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LJ Woodworking Awards - Winter 2009 #1: Announcement

12-17-2008 12:42 PM by Martin Sojka | 13 comments »

Are you knotty and keeping secrets? Then it’s time to get busy and creative again and compete for some great prizes in our Winter 2009 edition of the LumberJocks Woodworking Awards. You are welcome to participate in the following two categories: A Knot Like No Other – It’s creativity time! Don’t let that big old knot get you down – incorporate it into a project, highlighting it’s beauty or uniqueness. You can knock out the wood (if there is some) and...

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LJ Woodworking Awards - Summer 2008 #1: Announcement

06-30-2008 09:37 PM by Martin Sojka | 26 comments »

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...

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LJ Woodworking Awards - Summer 2009 #1: Announcement

06-24-2009 10:28 PM by Martin Sojka | 21 comments »

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. ...

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LJ Woodworking Awards - Winter 2008 #1: Announcement

12-06-2007 12:01 PM 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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LJ Woodworking Awards - Summer 2009 #4: The Results Are In!

08-09-2009 03:25 PM by Martin Sojka | 14 comments »

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 ̵...

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LJ Woodworking Awards - Winter 2012 #2: Announcement

12-20-2011 06:09 PM by Martin Sojka | 9 comments »

Tis the season to think about children around the world and to build something special for our 2012 LumberJocks' Winter Awards Event. This year, we encourage you to “release your inner child” and create a a special project that children will enjoy. As always, we are looking for not only the skills involved in the build but the creativity as well. Be sure to describe your project as this is an important component of the Awards selection process which will be done by your fel...

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LJ Woodworking Awards - Summer 2008 #4: And The Winners Are...

08-08-2008 04:27 PM by Martin Sojka | 23 comments »

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) ...

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LJ Woodworking Awards - Winter 2010 #1: Announcement

12-04-2009 10:29 AM by Martin Sojka | 32 comments »

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....

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LJ Woodworking Awards - Winter 2012 #3: Call For Entries

01-03-2012 09:03 PM by Martin Sojka | 1 comment »

Entry period of the LJ Woodworking Awards Winter 2012 is now officially open and will close on January 31st. Here’s the theme again: ~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~ Category: Your Inner Child – Children love to play with toys, explore the mechanics of an object, hide things, find things, touch things, listen to things, and just look at things. Our Winter Awards, this year, is for the children. Create something for a child, something that he or she will play wit...

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Yin Yang #1: Making the Commitment

01-04-2010 02:08 PM by MsDebbieP | 19 comments »

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...

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