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Forum topic by lockjaw posted 08-14-2017 05:38 PM 1653 views 0 times favorited 7 replies Add to Favorites Watch
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08-14-2017 05:38 PM

I am new here and relatively new to woodworking in a serious manner. I have worked in others shops and I am now setting up my own shop.
My first purchases are a grizzly 6091 and 548zp collector. First project will be a chip collector for the DC.
Looking forward to trying many of your projects and picking your brains.

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#1 posted 08-14-2017 05:47 PM

Welcome. Lots of great advice as well as ideas here.

-- Sawdust Maker

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#2 posted 08-14-2017 05:50 PM

Welcome aboard, Lockjaw! You should find this site a lot of fun. I for one will not be able to talk power tools as I am 100% unplugged, but others on here should be able to keep you out of trouble! Again, welcome to LJs.

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#3 posted 08-15-2017 01:52 AM

Welcome, take your time Rome was not built in a day…..

-- Live to tell the stories, they sound better that way.

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#4 posted 08-18-2017 11:49 PM

Welcome to Lumberjocks…the best woodworking site on the net!! The folks here are very helpful and always encouraging!!

cheers, Jim

-- Jim Jakosh.....Practical Wood Products...........Learn something new every day!! Variety is the Spice of Life!!

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#5 posted 08-19-2017 02:21 AM

Welcome 2 LJ’s and DITTO ^^^^^^^^^^^^^^^^^^^ :<))

-- Tony---- Reinholds,Pa.------ REMEMBER TO ALWAYS HAVE FUN

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#6 posted 08-19-2017 02:33 AM

Thanks for the welcomes…
I have a shop space but struggling to decide what space to use. I have a 21×42 lower that is cutup by rooms and posts and I have an upstairs loft that is 24×44 7 foot ceilings wide open 2×12 floor joists at 12” OC so no issue with weight rewiring which ever space I decide to use. loft would have barn type door to enable material movement with fork lift. If I use the loft I would put dust collector and piping downstairs. Loft could be acceptable as I plan on this being hobby type only…..famous last words…
Then I could keep lower for vehicles etc…de3cisions before winter…

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#7 posted 08-19-2017 03:35 AM

How the hell are you saying hello with lockjaw? ;-) Welcome aboard even if you can’t talk.

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