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03-27-2020 03:49 PM

Topic tags/keywords: turningboxswap2020

It’s time again for another swap. GR8HUNTER is finishing up the surprise swap now(which was great surpriseswap2020 check it out if you havent) and we have all decided to move on to another. In regular standing, I have completely ripped off the theme intro, rules, etc. format from the previous swap. I would hate to break tradition here.
The theme for this swap is a turning or box swap. Anythong you can make on a lathe is game. For those who dont have lathes there are ways to make pens/pencils or holders without a lathe but you can also make boxes for this swap. I was going to limit the size but that’s just going to hinder one’s imagination.
A Note: This is in no way officially sponsored by, run by, or otherwise tied to “LumberJocks” as a company or organization, or to any of the parent or sibling holdings thereof. It is simply run by those of us who participate on LumberJocks.
Basic Details
If you have not participated in one of our LumberJocks Shop Made Swaps before, Welcome! It’s relatively simple; each participant makes their swap item(s) and will get a name and address via e-mail a few weeks before the shipping deadline to where they will be mailing their entry. Postage is to be paid by the sender. The LumberJock who you’re shipping to, as well as the one who is shipping to you, will be completely random. Unless there are special circumstances – like the need for international shipping – I will not influence who anyone is paired with.
Rules for this swap
- Teaser shots are allowed, but please do not post full in-progress or finished pictures until after the reveal date. Remember we want everyone to be surprised when they receive their package!
- A progress pic (sent to me) will be required NO LATER THAN the due date listed near the end of this post. The progress pic needs to show that you’ve put sufficient time and work into the project to be able to complete it by the ship date. I know things come up so if you don’t have a progress pic by the required date but are confident you’ll still be able to complete your tool(s) by the ship date, just e-mail me BEFORE the progress pic due date and we’ll make arrangements. Anyone who doesn’t e-mail me a progress pic or let me know why they haven’t by 11:59 pm EDT on the due date WILL BE DROPPED from the list of participants.
What we’re making
I can’t believe some of the amazing work I see come out of these swaps . I volunteered like a dummy to run it :<))
The theme for this swap is turning or boxes.
Bonus Items are completely optional and are not in any way required or expected. In past swaps, some folks include an extra “goody” along with their swap items. Bonus items do not have to be related to the swap theme, or even woodworking for that matter. If you like to make dice mallets and want to include one go ahead. Maybe you brew your own beer and want to send your recipient a bottle or twelve, go for it! Nobody’s expecting anything other than swap items though, so don’t feel any obligation whatsoever to add anything extra. It’s just something that I think has kind of evolved in past swaps so I wanted to address it up front.
Also include a letter in your package telling the recipient about the wood and project.
How to sign up
Post below letting me know that you are in and then send an e-mail to [email protected] containing ALL of the following information:
- LumberJocks Username
- Real Name
- Email address
- Shipping Address, including country
- Phone Number (USA – optional /International – A MUST) – Let me know if you are not willing to ship internationally (so I can make sure I pair any non-US participants accordingly)
I won’t send a confirmation e-mail but will be keeping a list of confirmed participants below that I will update daily (weekdays). If you don’t see your name on the list within a day or two of e-mailing me, shoot me another e-mail or PM so I don’t miss anybody.
Also post in the thread that you want to participate so I make sure to see you. Also like you to pop into the thread and post something from time to time so we know you’re still around.
Progress pictures will also be sent to the above e-mail address no later than the due date given below.
Your recipient’s name and address will be sent to you from the same e-mail address so make sure it’s not caught by your spam filter.
Important dates
In order to participate, you need to adhere to the dates below. Failure to do so will result in you getting dropped from the swap. If you can’t make one of the dates, please make sure to notify me immediately – REGISTER FOR SWAP : 4/15/20 – PROGRESS PICTURE : 5/15/20 – SHIP DATE : 5/29/20 – REVEAL DATE : 6/5/20. No final pics until this date. Let the recipient post a pic or two before the sender posts their “formal” pics and project entry.
Other Stuff:
When you post your projects, use the tag “turning.boxswap2020” so we can all easily find the projects in one spot.
This is a collaborative learning experience for all of us so make use of this forum thread to share knowledge and ideas as well asking questions and getting advice. These swaps are about the journey more so than the destination!
(Thanks to Ripthorn and then Mark Kronell and then Mosquito and then HokieKen – much of the verbiage (including this)Dave KellyCrafts was plagiarized from their posts on the previous swaps) (Unless there is a shipping SNAFU – then please wait for your recipient to get it and post a few pics)

