My 10,000th post

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Blog entry by GaryK posted 02-26-2011 09:58 PM 1648 reads 0 times favorited 30 comments Add to Favorites Watch

10,000? No way! I can’t believe that I can talk that much.

I’ve been here going on 4 years now and this is the best site I have found on the net.

The camaraderie, projects, know-how and help on this site is incredible.

If I ever have a question, I know that someone here would most likely have the answer.

I want to thank Martin for creating such a great site! Apparently it has been exactly 5 years since he first put it online, so that is a big coincidence. His 5 years and my 10,000th post.

One thing that really amazes me is that I get recognized at woodworking stores and shows from that little picture in my avatar!

Anyway I just wanted to thank everyone as a group for making this site the great place it is.

Now back to the shop.

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

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#1 posted 02-26-2011 10:05 PM

you are definitely a big contributor to the success of this site.

Thank you for your 10,000 posts

-- ~ Debbie, Canada (

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Joe Lyddon

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#2 posted 02-26-2011 10:07 PM

Hi buddy!

C O N G R A T U L A T I O N S !!

Wish I could get out to the shop… C O L D !! ... wet skies… bummer…

Take care.

Thank you 10,000 times for your contributions!

-- Have Fun! Joe Lyddon - Alta Loma, CA USA - Home: ... My Small Gallery:"

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#3 posted 02-26-2011 10:08 PM

WOW you do talk a lot!
Congratulations! I’ve enjoyed reading them all.

-- Frank Auge---Nichols NY----"My opinion is neither copyrighted nor trademarked, but it is price competitive."

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Scott Bryan

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#4 posted 02-26-2011 10:10 PM

Congratulations, Gary. I have always found your posts to be insightful and informative. Keep ‘em coming.

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

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#5 posted 02-26-2011 10:20 PM

Yak Yak Yak.

Congrats Gary. And thank you for all those posts. I have learned a lot from you.

Personallly, I like the picture of someone’s face for their avatar. It lets me look at who I am talking to.

-- -- I'm no rocket surgeon

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#6 posted 02-26-2011 10:22 PM

Thanks, Gary, for taking the time to make all of those posts. I, for one, always learn something new from your tips/jigs/projects. Looking forward to another 10,000.


-- Lew- Time traveler. Purveyor of the Universe's finest custom rolling pins.

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#7 posted 02-26-2011 10:23 PM

Congrats Gary. You have some high quality posts!!

I, too, would like to thank everyonme on here that makes this such a plesant haven on the www.

-- Bob in WW ~ "some old things are lovely, warm still with life ... of the forgotten men who made them." - D.H. Lawrence

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#8 posted 02-26-2011 10:40 PM

Congratulations Gary K. It has sure been a blast hasn’t it.

I appreciate all of your great projects and posts.

You do nice work.

-- I've been blessed with a father who liked to tinker in wood, and a wife who lets me tinker in wood. Southern Delaware soon moving to Virginia †

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#9 posted 02-26-2011 10:41 PM

5 Years !!!!!!!!!!!!!!! 10,000 Posts !!!!!!!!!!!!!!!

Gary, congrats and I want to thank you for ALL that you contribute to LJ’s.
I have been inspired by many of your projects, learned from many of your tips / jigs
and have thoroughly enjoyed it! You have helped make me a better woodworker!

Take care and look forward to many more years on LJ’s with you.


-- Gene, Majestic Eagle Woodworks,,

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#10 posted 02-26-2011 10:49 PM

I missed most of your first four years Gary, but I’ll be watching for the next four. Congrats.

-- Paul M ..............If God wanted us to have fiberglass boats he would have given us fibreglass trees.

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#11 posted 02-26-2011 10:58 PM

Hey Gary
Congrats on your 10K post you make Ljs a better place , I always enjoy all your projects and great input.
Thanks for being here.

-- wood crafting & woodworking classes

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Nick Solimine

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#12 posted 02-26-2011 11:21 PM

Well done Gary. I can say your work surely inspires me and I am sure a lot of the other members.

-- Nick , North Carolina " If we trust in GOD he will never put us in a place where his graces will not protect us "

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#13 posted 02-26-2011 11:23 PM

Always look forward to your posts.. and glad you’re here!


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#14 posted 02-27-2011 12:54 AM

Good posts all my Friend!! Congratulations, and I’m looking forward to your next 10,000…

-- Mike in Concord, NH---Unpleasant tasks are simply worthy challenges to improve skills.

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#15 posted 02-27-2011 01:06 AM

Gary, congrats on your 10,000. I love seeing your projects, you have great advice that you love to extend to others, and you have wonderful how-to blogs. I’m looking forward to your next 10,000.

-- Verna -- Indianapolis, IN

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