LJ Woodworking Awards - Winter 2009 #5: WINNERS ANNOUNCED

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Blog entry by Martin Sojka posted 02-08-2009 02:58 PM 5956 reads 0 times favorited 10 comments Add to Favorites Watch
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Our great Winter 2009 LumberJocks Woodworking Awards are over so it’s time to officially announce the winners. The winning projects were selected from 106 total submissions in an online voting held from February 1 to February 7. 240 votes by 135 voters were cast during this period. And the winners are…



1st Place
GaryK (247 points)

2nd Place
Ohad Milner (221 points)

3rd Place
Roger Gaborski (191 points)



1st Place – 182 points
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2nd Place – 137 points
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3rd Place -119 points
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1st Place – 177 points
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2nd Place – 107 points
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3rd Place – 85 points
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Click here to see the complete results.


I’d like to thank our sponsors for their support:

Dovetail Spline
Fine Woodworking
Steussy Creations
Swing Paints


And following are the three lucky winners of our stylish LJ shirt (randomly selected from all the voters):

  • Canexican
  • Jayjaylove
  • mrtrim

Congratulations, everyone! I’m going to PM the prize winners shortly.

THANK YOU LUMBERJOCKS! I’m already looking forward to the next Awards edition in the summer… You? ;)

10 comments so far

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Scott Bryan

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#1 posted 02-08-2009 03:04 PM

This was a hard one to vote since all the projects submitted in both categories were “winners”. But congratulations to all the prize winners. The awards were well deserved.

-- Challenges are what make life interesting; overcoming them is what makes life meaningful- Joshua Marine

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#2 posted 02-08-2009 03:13 PM

Congrats to the winners! Fantastic workmanship by all accounts! Kudos to all the participants!

-- I'm a wood magician... I can turn fine lumber into firewood before your very eyes! - Please visit and sign up for my project updates!

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#3 posted 02-08-2009 04:27 PM

I agree – it was the toughest, thus far, for voting!!

Congratulations to the Award Recipients as well as everyone who participated.

-- ~ Debbie, Canada (, Young Living Wellness )

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#4 posted 02-08-2009 04:30 PM

Congratulations to all the winners.Great entries.

-- Dustygirl..Hastings,Ontario.. How much wood can 1 gal chuck if 1 gal can't cut wood?

View Karson's profile


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#5 posted 02-08-2009 04:45 PM

Congratulations to the winners. More participants and some fantastice work by all.

-- 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]

View GaryK's profile


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#6 posted 02-08-2009 04:54 PM

Martin is the real winner here.

All his work creating site this and for giving us woodworkers a place to share our work, ideas and just hang out!

-- Gary - Never pass up the opportunity to make a mistake look like you planned it that way - Tyler, TX

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#7 posted 02-08-2009 05:11 PM

Congratulations to all the winners. This was a hard one to vote for because of all the fantastic entries. Keep up the great work all you LJ’s.

-- Jerry--A man can never have enough tools or clamps

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#8 posted 02-08-2009 05:27 PM

Congrats to all the winners. I didnt expect to place as well as I did. I had a lot of fun with my project and learned a lot. thanks Martin for the site!

-- My job is to give my kids things to discuss with their [email protected]

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#9 posted 02-08-2009 07:32 PM

Awesome work guys! Congrats to the winners!

-- For free video tutorials and other cool woodworking stuff, check out

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#10 posted 11-07-2009 02:58 AM

Congrats to all the winners.felicitations

-- jeanmarc manosque france

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