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LJ Woodworking Awards - Summer 2010 #5: WINNERS ANNOUNCED!

1447 days ago by Martin Sojka | 37 comments »

The results are in and it’s time to officially announce the winners of the very special and creative – maybe I should say fluid – LumberJocks Woodworking Awards. The winning projects were selected from the 77 total submissions in an online voting held from August 1 to August 7. 172 votes were cast during this period. And here are the top ten Fluidity projects… ~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~ 1st Place – 227 points 2nd Place – 164 points ...

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LJ Woodworking Awards - Winter 2010 #4: WINNERS ANNOUNCED!

1628 days ago by Martin Sojka | 40 comments »

Another outstanding LumberJocks Woodworking Awards event is over. The results are in and it’s time to officially announce the winners. The winning projects were selected from the record breaking 151 total submissions in an online voting held from February 1 to February 7. 252 votes were cast during this period. And here are the winners… ~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~ 1st Place – 292 points 2nd Place – 217 points 3rd Place – 204 points 4...

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LJ Woodworking Awards - Summer 2011 #4: WINNERS ANNOUNCED!

1082 days ago by Martin Sojka | 21 comments »

The results are in and it’s time to officially announce the winners of the LumberJocks Woodworking Awards. The winning projects were selected from the 53 “Birds of a Feather” submissions in an online voting held from August 1 to August 7. 119 votes were cast during this period. And here are the winning projects… ~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~ Winner – 180 points – $500 Cash Prize Runner-Up – 161 points – $200 Cash Prize F...

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Summer Joinery Entry Shaker Cabinet #1: How I got started

2554 days ago by Karson | 6 comments »

After Martin announced the Summer Contest and the Themes Garden Project and Wood Joinery I started thinking about what I wanted to build. The contest rules state “Wood Joinery – Let’s get technical – but without glues, metal nails, screws or other mechanical fasteners! Yes, this is the “WOOD JOINERY” challenge for all you LumberJocks out there. Let’s see what you are made of – or rather what your woodworking project is made of. If you can build it wit...

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LJ Woodworking Awards - Summer 2012 #4: WINNERS ANNOUNCED!

715 days ago by Martin Sojka | 12 comments »

The results are in and it’s time to officially announce the winners of the LumberJocks Woodworking Awards. The winning projects were selected from the 17 “Personal Picnic Butler” submissions in an online voting held from August 1 to August 7. 84 votes were cast during this period. And here are the winning projects… ~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~ Winner – 136 points – $500 Cash Prize Runner-Up – 134 points – $200 Cash Prize ...

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LJ Woodworking Awards - Summer 2011 #3: Cast Your Votes!

1088 days ago by Martin Sojka | 9 comments »

Awards entry period is over and we ended up with 53 great entries in the Birds of a Feather category. Now it’s time to pick your top 5 list and cast your votes. Voting deadline is on August 7th at 3 PM CDT. Note that if you submitted an Awards entry, you will notice that your project is not listed when you make your selections. (You are not allowed to vote for yourself.) So don’t panic when you do not see your entry in the voting list – others can pick your entry with...

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LJ Woodworking Awards - Summer 2009 #1: Announcement

1857 days ago 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 - Summer 2010 #4: Results Announcement To Be Postponed By a Few Hours

1449 days ago by Martin Sojka | 10 comments »

This is just a short notice that I have to announce the results on August 8th at 3 PM CDT instead of 6 AM because I will not be online on Sunday until late evening my time. Voting deadline remains on August 7th at 3 PM CDT. so keep those voting coming. Cool American Craftsman Workshop hats by Todd Clippinger are waiting for three lucky winners from all the voters. ~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~ SPONSORS ~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~ ...

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Summer Joinery Entry Shaker Cabinet #2: Continuing with the construction

2554 days ago by Karson | 6 comments »

One thing nice about not being allowed to use glue, No glue clean up and you can pre-finish all of the parts before assembly. On my finishing blog I wrote about using Pumice and Rottenstone as a wood filler, I thought I’d try something different on this cabinet. I used my private blend Danish Oil (1/3 Boiled Linseed Oil BLO, 1/3 varnish, and 1/3 Mineral Spirits). I squirted it on the boards and used a 120 grit Random Orbital Sander (ROS) to sand the oil and sanding dust. In doing that I wa...

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LJ Woodworking Awards - Summer 2012 #2: Call For Entries

742 days ago by Martin Sojka | 1 comment »

Entry period of the LJ Woodworking Awards Summer 2012 is now officially open and will close on July 31st. Here’s the theme again: ~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~ Personal Picnic Butler – Summertime means outdoor eating and outdoor eating often means having a plate and a beverage in hand and no where to set them down – until now! Build your version of a “personal picnic butler”, some type of plate and beverage holder for outdoor eating. Perh...

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