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commented on Scroll Saw Blade Storage 08-12-2011 09:02 PM
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commented on Drywall/sheet goods rack 08-07-2009 07:17 PM
replied on Proper angle & measurements for roof 07-25-2009 12:14 AM
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added blog entry Project concepts & ideas #1: Alternative to cyclone dust collector? 07-23-2009 08:43 AM
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started topic Proper angle & measurements for roof 07-20-2009 11:26 AM
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#1 posted 07-15-2009 10:45 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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#2 posted 07-15-2009 10:56 PM

Welcome aboard. Nice to have you on Lumberjocks.

-- Wayne - Plymouth MN

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#3 posted 07-15-2009 11:11 PM

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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#4 posted 07-15-2009 11:44 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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#5 posted 07-16-2009 01:18 AM

Hello TheLandYacht,

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 07-16-2009 01:21 AM

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 07-16-2009 01:36 AM

Thanks, guys. Aspiring LumberJock here. Recently made my first few purchases of tools & started building VERY rough stuff outta “cull” wood gotten at HomeDepot.

Lets see. A little about me. 37, recently separated. I’ve been a cabdriver for a decade & a half so figured it’d be good for my health to get off my ass for a few hours a day/week.

First few purchases include:
  • Craftsman 8.5” RAS
  • Skilsaw 7” circular saw
  • Craftsman ScrollSaw
  • Have a 8” Craftsman (benchtop size) table saw on layaway.

All tools purchased either off craigslist or from various pawnshops, appear to be in great condition. Have already re-listed the RAS as both the little experience I’ve gotten and what I’ve read indicate a tablesaw & mitersaw together will accomplish the same activities more safely and use up less space.

First few projects include:
  • Folding workbench mounted to wall, just hinges up out of the way & legs also fold against wall. It’s made from a 7’x3’ solidcore door (Praise Habitat ReStore!)
  • RAS bench (soon to be mitersaw bench) made from 2 recycled kitchen cabinets & a couple big pieces of particle board
  • BIG lumber storage in back yard, already has about 500# of wood on it from treasure hunts to the local Home Depot.
  • And, not really a project, but ceiling hung shelves a’la

Cheers, and hope to see more of you guys. BTW, you’re right. I spent nearly two hours just staring at projects thinkin “I wanna build that”.

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#8 posted 07-16-2009 01:50 AM

Oh, forgot to say this in the first comment, but…PLEASE give any advice that pops into your head, I’ll try to be a sponge. Also gonna be spending a LOT of time looking at projects & readin the forum.

Upcoming and/or planned projects include:
  • Ceiling hung monitor arm for my computer monitor. It’ll be used at more than one location, so the plan is to use something I found at HomeDepot similar to T-Track on steroids…apparently used for hanging electrical conduit & fixtures from the ceiling…right side up it’s similar to T-track, upside down it’ll make a dandy sliding mount for the monitor.
  • Convertible dust collector/air filter. Already have the blower, see my comment in this guy’s project for details.
  • Modifications to the current RAS table when I replace it with a mitre saw.
  • Taking pics of what I’ve already done for my own “projects” page. It’ll be embarrassing since my stuff is still VERY rough.

Looking forward to any thoughts/ideas/suggestions that come my way.

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#9 posted 07-16-2009 06:06 AM

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


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#10 posted 07-16-2009 11:56 AM

Welcome to LJs.

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

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#11 posted 07-18-2009 08:03 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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#12 posted 07-18-2009 02:12 PM

“Welcome to LJ’s”……The best place to enhance your skills and knowledge.

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#13 posted 07-19-2009 05:39 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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#14 posted 07-10-2010 04:26 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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