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Location: Skokie, IL (next to Chicago, on the North Side)
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#1 posted 05-08-2009 06:08 AM

Welcome to Lumberjocks!

-- masrol, kuala lumpur, MY.

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#2 posted 05-08-2009 06:22 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
tom

-- Mc Bridge Cabinets, Iowa

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#3 posted 05-08-2009 07:55 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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#4 posted 05-08-2009 12:14 PM

Welcome to LumberJocks….This will be a great resource for you and your projects. There are a bunch of great people here willing to help……have fun….

I’m looking forward to your projects and posts…..

WARNING: Visiting LumberJocks has proven to be addictive.

-- Todd, Oak Ridge, TN, Hello my name is Todd and I'm a Toolholic, I bought my last tool 10 days, no 4 days, oh heck I bought a tool on the way here! †

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#5 posted 05-08-2009 01:21 PM

Hello SawTooth,

Let me welcome to LJs. I am sure that you will find being a member of this group to be both a rewarding and an inspirational part of your woodworking adventure.

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

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#6 posted 05-08-2009 04:12 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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#7 posted 05-08-2009 04:13 PM

Welcome SawTooth, glad you’ve joined us!

-- Bill, Florida

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SawTooth1953

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#8 posted 05-08-2009 05:56 PM

Thanks, everybody. I was fascinated when I came upon this site. I’ve been woodworking for about 5 years. I had a room in the basement that just invited me to fill it with woodworking tools… then I read that you can never have enough clamps or wood… and now clamps and wood fill ALL the space not taken by other tools. I have mostly benchtop-size tools (table saw, drill press, bandsaw)... no room for the big boys. It is a very small shop… topped off with a ceiling just a few inches above my head! I go into a different room to do scrolling and yet another room to let finishing coats dry.

My first project was a cradle for my first grand-daughter… and when I went to test-assemble it, there wasn’t enough room in the shop to do that! So I realized I will not be a furniture maker. I soon gravitated to the scrollsaw and most of my projects involve scrolling in one way or another. I am not a pattern designer, but my preference is to be a little creative in the implementation of a pattern. I just got a Rockler finger joint jig for the router table, so now I’m playing around with box making. When I get a chance, I’ll start posting some of the projects I’ve completed.

At the moment, though, I am way behind in getting Mother’s Day gifts completed… so…. I have to run!

Spence
Skokie, IL

-- Spence in Skokie, IL

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#9 posted 05-08-2009 06:26 PM

“Welcome”…to… “L J’s”…Enjoy.

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#10 posted 05-09-2009 03:20 AM

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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Grumpy

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#11 posted 05-10-2009 11:51 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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#12 posted 05-25-2009 06:59 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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#13 posted 05-08-2010 03:01 AM

Imagine that! In a few days a year will have gone by since you became a Lumber Jock. Congratulations on your anniversary! I look forward to your posts.

-- Gary D.

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SawTooth1953

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#14 posted 05-08-2010 05:21 AM

A little funny to be reminded that I joined a year ago… and to see that last year I was behind in making Mother’s Day gifts… just like this year! Imagine that! I have finished some things, so I’m not panicky, but I don’t have much time left. (It is Fri. night as I write this.) Thank goodness for the less stinky finishes like shellac and water-based poly-u.

Spence

-- Spence in Skokie, IL

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