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Location: Lafayette, IN

i'm 30 years old and live in lafayette, in. i work as a union electrician. my profile picture is me working on top of a 300ft tall wind turbine. i mainly do commercial and industrial electrical, as i have a background in CAD/CAM and mechanical engineering.

my shop is a converted 2 car garage. i've been a woodworker for about 3 years. i build a variety of items, but mostly custom furniture pieces. i am fortunate enough to keep a somewhat steady stream of commissions going. it's enough to keep me busy in my down time from my "real" job. however, i'm nowhere near making the income to take the jump to full-time pro.

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#1 posted 05-10-2008 03:17 AM

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 05-10-2008 03:56 AM

Welcome to LJ’s.

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

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Scott Bryan

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#3 posted 05-10-2008 04:21 AM

Hi Bent,

Let me welcome you to LJs. I hope that you will find this to be an interesting and rewarding aspect of your woodworking journey.

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

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#4 posted 05-10-2008 04:23 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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Todd A. Clippinger

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#5 posted 05-10-2008 05:06 AM

Howdy! Welcome to LJ, the best woodworking community anywhere.
I am looking forward to your projects and posts.

-- Todd A. Clippinger, Montana,

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Paul D

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#6 posted 05-10-2008 01:49 PM

Welcome to LJs !! Glad you have joined us !!

-- Paul D - Lawrenceville, Georgia

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#7 posted 05-10-2008 03:46 PM

Welcome to LJ. You will like it here.

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#8 posted 05-11-2008 12:51 AM

Welcome to Lumberjocks Bent. 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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#9 posted 05-12-2008 11:41 AM

Welcome to LumberJocks. Enjoy the community.

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

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#10 posted 05-13-2008 05:31 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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#11 posted 05-26-2008 03:07 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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#12 posted 05-26-2008 03:20 AM

If you like working with wood, you’re in the right place. Welcome.

-- Bruce from Central New, if you'll pardon me, I have some sawdust to make.

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#13 posted 06-08-2008 05:05 PM

Sorry I’m late, Welcome to LJs. mike

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

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#14 posted 06-09-2008 03:37 PM

Welcome to LumberJocks!

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#15 posted 07-20-2008 11:01 AM

Welcome to LumberJocks!

-- jeanmarc manosque france

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