LumberJocks Anniversary Feb 26, 2011 it is 5 years old

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Blog entry by Karson posted 02-25-2011 04:02 PM 4917 reads 0 times favorited 27 comments Add to Favorites Watch

Lumberjocks will be celebrating it’s fifth anniversary on Feb 26, 2011.

Of course the fifth anniversary is known as the one to give wood articles. How cool.

Congratulations Martin on this milestone.

A great site and a lot of friendships.

-- I've been blessed with a father who liked to tinker in wood, and a wife who lets me tinker in wood. Appomattox Virginia [email protected]

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#1 posted 02-25-2011 04:20 PM

I agree!

Congrats Martin & thank-you. I love this site. The things I have learned here and the new friendships are priceless. I have grown leaps and bounds with the help from this site and the memebers. For having over 20k members there is very little problems.

The only suggeston would be if one day we figure out how to stop members from joining here just to place those silly ads!

Again Thx & Happy Anniversary to all Fellow Lumberjocks!!!!!!

-- Ken, "Everyday above ground is a good day!"

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#2 posted 02-25-2011 04:40 PM

Thanks Karson for the reminded…....Happy 5 years of LJ.

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#3 posted 02-25-2011 04:44 PM

Congrats Martin.
I know I have throughly enjoyed the 3 1/2 years I have been a member.
Thanks to everyone for making it the great site and community it has become.


-- Chris L. "Don't Dream it, Be it."- (Purveyors of Portable Fun and Fidgets)

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#4 posted 02-25-2011 04:48 PM

Congratulations to you Karson, and to Martin as well.

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#5 posted 02-25-2011 04:52 PM

Congrats Martin on your hard-won success with this website. Every interactive website develops and reflects a ‘tone,’ and you’ve guided this one into a true community. So much is offered that we can all learn something here, and you’ve made it very valuable to us. Thanks for all your hard work.


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#6 posted 02-25-2011 05:22 PM

Thanks, Karson, for the reminder. THis sure is a great site. Thanks, also, to Martin for all of the hard work.


-- Lew- Time traveler. Purveyor of the Universe's finest custom rolling pins.

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#7 posted 02-25-2011 05:47 PM

Add me to that group.
This is one of my favorite sites.
Thanks Martin.

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#8 posted 02-25-2011 06:16 PM

Happy anniversary Lumberjocks and Martin. And thank you Karson for being one of our cornerstones.

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#9 posted 02-25-2011 06:27 PM

This is quite a different style of forum. I am relatively new here and the format really intrigues me. The fact that there are so many members is testament to its successful design. It really does push the “community” aspect of a forum.

-- "Being a perfectionist does not make one perfect..."

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#10 posted 02-25-2011 06:29 PM

Congratulations Martin, and here is to the next 5 years!

-- "Checking for square? What madness is this! The cabinet is square because I will it to be so!" Jeremy Greiner LJ Topic#20953 2011 Feb 2

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#11 posted 02-25-2011 06:32 PM

Whooo Hooo!!!!! I’m ready for some cake and ice cream….lol

Congrats on the milestone….

-- Dan ~ Texarkana, Tx.

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#12 posted 02-25-2011 06:49 PM


-- ㊍ When in doubt - There is no doubt - Go the safer route.

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#13 posted 02-25-2011 07:14 PM

Five years sure have gone by quickly! Time does fly when you’re having fun and this forum is the only one that I check on regularly now. It’s so easy to manuever and post and the features are always being improved. Truly a work of love from Martin’s efforts.

Thanks again Martin for such a wonderful place for woodworkers of all levels, interests and backgrounds to commune. There’s just not other place like this, as one would be quite intimidated at a brick & mortar event, if that would be convenient to go to, and not likely with the travel issues, not to mention time, as I can frequent LJ’s any time of day or night.

-- "They who dream by day are cognizant of many things which escape those who dream only by night." ~ Edgar Allan Poe

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#14 posted 02-25-2011 07:27 PM


C O N G R A T U L A T I O N S !!

Karson… you only have 72 days to go for 5 years… you got into it when LJ was only 72 days old!
Good for you too!

-- Have Fun! Joe Lyddon - Alta Loma, CA USA - Home: ... My Small Gallery:

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#15 posted 02-25-2011 07:33 PM

Yes Martin, this is a wonderful site, and it’s a reflection on you. You had the foresite to kind of let it develope with your guidance of course. The quality of people are top notch, that too is a product of the way you listen to people and handle things, of course we can’t leave out Ms Debbie. She had huge a hand in this site”s growth, and the family tone of the place. Yes Karson, to me, you, Dick Cain and Mark DeCou are all cornerstones of this place. Many loving, lasting friendships have developed here by the way you guys help guide the site as it first started to grow. You kind of taught us how to behave ourselves on here. God Bless all of you and every other Jock and Jockette out there. mike

-- (You just have to please the man in the Mirror) Mike from Michigan -

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