Another year - No 8

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Blog entry by Karson posted 05-07-2014 04:10 AM 2537 reads 0 times favorited 25 comments Add to Favorites Watch

Well May 7th is my eighth anniversary being a member of lumberjocks.

Lots of changes from knowing everyone on the site and communicating with them each night. We didn’t have messages then we posted those messages on projects.

Lots of fun.

We invited all and helped everyone out of their problems in woodworking and maybe life.

I’ve visited maybe 15-20 lumberjocks in their shops and have made some lifelong friends.

Lots of new experts here now But, lots of people trying to make a dishonest buck by scamming anyone who will fall for it.

The woodworking is good, and the finish smells the same. So happy days are here.

We’ve lost some friends who were a big part of the nightly party, but they are remembered in our hearts and we know that our love was shared through a common bond.

Happy trails to you until we meet again. may your chisels and saws be sharp, and may your wood be ever fragrant and knot free, and always in plentiful supply.


-- 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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#1 posted 05-07-2014 04:21 AM

Happy Anniversary to you! :)

Have a great day! :)

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

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#2 posted 05-07-2014 04:27 AM

yes many years hav gone by, we have losy so many of the older ones, and have gained lots of new ones, and there is some really great guys, but i sure do miss the ones that have passed on, in my own personal life many that i know and love have moved into the spirit world, life here is over for them, i miss them, and as one very good friend , karson is still with us, thank God…your a wonderful example Karson, thanks so much for always helping me when i long and prosper.

-- GRIZZMAN ...[''''']

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#3 posted 05-07-2014 04:57 AM

Happy LJ Day, Karson. I wish you many, many more.

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

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#4 posted 05-07-2014 05:12 AM

Happy Anniversary Karson,and many more

-- Jesus Is Alright with me

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#5 posted 05-07-2014 05:28 AM

Congrats Karson on your 8th anniversary with Ljs.Good folks like you is one of the reasons I joined Ljs .Thanks for all the great contributions you have made over the years.

-- Custom furniture

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#6 posted 05-07-2014 06:04 AM

Happy anniversary Karson!

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

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#7 posted 05-07-2014 06:36 AM

Happy anniversary my good buddy and thank you for your help and contributions.

-- Grumpy - "Always look on the bright side of life"- Monty Python

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#8 posted 05-07-2014 10:38 AM

Happy Anniversary to one of the ‘Good Guys’.

Best Regards. – Len
Work Safely and have Fun.

-- Mother Nature should be proud of what you've done with her tree. - Len ...just north of a stone's throw from the oHIo, river that is, in So. Indiana.

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#9 posted 05-07-2014 10:52 AM

Happy anniversary Karson. Always enjoy reading your blogs and seeing the projects.

-- The smell of wood, coffee in the cup, the wife let's me do my thing, the lake is peaceful.

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#10 posted 05-07-2014 12:18 PM

Karson, there aren’t a lot of folks who have been around here longer than me, and you are one of them. I truly appreciate all your kind words and great advice over the years!

-- Charlie M. "Woodworking - patience = firewood"

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#11 posted 05-07-2014 01:00 PM

Dear Ambassador Karson…

Congrats to another year of woodworking, sharing, and all things good that you do to make this world a better place.


-- Matt--Proud LJ since 2007

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#12 posted 05-07-2014 01:10 PM

Well put Karson.

Here’s to another 8 year in the making! Cheers!

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

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#13 posted 05-07-2014 02:49 PM

Happy anniversary, Karson; you’ve contributed a lot to Lumberjocks and I hope that you will be here many more years.

helluvawreck aka Charles

-- If a man does not keep pace with his companions, perhaps it is because he hears a different drummer. Let him step to the music which he hears, however measured or far away. Henry David Thoreau

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#14 posted 05-07-2014 04:18 PM

Happy anniversary. It has been a good journey. I’ve had you on my friends list for about 7 of those 8 years. :)

-- We must guard our enthusiasm as we would our life - James Krenov

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#15 posted 05-07-2014 05:30 PM

Congrats on 8 years Karson and Best Wishes for many, many more!

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

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