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I am a 60 year old academic at Purdue University. I started woodworking when I was in graduate school, in part to make some extra money - building tables, bookshelves, and such for professors and other graduate students in my department. For the most part, due to moves and kids and houses without the space, I put woodworking on hold for the better part of 10-15 years. 6 years ago we built a new house on a property that already had a barn. I finally had a place for a shop! The projects I post here are my way of getting back into this hobby that I love - slowly and with lots of mistakes.

Update: well, I retired from Purdue this year. Within two months we moved to Maryland to be near our grandkids. Traded my shop in the barn for a room in the basement. Hope to build a building for the shop this coming year. In the meantime I am making smaller pieces.

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#1 posted 01-27-2013 03:46 PM

Welcome to Ljs a world wide community were there are great people,super projects and great woodworkers.Enjoy !
Because I often get asked questions by new members I’ve included the answers to the most( FAQ) along with my welcoming message to LJs.
You should know that posting questions or projects here (your profile page) will not get you very many responses’ just because it’s your profile page not part of a main forum. To post in a main forum read below.
Want to know how to post something?
See the drop-down box underneath my Lumberjocks in the upper right hand corner. Click on the arrow and select which type of posting you want to make (Project, Blog entry, Forum topic). This will take you to the appropriate page and you just fill in the form.
Sending Private messages(PMs) to other members
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Need help with posting or other questions ?
Contact:
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Ms DebbieP AKA Debbie Pribele (Ljs community manager) http://lumberjocks.com/MsDebbieP

Just for the record even though I have a large number of post I’m not involved with LJs management ,I’m just another member.

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#2 posted 01-27-2013 05:12 PM

Welcome To LumberJocks.
Good Luck…

-- Rick

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Roger

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#3 posted 07-19-2015 04:14 PM

Look forward to more of your projects. Work/Play safe. Keep makin dust.

-- Roger from KY. Work/Play/Travel Safe. Keep your dust collector fed. [email protected]

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