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post #1 of 7 Old 10-25-2008, 08:22 PM Thread Starter
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Havent' always been a woodworker...

..and it's a stretch to call myself one now. I've barely gotten my feet wet with only a few years of experience. For years I didn' t do anything with tools. I was having fun or studying or traveling and never had the money or the space for tools.

Eventually, though, I settled down and started becoming like my dad. Funny how that hook pulls you back. Anyway, over the past five or six years I have been getting my hands on tools and reading about everything and then screwing it up when I try it on my own. I've done more DIY than anything else, and, well, you could just say my last house was my "practice" house. Most things turned out alright, but there were a few things that I mentioned in the disclosure when I sold it (something like "There's this one thing that you, uh, might want to have a professional take a look at.")

More reading, forum searching, and practice later, though, and it's not quite as bad. I've just recently gotten some big jobs done around the house I'm in now and I'm ready to delve into woodworking again. That's why I'm here. See ya around the forum.
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Well Rocklobster you came to the right place. If you don't learn anything while reading through this forum, well there's just no hope for yea. No really!!! There are some folks here that have more talent in there little finger than most of the people I know. And never be afraid to ask a question. It may take a day or so but someone will answer your questions.

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Hey Rocky: welcome aboard, glad to have you and your full disclosure!

You'll find plenty of help and honest opinion 'round these parts. Enjoy your time and we're all glad to have you share whatever you feel like....pictures always help!

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Welcome RL,
What part of Ohio are you in?
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Eventually, though, I settled down and started becoming like my dad. Funny how that hook pulls you back.

Hi Rock, How true this statement is for me as well. Welcome to the forum; enjoy! Lot's of good info.

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I live in a small town about halfway between Cincinnati and Columbus. Thanks for the welcome, guys.

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