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Location: Fort Wayne, indiana

Woodworking has been a hobby of mine for several years. I grew up watching my grandfather do woodcarving and occasionally make furniture. Being the kind of person that loves puzzles, building with legos, and an all around nerd...Woodworking seemed right down my alley. So God willing I was able to spend a few years working alongside with my grandfather as I started making some furniture projects. I always knew that my grandfather knew a lot about woodworking, but those few years I had with him were PRICELESS! I consider myself very fortunate to have been able to have learned some of his tricks an tips, but I know that he had so much more in his mind that I could have learned. Regardless here I am blazing a trail for myself learning things as I go. Thankfully my wife is willing to allow me to indulge my hobby, and every once in a while I get to invest in a new toy to play with.

-- even a mosquito doesn't get a slap on the back until he starts to work...

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added blog entry Workshop construction #1: divergence from workshop 05-15-2010 05:08 PM
added project Decorative Shelf 05-15-2010 04:32 PM
commented on HD work bench 02-22-2010 08:21 PM
commented on TrippTrapp RippOff 02-22-2010 02:54 AM
commented on mike85215's Workshop 02-22-2010 02:50 AM
commented on Frugal Dog 02-18-2010 04:50 AM
replied on table saw dilemma 02-17-2010 04:33 AM
commented on Another simple, yet effective router jig 02-17-2010 04:20 AM
commented on Blind shelves 02-16-2010 03:20 AM
commented on Air Filter 02-16-2010 02:47 AM
commented on The beginning 02-14-2010 11:08 PM
commented on asmitty's Workshop 02-14-2010 04:42 PM
commented on The beginning 02-14-2010 04:39 PM
commented on The beginning 02-14-2010 06:20 AM
added blog entry The beginning 02-14-2010 06:04 AM

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#1 posted 02-02-2010 08:25 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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#2 posted 02-02-2010 08:45 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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#3 posted 02-02-2010 08:52 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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#4 posted 02-02-2010 10:02 PM

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

-- Wayne - Plymouth MN

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#5 posted 02-03-2010 02:31 AM

Welcome to Lumberjocks!

-- masrol, kuala lumpur, MY.

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#6 posted 02-03-2010 03:30 AM

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


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#7 posted 02-03-2010 08:37 AM

Hi there,
I too am somewhat new to LumberJocks and would like to welcome you to the site. The folks here are great and the projects will absolutely blow your mind. There are some very talented people out there…
Sit back, enjoy the ride and be careful, this site is extremely addictive…
Welcome to LJ

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

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#8 posted 02-03-2010 08:38 AM

Hey, welcome to the site. Glad you found us. You’re gonna like it here

-- Gary, DeKalb Texas only 4 miles from the mill

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#9 posted 02-03-2010 01:18 PM

thanks to all for the warm welcome. I look forward to learning more tips and tricks from what all of you have done. Like Wisty said though I think I am going to have to “temper” my use of LJ so that I don’t form an out of control addiction :-)


-- even a mosquito doesn't get a slap on the back until he starts to work...

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#10 posted 02-04-2010 09:20 AM

WELCOME to LJ’s ….the best place to enhance your woodworking skills and knowledge.

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#11 posted 02-05-2010 04:11 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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