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Location: Southeast michigan
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About me? I suspect no one really cares in this venue but here goes…

Woodworking has been an interest and passion of mine for as long as I can remember. I spent my childhood in my dad’s garage teaching myself how to use the limited woodworking hand tools he owned; I do not know how I did not remove some fingers back then. Fast forward to my 30’s when I was finally able to start “the process” of outfitting the shop. I have since been through three different table saws two lathes and two lunchbox planers. I also have a dedicated 20 x 20 shop with central dust collection and aside from the desired upgrades every tool I could ever need – save a few more lathe gouges. Professionally I am an Electrical Engineer specializing in automotive embedded systems but my thought always drift to my shop – or my motorcycle – wait no, my family including my wife and children – ya, ya, wife and children… A friend of mine reintroduced me to the lathe about 6 years ago – word of advice – don’t get a lathe, it will consume you. Well, that’s all I care to write for now…

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commented on Another Flip Top Cart 03-14-2020 02:54 AM
commented on Few Live Edge bowls while awaiting parts 12-11-2019 12:19 PM
added project Spiral carved and textured 11-18-2019 12:52 AM
commented on Sisters 10-09-2019 03:14 PM
added project Sisters 10-08-2019 03:47 PM
commented on 1st Official project of new shop. 10-07-2019 11:39 AM
commented on We have moved and building dream shop #11: Machines in and running. Working on positions. 09-23-2019 03:15 PM
commented on Dust problem with switch 06-05-2019 03:27 PM
commented on Adirondack Chairs for new shop. 05-15-2019 03:54 PM
commented on It’s Hip to Be Square 04-08-2019 03:32 PM
commented on end grain cutting board 02-22-2019 04:09 PM
commented on We have moved and building dream shop #5: Structure Done, Electrical started & Schld. Concrete floor and porch. 02-03-2019 04:15 PM
commented on Not sure what kind of wood this is for bowls. 11-11-2018 10:37 PM
commented on Made some more push shoes 08-01-2018 03:37 PM
commented on Whistles for Grand Kids 02-08-2018 04:30 PM

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Max

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#1 posted 09-28-2009 08:38 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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Scott Bryan

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#2 posted 09-28-2009 10:10 PM

Hello Ken,

Let me welcome 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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cabinetmaster

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#3 posted 09-29-2009 01:00 AM

Welcome to LJ’s. We are here to help you with your woodworking endeavors. Feel free to ask for advise. But Be aware…this site can be very addictive…………LOL

-- Jerry--A man can never have enough tools or clamps

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Bureaucrat

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#4 posted 09-29-2009 02:03 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 love this site, I hope you will enjoy it too.

Look forward to seeing your projects and posts.

-- Gary D.

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#5 posted 09-29-2009 03:51 AM

Welcome aboard. Nice to have you join us on Lumberjocks.

-- Wayne - Plymouth MN

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woodworm

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#6 posted 09-29-2009 04:11 AM

Welcome to Lumberjocks!

-- masrol, kuala lumpur, MY.

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a1Jim

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#7 posted 09-29-2009 07:24 AM

Welcome to LJs a place were there are great people,super projects and outstanding woodworkers.Enjoy

-- https://www.artisticwoodstudio.com/videos

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Splinterman

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#8 posted 09-29-2009 12:01 PM

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

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Grumpy

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#9 posted 09-29-2009 11:36 PM

Welcome to Lumberjocks . 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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#10 posted 09-30-2009 05:01 AM

Welcome to LumberJocks. It is a GREAT place to get ideas for your projects and help when you get stuck. There is a ton of information to help you along the way.

-- Whether You Think You Can or You Think You Can't, YOU ARE RIGHT!!!

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Karson

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#11 posted 09-30-2009 05:01 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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ND2ELK

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#12 posted 10-09-2009 02:48 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
tom

-- Mc Bridge Cabinets, Iowa

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Beginningwoodworker

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#13 posted 10-09-2009 05:27 AM

Hello Ken, Welcome to LumberJocks!

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Bureaucrat

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#14 posted 09-25-2010 02:25 AM

Imagine that! A year has almost gone by since you became a Lumber Jock. Congratulations on your anniversary! I look forward to your posts.

-- Gary D.

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mcoyfrog

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#15 posted 05-15-2014 06:17 PM

Nice bike

-- Wood and Glass they kick (well you know) Have a great day - Dug

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