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Location: Oak Leaf, Texas

I am a 63 Year old native Texan with a need to create. My Wife of 41 Years and I have 1 Son, 36, 1 Daughter 39 and 1 Grandson, 18. I work in a Large Cabinet Mfg. Plant in Duncanville, Texas. I don't build Cabinets at work and very seldom see a finished Cabinet, but I enjoy learning new techniques. I have been a wanna-be woodworker since I was a Teen. I took a woodworking class my Freshman year of High School and have been hooked ever since. I still have a Stanley pad sander that I picked up at a Garage sale in Temple Texas, in 1967. I think I paid about 3 dollars for it. I never use it but would't take for it. I work out of a 2 car garage and can hardly walk in it. I just have to do the best that I can. My Main Tools are, Rigid 10" Table Saw, Rigid 6" Joiner, Old Ryobi 10" Planer, 12 1/2" Delta Planer, Shop built Router Table with a Rigid Plunge/Fixed Router, Multiple corded and cordless hand tools, a 1974 era Drill Press, Ryobi Miter Saw and many more tools too numerous to list. I do my own welding, Plumbing, Electrical, Mechanic, Construction Painting and yardwork. I never could afford to hire those trades so I learned to do things for myself. I guess Plumbing is my least favorite

-- Experience: What you have left after you've lost everything else.

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commented on Tree House 03-09-2016 05:50 PM
added project Rustic wet bar 02-11-2016 05:01 PM
added project Small 2 drawer cabinet for my Mother. 02-11-2016 04:46 PM
commented on New Toolbox 09-10-2015 05:02 PM
commented on OLD DECK BROUGHT TO LIFE 04-09-2015 08:25 PM
added project OLD DECK BROUGHT TO LIFE 04-09-2015 06:43 PM
commented on I'm just a Trainee 06-17-2014 04:57 PM
commented on Wishing Well Style Planter 05-28-2014 04:49 PM
commented on лестница 05-19-2014 05:12 PM
commented on фигурная доска 05-19-2014 05:07 PM
commented on Finally got the bigger Fence 03-19-2014 05:13 PM
commented on Crib 03-19-2014 04:58 PM
commented on 1800's Horse Drawn Fuel Wagon 02-19-2014 05:46 PM
commented on Kitchen cabinets 02-13-2014 05:57 PM
commented on BREAD BASKET 10-17-2013 04:45 PM

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#1 posted 08-23-2011 06:52 PM

Welcome To LumberJocks.
Good Luck…

-- Rick

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#2 posted 08-23-2011 07:41 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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#3 posted 08-23-2011 07:59 PM

Welcome aboard. Nice that you could join us on Lumberjocks.

-- Wayne - Plymouth MN

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#4 posted 08-23-2011 11:54 PM

Welcome Nick. You have found the right place for woodworking. A great group of people willing to help. Looking forward to see your projects and comments. Work safe in the shop and don’t forget to use pushsticks.

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

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#5 posted 08-24-2011 09:35 AM

“WELCOME to LJ’s.”

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