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12-05-2009 07:25 PM

Topic tags/keywords: networking new hampshire new england meeting portsmouth local resource question


I am always looking to branch out (pun intended) to other woodworkers. I’d like to specifically inquire as to the members here from the NH area (Portsmouth, in particular) and elsewhere in New Hampshire and New England. Who do we have here, and are there any networking or other get-togethers from lumberjock members from this (these) areas?


Sky Rocco

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#1 posted 12-05-2009 08:30 PM

Hi Sky! Chip here in Manchester, CONNECTICUT. Yes, there is another Manchester that is not in New Hampshire! LOL.

-- Chip ----------- 6:8

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#2 posted 12-05-2009 10:24 PM


I’m a little envious. Wish I lived that close to my favorite playground. Just take yourself over to 44 Timberswamp Rd. in Hampton,NH. Go visit with the crazy Windsor Chair makers at the Institute. A word for the wise; don’t spend any time talking about Shaker chairs or you may be beheaded!
Live Free or Die!

-- Fred.... Poconos, PA ---- Chairwright in the making ----

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#3 posted 12-06-2009 01:28 AM

yeah, man. I’m in Providence, RI. I’m always looking to network with other woodworkers. Being pretty green to this level of woodworking, I feel it’s extremely important to have knowledgeable people, who are also in the field, around.

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#4 posted 12-06-2009 01:36 AM

I’m on Cape Cod. We had a great New England get together last summer.
Hopefully, we can do it again.

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

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#5 posted 12-06-2009 02:07 AM

Hey Barry! When you gonna’ take this ol’ fellow nutmegger on a trip with you? :) :) Maybe then you can change your picture to ME hanging off the front end. LOLOL.

-- Chip ----------- 6:8

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#6 posted 12-06-2009 02:14 AM

LOL!! Ok, I’m all ears! ;)

That’s quite a hike for you though. Be safe my friend.

-- Chip ----------- 6:8

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#7 posted 12-06-2009 04:27 AM

Hey Sky,

I’m in North Londonderry just ear shot from the Manchester Airport. I lived a few years in the Portsmouth area and loved it. Born and raised in Berlin.

-- Edwood -

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#8 posted 12-06-2009 04:37 AM

Hello Sky,

I’m in Georgetown, MA 1/2 hour south of Portsmouth.

-- Mark,

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#9 posted 12-06-2009 04:50 AM

Winchester, MA here. as mentioned, we had a get together in Lexington, MA just a few months ago, and will probably have more of those coming up this year. Welcome to Lumberjocks! always nice to see another new englander around.

Hey Barry, are you flying commercial? or private? any skydiving related flights? (sorry for the hijack)

-- ㊍ When in doubt - There is no doubt - Go the safer route.

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#10 posted 12-06-2009 09:48 AM

Ed Wood…Andy Mack, Mathew Thorton, Lancer’s Are you really from North Londonderry?

-- Langski, New Hampshire

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#11 posted 12-06-2009 10:03 AM

In 1642, my 9th great-grandfather Andrew Ward and my 11th great-grandfather Richard Law contributed (with about 40 other people) to the purchase of a tract of land 7 miles wide and 10 miles long that they would name Stamford, Connecticut. Does that make me a New Englander?

-- Bob in WW ~ "some old things are lovely, warm still with life ... of the forgotten men who made them." - D.H. Lawrence

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#12 posted 12-06-2009 04:53 PM

I live on the western side of the state in Keene. There was a New England get together that Purplev put together… I’m not aware of anything else in the works.

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#13 posted 12-06-2009 05:21 PM

Langski: PoorBoys, The Yard, North School.. indeed

-- Edwood -

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#14 posted 12-08-2009 03:17 AM

Hi Sky,

About 28 Miles North of you in Wells, Maine.. love to get a network with other woodworkers going.


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#15 posted 12-09-2009 03:14 AM

i live in Westfield Ma. just west of Springfield Ma. (very original names, eh?)

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