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  1. New Member Introductions
    A novice router worker with more ideas than skill. I have a small shop in the basement but have access to a shared shop 4 months of the year. I am good at making sawdust, wood chips and firewood. I'm looking forward to learning and practicing.
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    My name is Cathy, live in Jamestown, TN... 30 miles North of I-40 between Nashville and Knoxville. Beautiful area, just bought our house 2 years ago this December. We traveled for 10 years after early retirement in an RV all around the US. We create and sell leather leashes and collars for...
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    Hello there! I'm a 62 year old South African, semi retired and a keen carpentry hobbyist. I've owned routers for many years, but have always relied on my own inventiveness in using it. Now I've decided to see how the more experienced masters use their machines and what I can learn from you...
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    Hello everybody, I am an Architect living in South Africa interested in Woodworking, Watercolour painting, Reading, and lately designing all sorts of projects out of pallets to help rural community members make a living. I Use my Architectural software "Inventor" to draw up 3D models of...
  5. New Member Introductions
    I just bought my first router and, after some enthusiastic cautioning from a friend, decided I should probably learn more about the tool and how to use it before getting started. I don't have a woodworking shop, just a tiny bit of space in the garage. I also don't have a lot of $ for my new...
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    Hi Everyone, I live in, Greensboro NC, and work in the Information Technology department for a private trucking company. My hobbies include various landscaping projects around the house. My wood working is limited to designing and building several wake ways with 4”x4’ landscaping timbers, a...
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    Hi everyone, I just wanted to introduce myself. My name is Jon, I live in central Pennsylvania. I'm 37 and have no experience whatsoever with woodworking, however I'm finding that I am increasingly interested in all aspects of it. I am an HVAC technician with a mechanical background so working...
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    Hello to all. I input my biography and profile but in short, I've planned more projects than I've executed. High on power tools now as my apartment needs built-ins, such as a place for all my newly acquired power tools. I watch way too many DIY shows and now that I know about the Router...
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    Very nice forum ! I have been out of production woodworking for about 7 years now. I ran a custom shop for about 10 years and then my wife and I decided to chuck it all and go sailing, which we have done for the past seven years. I have learned a lot about woodworking on a boat as opposed to...
  10. New Member Introductions
    Hi, I am don Crawford from Prescott Vally AZ email [email protected] I am new at CNC Router carving. I have a Shark Pro Plus using V CARVE PRO 7.0 Most of the time I am lost but making progress in finding my way around. I started this about 3 months ago. I am 72 years old and doing this for...
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    Good Day to all, Short intro here ... My name is Michael and I hope to spend some time here learning from you all. Wood working has been something I've enjoyed for many years and I'm now getting set up to pursue it on a more regular basis. I'm looking forward to meeting many of you. Thanks for...
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    Hello everyone.My name is and I live in Henderson Nevada. ince I can'make my retiremet living at a casino table I thought it bes if I learned more about woodwoking. I'm sure to learn a bunch here.
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    Hi, I just found this forum as I was tracing info on Jointech (apparently no longer in existence?) I've been working with wood, as a hobby, for more than 30 years. I bought a Shopsmith in 1982 (absolutely love it) and a Jointech Sawtrain with router table sometime later, and have been building...
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    Hi Everyone, I enjoy all types of woodworking and am looking forward to gaining info from this form. I like to make furniture, cabinets, toys, etc. I asked for and recieved my first router (Black and Decker), and a jigsaw (Craftsman), when I was 15 years old (1979). I've always had fun with wood.
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    New to the forum. Found my way here trying to find a copy of an owners manual for an old Craftsman router that I acquired secondhand from my father. Health issues have caused him to hang up his tools and I'm moving most of his shop contents home with me. New to woodworking other than rough...
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    Just saying hi. I live in the desert in SoCal and have always wanted to get into woodworking. Have a small, but very well equipped shop and am really getting into what you can do with a router. Have a Bosch 1617, Rockler table and lift. Making my first cabinet style tool stand for a sander...
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    Hello all, I am new to the world of Woodworking. Been involved now for about 3 months. Strange the way things worked out, I started with a wood lathe with focus on making bowls. Wow, what a turn I made. My wife bought me a table top saw for Christmas and I started cutting some wood with it. I...
  18. New Member Introductions
    Hello, I'm a new member of this forum. I found this site while I was looking for more information about Makita RT0700. I'm no woodworking guru, but know enough to build something. I am currently renovating my home, all surfaces, all rooms, including sauna and kitchen, a wooden terrace in the...
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    My father-in-law owned a Shopsmith and after his death I purchased it from his wife. I had already retired and wanted to have a hobby. Since my career had been working with people I had little experience working with power equipment so I took advantage of my local community college and...
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    Hi, Just joined and anxious to browse through the forum. Make dollhouse funiture and doll houses for my grandaughter. Enjoy working with wood and have questions regarding tools. naplesjim
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