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08-07-2017 06:55 PM

Contact on my Website - 24 replies

I have a very ineffective website. I’ve been paying for this thing for a couple years, and had NO sales through it. I could count the number of times anyone has used the Contact Form on the fingers of one hand.Today, I got an email notification that someone has left a message for me on the Contact Form. Someone (ostensibly) in Switzerland ...

03-19-2017 09:19 AM

Penmaking - 19 replies

I have a Buddy List that includes scores of people. However, I don’t remember who the great penmaker is, and, I don’t have the energy, at present to go through the whole list. I need to start making some money in my artistic endeavors, or, I swear, my head will explode. I recall one of my many Buddies telling me, some time back, that...

04-05-2016 07:13 AM

- OR - Is There Money In Wood - 16 replies

I say there is.I’m Here, today, in fact, to present incontrovertible proof that there is, indeed, MONEY IN WOOD.Exhibit A: A-Five-Shekel Piece, one on each side, for a total of Ten ShekelsB-One thin Dime, American, used as a plug in one of my very first turnings.C-On Five-Cent Piece, American.D-One nuther Five-Cent Piece, American. ...

03-26-2016 12:14 AM

Exotic Means More Than You Think - 15 replies

How do yo suppose a lot of the Exotic Woods get from where they grow, to our shops? I was responding to some comments on Grumpy’s Interesting Tree Forum, when I dove into YT for videos of horse-Logging. One thing led to another. https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=wm1IVbB8aOY https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=8gBriAQjkCY Now, mebees, so...

02-01-2016 08:23 AM

LJs "Jumping Around" - 7 replies

There’s a funky technical thing that’s been going on in LJs lately, and I think I’m not alone. If you find that, when you hit “reply” on a PM, before you have a chance to start your message, the page refreshes to the original message, hit the esc key once or twice. That keeps it from doing that. It’ll also do ...

01-26-2016 10:14 PM

Martin Sojka - 16 replies

How many of you have heard of this fella? It’s an interesting read. Give it a tumble. http://lumberjocks.com/about/story

01-22-2016 10:38 PM

Oh, Those Cracks - OR - Tilting At Windmills - 25 replies

As many of you are aware, my turning experience is fraught with cracked wood. I lean, in my turnings, towards live-edge, natural, even whacky, results. There’s a kind of OOAK in such things that simply can’t be planned. It’s a reactionary process, really. Sometimes, the outcome is amazing. (See: Hibiscus Vase; Rose Fist, etc.)S...


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