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Old 11-09-2017, 09:35 PM   #1 (permalink)
 
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Default Good Evening from Southern Alberta!

First, thank you Jeff for the approval! I've been a creeper (not in a bad way) on the forums for about a year now while learning how to turn and decided it was time to join.

My name is Mike. I live in Lethbridge, a city of close to 100,000 in Southern Alberta. I've been turning pens now for just under a year. I did some wood turning in High School (which was over 20 years ago) and purchased a lathe to help with my wood ring finishing. Since the lathe was sitting for days without use, and I was bored, I decided to see what else I could use the lathe for and am now 100% addicted to pen turning!

I hope to make some new friends in the group, learn from the masters and help out the newbies!

As soon as I figure how I'll upload some images of my work!
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Old 11-09-2017, 11:31 PM   #2 (permalink)
 
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Hi Mike !! . Welcome to IAP !! . My grandson is going to uni in Lethbridge. . His parents live in Bow Island, where my son teaches highschool .
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Old 11-10-2017, 02:06 AM   #3 (permalink)
 
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Welcome! It’s definitely addicting!
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Welcome Mike.
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Old 11-10-2017, 09:59 AM   #5 (permalink)
 
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Welcome from Colorado.
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Old 11-10-2017, 02:50 PM   #6 (permalink)
 
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Welcome from South Carolina.
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Old 11-10-2017, 04:04 PM   #7 (permalink)
 
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Welcome aboard from Indianapolis!


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Welcome to the IAP Mike, from Scotland!
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What area of Scotland? My mother is a Maclean... our family heritage is around the Isle of Mull, Duart Castle. Need to visit someday!
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Welcome Mike, from Sydney Australia.
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