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Location: Red Lion, Pa

Retired electronics technician with 35 years int he telecommunications industry. The last 12 years were spent computerizing and organizing the building and grounds maintenence department.

Frustrated termite for probably 40 years or more. Didn't really get serious about wood working until I retired at age 54 to try something different before 'really retiring'. Then I slowly got rid of all my electronic shop equipment and replaced it with wood working tools.

One day in 2001 I kiddingly told my wife what she could get me for Father's day that year as we passed a 1929 Model A Ford for sale in a front yard as we drove past. Within 2 weeks she had not only OK'd me getting it, but also it's little sister that was hidden inthe back yard. That settled my final step into wood working because I wound up making a body for the little sister's chassis out of oak. My wife told me after about a year of working out of the garage that I also needed a shop. Took me 5 years but I now have a very nice (small) wood shop that played a big part in completing "Ethel" and the trophies she's recieved at a bunch of car shows over the last 3 years.

-- Pop

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#1 posted 12-28-2009 06:40 AM

Welcome to Lumberjocks. The projects are an inspiration, the information is priceless and the people are supportive. The only problem is, the site can get addictive.

God Bless

-- Mc Bridge Cabinets, Iowa

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#2 posted 12-28-2009 06:43 AM

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


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#3 posted 12-28-2009 06:47 AM

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

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#4 posted 12-28-2009 09:10 AM

Welcome to Lumberjocks!!


-- The things I make may be for others, but how I make them is for me.

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#5 posted 12-28-2009 10:10 AM

Love the truck!!!!!!!

Your in the right place if you love making sawdust

-- Taigert - Milan, IN

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#6 posted 12-28-2009 01:26 PM

Welcome to Lumberjocks!

Pop, that cooooooool truck is something that I might consider to build since I have no place (in my present home) to place tools cabinets/rack.

-- masrol, kuala lumpur, MY.

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#7 posted 12-28-2009 01:31 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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#8 posted 12-28-2009 02:18 PM

Hello Pop

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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#9 posted 12-28-2009 04:03 PM

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

I love your truck. Wonder who you worked for in the telcom industry for all those years. I am in the industry too…nearly 40 years now.

-- Wayne - Plymouth MN

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#10 posted 12-28-2009 06:52 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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#11 posted 12-28-2009 08:50 PM

Wayne (SnowyRiver)...GTE for the first 33..then Verizon for the last 2, mostly as a contractor.

-- Pop

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#12 posted 12-28-2009 09:30 PM

Thanks Pop…I work for AT&T. I do work with Verizon frequently. I’m a program manager for light fiber installations.

-- Wayne - Plymouth MN

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#13 posted 12-29-2009 03:54 AM

Welcome to LumberJocks. Glad to have you aboard. †

There is a guy on LumberJocks called rustfever and he has restored some wooden trucks.

I was SWBT employee, AT&T employee, Bellcore Consultant,Telcordia Employee, Verizon Consultant.

-- 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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#14 posted 12-30-2009 03:59 PM

Welcome to Lumber Jocks. It is a GREAT place to get ideas for your projects and help when you get stuck. There is a ton of information to help you along the way.

Enjoy your time here

-- Whether You Think You Can or You Think You Can't, YOU ARE RIGHT!!!

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#15 posted 01-05-2010 09:02 PM

I have to add here after being remiss onthe original introduction. I often take her for granted like most men but must brag here. My wife of 42 years now, has been by my side since kindergarten. We lived 2 blocks away from each other forever. Our parents knew each other for years. It got to the point in school that no one would date either one of us because they knew we were going to get married at some point in time and it was a useless endeavor. We’ve both had boy and girl “friends” and still do but have been happily married and friends for over 55 years. Just a brag…that’s why I’m definitely keeping her.

-- Pop

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