Today is my 5 year Anniversary!!

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Blog entry by SPalm posted 10-10-2012 07:19 PM 1778 reads 0 times favorited 45 comments Add to Favorites Watch

I just want to express to you all what fun I have had on this site. I have made an enormous amount of great friends and learned a bucket full of knowledge.

So just a simple thanks to all of you for letting a knuckle head like me enjoy this thing we call LJs.

The place has changed quite a bit in five years – I would say for the better. But it was quite a ride back in the early days too with a lot less attention. I loved it then, and I love it now.

I need to get back into the shop and build some stuff soon.

Thanks Everyone,

-- -- I'm no rocket surgeon

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#1 posted 10-10-2012 07:23 PM

you look pretty big
for a five year old

been good for us too steve

happy day !

-- 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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#2 posted 10-10-2012 07:25 PM

Congrats. Thanks for your contribution – newbies like me like to see oldsters still hanging around, says a lot about a site.

-- Kay - Just a girl who loves wood.

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Joe Lyddon

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#3 posted 10-10-2012 07:33 PM

C O N G R A T U L A T I O N S !

... Now, you going to take us all out to dinner?! LOL

You have done GOOD!
You should feel very proud of yourself!

Thank you for being here!

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

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#4 posted 10-10-2012 07:33 PM

Man, are you ever old in LJ years. I’m only two.
In my time on the forum you have become one of my best buddies.
Your projects are always interesting and meticulously executed and your comments are always thoughtful.

Just a couple of my thoughts:
1) I still don’t believe you’re not a rocket surgeon.
2) You got a really good thinker.
3) You just plain got skills man.
4) You just gotta retire and have a little fun.

Happy anniversary Steve and many more !!

-- Paul M ..............If God wanted us to have fiberglass boats he would have given us fiberglass trees.

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Eric in Florida.

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#5 posted 10-10-2012 07:48 PM

Congratulations Steve !

And thank YOU for all the contributions you’ve made to help guys like me.

Here’s to your next five !

-- Nothing is particularly hard if you divide it into small jobs ~ Henry Ford

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#6 posted 10-10-2012 07:55 PM

Congrats on your 5 years and thank you for sharing all of your knowledge and fine projects with us , Steve : )

-- I'm absolutely positive that I couldn't be more uncertain!

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#7 posted 10-10-2012 07:57 PM

Hey … from one knucklehead to another… Cheers and Beers…

-- Drink twice... and don't bother to cut... @ For lovers of all things timber...

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#8 posted 10-10-2012 07:58 PM

Congrats! I just realized I joined exactly a week after you did. I agree with Shipwright. There’s several people I have gotten to know through this site over the years that I wish I knew personally. We’re all just too spread apart. But at least we’ve got a place to congregate online.

-- Happy woodworking!

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#9 posted 10-10-2012 08:01 PM

Big time old timer! Happy five LJ years to you! I agree with Paul’s (shipwright) no. 4 comment: Have fun!

-- "someone has to be wounded for others to be saved, someone has to sacrifice for others to feel happiness, someone has to die so others could live"

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#10 posted 10-10-2012 08:02 PM

Congratulations, Steve. We’re looking forward to having you here for another five.

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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#11 posted 10-10-2012 08:07 PM

Keep the roll going Gene coz we just love seeing your fabulous work ::))

-- Pete G: If you always do what you always did you'll always get what you always got

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Jim Jakosh

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#12 posted 10-10-2012 08:14 PM

Congratulations, Steve. We have learned a lot from you in the 5 years , too….....................Jim

-- Jim Jakosh.....Practical Wood Products...........Learn something new every day!! Variety is the Spice of Life!!

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#13 posted 10-10-2012 08:22 PM

congrats Steve :-) let the next five be as god as the past
with good infomations and great projects from you

take care

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#14 posted 10-10-2012 08:46 PM

Happy anniversary Steve – I always look forward to your next project…....get back in the shop!

-- Jeff - I have not failed. I've just found 10,002 ways that won't work.

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#15 posted 10-10-2012 08:50 PM

Congrats on year 5 Steven, your first big LJ milestone. Thanks for your projects and postings which are always excellent.

-- Mike, an American living in Norway.

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