Jan 4/10 I just finished writing about my 3 year anniversary and I remember my beginnings with members challenging me to try making something (and then to jump right in and participate in the Thorsen Table Challenge) .. right—from learning which end of a hammer is which, to “let’s make a table”— ok!! Anyway, here I am 3 years later, still not very efficient at woodworking but I can do what I need to do and I am once again jumping in to participate in the cu...
LJ Woodworking Awards Winter 2010 entry period is now openand will close on January 31, 2010 at 3 PM CDT in the category: Yin Yang – the dark and the light. Where would one be without the other? Create a project that uses colour (dark and light wood, stains, etc.) to convey how contrasts work together to make the whole. When you post your project describe the Yin Yang effect that you created. Prizes Summary~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~ 1st place – $...
The LumberJocks Woodworking Awards Winter 2010 is just a month away. This year we are focusing on just one category. The goal is to highlight the creativity of all of our members (regardless of skill level) through the use of materials that are available to all woodworkers. And here it is: Yin Yang – the dark and the light. Where would one be without the other? Create a project that uses colour (dark and light wood, stains, etc.) to convey how contrasts work together to make the whole....
Another outstanding LumberJocks Woodworking Awards event is over so it’s time to officially announce the winners. The winning projects were selected from 54 total submissions in an online voting held from August 1 to August 7. 123 votes were cast during this period. And here are the winners… ~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~ 1st Place – 217 points 2nd Place – 109 points 3rd Place – 109 points 4th Place – 103 points 5th Place ̵...
The LumberJocks Summer Woodworking Awards is now closed for entries. As you know the Awards Winners are selected by our members and that means you need to vote! Simply check out the entries posted here, select your top favorites, and wait to see the final results. Warning: With 54 wonderful entries the “simple” process is not that simple—you will have a very difficult time choosing any favorites, let alone narrowing it down to five! And don’t forget that thre...
Just a friendly reminder that the entry deadline is July 31, 2009 at 3 PM CDT so there are just 4 days left to submit your entry. We already have 46 benches entered and I’m sure there are still many of you finishing your entries. Also make sure to check the GardenTenders Summer Awards because one of the categories is The Retreat and your project might fit there too. Here’s that category description: ”One of the greatest benefits of a personal garden area is that...
10 Chances to win fantastic prizes in the 2009 Summer Awards!It’s the awards time again, but this time with a twist! Just one category… LumberJock Garden Bench – Whether you live in an apartment or on a grand estate a garden bench is the perfect place to sit, relax, and savour life’s gifts. Create the ideal bench for your outside environment and join our Summer Awards! Be sure to describe why you selected the design and show us the finished product in its new home. ...
Our great Winter 2009 LumberJocks Woodworking Awards are over so it’s time to officially announce the winners. The winning projects were selected from 106 total submissions in an online voting held from February 1 to February 7. 240 votes by 135 voters were cast during this period. And the winners are… ~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~ BEST OVERALL LUMBERJOCK 1st PlaceGaryK (247 points) 2nd PlaceOhad Milner (221 points) 3rd PlaceRoger Ga...
WOW… what a competition – this is going to be tough voting. We have 58 entries in A Knot Like No Other and 48 entries in A Secret Compartment category. And now it’s time to pick your top 5 list in both categories and cast your votes (and don’t forget that three lucky random voters will win our stylish LumberJocks Shirt). Voting deadline is on February 7th at 3 PM CDT. Also, if you who have submitted an Awards entry, you will notice that your project is not li...
Hey… just a friendly reminder to all who want to submit the entries to our Winter Awards. There is just one 3 days left – entry deadline is January 31, 2009 at 3 PM CDT. We have 41 entries in A Knot Like No Other and 34 entries in A Secret Compartment so far – can we make it 50 in both? ;)
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