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Blog entry by Stevinmarin posted 02-10-2012 12:04 AM 10928 reads 4 times favorited 60 comments Add to Favorites Watch

Hi guys. Real project tomorrow. But I just wanted to share this.

-- Entertainment for mere mortal woodworkers.

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#1 posted 02-10-2012 12:20 AM

Wow, Steve! What a great story. Congratulations on your new saw! It is so good to hear how woodworkers are here for each other. In these times when there is so much sadness and negative things going on, it is heartwarming to hear of acts of kindness and respect like this. You certainly deserve it, Steve. You give so much to this community and make us smile and that as they say is PRICELESS! Enjoy your saw! I am looking forward to some more awesome projects! :)


-- Designer/Artist/Teacher. Owner of Sheila Landry Designs ( Scroll saw, wood working and painting patterns and surfaces. "Knowledge is Power"

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#2 posted 02-10-2012 12:27 AM

Steve—I think the new saw was just one way of a group of woodworkers saying thanks … they must relish the videos you post as much as I do. I learn something from just about every one and really appreciate your sense of humor!


-- Gerry -- "I don't plan to ever really grow up ... I'm just going to learn how to act in public!"

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#3 posted 02-10-2012 12:35 AM


What a WONDERFUL happening!

I’m HAPPY for you!

Now, just be careful… & be safe!

It’s nice to know people can be SO HUMAN!


BTW… SF didn’t win… NY did… LOL

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

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#4 posted 02-10-2012 12:37 AM

Great story Steve your a good guy and deserve some good coming your way ,ENJOY.

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#5 posted 02-10-2012 12:39 AM

Way to go Laney, what a classy gesture and good for you Steve. I can’t wait to see what amazing projects you turn out from it.

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#6 posted 02-10-2012 12:41 AM

Just beautiful!

-- Gene 'The true soldier fights not because he hates what is in front of him, but because he loves what is behind him.' G. K. Chesterton

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#7 posted 02-10-2012 12:42 AM

Congats on the saw…there is so many great bunch of people here in the wood working group!!!

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#8 posted 02-10-2012 12:52 AM

Thats wonderful! You deserve it Steve! I’m glad that woodworkers can come together to help one another, quite the fraternity!

-- Dothan, Alabama Check out my woodworking blog! Also my Youtube Channel's Facebook page

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#9 posted 02-10-2012 12:53 AM

Alright…if there was ever someone who deserved good things, it’s you Steve. Happy and safe sawing, and many more videos too!!!!

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#10 posted 02-10-2012 12:55 AM

Great story Steve your a good guy and deserve some good coming your way ,ENJOY. Did your saw come with a dado insert? Porter cable service net has it. item number 178 part number 5140097-89. Just an fyi the HT-1 Leecraft Zero-Clearance Table Saw Insert will fit your saw. If I had been in “the circle” I would have kicked in too.

-- Andrew, Ohio

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#11 posted 02-10-2012 12:56 AM

Thanks for the videos. Keep going. And have fun with that saw! (see my 1-page blog on making a simple but accurate crosscut sled)

-- Some problems are best solved with an optimistic approach. Optimism shines a light on alternatives that are otherwise not visible.

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#12 posted 02-10-2012 12:57 AM

congrats Steve, I think you have a greater influence than you realize.

-- RKWoods

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#13 posted 02-10-2012 12:59 AM

That’s a really amazing thing. Laney must be one hell of a guy! You deserve it, you share a lot with all of us and if I had been in “the circle” I would have kicked in too. I was in the same boat with a little table saw and just got a new(to me) Delta contractors yesterday. It’s a great feeling to use something that you don’t have to fight with every step of the way. Congrats!

-- Welcome to downtown Coolsville, Population: US! --Hogarth Hughes

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#14 posted 02-10-2012 01:09 AM

This is just a wonderful story… your videos have touched us all!

-- "Don't let the perfect be the enemy of the good." Voltaire

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#15 posted 02-10-2012 01:15 AM


That is great! It makes me feel so good to know that there are people out there that do good things for people in this world! You can really tell that you were holding your feelings back, it brought a tear to my eye! You are a true human being who cares as well as those who sent you the saw! I wish I would have been a part of that circle also!

I am looking forward to seeing you use that saw and watching you make good use of it! You deserve it! You must spend as much time editing video for us to watch as you do working on wood projects. You share so much with us! Thank you for all you do Steve!

-- The Lord guides my way. Though sometimes I stray, I know he is always with me!

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