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  1. New style butcher block

    This one of two projects I made today.. wanted to think outside the box. I know someone has probably already done this but I did it anyway. This is endgrain butcher block [bevel cut at 60? degrees ] with an edgegrain boarder splined and double mitre splined. Timber used was Queensland Maple and...
  2. Santa is coming to town

    A Christmas sign for the house. Wood is cherry, paint is black acrylic, finish is GF High Performance topcoat, satin. Thanks for looking.
  3. Storm Front

    The grain on this one reminds me of the spring and summer storm fronts that roll through central Illinois. It measures 5.5" wide by 7.5" tall, turned from box elder, and is finished with wipe-on poly.
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    Pa never had much compassion for the lazy or those who squandered their means and then never had enough for the necessities. But for those who were genuinely in need, his heart was as big as all outdoors. It was from him that I learned the greatest joy in life comes from giving, not from...
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    Merry Christmas one and all! M
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    Every Little Boy Needs a Rocking Horse Well, I procrastinated on this little project enough. Our two year old son, Mot Jr. (aka The Vandal,) needs a Christmas Gift from the shop. My daughter wants an iPod. What's a guy to do. I settled on a plan from Lee Valley for a nice little rocker and...
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    thing to think on I heard a story of a woman who was Christmas shopping with her two children. After hours of hearing them asking for everything they saw, she finally made it to the elevator. She was feeling overwhelming pressure-to go to every party, to decorate the house festively, to cook...
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    Merry Christmas & Happy New Year Thank you for a great year 2011, LumberJocks! Aaand…
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    Merry Christmas to all my LJ Buddies. This has been a fun year making toys for the children. Not a lot made on the home front. Except some Christmas Presents for my family Some names puzzles that have been posted and some Shaker Boxes yet to be finished. (The family Christmas is mid January so...
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    To All Our Lumberjock Friends and Family, Mimi and I wish you and yours the Merriest of Christmases and the Happiest of New Years. Lew and Mimi
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    Merry Christmas LJs everywhere! Today my wife and I were shopping for our grand kids Christmas. At the elementary school where she works, 80% of the kids get free lunch. Many of the parents will lose their apartments during the school year and the turn over rate is high, about 30%. Most of...
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