Going to local shows. #28: Off to Tassie...

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Blog entry by degoose posted 11-16-2010 02:18 PM 2923 reads 0 times favorited 14 comments Add to Favorites Watch
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One more sleep and it is off into the wide blue yonder… off to the Apple Isle… Tasmania… land of Huon Pine, James Boag’s Beer and the Tasmanian Devil….

It does not get any better for a woodworker or a demonstrator of woodworking equipment or both… off to a place with some of the worlds greatest timber…

I am so excited to be able to jet off to Tasmania and attend one of the best woodworking shows of the year…

Bags packed, tickets paid for, motel organised… Parking at the airport is booked..

Brisbane Airport Parking is a great way to drive to the airport and not have to worry about your car… you drive to the BAP and leave your car… they then transport you by minibus to the airport… they will even detail your car while you are away… then they pick you back up straight from your incoming flight and return you to your car… great service and just over ten bucks a day…

If you happen to be in Launceston this weekend… do yourself a favour and attend the Wood Show at the Silverdome.. come on in and say HI to Luke and me… check out the new attachments for the TWC…
I have both digital cameras… still and video … charged and ready to capture all the fun and games….

-- Don't drink and use power tools @

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#1 posted 11-16-2010 02:29 PM

Have a nice trip Larry. Let us know how it went..

-- Tim, Missouri ....Inside every older person is a younger person wondering what the heck happened

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Roger Clark aka Rex

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#2 posted 11-16-2010 02:48 PM

Bon Voyage Larry. Will you be home for Christmas?
Hey, nice picture of Ski mate.

-- Roger-R, Republic of Texas. "Always look on the Bright Side of Life" - An eyeball to eyeball confrontation with a blind person is as complete waste of Time.

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#3 posted 11-16-2010 03:40 PM

Have your self a great show and a taste of Boag’s finest…BC

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#4 posted 11-16-2010 03:55 PM

Have a safe trip. Don’t have too much fun !

-- Terri, Rocky Mountain High Colorado!

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#5 posted 11-16-2010 05:06 PM

I always knew you had sold your soul to the devil, that’s how you can make those projects so fast! Now you are making your annual trip of fealty. Don’t try to kid us Larry, we know you are up to no good.

How’s the beer down there? The only time I was on an Aussie Coast Guard ship, they had beer on tap! That’s the way to do it. Went to have lunch with their medical officer on ship when I was in Taiwan for two years with the navy.
Long time ago, like 40 years.

-- Jim, Anchorage Alaska

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#6 posted 11-16-2010 05:44 PM

Nice trip, Larry.

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#7 posted 11-16-2010 06:12 PM

Larry, you don’t sound excited at all….!

-- If you don't work, you don't eat!.....Garland, TX

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#8 posted 11-16-2010 06:16 PM

You’re a lucky guy, Larry!


-- by Lee A. Jesberger

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#9 posted 11-16-2010 06:23 PM

Sounds like a good time for sure. I think I might try and go to a show next year. Seems like people have a great time at them.

-- Matt -

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#10 posted 11-16-2010 11:03 PM


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

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#11 posted 11-17-2010 03:38 AM

Have a nice trip Larry . Wish I were going too

-- wchips

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#12 posted 11-17-2010 07:38 AM

Bon voyage like some say.

-- Abbas, Castro Valley, CA

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#13 posted 11-18-2010 10:26 PM

Sounds great Larry. Keep us posted!

-- Mike, an American living in Norway.

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#14 posted 02-21-2013 10:03 AM

Have used BAP for 4 yrs and always been good service…their car detailing service is great quality too!
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