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post #1 of 12 Old 07-23-2010, 04:13 PM Thread Starter
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thought i'd never enjoy woodworking

but now I probably eat more sawdust than I do food and love every bit of it.

I thought it was going to be a bummer when my boss told me that I needed to switch my major at the local community college from drafting/computer aided design (which I enjoy) to cabinetry and carpentry to become eligible for a training program at my former workplace (currently laid off).

Since day 1 of class, I've hungered for more knowledge in woodworking. From deep research via Google, I was lucky to find this place and I'm very impressed by the high volume of very talented woodworkers here. I hope to learn and share with you guys.

Thanks for having me.

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post #2 of 12 Old 07-23-2010, 05:31 PM
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post #3 of 12 Old 07-23-2010, 05:51 PM
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Welcome Tom. If you're looking for knowledge and basic "Tom"-foolery, you have come to the right place. Browse around, ask some questions, post some of your work but most of all, have fun. Glad to have you with us.
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post #4 of 12 Old 07-23-2010, 08:37 PM
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Welcome Tom,Glad to have ya here.Post some pictures of your projects,Gary

***For the record*** Ive made hundreds of guitar bodies,never put one together and cant play a note.
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post #5 of 12 Old 07-24-2010, 07:20 AM
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gday from Australia

Old wood workers never die thay just get dry rot
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Tom Welcome.
I visit other WW sites but I prefer this one over all the others.You should enjoy it here.


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Welcome from Texas !!!

Welcome to the forum.
Yep. lot's of great knowlege, friendly folks, and lot's of FUN.

Tools are like guns, You can never have enough.
Where did I put that tape measure???
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