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What's Your Dream Prize?

2263 days ago by Martin Sojka | 78 comments »

The summer edition of the LumberJocks Woodworking Awards is fast approaching and it’s time to brainstorm the prizes and contact potential sponsors. We have raised the bar with the Steel City Bandsaw grand prize quite high this winter ;) I’d like to know the answer to the simple question: What’s you dream prize? Post your ideas and suggestions – even the crazy ones. The comments will help in the process… So what’s your dream prize?

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LJ Woodworking Awards - Winter 2008 #4: Cast Your Votes

2370 days ago by Martin Sojka | 9 comments »

January has been an entertaining and inspiring month, as the entries for our two Awards categories came in. I am very pleased to see the excellent response – with 50 boxes and 34 2×4 projects. Also, the challenges that we host throughout the year are intended to provide woodworkers the opportunity to expand their own skills. I think you have outdone yourselves. Very impressive work. You are all winners already. Congratulations. And now, an exciting week is ahead of us as we meet...

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LJ Woodworking Awards - Winter 2008 #3: Submissions Are Open

2401 days ago by Martin Sojka | 7 comments »

Let me announce that the submissions are now open for our LJ Woodworking Awards - Winter 2008 in both categories – Not Just Any Box as well as The Multi-Purposed 2×4. You must first post your entries as the projects and then just click on the green SUBMIT ENTRIES button on the Awards page. Remember that the submissions close on January 31, 2008 at 3 PM CST. Fantastic prizes are waiting to be won! Good luck ;)

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LJ Woodworking Awards - Winter 2008 #2: PRESS RELEASE: LumberJocks Announces Winter Woodworking Event

2420 days ago by Martin Sojka | 1 comment »

For immediate release LumberJocks Calling Woodworkers to Compete for Special Prizes The Grand Prize of a 14” band saw with a granite top, donated by Steel City Tool Works, is being vied for by woodworkers in the latest Woodworking Awards Event held by LumberJocks.com. Twice a year, LumberJocks.com hosts a Woodworking Awards Event where woodworkers from around the world enter projects into two designated categories in hopes of being voted top woodworker of one of the divisions. Thi...

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LJ Woodworking Awards - Winter 2008 #1: Announcement

2427 days ago by Martin Sojka | 38 comments »

It’s official! Get building for our current semi-annual Woodworking Awards. This year we are pleased to announce that along with the traditional two categories we will also have a GRAND PRIZE winner, the participant with the most combined points. So, put those shop aprons on, sharpen those tools, and start building your entries. GRAND PRIZE: 14” band saw with granite topby Steel City Tool Works AWARD CATEGORIES Not Just Any Box Award for Top Woodworker in this cate...

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The Best of 'Wood Art" #2: "Cascading Files" --by RusticWoodArt

2453 days ago by frank | 2 comments »

—-continued notes and thoughts, 2007-11-10 Cascading Files ....having come this way—-from my field of dreams, i soon realized that the form of medium—-was all-ready in my head, wood to be—-is as much of who i am as who i sought to be, so having settled that—-i was released to find the comfort of knowing peace…. Clarifications: —-on past notes that I have had to work through, so that I can further develop these images of ‘wood art’...

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The Best of 'Wood Art" #1: "Upcoming Awards Event" --by RusticWoodArt

2456 days ago by frank | 23 comments »

Upcoming Awards Event“Twice a year, LumberJocks.com hosts a Woodworking Awards Event. Watch for more details about how to participate and what the Awards Recipients will receive in honor of their woodworking abilities.” Categories: Not Just Any Box – There are boxes and then there are “boxes”. Whether are you are a beginning woodworker or a skilled craftsman a box can provide a challenge to bring your woodworking skills to a new level by mixing technique with artistry. It’s tim...

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LJ Woodworking Awards - Summer 2007 #5: Winners Announced

2546 days ago by Martin Sojka | 15 comments »

Our successful Summer 2007 LumberJocks Woodworking Awards are over so allow me to officially announce the winners. The winning projects were selected from 45 total submissions in an online voting held from Aug 1 to Aug 7. 121 votes by 61 voters were cast during this period. ~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~ GARDEN PROJECT 1st Place – Lyptus and Cedar gates by Bob Babcock (163 points) 2nd Place – Garden Pergola and Glider by ChetKloss (118 points) ...

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LJ Woodworking Awards - Summer 2007 #4: Last Day to Enter

2556 days ago by Martin Sojka | 0 comments »

Yes.. we’re on the count down. This is the last chance to enter your project(s) to the Summer 2007 Awards. The exact deadline is July 31, 2007 at 3 PM CDT I’d like to remind you of two important things: Your project may be older to be considered as the valid Awards Entry in both categories (Garden Project and Wood Joinery). I’m sure that many of you have created at least one interesting garden project in the past. So don’t hesitate to enter it. Your project s...

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LJ Woodworking Awards - Summer 2007 #3: Help Us Promote the Awards With New Banner

2575 days ago by Martin Sojka | 2 comments »

I’ve prepared nice little banner for our Summer 07 Awards. It is now displayed on The Wood Whisperer site. If you have your own site and would like to help us spread the word, feel free to proudly display this banner too: Dimensions: 160×65pxDestination URL: http://lumberjocks.com/awards/summer_2007 Thanks!

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