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Location: Vancouver, WA
Website: impracticalwoodworking.com

I have been woodworking for 30+ years. I hope to post more of my work in the coming months. Enjoy trying new concepts and design styles.

Grew up on a farm in Iowa (between Renwick and Hardy). Engineering education at Iowa State in Ames (BSME). Masters at Stanford.

Employed with Hewlett Packard since 1982 in Vancouver, Wa.

Retired in 2017 to make time for woodworking (& other things)

-- Steve - Impatience is Expensive

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#1 posted 11-01-2009 12:09 AM

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

-- Wayne - Plymouth MN

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#2 posted 11-01-2009 12:41 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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#3 posted 11-01-2009 01:25 AM

Hey there, glad to see another person join the LumberJocks community! It’s a great place to meet new people, post projects, ask questions and so much more, hope you enjoy it as much as I do. Welcome!

-- A hammer dangling from a wall will bang and sound like work when the wind blows the right way.

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#4 posted 11-01-2009 01:26 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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#5 posted 11-01-2009 02:01 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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#6 posted 11-01-2009 02:23 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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sras

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#7 posted 11-01-2009 03:24 AM

Thanks all for the welcomes. For the last month, I have been spending WAY too much time on this site. Since it seems to be permanent, I figured I might as well join. Looks like a great site with a lot of great people. I look forward to sharing and learning.

-- Steve - Impatience is Expensive

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#8 posted 11-01-2009 04:34 AM

Hello Sras,

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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#9 posted 11-01-2009 10:14 AM

WELCOME to LJ’s ….the best place to enhance your woodworking skills and knowledge.

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#10 posted 11-01-2009 12:27 PM

Welcome to Lumberjocks!

-- masrol, kuala lumpur, MY.

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#13 posted 11-13-2009 02:12 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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Rj

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#14 posted 12-06-2009 09:41 PM

Welcome Steve! pull up a chair and stay awhile Ljs has some of the best people you’ll ever meet and from what I’ve experienced all are willing to share .

-- Rj's Woodworks,San Jose & Weed Ca,

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#15 posted 10-30-2010 06:55 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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