Register: 4/15/20
Progress Pic: 5/15/20
Ship: 5/29/20
Reveal: 6/5/20

Keebler1 P S R
Bill Berklich P R
Clieb91 P S
Woodmaster1 P S
Crafters Daughter P
MikeACG P R
doubleG469 P S
strippit P
Lazyman P


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Bill Berklich

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#1 posted 03-27-2020 03:58 PM

I’m in email sent

-- Bill - Rochester MI

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Woodmaster1

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#2 posted 03-27-2020 04:13 PM

I am in what else is there to do while we’re under the stay at home order. We could nickname it Covid-19 swap 2020. Hopefully it’s not 2021. I have nothing to do today so I will start something today.

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#3 posted 03-27-2020 04:16 PM

Watching!

-- I'd rather be a hammer than a nail

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#4 posted 03-27-2020 04:48 PM

I’m in. Email sent.
Curious if my daughter is interested in is anyone opposed to her joining separately? May just keep her off of some of the thread :) Anyone else have some kids stuck at home they can talk into participating?

CtL

-- Chris L. "Don't Dream it, Be it."- PortablePastimes.com (Purveyors of Portable Fun and Fidgets)

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Keebler1

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#5 posted 03-27-2020 05:05 PM

Your daughter is more than welcome to join cleb.
Im sure we can keep it pg to pg13 rated in here

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jeffswildwood

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#6 posted 03-27-2020 09:16 PM

Turning/box swap. Knowing boxes are my favorite projects. :) AND the weather is broke so I should be able to get my lathe outside. I have a super idea, I’ll be in this one if nothing comes up!

-- We all make mistakes, the trick is to fix it in a way that says "I meant to do that".

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wildwoodbybrianjohns

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#7 posted 03-27-2020 09:23 PM

If we get another european in the game then I will join too.

Calling all europeans, come out to play, you cant go anywhere anyway.

-- Wildwood by Brian Johns: Because cheese isnt a healthy source of cheese, I will use grated cucumber to top off this raw food vegan pizza.

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Keebler1

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#8 posted 03-27-2020 09:48 PM

Wildwood assuming international shipping resumes by the end of May Im pretty sure I can find someone to ship international if you dont mind shipping to the US. Just let me know

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Dave Polaschek

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#9 posted 03-27-2020 10:51 PM

Brian, you might want to PM a few folks directly and point them to this thread. I don’t know of many of the Europeans who regularly look at the swap threads, except perhaps when they’re looking for squirrel photos…

-- Dave - Santa Fe

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wildwoodbybrianjohns

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#10 posted 03-27-2020 10:54 PM



Brian, you might want to PM a few folks directly and point them to this thread. I don’t know of many of the Europeans who regularly look at the swap threads, except perhaps when they’re looking for squirrel photos…

- Dave Polaschek

I have a couple ideas, Will try.

-- Wildwood by Brian Johns: Because cheese isnt a healthy source of cheese, I will use grated cucumber to top off this raw food vegan pizza.

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Keebler1

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#11 posted 03-28-2020 03:26 PM

Anyone have experience with or thoughts on poter cable 14” bandsaw?

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GR8HUNTER

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#12 posted 03-28-2020 03:35 PM



Anyone have experience with or thoughts on poter cable 14” bandsaw?

- Keebler1


i think they were sold at lowes :<))

-- Tony---- Reinholds,Pa.------ REMEMBER TO ALWAYS HAVE FUN

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Keebler1

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#13 posted 03-28-2020 03:50 PM

Yea its $569 and i know someone who works there so i can use his 10% discount. Looking at getting equipment to start casting but also want a bandsaw. Think this might work or I might go with a 9” and upgrade later

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GR8HUNTER

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#14 posted 03-28-2020 03:56 PM


Yea its $569 and i know someone who works there so i can use his 10% discount. Looking at getting equipment to start casting but also want a bandsaw. Think this might work or I might go with a 9” and upgrade later

- Keebler1


I own the 9 inch wanted a smaller one since I bought the 14 inch I put a carter stabilizer on it for better cutting but I really having a hard time liking that little saw :<((

have you looked at the WEN :<)))

-- Tony---- Reinholds,Pa.------ REMEMBER TO ALWAYS HAVE FUN

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GrantA

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#15 posted 03-28-2020 04:59 PM

Keebler have you been watching for used 14” delta clones like was suggested in the other thread? $200 should get you a fine saw from Taiwan. $3-400 if you’re impatient

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