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Blog entry by Woodwrecker posted 06-04-2012 05:02 AM 4852 reads 0 times favorited 17 comments Add to Favorites Watch

Every show from the entire 21 year history of The New Yankee Workshop.

210 DVD’s!

Wish I could afford it, I’d buy it.

I miss Norm.

-- Eric, central Florida / Utor praemia operibus duris

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#1 posted 06-04-2012 05:06 AM

that sure is a lot of pennies to save

probably take longer
than watching all the episodes

-- 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 06-04-2012 05:21 AM

That price is nuts.

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#3 posted 06-04-2012 10:49 AM

I love watching Norm he is the the reason I’m a wood worker today,but i have almost all of his shows taped on old vhs.I am now transfering them to dvd a whole bunch cheaper….........................Schloemoe

-- schloemoe, Oregon , http://www.

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#4 posted 06-04-2012 11:00 AM

If I had $3000 it would go strait into my shop. However, I would still have to watch how it was spent very closely.
Of course if I win the Lotto who knows what I’d do?


-- helluvawreck aka Charles,

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#5 posted 06-04-2012 11:00 AM

$3000!!! I am just not that interested!

-- "Find out what you cannot do and then go do it!"

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#6 posted 06-04-2012 11:12 AM

Yea but shipping is INCLUDED!!!!!

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#7 posted 06-04-2012 01:52 PM

Wow! would be nice .

Like Schloemoe, have almost all of them on VHS but haven’t transferred them yet. Did find this cool adapter that makes the transfers pretty easy.

-- Lew- Time traveler. Purveyor of the Universe's finest custom rolling pins.

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#8 posted 06-04-2012 02:40 PM

I like Norm but that price is a bit much. It’s over a $140 a season. Like others I’ll stick with the recordings I have converted to digital

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#9 posted 06-04-2012 02:46 PM

poor norm

i guess he will just have to wait for the lottery too

-- 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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#10 posted 06-04-2012 02:58 PM

Holy smokes that price is crazy, I wonder if they accidentally hit an extra 9 .. I mean 299 .. that would be reasonable that type of collection .. but 2999 .. yowzas.

-- Easy to use end grain cutting board designer:

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#11 posted 06-04-2012 03:03 PM

Good ole Norm ,he’s done more for woodworking than anyone else.

-- wood crafting & classes

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#12 posted 06-04-2012 06:45 PM

I love the show, and Norm was a real inspiration, but $3 grand? That’s nuts! For that kind of scratch they should include all the plans / measured drawings, and each jewel case should be autographed!

I am also a M.A.S.H. fan, and the complete Martinis and Medicine collection, all 11 years, including the feature length Goodbye Farewell and Amen was full retail at $169.00. I MIGHT consider $500.00 for the collection without the drawings. Maybe throw $200.00 on that for the drawings. But wow, just wow, wow, wow, wow…

-- My workshop blog can be found at, YouTube Channel

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#13 posted 06-04-2012 08:43 PM

OK, I’m not crazy…
I DID say if I hit the lottery.
(That means more $ then you can shake a stick at kind of dough..) LOL

Then again, for that kind of money, Norm should come over and build something with me.
(alright, THAT would be kind of cool.)!

Thanks everyone

-- Eric, central Florida / Utor praemia operibus duris

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#14 posted 06-04-2012 09:11 PM

Miss the show too but that price would buy a nice SawStop…

-- jack -- ...measure once, curse twice!

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#15 posted 06-04-2012 10:11 PM

bit pricey I think.

If I hit the lottery there will be a live TV broadcast because I have a whole list of people I would like to tell to kiss my rich fat ….....(woodworking wallet)

-- Life is good.

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