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Location: Albany, Oregon

Been working with wood for many years now, since shop class in junior high school. I may not be good at it, but I do so love it!
I enjoy looking at other woodworker's shops. I always seem to come away with a new idea about something from the experience. Not to mention I am an insufferable tool junkie, as many of us are, and just running my fingers over a well tuned block plane makes my spine tingle.
I enjoy making boxes of all types, storage systems, and grandfather clocks! What is a grandfather clock but a big box with a bunch of moving parts stuffed inside anyway. I also enjoy workbenches, due to the history behind most of them, I find the very thought of them magical.

-- Adventure? Heh! Excitement? Heh! A Woodworker craves not these things!

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#1 posted 02-11-2009 05:11 AM

Hello WoodSpanker,

Let me welcome to LJs. I am sure that you will find this to be both a rewarding and an inspirational part of your woodworking journey.

-- Challenges are what make life interesting; overcoming them is what makes life meaningful- Joshua Marine

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#2 posted 02-11-2009 05:16 AM

Welcome to LJ’s.

-- My favorite piece is my last one, my best piece is my next one.

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#3 posted 02-11-2009 05:18 AM

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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#4 posted 02-11-2009 06:13 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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#5 posted 02-11-2009 07:58 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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#6 posted 02-11-2009 11:36 AM

Welcome to LJ. You will like it here.

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#7 posted 02-11-2009 12:40 PM

Welcome to LumberJocks….It will be a great resource for you and your projects. There are a bunch of great people here willing to help……have fun….Looking forward to 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 02-11-2009 02:48 PM

Welcome, glad you’ve joined us!

-- Bill, Florida

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#9 posted 02-13-2009 04:01 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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#10 posted 02-17-2009 04:03 AM

Nice welcome, thank you all. Although as warned, I’m finding it quite addictive. Inspiational, though.

-- Adventure? Heh! Excitement? Heh! A Woodworker craves not these things!

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#11 posted 02-17-2009 04:16 AM

Welcome to LJ’s WoodSpanker Feel free to share and ask questions

-- Rj's Woodworks,San Jose & Weed Ca,

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#12 posted 02-17-2009 05:49 AM

Welcome to LumberJocks!

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#13 posted 02-18-2009 07:57 AM

thanks for the kind words, fellow woodworker welcome ,at least post your shop huh?

-- "when you think youre going to slow, slow down just a little bit more" .... Pop's

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#14 posted 02-18-2009 09:08 AM

For those wondering why I haven’t posted any pictures of anything YET…. We are in the middle of a HUGE move! One of those life changing deals that only comes along once or twice in a lifetime. So at the moment, no shop exists to show, and no projects are out of storage to be shown, either! I promise, as soon as I get the shop up to spec, and/or some projects out of Public Storage… You all will be the first to see them! :)

-- Adventure? Heh! Excitement? Heh! A Woodworker craves not these things!

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#15 posted 02-22-2009 09:11 AM

Welcome to Lumberjocks community , the best woodworking community on the internet!

-- Not my woodworking

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