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Old 08-30-2016, 05:16 AM   #1 (permalink)
 
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My name is Roger, and I am new to the forum, and to wood turning. I live in Missouri, and am the pastor of a small church. I bought a small jet lathe from a man that was at Silver Dollar City in Branson, MO several years ago. I have turned a couple of tops and candle holders, but I have been mostly turning ng pens. I am fasinated with the lathe, and can see this being a lifelong pasttime. I am looking forward to learning more about turning all sorts of things, and hope to become proficient. I appreciate those who have made this forum the great resource of information that it is.
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Welcome Roger. I "was" a pastor and then spent 26 years overseas as a church planter. Now, I work with a large group of churches in church growth capacity. Making pens was my relaxation - and soon to be again.

This is a great hobby to have. Enjoy it. Lots of great information here and lots of supporters around too. Your area is dotted with experienced turners.

I get up to Ozark and Springfield (and Branson) every two of three months (daughter lives in Ozark.) Love your area of the country!
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Welcome to the fun ride. Just started myself, but can see it is going to be an exciting rabbit hole.
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Welcome from Chicago, Roger! Lots to learn here!
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Welcome to IAP, Roger !!!!
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Welcome from Texas, Roger.

If you get some pens made within the next 60 days, be sure and post a photo in the Show Off Your Pens forum and that will get you entered into a drawing for a gift certificate from Exotic Blanks.

Don't hesitate to ask any questions that you might have.
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