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Location: Winchester, MA
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Creative Software Engineer with a passion for making things.

I have many woodworkers in my family, but never really got involved with it personally until my father in law which used to be a carpenter came to visit and built my wife and I a custom bed and some cabinets. I started helping him out, and finally got hooked on it myself, and have been taking upon myself to make anything we need, or anything I can - myself. Not only does it allow me to create, but it also provide us with custom builds, which you can't really find anywhere else.

With a baby daughter joining our family, woodworking projects are lining up in the back burner and are awaiting to come out to life....

Stay tuned as I hope to share these projects as they are brought to life.

oh yeah, and Lev in hebrew is a Heart - hence PurpLev.

-- ㊍ When in doubt - There is no doubt - Go the safer route.

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Scott Bryan

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#1 posted 05-30-2008 05:14 PM

Hello PurpLey,

Let me welcome you to LJs. I hope that you will find this to be an exciting and rewarding part of your woodworking journey.

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

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PurpLev

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#2 posted 05-30-2008 05:33 PM

Thanx Scott, It’s a really nice outlet to express, share, and mingle with other’s that share the same passion, and interest.

-- ㊍ When in doubt - There is no doubt - Go the safer route.

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GaryK

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#3 posted 05-30-2008 05:50 PM

Welcome to Lumberjocks! Enjoy yourself.

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

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Max

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#4 posted 05-30-2008 05:57 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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PurpLev

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#5 posted 05-30-2008 07:09 PM

Thank you guys for the warm welcome, looks like I’m gonna like it here.

-- ㊍ When in doubt - There is no doubt - Go the safer route.

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wpreman

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#6 posted 05-30-2008 07:13 PM

Welcome, glad you’ve joined us!

-- Bill, Florida

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#7 posted 05-30-2008 07:36 PM

Welcome to Lumberjocks!

-- jeanmarc manosque france

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Paul D

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#8 posted 05-30-2008 08:13 PM

Welcome to LJs !! Glad you have joined us !!

-- Paul D - Lawrenceville, Georgia

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HallTree

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#9 posted 05-30-2008 10:16 PM

Welcome. You have found the right place for woodworking. A great group of people willing to help. Looking forward to see your projects and comments. Have fun in the shop and work safe and use pushsticks.

-- "Hold on to instruction, do not let it go; guard it well, for it is your life" Solomon

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ryno101

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#10 posted 05-31-2008 12:39 AM

Welcome… nice folks here, beautiful projects, inspiration galore.

Good to see someone else from MA!

-- Ryno http://shawsheenwoodworks.com

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trifern

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#11 posted 05-31-2008 03:20 AM

Welcome to LJ’s.

-- My favorite piece is my last one, my best piece is my next one.

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Karson

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#12 posted 05-31-2008 01:24 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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rikkor

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#13 posted 05-31-2008 03:13 PM

Welcome to LJ. You will like it here.

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Grumpy

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#14 posted 05-31-2008 11:06 PM

Welcome to Lumberjocks . This is a great community of people with like interests.There is much to learn here & you will have the opportunity to share your skills & ideas with others. I hope you enjoy LJ’s as much as I do.

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

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jockmike2

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#15 posted 06-02-2008 10:19 AM

Welcome to LJs. mike

-- (You just have to please the man in the Mirror) Mike from Michigan -

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