Mere Mortals year-end extravaganza.

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Blog entry by Stevinmarin posted 12-30-2011 09:25 PM 2464 reads 1 time favorited 28 comments Add to Favorites Watch

Final video of 2011. Thank you all for your support. Lumberjocks are the best.

-- Entertainment for mere mortal woodworkers.

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will delaney

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#1 posted 12-30-2011 10:36 PM

Thanks Steve. Happy New Year!

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#2 posted 12-30-2011 10:44 PM

Well Steve do they HAVE to buy CHEAP tools? Is that a requirement? LOL!

We faithfully watch your videos most every week and have watched you morph into what you are today. The best woodworking instructor around. Thank you for all you do. And Happy New Year.

-- Backer boards, stop blocks, build oversized, and never buy a hand plane--

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#3 posted 12-30-2011 10:54 PM

Steve—You are thanking US?! I really appreciate the work you do … thanks for sharing!

I wonder if anybody has ever told Hugh Laurie how much he looks Steve In Marin?


-- Gerry -- "I don't plan to ever really grow up ... I'm just going to learn how to act in public!"

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#4 posted 12-30-2011 11:09 PM

Steve – Thanks for a year of great videos. Best wishes for the New Year to you and your family.

-- “And the products of wealth push you along on the bow wave of their spiritless undying selves.” ― I. Anderson

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#5 posted 12-30-2011 11:28 PM

Thanks for your videos… they keep me going when I ‘m in pain and can not enjoy wood working.

-- Chris ~ Central Michigan

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#6 posted 12-31-2011 12:06 AM

Happy New Year, Steve. Keep the videos coming…always a much anticipated treat. Did you ever get around to trying out the Christmas tree pattern?

-- jbschutz

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#7 posted 12-31-2011 12:33 AM

Another classic!

-- Subscribe to "Stumpy Nubs Woodworking Journal"- One of the crafts' most unique publications:

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#8 posted 12-31-2011 12:36 AM

Happy New Year Steve, just want to say thanks for reminding that woodworking can be fun. I tend to take it very seriously, way more than I should, so thanks for all the fun projects that you’ve posted this year. Looking forward to seeing next years projects. Take care.

-- Doug - Make an effort to live by the slogan "We try harder"

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#9 posted 12-31-2011 01:43 AM

It’s going to be a very long year waiting to see what marvels are contained with the box. Oh the anticipation of the grand opening is going to be nearly unbearable.

Happy New Year Steve!

-- Dan - Valparaiso, Indiana, "A smart man changes his mind, a fool never does."

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#10 posted 12-31-2011 01:51 AM

Hey Steve, Thanks for another year of videos, tips & comedy. I watch every video you put out, I look forward to them. It is truly us that thank you! I hope you and your family have a great new years.

-- Don't waste today, it is yesterdays tomorrow!~SisQMark

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Joe Lyddon

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#11 posted 12-31-2011 02:51 AM

Really COOL, Steve! Thank you very much! You’ve done good!

PM sent… an idea…

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

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#12 posted 12-31-2011 03:00 AM

Thanks guys, it’s been a fun year. While I can’t consider what I do fine woodworking, I find it very satisfying to hear from guys who have made my stuff. Better yet, guys who have modified and improved on my projects.

I think there is a little disconnect between the perception of woodworking as a craft that is out of reach or too expensive…and the fact that anyone can cut up some boards and have fun with very little investment.

No perfection necessary.

-- Entertainment for mere mortal woodworkers.

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#13 posted 12-31-2011 05:08 AM

Thank YOU for a years worth of entertainment and education.

-- " I'll try to be nicer, if you'll try to be smarter" gfadvm

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#14 posted 12-31-2011 06:05 AM

Thanks for the smiles you put on everyone { I needed them bad }.
Happy new year and a safe one for you and family.
Also to everyone else.

-- David, Center,Texas

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Bob Kollman

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#15 posted 12-31-2011 08:03 AM

My favorite Video was your comments video. The saw blade thing was as close as
you’ll get to the “you’ll shoot your eye out.” Happy New Year….

The cliff hanger….gota wait 365 days to find out what’s in the box, you should have
paired that with a .99 cent android app. to count down the days to the box opening.

-- Bob Kenosha Wi.

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