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Location: Frankfort, Kentucky

I am retired. During my working career I spent my career as an environmental analytical chemist for 30 years. I am blessed to have all my family in the immediate area and, with my retirement began my new and, far more enjoyable, role as a grandfather. To tell the truth I find these guys to be a lot more fun than I remember their parents being. :)

With regards to woodworking, my initial experience was in the general carpentry field such as installing doors, trim and hardwood flooring. My father, a third generation carpenter, tried to interest me in carpentry and woodworking when I was younger but, of course, I couldn't see any reason for learning those skills at that time. And now I don't have the opportunity to avail myself of his experience- much to my regret. I have taken several woodworking classes but remain largely self-taught.

I am looking forward to working with the people involved in this forum through which I hope I can make a modest contribution to return some of the joy that woodworking has brought into my life.

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

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#1 posted 12-09-2007 05:58 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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Greg Mitchell

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#2 posted 12-09-2007 06:34 AM

Welcome to Lumberjocks!

-- Greg Mitchell--Lowell, [email protected]

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#3 posted 12-09-2007 06:55 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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#4 posted 12-09-2007 11:21 AM

Welcome to LumberJocks. Enjoy the community.

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

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#5 posted 12-09-2007 03:12 PM

If you like working with wood, you’re in the right place. Welcome

-- Bruce from Central New, if you'll pardon me, I have some sawdust to make.

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#6 posted 12-09-2007 03:43 PM

Welcome S, if theres anything

-- (You just have to please the man in the Mirror) Mike from Michigan -

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#7 posted 12-09-2007 06:56 PM

Welcome to LJ’s (Enjoy)
God bless

-- Gene, a Christian in Virginia

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#8 posted 12-11-2007 04:30 PM

Hey Bryan! Welcome to LJ!

-- You can discover more about a person in an hour of play than in a year of conversation. (Plato)

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#9 posted 12-11-2007 06:19 PM

Welcome to the site. Great to have you here!

-- Tom, Surfside Beach, SC - Romans 8:28

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Todd A. Clippinger

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#10 posted 12-13-2007 07:24 AM

Wahoo! You joined the best woodworking community anywhere, Welcome to LJ!

-- Todd A. Clippinger, Montana,

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#11 posted 01-02-2008 06:15 PM

GO Cats, Music City Bowl Champs!!!

-- Don't delay, do it today! If God is your Copilot, switch seats.

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#12 posted 01-05-2008 07:15 PM

I guess it would be silly for me to ask who you’re rooting for in today’s game? I’ll be moving to Shelbyville in a few weeks, and we’ll practically be neighbors. Welcome to Lumberjocks!

-- JP, Louisville, KY

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#13 posted 01-16-2008 09:31 PM

Go Cats. Glad to see Big Blue as an avatar. I graduated a South Carolina “illegal fighting chicken”, but grew up and went to high school in Lexington, KY. I now live in Lexington, SC. Don’t get as many UK games here but then again it’s been a tough season this year, huh? Glad to see you found LJ’s.

-- Jeff, South Carolina

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#14 posted 01-19-2008 04:20 PM

Thanks for the warm welcome!

-- Eric at

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#15 posted 01-29-2008 07:15 PM

We would like to welcome you to the one and only LumberJocks. 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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