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Crazy Stuff Stumpy Thinks About #44: A 2 minute illustrated history of woodworking (2014 Nordy's Entry)

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A light hearted look at woodworking from cavemen to today… in verse… with drawings…

This is my entry for the 2014 Rockler Nordy’s contest. I won the competition last year. Can I repeat?

Watch it here, and enjoy! Then come back and leave a comment so we know what you think!

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-- It's the best woodworking show since the invention of wood... New episodes at: http://www.stumpynubs.com



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Charles Maxwell

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#1 posted 191 days ago

Clever!

-- Max the "night janitor" at www.hardwoodclocks.com

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Greg In Maryland

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#2 posted 191 days ago

You are a true renaissance man Stumpy!

Greg

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DIYaholic

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#3 posted 190 days ago

Do you suppose it was the Egyptians….
That invented sandpaper??

Good luck in your quest for best!!!

-- Randy-- I may not be good...but I am slow! If good things come to those who wait.... Why is procratination a bad thing?

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#4 posted 190 days ago

Pretty clever video Stumpy…..good luck!

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

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Roger

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#5 posted 190 days ago

You are a poet plus, Stumps. Some really gr8, and wise remarks in there.

-- Roger from KY. Work/Play/Travel Safe. Kentuk55@bellsouth.net

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boxcarmarty

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#6 posted 190 days ago

I could tell you I enjoyed the history lesson, but then you would expect me to pass the quiz…..

-- My mind is like lighting, one brilliant flash, then its gone.....

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StumpyNubs

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#7 posted 190 days ago

Thanks everybody!

-- It's the best woodworking show since the invention of wood... New episodes at: http://www.stumpynubs.com

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gfadvm

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#8 posted 190 days ago

You are definitely “One Of A Kind!”. This is a great vid and a sure winner in my book! We’re all proud of ya!

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

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Mip

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#9 posted 190 days ago

This was a good video. Good rhyming, too. Now I just got to teach my nieces and nephews how to work this stuff we call wood.

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#10 posted 190 days ago

Well done! Good luck at the Nordy’s!

-- Dean

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Philip

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#11 posted 190 days ago

Good one Stumps! Gasp name dropping at the end there eh….OOh OK!

-- If you can dream it, I can do it!

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#12 posted 190 days ago

Stumpy look s like a winner to me ,a poet and didnt know it ,the art work was really great did you draw them ? if so you have a gift there ,good luck on the contest looks like a repete win to me

-- Jesus Is Alright with me

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StumpyNubs

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#13 posted 190 days ago

Thanks. Eddie. Yup, I drew them.

-- It's the best woodworking show since the invention of wood... New episodes at: http://www.stumpynubs.com

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Bob Kassmeyer

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#14 posted 190 days ago

And I thought you were just another goofy woodworker. Great illustrations and you have a real name too. Good luck in the contest, looks like a winner to me.

-- Bob Kassmeyer, Nebraska

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#15 posted 189 days ago

This is a winner. Very impressive.

-- Randy -- Austin, TX by way of Northwest (Woodville), OH

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