH — No Pictures, Didn’t Happen


-- Gary - Never pass up the opportunity to make a mistake look like you planned it that way - Tyler, TX

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#5 posted 02-08-2008 09:49 PM

Yep, kind of like that big fish that got away. Welcome aboard! You’ve joined a group filled with talented people that are willing to share everything they know. That’s good, cause I need all the knowledge I can get.

-- Owen Johnson - aka IowaWoodcrafter

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#6 posted 02-08-2008 10:33 PM

Welcome to LumberJocks. Say good-bye to the shop, now that you have found this site you’ll never get away from the Computer.

-- Brian, Ontario Canada,

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Scott Bryan

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#7 posted 02-08-2008 10:42 PM

I agree with toyguy. It is difficult to get away from the computer knowing that all these interesting projects are being posted. I guess we are need to consider getting up at routinely 4 in the morning in order to have a few more hours available to squeeze in some time in the shop.

Here I am sitting in front of this computer when I should be out patching my roof which was lost some shingles in the tornado that came through here earlier this week. But there is always tomorrow.

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

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#8 posted 02-08-2008 11:55 PM

Don’t give up the fishing MtnMan but you will find this site is time consuming, worth every minute. Welcome to LJ’s.

-- Grumpy - "Always look on the bright side of life"- Monty Python

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#9 posted 02-09-2008 03:25 AM

Welcome from another LumberJocks newbie!

-- Eric at

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#10 posted 02-11-2008 03:13 AM

Oh wow! So that’s where they get all that gravel! LOL!

Welcome to LumberJocks Mike…Lookin’ forward to seein more!

-- Make Woodworking Great Again!

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#11 posted 02-12-2008 12:17 AM

Is that a board forest?

-- Happy woodworking!

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#12 posted 02-12-2008 12:25 AM

Yes sir Blake. It’s AMAZING what I find when I’m not really even really looking for it.

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dennis mitchell

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#13 posted 02-12-2008 12:54 AM

Now that is the way to get lumber!

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#14 posted 02-12-2008 12:59 AM

Trouble is all the good lumber I find is quarter sawn (probably can’t tell from the picture). Hence the need for a band saw, right? I guess I first need to figure out where I’d end up putting it. See Rambling #2.

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