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Blog entry by Rustic posted 01-07-2009 06:19 PM 1267 reads 1 time favorited 41 comments Add to Favorites Watch

Ya know after reading the emag, I thought that it would be nice to meet all the Lumberjocks in West Michigan and yes other LJ’s in Michigan or surrounding areas would be welcome. So Lumberjocks of Michigan unite!!! Lets get together and share ideas or whatever. I would be glad to set it up. See ya soon

-- www.carvingandturningsbyrick.com, Rick Kruse, Grand Rapids, MI



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boyneskibum

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#1 posted 01-07-2009 06:37 PM

Hey Rick, I’m over here on the east side (Ann Arbor), but I’d wouldn’t mind driving to meet up with other LJs in Michigan. Count me in!

Jordan

-- Always keep a stash of band-aids in your workshop!

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Rustic

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#2 posted 01-07-2009 06:44 PM

Thanks Will keep ya posted as we get closer to setting a date and place.

-- www.carvingandturningsbyrick.com, Rick Kruse, Grand Rapids, MI

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Mario

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#3 posted 01-07-2009 08:35 PM

I am in the middle of the lower P. and would love to meet with others.

-- Hope Never fails

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#4 posted 01-07-2009 08:42 PM

I’m originally from Grand Rapids if that counts.

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kshipp

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#5 posted 01-07-2009 11:49 PM

I’m from Flint but willing to drive. I’d be happy to meet up with some other LumberJocks.

-- Kyle Shipp, http://battleshipp.blogspot.com

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Rustic

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#6 posted 01-08-2009 01:13 AM

Hey Kyle I grew up in Flint. My dad lives in Flushing

-- www.carvingandturningsbyrick.com, Rick Kruse, Grand Rapids, MI

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HickoryHill

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#7 posted 01-08-2009 02:20 PM

Hey Rustic/Neighbor…........Kalamazoo here!

-- Jim, Michigan

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Dustin Ward (aka Tearen)

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#8 posted 01-08-2009 11:57 PM

I am all for this also Rustic. Should not be hard to just schedule a park pavilion or something in the spring or summer. We could also put together a list of discussion items. Each person could possibly bring current projects, unique shop jigs they developed, or anything else of interest. We could also do a material swap that day also.

-Just some idea for everyone to start pondering!

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Russel

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#9 posted 01-09-2009 02:37 AM

Hey Rick, I’m over in Royal Oak (just north of Detroit), but I’d be willing to drive across the state if the scheduling worked out. I hope you’re keeping a list so you can let us know when you set something up.

-- Working at Woodworking http://www.VillageLaneFurniture.com

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Karson

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#10 posted 01-09-2009 02:53 AM

Glad to see lots of interest in getting together.

Go for it guys and gals.

-- 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 karsonwm@gmail.com †

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Rustic

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#11 posted 01-09-2009 03:45 AM

Wow I didn’t expect this kind of response. Hey Tearan want to help me organize this? I can see this getting too big for one person to handle.

Hey Karson, you are invited as well :-)

-- www.carvingandturningsbyrick.com, Rick Kruse, Grand Rapids, MI

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KzooPackFan

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#12 posted 01-09-2009 04:39 AM

I’m in Portage.

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dhg

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#13 posted 01-13-2009 01:34 AM

i’m over in Oxford, 15 miles north of the palace of auburn hills.

-- Talent on Loan from God - Rush Limbaugh ----------www.genesiswoodworks.com----------

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Rustic

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#14 posted 01-13-2009 03:11 AM

Lets start planning for spring early summer.

-- www.carvingandturningsbyrick.com, Rick Kruse, Grand Rapids, MI

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Rustic

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#15 posted 01-20-2009 04:20 AM

Hey All just thought that I would let you know that your wives and munchkins are also invited. We have 8-9 LJ’s so far.

-- www.carvingandturningsbyrick.com, Rick Kruse, Grand Rapids, MI

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