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Visit From Lumberjock Buddy

by Jim Jakosh
posted 02-11-2018 02:45 AM


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woodbutcherbynight

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#1 posted 02-11-2018 02:51 AM

Outstanding, have a few friends like that. Get us together we forget all about time….

-- Live to tell the stories, they sound better that way.

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Kelster58

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#2 posted 02-11-2018 03:04 AM

That’s pretty cool…....

-- K. Stone “Tell me and I forget, teach me and I may remember, involve me and I learn.” ― Benjamin Franklin

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shipwright

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#3 posted 02-11-2018 03:45 AM

Here’s a coincidence. Both of you have done a marquetry day at my shop.
......... and I’ve only done five of them.
Hi to you both!

-- Paul M ..............the early bird may get the worm but it’s the second mouse that gets the cheese! http://thecanadianschooloffrenchmarquetry.com/

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DIYaholic

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#4 posted 02-11-2018 04:29 AM

I’m sure ( I think!) Gene represented the Stumpy Nubbers with grace and dignity….
Well, he at least represented us!!!

Glad a good time was had….

-- Randy-- I may not be good...but I am slow! If good things come to those who wait.... Why is procrastination a bad thing?

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mudflap4869

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#5 posted 02-11-2018 04:48 AM

I am glad you guys could get together. I have had the honor of meeting both and am happy to call you friends.

-- Still trying to master kindling making

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Rich

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#6 posted 02-11-2018 05:04 AM

Who’s the handsome one?

-- Dopeler Effect: The tendency of stupid ideas to sound smarter the faster they come at you.

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Festus56

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#7 posted 02-11-2018 05:29 AM

A couple of great guys and woodworkers right there !!

-- Mark -- Really we're not crazy, just "Limited Editions" -- http://www.jmh-limited-editions.com/home.html --

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Mark Wilson

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#8 posted 02-11-2018 05:57 AM

Neither of you look like your LJs avatar. Which one’s which?

-- Mark

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lew

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#9 posted 02-11-2018 03:59 PM

It is great to meet a fellow (fellowette) Lumberjock!!

I’ve never met Gene, but he has done several favors for me.

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

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doubleDD

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#10 posted 02-11-2018 04:32 PM

Looks like a warm welcome and a warm day. Nice to see LJ’s shooting the breeze. Meeting and learning from one another is a great experience.

-- Dave, Downers Grove, Il. -------- When you run out of ideas, start building your dreams.

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#11 posted 02-11-2018 04:36 PM

That’s great for you two.

I hope to meet you one day as well, you’re a class act.

-- Nature created it, I just assemble it.

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peteg

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#12 posted 02-11-2018 08:04 PM

Good stuff Jim & Gene, just wish I lived a bit closer all you guys,
cheers
pete

-- Pete G: If you always do what you always did you'll always get what you always got

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ralbuck

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#13 posted 02-11-2018 08:24 PM

I like the tree rescue sawmill idea! Great thing to meet other L-J’s. I have met “Bushmaster” and it was instant old friends too!

-- Wood rescue is good for the environment and me! just rjR

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Cliff

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#14 posted 02-12-2018 02:39 AM

Great Photo Jim…

Really nice to see people getting together and talking . Jim, you are right, LJs is a great site to contact other wood workers from all over the world.

If I lived 4 hours away we could be drinking coffee and talking about wood work and our shops. If ever I get to America again we will do just that. 1986 was the last time I was over there. I love America. I met some wonderful people.

Regards,

Cliff.

-- Cliff Australia : Snoring is good. It blows away all the Sawdust.

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Jim Jakosh

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#15 posted 02-12-2018 05:11 AM

Hi all. Woodworking is such a great friendship activity. I love it.
I like to meet at least one LJ each winter.
We both made the same packet on the Chevalet at Paul’s house in Green Valley. What a coincidence!!

Hi Pete and Cliff. I’d sure like to come back to New Zealand and Australia now that I have so many buddies over there. I could be there a month at least!!

Hi Mark, I’m on the right.

Cheers, Jim

-- Jim Jakosh.....Practical Wood Products...........Learn something new every day!! Variety is the Spice of Life!!

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Grumpy

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#16 posted 02-16-2018 11:20 PM

What a great community this is. Well done Jim & Gene.

-- Grumpy - "Always look on the bright side of life"- Monty Python

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Jim Jakosh

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#17 posted 02-17-2018 12:39 AM

Hi Tony. I’d sure like to visit you and all my LJ buddies there. I’m sure glad I found Lumberjocks!!

Cheers, Jim

-- Jim Jakosh.....Practical Wood Products...........Learn something new every day!! Variety is the Spice of Life!!

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Gene Howe

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#18 posted 03-09-2018 11:56 AM

Well, darn my hide anyhow.
Didn’t see this till today.
Had a great time visiting with Jim. Picked up some great tips and local resources, too. Jim is a great guy and pretty darned clever, too.
As Grumpy says, this a great community.

-- 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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corelz125

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#19 posted 03-09-2018 08:28 PM

I agree to that also Gene ” Jim is a great guy and pretty darned clever”

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Jim Jakosh

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#20 posted 03-11-2018 04:33 AM

Thanks, Gene and Corelz125

Hi Gene. I sure enjoyed meeting you. I could have talked all day. We have a lot of similar interests!!

Cheers, Jim

-- Jim Jakosh.....Practical Wood Products...........Learn something new every day!! Variety is the Spice of Life!!

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mafe

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#21 posted 05-12-2018 06:14 PM

Always so wonderful to see LJ’s meet up.
Best thoughts,
Mads

-- MAD F, the fanatical rhykenologist and vintage architect. Democraticwoodworking.

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