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20,000 LumberJocks Celebration #3: Day Three

1461 days ago by Martin Sojka | 20 comments »

We’re continuing our special 20,000 LumberJocks Celebration Giveaway. Here’s a brief description of this Giveaway from the original post: We will have one new LJ shirt owner every day for the next 20 days. First ten will be randomly selected from 100 most active members while next 10 will be randomly selected from the remaining 20,000 members. LumberJocks Shirt Winner for today (Day Three) is: Kent Shepherd Here’s a list of proud LJ Shirt owners from previous days:...

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20,000 LumberJocks Celebration #2: Day Two

1462 days ago by Martin Sojka | 16 comments »

We’re continuing our special 20,000 LumberJocks Celebration Giveaway. Here’s a brief description of this Giveaway from the original post: We will have one new LJ shirt owner every day for the next 20 days. First ten will be randomly selected from 100 most active members while next 10 will be randomly selected from the remaining 20,000 members. LumberJocks Shirt Winner for today (Day Two) is: SnowyRiver Here’s a list of proud LJ Shirt owners from previous days: ...

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20,000 LumberJocks Celebration #1: Day One

1463 days ago by Martin Sojka | 80 comments »

I was dreaming about reaching 100 LumberJocks one day when I launched this website in 2005… Then, when it got going, 1,000 seemed likely but 20,000? No way! Fast forward to July 2010 and it’s party time once again in our family of 20,000 LumberJocks. I’m thankful and overcome with happiness that you decided to make this online community part of your life. Sometimes I come across a post about ‘the good old days’. Yes, ‘the old days’ were really good but despite o...

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A Thousand Posts Later... #1: Still Having Fun!!

1483 days ago by littlecope | 16 comments »

A Thousand Posts!! Not much at all, compared to the more prolific here, but it’s somewhat of a landmark for me… I’ve been reflecting on what my time here has taught me…I’ve learned better and faster ways of doing things. The combined skills of the members here on LJ’s is unparalleled!! Their willingness to share those skills is truly a breath of fresh air, in what seems an increasingly hostile and unfriendly world…I’ve learned that those same pe...

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3rd International Day of the LumberJock

1866 days ago by Martin Sojka | 25 comments »

As Debbie mentioned in the latest eMag, we have declared June 12th as The International Day of the LumberJock. This happened in 2007 when we reached 1,000 members, just 2 years ago. Fast forward to today and we are more than 10,000 members strong. Unbelievable… I had no time to post frequently in the last few weeks. I returned from Yemen two weeks ago and am still catching up. And as this site grows leaps and bounds I find myself spending much more time on the maintenance and support...

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300k Comments; LumberJocks Story and Team Members

2074 days ago by Martin Sojka | 22 comments »

On a positive note, we’ve crossed 300,000 comments yesterday... wow this is one great achievement. And it’s even more amazing when put into perspective: 301,076 comments11,081 projects6,257 blogs485 reviews5,196 forum topics===============324,095 posts6,224 LumberJocks===============52 posts per LumberJock Yup that is 52 posts per LumberJock. This is a very high activity number; I just calculated this number for a few other woodworking forums and believe me this number is ve...

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LumberJocks Road To 10,000 Projects!

2124 days ago by Martin Sojka | 28 comments »

Woo hoooo, yesterday was a very special day:We have officially reached 10,000 (TEN THOUSAND) projects. As they say, a picture is worth a thousand words… let’s take a look at LumberJocks road to 10,000 projects: As a special thanks I’d like to reward following 5 LumberJocks with a $50 gift certificate. These are LJs with the most posted projects so far: Dick Cain (168 projects) Mark A. DeCou (126 projects) Jim Earl (102 projects) Kerux (83 projects) MsD...

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5,000 LumberJocks - Thank You!

2192 days ago by Martin Sojka | 37 comments »

It’s time to celebrate our big milestone – 5,000 LumberJocks!You’re the best group on the Internet – THANK YOU! Go have a few beers ;) ======================================== As a special thanks to our “LumberJocks Welcoming Committee” I decided to send a LJ Shirt to each of the following five random greeters in our welcoming committee: Scott Bryan Karson Rikkor Todd A. Clippinger Grumpy

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We Crossed 200,000 Comments!

2275 days ago by Martin Sojka | 18 comments »

This was veeeery fast – we were at 100,000 comments only 150 days ago and now we have crossed 200,000! Note that the number of comments includes also the number of forum replies since they are de facto same thing. After doing quick calculations we’re averaging well over 50 posts per LumberJock (including projects, blog entries, forum topics, reviews) and this is something to be proud of. You will not find many community/forum sites with this kind of activity. Only those reviews...

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4,000 LumberJocks

2297 days ago by Martin Sojka | 13 comments »

WOW, we reached new milestone today – 4,000 LumberJocks... and the family keeps growing. LumberJock never feels alone, that’s for sure ;)

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