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Blog entry by Bill Akins posted 1579 days ago 1823 reads 1 time favorited 10 comments Add to Favorites Watch

I was fortunate to meet Marc Spagnuolo, The Wood Whisperer, at Highland Woodworking in Atlanta this weekend. Marc, along with others, did demo’s all day Saturday. I spent the morning watching him and then I came home and installed my new dust collector I picked up while there. I then went back on Sunday for Marc’s all day class. If you are not familiar with him check him out at http://thewoodwhisperer.com/ He has tons of information and lots of great videos. He started the shaker table build during March whcih collected over $9000 for the American Cancer Society. All in all a great woodworking weekend, even if I was out of the shop.

-- Bill from Lithia Springs, GA I love the smell of sawdust in the morning.



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Woodwrecker

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#1 posted 1579 days ago

Great picture Bill.
Marc’s videos are really informative and helpful.
That shaker table build his guild sponsored was a great charity act.
Plus, you got a new Dust Collector…
Sounds like a good weekend!

-- Having fun...Eric

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PurpLev

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#2 posted 1579 days ago

sounds like you had lots of fun.

10 thumbs up for Marc! a new and improved wind in our sails.

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

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Dautterguy

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#3 posted 1579 days ago

Marc, will be in Atascadero,Calif. June 5th all day. at Outlet Tool Supply, giving demos. This is for the “Annual Customer Appreciation Sale” Just a heads up. I just shop there, I have NO affilation with OTS.

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a1Jim

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#4 posted 1579 days ago

Thats great that had a chance to meet Marc

-- http://artisticwoodstudio.com Custom furniture

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sedcokid

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#5 posted 1579 days ago

What an opportunity to meet Marc! Thanks for posting.

-- Chuck Emery, Michigan,

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NBeener

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#6 posted 1579 days ago

[my take on an OLD joke]

GREAT picture, but who’s the guy with Bill Akins????

:-)

Glad you got to meet Marc. Seems like a very good egg. Hope your trip to Highland didn’t cost too much money ;-)

-- -- Neil

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NicoleSpag

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#7 posted 1579 days ago

haha that is a great pic Bill! I’m bummed I didn’t get to meet you, but I’m sure I’ll go to ATL with Marc one day soon.

-- Visit us at http://thewoodwhisperer.com

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mhein68

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#8 posted 1579 days ago

Marc is on my list of “hope to meet someday”..

-- Mike, Southern IL

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Napaman

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#9 posted 1579 days ago

two great woodworkers…sounds like a great time!

-- Matt--Proud LJ since 2007

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#10 posted 1546 days ago

Great oppurtunity to meet a great guy maybe he’ll come back this way soon and thanks for sharing. Also if you don’t mind post any events you hear of in Atlanta I’m not far down I-20 just west of Augusta.

-- Luke 23: 42-43

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