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post #1 of 6 Old 05-03-2008, 09:38 PM Thread Starter
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Hello everyone! I'm a new member to the site. My husband, Brian, and I are a couple of do-it-yourself-ers. We bought our 1940's home in Upper Michigan 2 years ago and are renovating it bit by bit. I am the "wood lover" in the family. I discovered I enjoy wood refinishing projects when we bought a hand-held orbital sander. I wanted to sand everything! I have done 2 dressers, a coffee table, nightstand and several doors. I definately have a lot to learn when it comes to indentifying types of wood and the best way to work with them. I certainly would appreciate any help I can get!
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post #2 of 6 Old 05-04-2008, 10:01 AM
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Welcome aboard, jump in anytime lots and lots of great advice and knowledge around here
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Welcome to the forum.

With all the sanding you have done, you will fit in just great here, we love to make saw dust as well.

Have a great day
John

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Hello.

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post #5 of 6 Old 05-05-2008, 09:22 AM
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Welcome to the site amiegayle!
Well with all that sanding experience I would hire you to do all my sanding. Not my favorite thing to do.

Did you say tool sale?
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Thank you all for the warm welcome! Glad to be in such good company :)
Yes, I love to sand. Well, I love what a great transformation sanding does. What appeals to me the most is taking something that looks ugly and ready to throw away and making it better than new. Which is why I love refinishing furniture and having an older home.
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