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Thread: First day in the FW forum!

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    First day in the FW forum!

    Hey, everyone!

    Frank Fusco got my curiosity up about his new Grizzly lathe photos - which I couldn't see unless I registered. So here I am...and I sure like your photos, Frank!

    I'm a pen turner on the IAP forum and have been turning now for almost three years [has it really been that long?]. I now live in Olathe Kansas [a suburb of Kansas City] though for 17 years I lived in three areas of Africa [wonderful years, BTW] as a missionary.

    I'll be lurking around this forum from time to time and I'm sure I'll pick up lots of new ideas and hopefully contribute to others, too.

    So, "hello" to everyone on this forum. Have a great weekend working in your shops!


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    Don Taylor is offline Former Member (by the member's request)
    Join Date
    Jan 2007
    Hi there John!

    Welcome to the family


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    Oh no not Olathe, Kansas...bad, bad memories of that town back in my railroading days. I derailed a train on the BNSF tracks in that town and it took a crane to get us back on the iron. It was not good.

    Anyway, glad to see you are aboard with us and glad to have you. Just don't be afraid to make a comment, suggestion, reply or start your own thread. We don't mind those that lurk, but we really love the family members that contribute too.
    I have no intention of traveling from birth to the grave in a manicured and well preserved body; but rather I will skid in sideways, totally beat up, completely worn out, utterly exhausted and jump off my tractor and loudly yell, "Wow, this is what it took to feed a nation!"

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    Join Date
    Oct 2006
    ABQ NM
    Welcome aboard, John. Any friend of Frank's is a friend mind. Glad to have you here.

    And Frank, it looks like your plan to recruit new Family Woodworking members is working. The ol' "new lathe" ploy pulls 'em in every time.
    When the going gets weird, the weird turn pro. - Hunter S. Thompson
    When the weird get going, they start their own forum. - Vaughn McMillan

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    Join Date
    Dec 2006
    San Antonio, Texas
    Welcome, John!

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    Join Date
    Apr 2007
    No, not all of SoCal is Los Angeles!
    Welcome John. Africa to Kansas, quite a leap.

    P.s. We won't hold your aquaintence with Frank against you
    Any sufficiently advanced technology is indistinguishable from magic.
    - Arthur C. Clarke

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    Join Date
    Nov 2006
    Albuquerque, New Mexico
    Welcome John
    "I am enclosing two tickets to the first night of my new play; bring a
    friend...if you have one."
    --George Bernard Shaw to Winston Churchill

    "Cannot possibly attend first night, will attend second..if there is
    --Winston Churchill, in response

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    Join Date
    Nov 2006
    Constantine, MI
    Any friend of Frank's....................

    Welcome a board.
    “We all die. The goal isn't to live forever; the goal is to create something that will.” - Chuck Palahniuk

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    Join Date
    Oct 2006
    Tokyo Japan
    Welcome to the Family John, I'm sure you will like it here!
    The pessimist complains about the wind; the optimist expects it to change; the realist adjusts the sails.
    William Arthur Ward

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    Join Date
    Oct 2006
    hi john!
    [SIZE="1"] associated with several importers and manufacturers.[/SIZE]

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