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Location: Fair Oaks, California

Hello All,
Thanks for accepting me in the group.
I am a general contractor and fine woodworker. I have been doing woodworking for more than 30 years. I hope I will be able to contribute to the group as well as continue to learn new ideas and techniques.

-- Oldworld, Fair Oaks, Ca

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#1 posted 03-03-2008 05:17 AM

Welcome to Lumberjocks! Enjoy yourself.

-- Gary - Never pass up the opportunity to make a mistake look like you planned it that way - Tyler, TX

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#2 posted 03-03-2008 06:27 AM

Welcome to LumberJocks. Enjoy the community.

-- Bill - "Suit yourself and let the rest be pleased."

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#3 posted 03-03-2008 07:34 AM

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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#4 posted 03-03-2008 09:11 AM

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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Scott Bryan

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#5 posted 03-03-2008 12:36 PM

Let me welcome you to LJs. I hope that you will find this to be an exciting and rewarding aspect of your woodworking adventure.

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

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#6 posted 03-03-2008 12:40 PM

Welcome to LumberJocks. You will like it here.

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#7 posted 03-04-2008 05:19 AM

We welcome you to the one and only LumberJocks. We hope that you enjoy your stay/visit each and every time you show up on our door step. If you should need any woodworking question answered, don’t hesitate to ask. Somebody’s gonna have a good answer for you.

-- Carpe Lignum; Tornare Lignum (Seize the wood, to Turn the wood)

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#8 posted 03-04-2008 06:42 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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#9 posted 03-05-2008 03:26 AM

Welcome to the wonderful world of LJ’s (Enjoy) Come on in, The water’s fine, fine, fine. Happy, that you have chosen to join the family.
You can ask, show, teach, learn, and Share woodworking experiences.
There’s something here for anyone that likes working with wood.
Plus new friends
God bless

-- Gene, a Christian in Virginia

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#10 posted 03-05-2008 08:17 AM

Hi John,

glad to see someone else in my neck of the woods! Welcome, can’t wait to see some of your posts.

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#11 posted 03-06-2008 02:04 PM

Hi John

Welcome to Lumberjocks! Sounds like you have been working wood almost as long as I have. Enjoy, it becomes addictive after awhile. Cheaper than booze and drugs and a lot more fun.


-- Mc Bridge Cabinets, Iowa

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Dick, & Barb Cain

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#12 posted 03-06-2008 02:13 PM


Thank you for your input on dust collectors.

-- -** You are never to old to set another goal or to dream a new dream ****************** Dick, & Barb Cain, Hibbing, MN.

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#13 posted 03-11-2008 09:39 PM

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

-- Happy woodworking!

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#14 posted 03-11-2008 10:11 PM

Welcome John! Looking forward to see your projects and comments. Have fun and work safe.

-- "Hold on to instruction, do not let it go; guard it well, for it is your life" Solomon

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#15 posted 03-28-2008 09:56 AM

Welcome, I look forward to benifiting from your experience.

-- Terry Roswell, L.A. (Lower Alabama) "Life is what happens to you when you are making other plans."

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