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Location: Grand Rapids, Michigan
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I am an old woodworker who lives In Grand Rapids, Mi. I like to try all kinds of projects and this web site really gives me inspiration and encouragement. The talent in woodworking displayed here is amazing.

I have a small shop with everything on wheels so I can move it into the work area as needed and out of the way when something else needs to be used.

My new avatar was taken by the sawmill at Dead Tree Salvage with my good friend, John Goodwin, today 3-25-16.

..............Jim

-- Jim Jakosh.....Practical Wood Products...........Learn something new every day!! Variety is the Spice of Life!!

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SnowyRiver

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#1 posted 11-24-2009 06:30 PM

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

-- Wayne - Plymouth MN

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woodworm

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#2 posted 11-24-2009 06:34 PM

Welcome to Lumberjocks!

-- masrol, kuala lumpur, MY.

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#3 posted 11-24-2009 06:48 PM

Welcome to the shop. I look forward to seeing your projects and I hope you enjoy the site. There is alot of good information available from both professionals and amateurs who are willing to share their craft. God Bless!

-- Rusty

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Scott Bryan

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#4 posted 11-24-2009 07:06 PM

Hello Jim,

Let me welcome 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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Max

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#5 posted 11-24-2009 07:10 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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Beginningwoodworker

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#6 posted 11-24-2009 09:21 PM

Hello Jim, Welcome to LumberJocks!

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Jim Jakosh

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#7 posted 11-25-2009 01:40 AM

Hey. I think I’m really going to like this site. The folks here sound like our guild folks. We have been having a hard time getting a web site for the guild so I’m going to recommend they all join Woodjocks!!

-- Jim Jakosh.....Practical Wood Products...........Learn something new every day!! Variety is the Spice of Life!!

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cabinetmaster

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#8 posted 11-25-2009 02:32 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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a1Jim

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#9 posted 11-25-2009 08:46 AM

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

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#10 posted 11-26-2009 03:29 PM

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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Karson

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#11 posted 12-03-2009 06:42 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 [email protected]

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Alonso

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#12 posted 12-03-2009 07:53 AM

Welcome to LumberJocks!

Alonso

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

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Splinterman

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#13 posted 12-03-2009 09:48 AM

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

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Martin Svaabeck

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#14 posted 01-02-2010 05:51 AM

Hi, I did reply to your query re: Banksia Pods and asked of you, a number of questions in order to assist you. Now, I cannot find this `post` to see if there are any answers to my questions. So, in the meantime, if you still require the info for turning the Pods, `click` on this Link :- http://www.ddgnevada.com/wood/otheritems/banksiavase/banksiavase.html and if this meets with your requirements let me know, please. Also, if you require more Pods, let me know. They can be sent from Australia and cost around A$5.00 for approx 6” length to around A$14.00 for approx 10” to 12” length. I cannot quote shipping costs or advise the pre-requisites for entry into USA, at this stage.
Let me know how much your Wife paid for your`s from Woodcraft.
Svaabeck.

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dakremer

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#15 posted 01-23-2010 09:40 PM

wow that is really nice of you!! Thanks a lot!! I will definitely keep that in mind if I’m ever in the area!! I’m trying to figure out what I want to make with my new router table! I’m thinking I’ll try my hand at a small humidor or something! I will post it when I’m finished! Today I’m also going to add some dados on the “poor man’s router table” so I can make a sled for it for some accurate cutting. Probably some stable lets will be the next addition to it!

-- Hey you dang woodchucks, quit chucking my wood!!!!

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