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Location: Fort Mill, SC
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I have always been a car guy and have loved working with tools since I was a kid. As a mechanical engineer I always loved machines and machining. I had occasionally considered the idea of woodworking as a hobby, but I wrestled with my (completely wrong) idea that working with wood would be imprecise and ultimately frustrating.

Around 2009, my wife suggested I take it up, so I gave it a try. I LOVE it now and will never look back.

-- I've learned 10 times more from my mistakes than from my successes.

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SnowyRiver

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#1 posted 01-04-2012 05:05 PM

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

-- Wayne - Plymouth MN

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#2 posted 01-04-2012 06:10 PM

Welcome To LumberJocks.
Good Luck…

-- Rick

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#3 posted 01-04-2012 06:24 PM

Welcome to Ljs a world wide community were there are great people,super projects and great woodworkers.Enjoy

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

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#4 posted 01-04-2012 06:59 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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