LumberJock Picnic - Belated post - 2007

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Blog entry by Karson posted 2041 days ago 876 reads 1 time favorited 9 comments Add to Favorites Watch

This is a group of pictures that was taken at a LumberJock Picnic held at Lee Jesbergers Shop in Central New Jersey September 29, 2007.

I had been trying to get some pictures of possibly one of the first lumberjock picnics that was held. I always wanted to invite myself to visit Lee’s shop and we had chatted about it a couple of times. But then I suggested that we have a picnic there and he agreed.

Lee almost agrees to anything. We had a fantastic time. I hope that I can remember who was there.

Left to right. Zipsss Ze’ev Abigador, myself Karson Morrison, Bob A in NJ Mark Geserick and his wife Nancy BryanO Bob Lanzilotta and his wife and then Lee Jesberger my son David was playing around somewhere. We also had Dan Gill and a friend of his there for a while. they left before the group picture was taken.

Lee’s wife and mother-in-law fed us some fantastic Greek foods.

Lee showing BryanO some of his Japanese Chisels.

I was showing some of the Joiners on my No Glue, Screws or Nails Joinery Project

Bob and Ze’ev looking at some edge banding on a bathroom cabinet that Lee was constructing.

Mark and Bob’s wives.

One of Lee’s Demilune table tops.

I brought some veneer to share with the guys.

Mark listening to someone at Lunch. A beautiful day.

Bob showing some legs that he was making.

Lee with his Ezee Feed showing how to joint edges on a table saw.

A few people aptly paying attention to Ze’ev discussing some woodworking subject.

If you get a chance to visit Lee’s shop enjoy yourself.

If you get a chance to make it to a LumberJock Picnic go and enjoy yourself.

Make friends of your LumberJock Buddies.

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

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#1 posted 2041 days ago

Looks like everyone had an awesome time. You going to come to the one in Michigan when we have it?

--, Rick Kruse, Grand Rapids, MI

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#2 posted 2041 days ago

Looks like everyone had some fun. Wish I was closer to you all…...... {must find LJ’s close by to have a picnic.}

-- Jerry--A man can never have enough tools or clamps

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Scott Bryan

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#3 posted 2041 days ago

What a wonderful way to spend a day!!!! Good food, good friends and plenty of shop time. And it looks like you had the girls outnumbered. :) I hope that they found plenty to do as well.

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

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Douglas Bordner

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#4 posted 2041 days ago

Thanks for the posts Karson. That Lee Jesberger looks too young to know as much as he does!

-- "Bordnerizing" perfectly good lumber for over a decade.

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#5 posted 2041 days ago

Lee ages well, But this picture was two years ago. He has gone to H_LL since then.

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

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#6 posted 2041 days ago

looks like fun. I wish we could have a party like this in Cleveland

-- making sawdust....

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Lee A. Jesberger

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#7 posted 2041 days ago

Aw chucks Douglas!

Karson’s just mad I still have my hair!

These picnics are great fun, and Karson has the personality to orchestrate the entire day. Good thing, ‘cause I’m boring!

I do advise these picnics, as great friendships are made.


-- by Lee A. Jesberger

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#8 posted 2040 days ago

looks like a great day. good people will usually make that happen

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

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#9 posted 2040 days ago

Great idea Karson & Lee. Looks like you had a great day.

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

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