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Location: Colorado Springs, CO

I am an aspiring woodturner. I have been turning for about 2 1/2 years after none other than BigWoodTurner talked my wife into buying a midi lathe when I had told her I had no interest in turning and was enjoying the other woodworking I was doing. Well my first lesson with Dale changed the whole thing and I have hardly touched my other equipment since. I bought a VicMarc 300 and have enjoyed the progression and even the failures of my new love. Dale has helped me tremendously and I look forward to being somewhat semi retired and enjoying it even more. My home is on 9 acres so I have the luxury of tons of fresh pine for practice but moving onto other species as I feel comfortable.
I have lived in Colorado Springs for 25 years originally from San Diego. I have spent the last 37 years in finance and ready to get out and enjoy turning a bit more.
I also look forward to having new Lumberjock friends. Tim

-- Tim, Colorado Springs

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#1 posted 06-15-2009 06:11 PM

Hello Tbo,

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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#2 posted 06-15-2009 09:12 PM

Welcome to Lumberjocks – enjoy the community.

-- Bill - "Suit yourself and let the rest be pleased."

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#3 posted 06-15-2009 09:23 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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#4 posted 06-16-2009 01:08 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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#5 posted 06-16-2009 01:36 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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#6 posted 06-16-2009 01:56 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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Todd Thomas

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#7 posted 06-16-2009 02:45 AM

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 seeing 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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#8 posted 06-16-2009 03:48 AM

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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#9 posted 06-17-2009 11:21 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

-- Mc Bridge Cabinets, Iowa

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#10 posted 06-12-2010 04:58 AM

Imagine that! A year has almost gone by since you became a Lumber Jock. Congratulations on your anniversary! I look forward to your posts.

-- Gary D.

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