This past weekend there was an estate sale in Ottawa, IL. The owner of the estate apparently was a huge tool collector, because there were more planes on sale there than I’ve ever seen in my life. For example, the owner had five No. 113s, at least five #12s, more block and bench planes than I could keep track of, and the ever elusive and ever-so-tiny Stanley #1. Since I’ve been looking for a few things, I figured I might as well make the 1:15 drive from Downers Grove and ...
On Craig’s List, link below in CHAMPAIGN, ILLINOISPlease call Jeff at 217-355-1399 to arrange pick up. This needs to be out of our warehouse by the end of business on 5/11/2010. http://chambana.craigslist.org/tls/1733243233.html
Well, we made it through all three days of the Woodworking Show and had a great time. I think one of us even left without lightening his wallet at all so we are going to get him to a doctor quick. We did forget to take pictures except for the first day so if you want to see pictures of the booth set-up or the show you will have to look here. We had a good turnout of LumberJocks there including: Myself, Keith Shipp, blackcherry, Tim Pursell, RobertHorton, russv, Jim Ceriale, Patrick, and...
That is our booth setup. Keith Shipp (no relation but it sure is a small world) was able to bring a big TV and laptop from work so we could show people LumberJocks. We had a Powerpoint presentation we could run all the time to try to draw people in. We also figured out the Internet thing… Anyway, we were able to get on the site live and show people around also. We had a lot people stop by and pick up buttons. Some people that stopped by said they had been to LumberJocks before b...
Chicago Lumberjocks Meetup/Woodworking Show December 2009 #5: Today is the day. This weekend is the weekend.
The show starts today and goes through the weekend. I hope to see a lot of LumberJocks there! Check here for all the information about the show.
UPDATE 12/1/2009 I got the tickets in the mail today so I will try to start getting them out to you. I have tickets as follows: 9 – Friday9 – Saturday9 – Sunday If you are able to make it to the show and can hang out at the LumberJocks booth for at least an hour send me a private message with your address and what days you will be working. I’ll send the tickets out on a first come, first served basis and keep this thread updated as the tickets disappear. If you can tell me a g...
Chicago Lumberjocks Meetup/Woodworking Show December 2009 #2: Need some response if LumberJocks is going to be a part of this
I saw the photos from the Sacramento event and it looks like everyone had a really good time. You can check out the pictures here and here. You can look at the previous post in this blog for more information on the Chicago event. We need some people to at least say they are going to be attending the show. Ideally we would have some people who would be willing to sit at a LumberJocks booth for an hour or even give a short (15 minute) class. I need to get back to the people at the Woodwor...
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