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I was a "shop teacher" for 34 years. I have a degree in Industrial Arts from North Texas State University.

I taught Plastics Technology in some form or fashion every year. I also taught woodworking for 4 years in the 70's.

The plastics programs always included fabrication methods. We used all the common woodworking machines except the surface planner. We just had to modify or choose the correct blade or bit for every machine.

My early experience in taking and teaching woodworking really helped with the fabrication methods.

I have a small shop with common machines in my garage.

I became a school administrator and oversaw Construction programs among others. The Construction programs did not focus on woodworking but all the teachers did teach some woodworking.

I retired after 40 years in education. I now make presentations to school district teachers on "Shop Safety". Something I found too many teachers new to teaching do not do well.

-- Bill - Mesquite, TX --- "Everything with a power cord eventually winds up in the trash.” John Sarge , timber framer and blacksmith instructor at Tillers International school

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gene

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#1 posted 12-27-2007 10:09 AM

Welcome to LJ’s (Enjoy)
God bless

-- Gene, a Christian in Virginia

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#2 posted 12-27-2007 10:29 AM

Welcome to LumberJocks. Enjoy the community.

-- Bill - "Suit yourself and let the rest be pleased." http://www.cajunpen.com/

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#3 posted 12-27-2007 04:50 PM

Welcome aboard neighbor. Enjoy the site.

-- Rob (A) Waxahachie,TX

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#4 posted 12-27-2007 09:24 PM

Glad to see you here, this is a great site. I hope to see some of your work posted.

-- Ron, Twain Harte, Ca. Portable on site Sawmill Service http://westcoastlands.net/Sawmill.html http://www.portablesawmill.info

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#5 posted 12-28-2007 01:19 AM

Welcome to the forum! We’re glad you’re here.

-- Tom, Surfside Beach, SC - Romans 8:28

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#6 posted 12-28-2007 02:30 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 karsonw[email protected]

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#7 posted 12-29-2007 08:30 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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#8 posted 12-29-2007 09:27 PM

If yuu like working with wood, you’re in the right place. Welcome.

-- Bruce from Central New York...now, if you'll pardon me, I have some sawdust to make.

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#9 posted 12-30-2007 12:34 AM

Welcome to Lumberjocks!

-- Greg Mitchell--Lowell, [email protected]

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#10 posted 12-30-2007 06:22 PM

Hey! Welcome to LJ!

-- You can discover more about a person in an hour of play than in a year of conversation. (Plato)

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#11 posted 12-25-2009 11:51 PM

Congratulations on your upcoming 2 year anniversary being a Lumber Jock.

-- Gary D.

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#12 posted 12-26-2009 12:29 AM

Congratulations on your Anniversary. We look forward to your continued posts and comments

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

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#13 posted 12-26-2010 06:01 AM

Well, another year has rolled by. It must have been a really fun year because it seems like yesterday when I congratulated you on being a LJ for 2 years. Congratulations on your 3rd anniversary at Lumber Jocks. Thanks for helping make LJ a great place to visit and happy anniversary!

-- Gary D.

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MikeOfAllTrades

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#14 posted 05-03-2011 06:48 PM

“We shape our tools and afterwards our tools shape us” Marshall McLuhan

Really like the quote. BTW, good talking to you today.

-- "Those you cannot teach to fly, teach to fall faster." — Friedrich Nietzsche

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#15 posted 05-20-2016 03:47 AM

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