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a journey in shaper cutter, please come for the ride, stay for the 411 #1: An educational journey in shaper cutters, teachers & professors needed to take the reins.

297 days ago by Built2Last | 2 comments »

I have over the past few weeks been able to start taking some overstock merchandise, merchandise that the customer either forgot about or didn’ t have the funds to pay after the customer used the companies sharpening service. Some of the blades, router bits and some shaper bits , I will be keeping for my self but, to be albe to buy more I have to sale items I don’t normally use or if there is way more of an item or group of items than I can use myself. This is one of those time. ...

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Update on Mich. Lumberjock Gathering

1212 days ago by jockmike2 | 22 comments »

I received a call this morning from Keith July, he was going to try and get us a free space for our gathering and has done so at the JOHNSON’S WORKBENCH in Charlotte. It is almost centrally located in Michigan. JOhNSON”S has offered us one of their warehouses to meet in. They have tables and a grill/ So if it is OK with everyone we thought we would make some dogs and hamburgers on the grill and maybe the wives could whip up a dish. Since this is a meeting place for the MID MICHIG...

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Search for Interesting Cut-Offs

1736 days ago by dustynewt | 4 comments »

I primarily make small woodstuffs (my name keychains being the most popular) and I feel really guilty buying a large board of some beautiful exotic or domestic hardwood and then hacking it up into pieces that I can use. I feel that the board should go into a fine piece of furniture. I then had an idea to email a request to internet lumber dealers for shorts and cut-offs that might otherwise be tossed into a landfill. I also hoped to add to my selection of woods for my customers with some i...

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Lumberjocks New England - Unite! Sept 2009 #4: Last Call.... All Aboard!

1779 days ago by PurpLev | 12 comments »

The Picnic is coming up this Saturday Sept 19th 2009, Noon at Lexington Woodworker's Guild (click on the link for directions and the Guild’s website)Please Bring with you:1. Things you’d like to share with fellow LJs2. Things you’d like to swap/trade/sell with other LJs3. Yourself! (yeah… I’m pretty sure some would forget that one)we’ll have some tours of the shop, and the exhibition gallery that is being held at the guild as well.In terms of food/snacks, w...

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Lumberjocks New England - Unite! Sept 2009 #3: Update - the Date is near!

1792 days ago by PurpLev | 16 comments »

As you all recall, We have been granted the use of the Lexington Woodworker’s Guild for our LJ Picnic Event. I still would like to present them with something in appreciation of the gesture – but am not sure what – any ideas? I would also like to thank Rockler for stepping up and sponsoring us with some goodies that will be raffled between the LJ attendees. Thank you Rockler! This really presents the same great customer service, and positive experience I’ve b...

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Lumberjocks New England - Unite! Sept 2009 #2: Dates and Location

1822 days ago by PurpLev | 25 comments »

We have been granted the use of the Lexington Woodworker’s Guild for our LJ Picnic Event! I want to give special thanks to tpastore for helping to get this through. Thanks Tim! The Date: Sept 19th 2009, Noon The Location: Lexington Woodworker's Guild (click on the link for directions and the Guild’s website) The Plan: A Get together with a woodworker’s flavor. More Details: We are not allowed to BBQ on site, but can bring already cooked/made food. I was thinki...

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Pen Turners' Swap - Round 3 #17: THE TOUR IS COMPLETE!

1950 days ago by itsme_timd | 15 comments »

We did it fellow Lumberjocks! The Pen Trade Roud 3 is complete!!! We’ve been all over the United States – DE, VA, FL, GA, KY, IL, MD, PA, NY, NH (whew!), MN, WA, CA and TN! Plus… a trip into Canada with a stop in Ontario.- We’ve been in the hands of 17 Lumberjocks.- WOW! Our goodies box has traveled over 8,600 miles!- The pen box was ‘on tour’ for 165 days in Round 3. (as of 03/28/09)- What started as 5 blanks, 5 pens and 5 kits brought us…&#...

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Pen Turners' Swap - Round 3 #16: On to Jeffthewoodwhacker, the last Jock on the tour!

1954 days ago by itsme_timd | 2 comments »

Wow! Jeff’s got the box!!! Check out his blog entry here to see all the great stuff that was in the box. ~ Das Map After Jeff the box comes back to ME! Woo-hoo! ;-) I can’t wait to get this in and dig through this treasure chest. I looked back and saw the first post was 160 days ago – we’ve been ‘on tour’ for almost 6 months! Pretty cool. ~ STAY TUNED TO THE BLOG FOR MORE INFO ON UPCOMING SWAPS AND SWAP-RELATED EVENTS! ~ If you have no ide...

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Pen Turners' Swap - Round 3 #15: Here we go to Fresno!

1961 days ago by itsme_timd | 12 comments »

Wow! We had a super-quick turnaround from Matt and some really cool stuff added. He did a great write up on his takes and puts as well as some projects he did for the swap. If you missed it check that out here. I’m looking forward to getting my grubby hands on some of the wine barrel wood, I really enjoy turning wood with a story to it! ~ Le Map ~ For those counting the dots, we didn’t miss one… bigguy had to drop out due to some other commitments. We’...

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Pen Turners' Swap - Round 3 #14: Now we're really moving! On to Napa!

1965 days ago by itsme_timd | 9 comments »

Matt got the box today! We are really trucking along now… he’ll get us some pics up soon and said he’s got some nice Redwood he’s cutting up for blanks. ~ El Mapo ~

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