Woodworking blog entries tagged with 'introduction'

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02-23-2019 10:41 PM by Dan Best | 6 comments »

Hello fellow woodworkers!I’m just introducing myself, Dan Best to ya’ll and giving you a little information about me and my work. I’m a retired BLM Interpretive (education) Park Ranger from Oregon where I would during my winter down time in the Oregon Cascades make little wood projects for family and friends. Five years ago I moved to warmer weather in Arizona where I traveled a lot and made giant adventure beds for family and was looking to start a business until I had a re...

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ThinTin's ramblings on LumberJocks ...

12-19-2018 02:25 PM by ThinTin | 2 comments »

I’m a hobby tinkerer, I’ll call myself that in lack of a better word. I work with any material that suits my needs or wants but I have a wish to take my working with wood to a new level. I also like to work with metal; cut, grind, weld, ... but don’t hold it against me. :D Professionally I’m a web&print designer and web developer by day and asleep by night. And in my (increasingly lacking) spare time I like to work with my hands and build, repair and/or brake th...

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On different types of Carpentry or How I learned to stop worrying, and hit things with hammers

07-04-2017 09:39 PM by MDots | 2 comments »

When I was a kid, I thought that “carpenter” just meant someone who works with wood. A general term, you know? I always thought of my grandfather as a “carpenter”, since he had a little shop in a garage with a saw and a belt sander, and would help me build my pinewood derby cars. We built other things, and did a lot of simple repairs around the house. He was a child of the Depression, and had an attitude of “Why pay someone to do something you can do yourself?...

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I am starting over from Scratch!

04-02-2017 12:12 AM by BigDClampit | 9 comments »

New Member Introduction Hello fellow lovers of lumber and woodworking. I had a shop in my large basement 20 years ago. Due to a move to a smaller space and a job change I gave it up and sold all my woodworking tools (table saw, bandsaw, router table, jointer-planer, sander to mention some of the larger ones) I also had a 19 foot long hardwood workbench. But alas the years ticked on and now I have large footprint for a workshop. I dont need anything fancy but would like… ̵...

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Hello Lumberjocks

03-31-2017 05:12 PM by ofthemound | 6 comments »

Hello Lumberjocks my name is Shane and I live in Upstate NY. I was born and raised in the North Country, but have moved around a bit. Finally back home and looking to build my woodworking experience through different means from cabinetmaking, trim carpentry and framing. A wise man told me that regardless of what my goals were for carpentry it isn’t useless gaining experience in different forms. That the culmination of my experience will make me a knowledgable and well-rounded tradesman....

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Blog Introduction

11-14-2016 04:43 PM by Big Foot Bows | 1 comment »

My name is Kirk Lavender. I live in a little hamlet called “Mulino” that is located about 30 miles south of Portland Oregon. I’ve lived here for 26 years and built my own wood shop in the summer of 96’ on our little 2 acre ranch. The original farm house was built in 1886 and was on the old stage coach line from Oregon city south to Molalla. Its a very peaceful setting out here surrounded by larger 20-40 acre farms that are mostly used for pasture and hay fields. i a...

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This is Me

06-06-2016 02:50 PM by MarkStewart | 4 comments »

Just thought I should take a moment to introduce myself here before getting too far into sharing projects. I’m joining LJs as a way to supplement my self-teaching. I’ve been interested in woodworking for a long time now, but I just gained my own shop back in August of last year when my wife and I left the apartment life behind. My shop is in half of a 2 car garage, and is mostly populated with craigslist specials. I really enjoy turning, but currently I have been working ...

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Red Barn Woodworking new-ish YouTube Channel #1: Introduction to My Channel

12-31-2015 07:30 PM by ThomasLightle | 1 comment »

Hello everyone,I have recently been encouraged to join and participate in this great community since I have been making videos for about 6 months now. I’m always looking for new quality channels to subscribe to, so I figured I would introduce myself to the LumberJocks crew. Maybe I have some material that would be of interest to you.I started my YouTube journey when I found the channels for Matthias Wandel and Jimmy Diresta. Now I am making my own material and having a blast doing it...

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Hermit House Woodworking - Starting from Scratch #1: And So I Begin: Starting on the Road to Woodworking

06-26-2015 11:04 AM by Ted Ewen | 11 comments »

Short Intro – For more info see my profile and workshop I’m almost 50 and I’ve never really learned how to make anything. I’m beginning for change that.I have just a few tools and no workshop. I need to bootstrap my way into one. I will be using Sketchup for most of my planning and design. The Plan for the rest of 2015 Buy the best sliding double bevel saw I can afford.Overview of the saw and workstand: Youtube playlist: Design...

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Intro #1: In the beginning...Hi everyone

04-17-2015 03:26 AM by HisStoryofWood | 3 comments »

HI EVERYONE! Like many, I came here for a resource of knowledge, inspiration, and entertainment. I have always enjoyed doing home projects, more specifically working with wood. If the project name is tiling, I despise you. Growing up it started with bird houses, pinewood derby, and shop class. Now an adult with young children, my time is their time and projects revolve around them or the house. I started with a simple bed and shelves and onto a 12’ tabletop. I now want to get ...

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