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3264 posts in 1870 days

Location: San Jose CA
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I love woodworking and have since I was in high school way too many years ago. I am an engineer an have been working as one for over 40 years (now you can see why high school was along time ago).

I find it very difficult to throw away any scrap of wood! Small projects require small pieces and I have many of those.

February 2012, updated my photo including my better half going on 45 years!

-- "I never met a board I didn't like!"

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rikkor

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#1 posted 1870 days ago

Welcome to LJ. You will like it here.

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Todd Thomas

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#2 posted 1870 days ago

Welcome to LumberJocks….It will be a great resource for you and your projects. There are a bunch of great people here willing to help……have fun….Looking forward to your projects and posts….. WARNING: Visiting LumberJocks has proven to be addictive.

-- Todd, Oak Ridge, TN, Hello my name is Todd and I'm a Toolholic, I bought my last tool 10 days, no 4 days, oh heck I bought a tool on the way here! †

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Scott Bryan

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#3 posted 1870 days ago

Hello Oldnovice,

Let me welcome to LJs. I am sure that you will find this to be both an exciting and an inspirational part of your woodworking journey.

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

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wpreman

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#4 posted 1870 days ago

Welcome, glad you’ve joined us!

-- Bill, Florida

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trifern

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#5 posted 1870 days ago

Welcome to LJ’s.

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

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Max

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#6 posted 1870 days ago

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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cabinetmaster

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#7 posted 1870 days ago

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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Beginningwoodworker

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#8 posted 1870 days ago

Welcome to LumberJocks!

-- CJIII Future cabinetmaker

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woodworm

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#9 posted 1870 days ago

Welcome to Lumberjocks!

-- masrol, kuala lumpur, MY.

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Karson

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#10 posted 1870 days ago

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. Southern Delaware karson_morrison@bigfoot.com †

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gjd

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#11 posted 1870 days ago

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 more of your projects and posts.

-- gjd Southcentral Wisconsin

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HallTree

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#12 posted 1869 days ago

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 don’t forget to use pushsticks.

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

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Grumpy

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#13 posted 1869 days ago

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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ND2ELK

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#14 posted 1867 days ago

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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oldnovice

3264 posts in 1870 days


#15 posted 1867 days ago

I know! I only signed up last week!

Did you happen to see my sofa table project (on the seventh page)? I ask because you are located in Iowa.

I ask because the oak in that table is 100 year old native Iowa Red Oak. Grown, cut, and milled in Iowa and used in the farm house built in 1908; where my wife spent some of her childhood just south of Clarion Iowa in Wright county

-- "I never met a board I didn't like!"

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