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Location: Byng Inlet, on Georgian Bay, Ontario, Canada
Website: http://sawmill-lodge.com/salvage/

I operate a lodge/resort on Georgian Bay, in Ontario Canada. I also operate a log salvage business, chasing down the logs that sank here 100 years ago.

We make furniture and crafts for sale in our little store, and operate a pub as well.

Since our place is rather old and was neglected by the previous owners, a lot of time and effort go into various renovations and improvements on the property here.

Lumberjocks is a very entertaining site and I quite enjoy the time I'ved spent here. I look forward to interacting with more members of the community.

-Rolfe

UPDATE: June 21, 2010 - sadly, Sawmill Lodge is no more. The recession has finally killed our tourism-based business, and the bank has put the property into receivership. So that's it for me: time to go forth and restart my life.

All the best to all of you.

Rolfe

-- Sawmill Lodge - http://sawmill-lodge.com

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GaryK

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#1 posted 03-20-2008 06:28 PM

Welcome to Lumberjocks! Enjoy yourself.

-- Gary - Never pass up the opportunity to make a mistake look like you planned it that way - Tyler, TX

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Max

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#2 posted 03-20-2008 09:20 PM

Glad to see that you have made Lumberjocks a part of your Woodworking experience… Welcome

-- Max "Desperado", Salt Lake City, UT

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rikkor

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#3 posted 03-20-2008 09:33 PM

Welcome to LJ. You will like it here.

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cajunpen

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#4 posted 03-20-2008 09:37 PM

Welcome to LumberJocks. Enjoy the community.

-- Bill - "Suit yourself and let the rest be pleased." http://www.cajunpen.com/

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Scott Bryan

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#5 posted 03-20-2008 11:19 PM

Hello BillCo,

Let me welcome you to LJs. I hope that you will find this to be an exciting and rewarding part of your woodworking adventure.

-- Challenges are what make life interesting; overcoming them is what makes life meaningful- Joshua Marine

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gene

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#6 posted 03-21-2008 04:29 AM

Welcome to the wonderful world of LJ’s (Enjoy) Come on in, The water’s fine, fine, fine. Happy, that you have chosen to join the family.
You can ask, show, teach, learn, and Share woodworking experiences.
There’s something here for anyone that likes working with wood.
Plus new friends
God bless

-- Gene, a Christian in Virginia

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ND2ELK

13495 posts in 2462 days


#7 posted 03-21-2008 11:51 PM

Welcome to Lumberjocks. They are a good group of people who love wood working as much as you do. “The End Of The Earth”, can’t say that I have ever been there. End of my rope a few times in my life. Glad to have you!

God Bless
tom

-- Mc Bridge Cabinets, Iowa

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Karson

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#8 posted 03-22-2008 06:03 AM

Welcome to LumberJocks. Glad to have you aboard.

-- I've been blessed with a father who liked to tinker in wood, and a wife who lets me tinker in wood. Southern Delaware karson_morrison@bigfoot.com †

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Thos. Angle

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#9 posted 03-22-2008 03:01 PM

Welcome to Lumber Jocks

-- Thos. Angle, Jordan Valley, Oregon

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BillCo

35 posts in 2407 days


#10 posted 03-23-2008 04:13 AM

Thanks to all of you for your welcome. I’ve posted 4 projects so far, and I have literally got tons more images of the stuff we’ve made from our recycled/reclaimed/recovered timber. What I’m not sure of is how many of these things I should put up online; I can easily imagine how people might get tired of the stuff quickly.

Also, somebody suggested a blog about the recovery of the logs. Not sure how much interest this would get from the members here, so I’ll wait for more input.

Thanks again to all of you. I like this site/forum a lot.

-- Sawmill Lodge - http://sawmill-lodge.com

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Bureaucrat

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#11 posted 03-14-2009 06:29 PM

Congratulations! This coming week you will have been a Lumber Jock for 1 year! Thanks for your participation.

-- Gary

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WistysWoodWorkingWonders

11908 posts in 1845 days


#12 posted 03-24-2010 07:27 AM

Hi there,
Congratulations on your second anniversary of being part of the LumberJock community… something to be very proud of…
Wisty
I look forward to the day when I reach that milestone…

-- New Project = New Tool... it's just the way it is, don't fight it... :)

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