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Blog entry by Cricket posted 04-28-2016 03:47 PM 1743 reads 0 times favorited 36 comments Add to Favorites Watch

One of our respected LumberJocks members was featured in the news!

You will definitely want to take a moment to read the article.

Hanwell woman making, selling high-quality clothespins
http://www.cbc.ca/news/canada/new-brunswick/hanwell-clothespins-1.3553566

“Christopher’s clothespins are made from locally sourced maple and ashand are bigger than normal pins, with larger, stainless steel springs from British Columbia. She planes the wood herself, squares it and runs it through a table saw to create the grooves. She made a quad router table to make multiple cuts at a time,uses a band saw to cut them up and a dryer to tumble them smooth.”

-- "Show respect even to people who don’t deserve it, not as a reflection of their character, but as a reflection of yours."



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Monte Pittman

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#1 posted 04-28-2016 03:50 PM

Gotta love it!

-- Mother Nature created it, I just assemble it.

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a1Jim

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#2 posted 04-28-2016 03:56 PM

Congrats on some invaluable press. Thanks for passing this on Cricket.

-- http://artisticwoodstudio.com Custom furniture

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#3 posted 04-28-2016 03:59 PM

Congrats Sandra! Rockstar status achieved.

-- Something, something, something.

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doubleDD

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#4 posted 04-28-2016 04:00 PM

Great accomplishment. Simple, yet so useful.

-- Dave, Downers Grove, Il. -------- When you run out of ideas, start building your dreams.

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Dave

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#5 posted 04-28-2016 04:02 PM

Yeah 74! Couldn’t have happened to a nicer lumberjock!

-- Superdav "No matter where you go - there you are." http://chiselandforge.com

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JoeinGa

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#6 posted 04-28-2016 04:03 PM

I saw that on my FaceBook yesterday…
CONGRATS Sandra !
.

-- Perform A Random Act Of Kindness Today ... Pay It Forward

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oldnovice

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#7 posted 04-28-2016 04:30 PM

Good for you Sandra!
I saw some of your posts on the making of these clothes pins and it looks like you solved all your manufacturing issues!
More importantly, people like them!

-- "I never met a board I didn't like!"

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Joe Lyddon

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#8 posted 04-28-2016 05:39 PM

At LAST!

We have a True PIN-UP Girl!

Welcome aboard Christopher!

-- Have Fun! Joe Lyddon - Alta Loma, CA USA - Home: http://www.WoodworkStuff.net ... My Small Gallery: http://www.ncwoodworker.net/pp/showgallery.php?ppuser=1389&cat=500"

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#9 posted 04-28-2016 05:53 PM

Congrats 74. Hope you don’t forget us little people.

-- They say many people die because of alcohol. They never realized how many of them are born because of it.

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rhybeka

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#10 posted 04-28-2016 05:57 PM

Woot! Sandra’s in the HOUSE! :)

-- Beka/Becky - aspiring jill of all trades, still learning to not read the directions.

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StumpyNubs

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#11 posted 04-28-2016 06:43 PM

When will we see Sandra’s clothes pins in Walmart?

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Richard

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#12 posted 04-28-2016 07:09 PM



When will we see Sandra s clothes pins in Walmart?

- StumpyNubs

NEVER , they are to High Class for that.

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firefighterontheside

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#13 posted 04-28-2016 07:15 PM

Proud, proud, proud!

-- Bill M. "People change, walnut doesn't" by Gene.

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#14 posted 04-28-2016 07:53 PM

Way to go Sandra.

-- Tyvekboy -- Marietta, GA ………….. one can never be too organized

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mudflap4869

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#15 posted 04-28-2016 08:18 PM

Dang she is productive. And pretty as a speckled puppy to boot. Good on ya my friend. Just remember us little people when you become the Donald Trump of canada.

-- Still trying to master kindling making

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