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Blog entry by Joanne posted 1696 days ago 1143 reads 1 time favorited 16 comments Add to Favorites Watch

He everyone,
Hope I am doing this right. I am looking for other woodworking members who live in the Tri State area of NY, NJ and PA. Are there any out there? I thought it would be fun to talk to others who live in the area and maybe even get together once in awhile (or more often if wanted)
Joanne, Port Jervis, NY

-- Joanne, New York, www.creationhollow.com



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Jesse

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#1 posted 1695 days ago

I live close to Poughkeepsie, I believe that is pretty close to Port Jervis. Out of curiosity, where do you purchase your rough lumber?

-- Jesse, Hopewell Jct., NY

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GuyK

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#2 posted 1695 days ago

Hi Joanne, Northeast, Pa here. About a hour from you.

-- Guy Kroll www.thelandsathillsidefarms.org

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Bob A in NJ

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#3 posted 1695 days ago

Hi

Northwest NJ, about 60 minutes for me.

-- Bob A in NJ

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Joanne

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#4 posted 1695 days ago

Hi Jesse, Yes, Port Jervis is about 1 hour from Poughkeepsie. As for rough lumber I have a large pile of white oak and some red oak that was cut a few years ago from our property. I have been working off that pile for the past year and from the looks of it I will have at least a few more years even with our daughter and son in law building a home and using all oak for their trim. Where do you get your rough lumber from?
Joanne

-- Joanne, New York, www.creationhollow.com

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Joanne

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#5 posted 1695 days ago

So far from the responses Port Jervis is probably central to the other members in this area. Maybe we can plan a picnic or something here once the weather warms up some :)

-- Joanne, New York, www.creationhollow.com

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Jesse

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#6 posted 1695 days ago

Joanne, I have found lumber from a few people via craigslist, and I have ordered from tinytimbers.com. I was just hopefull that you had a local sawyer that you dealt with. Sounds like you have a large pile of lumber then. I have thought of posting the same thing that you did, to see how many people are in our general vicinity.

-- Jesse, Hopewell Jct., NY

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Karson

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#7 posted 1694 days ago

We have had 2 picnics at Lee Jesbergers shop. We didn’t have one in 2009 so I’d like to plan one maybe early spring.

-- 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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Zipsss

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#8 posted 1667 days ago

Edison, nj

-- Zipsss

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THEGREATPUMPKIN

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#9 posted 1667 days ago

Glens Falls NY,JIM

-- A day without sawdust is like a day without sunshine

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Vincent Nocito

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#10 posted 1667 days ago

Blue Bell, PA near Philly

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Fish22

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#11 posted 1666 days ago

South River, NJ (Central, NJ)

-- Bryan, South River, NJ

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Bob42

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#12 posted 1666 days ago

Hi Joanne,
Long Island, NY. Not to close to you.

-- Bob K. East Northport, NY

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tommyboy

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#13 posted 1665 days ago

New Jersey, the Tollbooth State
Bergen County

-- -tommy NJ

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WoodSparky

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#14 posted 1659 days ago

Exit 74 on the Garden State Cash Cow.

-- So Many tools, So little time

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woodchic

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#15 posted 1658 days ago

Hi Joanne! Great to see you here at Lj’s. I am out of the equation I live in Kentucky. But if you ever find yourself in this area…....look us up.

AKA…............Woodchic

-- Robin Renee'

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