I'm A Finalist!!!!

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Blog entry by Maveric777 posted 09-04-2010 02:56 AM 1413 reads 0 times favorited 22 comments Add to Favorites Watch

I posted in a previous blog how I was directed by a fellow Lumber Jock to enter Fine Wood Woodworking’s jig competition with my miter spline jig. I was hesitant at first, but eventually came around to entering it. Well, I checked in just now and seen ”I Made One Of The Finalist!!!!!”

I am so stoked to see the news. I am in disbelief I came in the top 5…. I will be honest… Right now I am on cloud 9…lol

Thanks for all the words of encouragement yall.

Link : “Got Jigs? Challenge

-- Dan ~ Texarkana, Tx.

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#1 posted 09-04-2010 03:03 AM

Congratulations! You are gonna win…

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#2 posted 09-04-2010 03:09 AM

All Right Dan! Way to go, your spline jig is a stroke of genius, I will be rooting for you.

-- I am responsible for how I respond to everything in my life - - Deadwood SD

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Joe Lyddon

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#3 posted 09-04-2010 03:14 AM


I wish you Good Luck! ... hope you do it! :)

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

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Sheila Landry (scrollgirl)

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#4 posted 09-04-2010 03:41 AM

Congratulations! What a great honor. Good luck in the finals but whatever you do, it is an honor to be included!


-- Designer/Artist/Teacher. Owner of Sheila Landry Designs ( Scroll saw, wood working and painting patterns and surfaces. "Knowledge is Power"

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#5 posted 09-04-2010 03:46 AM

WooHoo. That is so cool. Wow, FWW! The Granddaddy of them all.


-- -- I'm no rocket surgeon

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#6 posted 09-04-2010 03:52 AM

It is a really cool jig. Well made and it works! Of course you’ll win!

-- “Once more unto the breach, dear friends...” Henry V - Act III, Scene I

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#7 posted 09-04-2010 04:14 AM

Thanks everyone! I wish I had half the confidence yall have with this…lol

I am along the lines of what Shelia mentioned…. I am flat out tickled to be in the top 5 of the competition. To me just the fact I made that spot is a complete honor.

Thanks everyone for the kind words…..

-- Dan ~ Texarkana, Tx.

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#8 posted 09-04-2010 05:46 AM

I just voted for you, can’t hurt to have one more vote.

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#9 posted 09-04-2010 06:20 AM

Thanks Cwdance1!

-- Dan ~ Texarkana, Tx.

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#10 posted 09-04-2010 06:30 AM

Dan, you got my vote!


-- Jesus is the ONLY reason for ANY season.

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#11 posted 09-04-2010 03:46 PM

Way to go Dan. As you have said you have already done well, but now you will go higher. Good Luck!!!!!!!

-- Gary, Little River,SC I've Learned that the Lord didn't do it all in one day and neither can I

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#12 posted 09-04-2010 03:52 PM

Cloud 10 is next!

-- If you don't work, you don't eat!.....Garland, TX

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John Gray

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#13 posted 09-04-2010 06:01 PM

Congratulations!!!! I voted for ya’ !

-- Only the Shadow knows....................

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#14 posted 09-04-2010 06:06 PM

me too .

the best to you .

your hands in cement ,

at the Chinese theater next , LOL !

-- david - only thru kindness can this world be whole . If we don't succeed we run the risk of failure. Dan Quayle

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#15 posted 09-05-2010 04:00 AM

I just voted for you, too!!!

-- Matt Garcia Wannabe Period Furniture Maker, Houston TX

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