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Blog entry by 559dustdesigns posted 1476 days ago 1362 reads 0 times favorited 8 comments Add to Favorites Watch

This Sunday I met up with the one and only ND2ELK (aka Tom).
Tom was in my area to visit some family and was nice enough to contact me.
I really enjoyed learning about Tom’s successful woodworking career.
We were able to get in some good shop talk.
I must say we are lucky to have Tom as a member of our woodworking community here on Lumberjocks.
I appreciate the correspondence with everyone online but actually meeting another member is special.
Thanks Tom for spending some of your valuable family time to look me up, I hope to do it again.

-- Aaron - central California "If you haven't got the time to do it right, when will you find the time to do it over?"



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BreakingBoardom

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#1 posted 1476 days ago

Sounds like fun. Always good to share some time with a fellow Jock and swap some shop talk. Maybe sometime I’ll make the trip down and come see your shop.

-- Matt - http://breakingboardom.wordpress.com/

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NBeener

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#2 posted 1476 days ago

Tom seems like a great guy.

I KNOW he’s got a great shop :-)

Glad you two got to hook up and … undoubtedly … spit sawdust, together !

-- -- Neil

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a1Jim

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#3 posted 1476 days ago

Thats great it’s really neat to get together with other LJ members.

-- http://artisticwoodstudio.com Custom furniture

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559dustdesigns

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#4 posted 1476 days ago

Neil, I like your unusual comments(or shop slang), yes we “spit sawdust” during our short meeting. LOL

-- Aaron - central California "If you haven't got the time to do it right, when will you find the time to do it over?"

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scrappy

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#5 posted 1476 days ago

Always great to hear of LJ’s getting together.

Keep it up every one!

Scrappy

-- Scrap Wood's the best...the projects are smaller, and so is the mess!

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ND2ELK

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#6 posted 1473 days ago

Hi Aaron

Thank you so much for your kind words. I too enjoyed meeting a fellow lumberjock in person. You have a God given talent in woodworking and I wish you a life long career in this great field. I also want to thank you for the gift you gave me. I am not going to tell what it is going to be used for till I post it in my projects. I will say it is a special gift, from a special buddy of mine for a special lady, I loved dearly.

God Bless
tom

-- Mc Bridge Cabinets, Iowa

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reggiek

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#7 posted 1473 days ago

Great write up, and very nice to see folks getting together. Sharing our passion is so much better in person…but having this forum is an excellent alternative. I agree with Scrappy….keep it up…and keep sharing with the rest of us.

-- Woodworking.....My small slice of heaven!

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patron

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#8 posted 1473 days ago

well what do you know ,

i got to have lunch with Tom and his wife too !

it sure was nice to meet them ,
wonderful down to earth people .
a real treat for me .

-- david - only thru kindness can this world be whole . If we don't succeed we run the risk of failure. Dan Quayle

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