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December 6 2009

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Blog entry by bigfish_95008 posted 1692 days ago 833 reads 0 times favorited 7 comments Add to Favorites Watch

Now it is where I wanted it. Still figuring this all out.

Had a great day in the shop with Dad. His recovery from the fall is progressing well. His shop – well it is going to take another good couple of days to clear away junk. A fire was going, some might think a little to good as the filter caught fire, but the barn still stands. The shop is just a mess. I did find a cabinet that is sorely under utilized. It now has 2 new shelves in it and most of the blow molded boxes now have a home. The outfeed bench is clear enough that I was able to rip a big panel so that is progress. I was able to, late in the day, get some finish on one of the trivets. WOW!!!! The grain really comes alive. I have pics – now to get them out of the camera. No media reader here so have to go through the camera. Those will be posted soon. I bid you adue presently from the Flint MI area.

-- bigfish "I am always doing what I cannot do yet, in order to learn how to do it." Vincent Van Gogh



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jockmike2

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#1 posted 1692 days ago

Welcome to Lumberjocks. I’m from Laingsburg. Over by Owosso. Mike

-- (You just have to please the man in the Mirror) Mike from Michigan -

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#2 posted 1692 days ago

“fire”—gulp.
barn still stands—phew.
Dad doing well—wonderful.

pictures—looking forward to seeing them! :)

-- ~ Debbie, Canada (https://www.facebook.com/DebbiePribeleENJOConsultant)

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#3 posted 1692 days ago

Welcome to LJ from yet another Mike. Looking forward to seeing those pics. Sound exciting.

-- Mike, an American living in Norway.

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Rustic

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#4 posted 1692 days ago

Welcome I am originally from Flint

-- www.carvingandturningsbyrick.com, Rick Kruse, Grand Rapids, MI

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SCOTSMAN

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#5 posted 1692 days ago

Sorry your first post is so dramatic I hope things improve for you and yours kindest regards Alistair

-- excuse my typing as I have a form of parkinsons disease

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cabinetmaster

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#6 posted 1692 days ago

Welcome to LJ’s. Hope everything is well now and look forward to the pics of the trivets.

-- Jerry--A man can never have enough tools or clamps

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bigfish_95008

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#7 posted 1688 days ago

Shop clean up continues. Moved about 1000 board feet of lumber yestersday with my brother. 1/2 was cherry, now it is all in one space stickered and drying nice. 1/4 maple and walnut. There was even some black willow. There were a lot of pretty boards passing thru my hands. Dad was out there helping for more than there hours. He did a lot of sitting, but he was pushing it from time to time. He kept the fire going and was cutting stickers for the wood. It was a good day and I think we have a good place for the Lathe near the fire. Work continues, but my time here draws to a close soon.

-- bigfish "I am always doing what I cannot do yet, in order to learn how to do it." Vincent Van Gogh

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