Wood puzzle: I be Steve, Steve I be

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Blog entry by Stevinmarin posted 04-16-2011 12:01 AM 4810 reads 10 times favorited 25 comments Add to Favorites Watch

This is a really fun puzzle to spring on people. I’ve noticed that it is easy to take apart, but hard to put together. So I’ve been showing people the completed shape, then taking it apart without them watching. Then I stand back and watch the hilarity ensue as they wrack their brains for hours trying to put it together. If you would like to build one, here are detailed plans that Timothy Sluder drew up. Enjoy!

-- Entertainment for mere mortal woodworkers.

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Todd A. Clippinger

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#1 posted 04-16-2011 12:16 AM

Steve – thanks for another chuckle fused with woodworking information.

You really have a creative sense when it comes to editing together a video. Seriously.

Thanks again;)

-- Todd A. Clippinger, Montana,

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#2 posted 04-16-2011 12:24 AM

Another great video, Steve!
Keep up the good work,


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#3 posted 04-16-2011 12:25 AM

Well you have impressed me. Poetry reading on Lumberjocks who would have ever seen that coming. Thanks again Alf.

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#4 posted 04-16-2011 12:29 AM

Great video. And your new spokesperson seems to have plenty of energy. lol. Thanks again for another interesting, informative, and fun video.

-- Matt -

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John Ormsby

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#5 posted 04-16-2011 12:47 AM

Well now, that was about the best woodworking lesson I have seen in a long time!!!

Very well done!!!

-- Oldworld, Fair Oaks, Ca

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#6 posted 04-16-2011 01:07 AM

Well…. I liked it….

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

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#7 posted 04-16-2011 01:23 AM

I recall a video called “Woodworking in Iambic Pantameter” (SP?). Is that one still available?

-- Fast is fine, but accurate is final. The real trick is learning to take your time when you're in a hurry. - Wyatt Earp

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#8 posted 04-16-2011 01:34 AM

Cole: Wow, that’s some memory. Yeah, you’re right…I delved into poetry once before! Here's the link.

-- Entertainment for mere mortal woodworkers.

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#9 posted 04-16-2011 01:54 AM

Great one dr seuss. And I like the end to.

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

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#10 posted 04-16-2011 05:27 AM

ok, that was too high a production value. Your such a sell out Steve, I mean really,wearing a suit in a video? You’re now a video host conformist! Ah who am I kidding… It was Great! Brilliant even! (goes back to termiting)

-- look Ma! I still got all eleven of my fingers! - -

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#11 posted 04-16-2011 06:53 AM

Steve, I sent you an email earlier on this but I wanted to thank you for including Jacey on the show here too. He was totally stoked when you mentioned me and him. He especially loved the Cat in the Hat inspired poem. He’s been into Dr. Seuss lately too so that was quite a bonus. Thank you again for your awesome show.

-- Russ

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#12 posted 04-16-2011 11:02 AM

great , now I´m realy in doubt about sending you the hat it seems to have too much power over you


I like the poetry read you ain´t bad at it … :-)
and as we can see clothe makes people ...................looks …................ werd

thank´s for another fine vidio from you
have a great weekend Steve


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Sheila Landry (scrollgirl)

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#13 posted 04-16-2011 01:40 PM

Awesome, Steve! I love your videos! You are a creative genius! :) The puzzle is cool too!


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

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#14 posted 04-16-2011 02:50 PM

very good indeed I see
u be Steve I see I see lol

-- Roger from KY. Work/Play/Travel Safe.

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#15 posted 04-16-2011 03:21 PM

Funny. Great job!

-- Dan, Naperville IL, I.G.N.

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