Well a second annual LumberJock Picnic was held at Lee’s home in 2008. Again I was late in posting pictures. So I’m going to get caught up I hope. Some of the same people showed up for the 2nd annual picnic as for the first one. Mark and his wife Nancy work for the post office and they couldn’t get off. But left to right. Bob Lanzilotta BryanO Lee Jesberger Bob A in NJ Zipsss, Ze'ev Abigador and myself Karson Morrison A couple of the projects. Bob A’...
2008 has been a busy and exciting year here at LumberJocks. We maintained our friendly community spirit and skyrocketed our growth at the same time. Let’s do a short recap… 2008 Stats I bet you agree that it’s not just about the quantity; quality of the posted content is increasing too. And this quality is leading to the healthy discussions as well. Here are the most discussed projects of 2008: 2008 was also the year of another two successful LumberJ...
Yesterday Dec 6, 2008 was our toy give away day for the Mason Dixon Woodworkers Club. These are the toys that we made in 2008. Approximately 1300 toys were made and given away. They were given to Charities in the area for them to give to their recipients. A local newspaper reporter Dan Shortridge and Photographer Gary Emeigh were present to record the day. I’ll post other pictures but here is a link to the Newspaper Article Click on the related articles to see the print article. ...
Another short Blog entry to post a concept sketch of a President Barak Obama Walking Cane. This cane design has been inspired by several historical examples of Election and Political Figure “Bust Top” collector walking canes. I have another design I’m working on the concept sketch for with an “Abraham Lincoln Bust Top” walking cane, and he’s deceased, and so that can not be determined as “politics”, just art. Ha. thanks for looking,Mark ...
Gorilla Glue has challenged LumberJocks to build anything for enjoying the great outdoors using just two materials (wood and any other material of your choice) plus any gorilla glue product. And now you can admire 17 beautiful entries as a result of this challenge. As mentioned in my Challenge announcement, it’s time to announce 16 random winners of cool prize packages by Gorilla Glue: Grand Prize consists of $200 plus 1 of each Gorilla Glue’s products and a Gorilla Glue t-s...
LumberJocks, can you get tough? LumberJocks.com is proudly hosting the Gorilla Glue Challenge. This is a fun and creative event for all woodworkers, but be careful; this may be a sticky challenge! Bond with your wood and the great outdoors while competing in this challenge to win some great Gorilla Glue products. Gorilla Glue is challenging you to build anything for enjoying the great outdoors. You must use two materials, one must be wood and any other material of your choice. You m...
I would like to once again thank everyone who has taken the time to participate in our survey! Guess the number of respondents….... stunning 988 respondents total. I had to look twice ;) You’re just amazing! The results are being processed now. And here are the winners of the random draw: Dtugboat: DuraGrit 5 piece Cutting Wheel set – $71.90 Value! billh: DuraGrit 6 piece Carving Burr set – $71.90 Value! woodnut: LumberJocks T-shirt And a special thanks goes to ...
Our great Summer 2008 LumberJocks Woodworking Awards are over so allow me to officially announce the winners. The winning projects were selected from 84 total submissions in an online voting held from Aug 4 to Aug 7. 211 votes by 110 voters were cast during this period. ~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~ BEST OVERALL LUMBERJOCK 1st Place – GaryK (448 points) 2nd Place – Michael Brailsford (142 points) 3rd Place – Karson (133 points) ...
It’s time to get busy and creative again… Summer 2008 edition of the LumberJocks Woodworking Awards is here. Feel free to compete in one or both of the following categories: One Man’s Junk – … is a LumberJock’s treasure! We’re testing your creativity on this one. So, put your woodworking caps on and think of an innovative way to reuse some old hardware, reclaimed wood and/or recycled junk and turn it into something unique and special. In the descr...
Here we go, folks – this time for real. Someone must be first, and I volunteer. This is a barrister bookcase of my own design. I created it in eCabinet Systems, the program I use to design and create furniture pieces. Dimensions are: 60”H x 36”W x 14”D This could be built in modules, but I elected to do the bookcase as one piece. The model can be easily modified, now that the entire bookcase is designed. I also attach an exploded view, to pique your interest ...
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