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Location: Left Coast

Please forgive me if I do not respond to you, I'm still trying to figure this site out. :)

Just a quick little bit of background on how I got to this point...

I asked for a hand held Dremel for my birthday in April ('08) and started making hair accessories for longhairs, like myself, from oak and poplar planks I bought at HomeDepot. I'd never done any type of woodworking before except a little pyrography, so this carving was completely new to me. It didn't take long before I was hooked. I couldn't stop thinking about it. I was designing pieces in my head when I wasn't able to actually be in my little "shop" with wood in my hands.

I eventually opened up my little shop at to share my pieces since I can only use so many.

Wood is my hobby and obsession now. I've gotten into working with some exotics and they're just stunning. I do worry about whether the wood was legitimately obtained and not depleting the rain forests.

Anyway .. I'm just a noob looking to learn more to broaden my woodworking knowledge and abilities.

-- See my current work at

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#1 posted 12-08-2008 07:08 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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#2 posted 12-08-2008 08:27 PM

Hello Twig,

Welcome to LJs. I am sure 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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#3 posted 12-08-2008 10:40 PM

Welcome. You have found the right place for woodworking. A great group of people willing to help. Looking forward to see more of your projects and comments. Work safe in the shop and use pushsticks.

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

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#4 posted 12-08-2008 11:13 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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#5 posted 12-09-2008 02:01 AM

Welcome to LJ’s.

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

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#6 posted 12-09-2008 02:16 AM

Welcome to LJ. There is nothing you can do about wood allready cut down except make something out of it so it is not burned. Dont worry about is as long as you dont go cut down trees in the rain forest your good to go.

-- All bleeding will eventually stop.

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#7 posted 12-09-2008 05:04 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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#8 posted 12-09-2008 07:03 AM

Thank you all so much for the warm welcome. I’m still trying to figure out how things work here. :)

-- See my current work at

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#9 posted 12-09-2008 03:39 PM

Welcome to Lumberjocks!

Take care and work safely.

-- masrol, kuala lumpur, MY.

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#10 posted 12-09-2008 03:39 PM

Welcome to LJ. You will like it here.

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#11 posted 12-09-2008 06:54 PM

Welcome to Lumberjocks community , the best woodworking community on the internet!

-- Not my woodworking

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#12 posted 12-10-2008 06:56 AM

Thank you all for the warm welcome. I am still trying to figure out how things work, but I think I’m getting a little better. I had a bit of a mix up in my projects, got my pictures crossed, so some of the comments are a little confusing. :) I’m learning.

-- See my current work at

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#13 posted 12-04-2010 07:47 AM

Another year has rolled by. Congratulations on your 2nd anniversary at Lumber Jocks. Thanks for helping make LJ a great place to visit and happy anniversary!

-- Gary D.

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