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Location: Wyoming

I've been woodworking for about a year, and have a bunch of half-finished projects to show for it. I've been finishing them up one at a time, finally, just so I can start some new things. Woodworking is just amazing for improving a bad mood or making stress disappear, so I spend as much time as possible with it. I've got everything to learn, so many things to master, and there's just not enough time in the week.

-- I hate finishing. I never manage to quit while I'm ahead. --Chris

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#1 posted 02-25-2010 06:05 AM

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

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#2 posted 02-25-2010 06:05 AM

Welcome to Ljs a place were there great people,super projects and great woodworkers.Enjoy.


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#3 posted 02-25-2010 07:06 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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#4 posted 02-25-2010 07:09 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 look forward to seeing your projects and posts.

To get the most feedback on your projects, it’s best to only post 1 or 2 at a time. This way you will get feedback over several days and from a wide variety of members.

Please enjoy your membership.

-- Gary D.

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#5 posted 02-25-2010 07:19 AM

Hi there,
Welcome to LumberJocks… I joined the site myself a few months ago and will give you fair warning, this site is VERY ADDICTIVE, VERY EDUCATIONAL, and VERY FUN…. so sit back, enjoy the ride and learn from the other LJ’s as they are a group of extremely talented people that are also very friendly…

Enjoy your time here on LJ and pass the word to any of your woodworking buddies about us…


-- New Project = New Tool... it's just the way it is, don't fight it... :)

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#6 posted 02-25-2010 07:33 AM

Welcome to Lumberjocks!

-- masrol, kuala lumpur, MY.

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#7 posted 02-25-2010 12:58 PM

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

-- Wayne - Plymouth MN

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#8 posted 02-25-2010 02:21 PM


Let me welcome you to LJs. I am sure that you will find being a member of this group to be an interesting, as well as exciting, experience. Have fun and enjoy.

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

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#9 posted 02-25-2010 08:32 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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#10 posted 02-26-2010 06:10 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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#11 posted 02-26-2010 06:31 PM

Hey – Welcome to Lumberjocks ! Lots of great ideas, info, inspiration, and support here (as many will tell ya – the site is quite addictive).. Enjoy…

-- Scotty - aka... SgtSnafu - Randleman NC

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#12 posted 03-11-2010 03:18 PM

I`m glad someone else has seen some Birdseye pine.
It`s pretty neat looking wood.
Thanks for letting me know about your find.

-- ''Carry on my wayward son''

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#13 posted 03-30-2010 08:24 PM

Dont panic. There is all the time in the world.

-- Martyn -- Boxologist, Pattern Juggler and Candyman of the visually challenging.

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#14 posted 04-23-2010 03:06 PM

Welcome to the group. I’m a guitar player too.

-- Terry Roswell, L.A. (Lower Alabama) "Life is what happens to you when you are making other plans."

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#15 posted 04-30-2010 12:57 AM

Achychris; I do all my tapers on the 6” joiner planer.Set the length of the taper on infeed and do one pass on each side until the taper is the shape you want it and voila! Finish sanding and it looks good. Make sure you press down on the taper end at all times.

Booge. Old woodworkers never die …they just plane away.

-- BJ

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