LJ Fun #1: Lumberjocks meeting #1

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Blog entry by Schwieb posted 01-02-2012 07:41 PM 1951 reads 0 times favorited 8 comments Add to Favorites Watch
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It was a real pleasure to meet a fellow LJ, Troy (Horologist) and his wife Cathy, {taking this last minute thought photo), recently. They live in Melrose, which is more than a little trek from here. It was a New Years Eve party and we didn’t have too much chance to talk shop but we had a good time anyway.

It was great to meet you and I hope to catch up with you and your Dad soon.


-- Dr. Ken, Florida - Durch harte arbeit werden Träume wahr.

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#1 posted 01-03-2012 12:33 AM

Happy new year Ken :) Best wishes for 2012! May sawdust rain down on Earth :D

-- Thomas - Pondering the inclusion of woodworking into physics and chemistry classes...

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#2 posted 01-03-2012 02:54 AM

Always fun to meet other LJ’s we have something in common you know!!

Thanks for sharing

-- Chuck Emery, Michigan,

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#3 posted 01-03-2012 03:54 PM

Always nice to meet fellow LJ’ers, although I have never met one personally. Happy New Year to both of you!

-- Mike, an American living in Norway.

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#4 posted 01-03-2012 04:37 PM

Is my memory playing tricks or am I right that there is a ShopSmith connection here ?

Looks like a nice room for a New Years Eve party…...and informal too :-)

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

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#5 posted 01-03-2012 04:53 PM


I’m the ole Dad (8iowa). Troy told me all about your magnificent place. I’m looking forward to meeting you.


-- "Heaven is North of the Bridge"

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#6 posted 01-03-2012 09:56 PM

Sounds just wonderful with a new years party meeting.
And I think it is nice to see some faces here, even the wood in the bacground makes it hard to focus. Smiles.
Best thoughts,

-- MAD F, the fanatical rhykenologist and vintage architect. Democraticwoodworking.

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#7 posted 01-04-2012 03:10 AM

Yes, a bit of a Shopsmith connection.

Cathy and I had a great time, not only did we get to see Ken’s beautiful shop, we were also treated to tours of the Devil’s Den and of a limestone quarry turned into what Ken calls the “garden”. Simply amazing.

-- Troy in Melrose, Florida

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#8 posted 01-05-2012 02:44 AM

Very nice. Its great when LJ’s get together. You start smiling when you walk up to great each other. Thanks for sharing.

-- Superdav "No matter where you go - there you are."

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