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Location: Freeburg, IL

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#1 posted 02-15-2008 06:05 PM

Welcome to Lumberjocks! Enjoy yourself.

-- Gary - Never pass up the opportunity to make a mistake look like you planned it that way - Tyler, TX

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#2 posted 02-15-2008 07:15 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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#3 posted 02-15-2008 07:37 PM

Welcome to LJ. You will like it here.

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#4 posted 02-15-2008 08:43 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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#5 posted 02-15-2008 09:02 PM

Welcome to LJs. I am sure that you will find this to be a rewarding and exciting 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 02-15-2008 10:18 PM

Welcome to LumberJocks. Enjoy the community

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

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#7 posted 02-15-2008 10:28 PM

Thanks guys. My name is Tom Heppermann and I’ve been viewing all of the projects that have come across LJ for the past few months and I am astonished by all of the great work. I’m a hobby woodworker that has recently moved to Grand Rapids. I’ve been working out of my basement, yeah, I took control of practically the entire thing. I have been woodworking off and on for about 8 years at my parents house through high school and college. I have finally graduated and moved into a house where I can spend more time making sawdust (of course when I am not working or spending time with the mrs).

I’ve got a decent shop including a Delta tablesaw, Jet planer, Dewalt scroll saw, Dewalt miter saw, dust collector and quite a few hand tools.

I’ve made many projects and I will be posting them whenever I can.
Thanks for the welcomes and letting me introduce myself.

-- Thepps - Freeburg, IL

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#8 posted 02-17-2008 08:56 AM

Welcome to the wonderful world of LJ’s (Enjoy) Come on in, The water’s fine, fine, fine. Happy, that you have chosen to join the family.
You can ask, show, teach, learn, and Share woodworking experiences.
There’s something here for anyone that likes working with wood.
Plus new friends
God bless

-- Gene, a Christian in Virginia

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#9 posted 02-23-2008 05:27 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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#10 posted 02-25-2008 10:38 PM

We would like to welcome you to the one and only LumberJocks. If you should need any woodworking question answered, don’t hesitate to ask. Somebody’s gonna have a good answer for you.

-- Carpe Lignum; Tornare Lignum (Seize the wood, to Turn the wood)

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#11 posted 02-13-2010 04:03 AM

Congratulations on your 2 year anniversary being a Lumber Jock. Thanks for your posts and projects.

-- Gary D.

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#12 posted 06-12-2013 06:41 AM

Humm thepps,
Amazing to say the least, and built indoors as well, I need you to send me your address, for one I want to come see how somebody can have such a huge workshop for a start, then I want to examine all the fine joinery you have used, I have heard of dovetail joinery but that’s exceptional, then the jigs you used to make it all and finally a dip in the pool!


Robert Brennan
The guy who works in his driveway when its not raining!

-- Regards Rob

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