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Location: Orangevale CA

We shall not cease from exploration. And the end of all our exploring will be to arrive where we started and know the place for the first time. T.S. Eliot
I am an amateur woodworker who's main reward is learning and stretching my design and creativity. Each project is used in my home or given away to family. In the future I plan to donate some fine furniture items for charity auctions.

Generally I alternate between completing a shop project or two and a finished project like the Jewelry Armoire. Between these two types of projects I keep my shop maintained and do some housekeeping and sharpening. I always try to have a project on the bench no matter how small.

I had a terrific shop teacher at Fountain Valley High School (Orange County California: Mr. Elwin Tingy). Great guy. He had a huge reservoir of patience, and was as enthusiastic for his students' projects as he was for his own.

The Unisaw was a surprise Christmas gift from my wife four years ago. She is an artist and did all the research herself and paid for it out of proceeds of art sales. What a woman.

Come visit and say hello.... -Tim Hill-

-- tim hill

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#1 posted 07-11-2008 11:49 AM

Hi Tim,

Welcome to LJs. I hope that you will find this to be an exciting and rewarding part of your woodworking journey.

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

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#2 posted 07-11-2008 01:04 PM

Welcome to LJ’s.

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

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#3 posted 07-11-2008 04:24 PM

Welcome to LJ. You will like it here.

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#4 posted 07-11-2008 05:07 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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Paul D

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#5 posted 07-11-2008 05:08 PM

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

-- Paul D - Lawrenceville, Georgia

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#6 posted 07-11-2008 08:43 PM

Welcome newTim! Have a good time here, it’s a great place.

Wait, does that now make me the OLD Tim???

-- Tim D. - Woodstock, GA

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#7 posted 07-11-2008 11:39 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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#8 posted 07-12-2008 12:05 AM

Welcome to LumberJocks. This is the best place on the web for wood workers of all skill levels.
Starting to get more Tim’s here than you can shake a round, wooden, slightly tapered, and crooked dowel at.

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#9 posted 07-12-2008 03:01 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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#10 posted 07-13-2008 05:35 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 07-13-2008 07:35 AM

How are you doing? Welcome to LumberJocks! It’s the best site around.

-- It's better to have people think you're stupid rather than open your mouth and remove all doubt.

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#12 posted 07-13-2008 04:32 PM

Hi Neighbor,

Welcome to LumberJocks. We look forward to seeing your work and sharing exeriences in wood working.

-- Scott - Chico California

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#13 posted 07-16-2008 12:14 AM

Good to see another California woodworker in the shop. Welcome to Lumberjocks!

-- Happy woodworking!

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#14 posted 07-17-2008 11:31 PM

Welcome to lumberjocks. I hope you take advantage of all the possibilities LJ’s offers.

-- Kip Northern Illinois ( If you don't know where your goin any road will take you there) George Harrison

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#15 posted 07-23-2008 05:32 PM

Welcome to lumberjocks.

-- jeanmarc manosque france

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