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Blog entry by Brian Havens posted 12-25-2010 10:14 AM 1615 reads 0 times favorited 18 comments Add to Favorites Watch

-- Brian Havens, Woodworker

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#1 posted 12-25-2010 10:38 AM

Wow!! 41°!!
Thursday, here in Southern New Hampshire, we got up to almost 40°… briefly…
Snow here has been lacking though… We got our first snowfall earlier in the week, but it was just a dusting…
A Merry Christmas to You and Yours too, my Friend!! And all the Best in the New Year!!

-- Mike in Concord, NH---Unpleasant tasks are simply worthy challenges to improve skills.

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#2 posted 12-25-2010 03:19 PM

Looks like you need an ice scraper, no waiting an hour for the ice to melt on you windshield. Here’s my solution to wood-working in the winter in cold Michigan: basement shop.

Merry Christmas everyone :-)

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#3 posted 12-25-2010 03:35 PM

Man you have it rough. My heart bleeds for you. :)

-- Homer : "Oh, and how is education supposed to make me feel smarter? Besides, every time I learn something new, it pushes some old stuff out of my brain."

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#4 posted 12-25-2010 03:49 PM

Brian, that was very well done and I enjoyed it. That’s a beautiful view from your back yard. I would be thrilled if I had a view of that mountain from my house. It’s been colder than normal for us over the last couple or 3 weeks here in North Georgia and we may have a wee bit of snow this weekend. We just don’t get an awful lot here except in the higher elevations, but it does get cold at times here in the winter. Have a wonderful Christmas Day. :)

-- helluvawreck aka Charles,

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#5 posted 12-25-2010 05:01 PM

Merry Chrisma you and your beloved ones


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#6 posted 12-25-2010 05:11 PM

Merry Christmas to you and yours. Having grown up in the Midwest, I always thought that not having a White Christmas would be a big rip off. Grilling in shorts is no substitute for Swedish meatballs, potato sausage, or eating Lutefisk and Lefse with Lingonberries while getting sunburn is not my ideal Christmas. Fortunately I’ve got my basement shop in Iowa (read heated) and ready to go with new toys from Santa and family to start work on new projects.

The best part is that my old, failed projects burning in the fireplace this morning to keep me warm :)

-- John H. [To invent, you need a good imagination and a pile of junk. ~Edison]

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#7 posted 12-25-2010 07:51 PM

Merry Christmas ya’ll!! It’s cold here in Houston today, too!! 41deg!!

-- Matt Garcia Wannabe Period Furniture Maker, Houston TX

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#8 posted 12-25-2010 08:25 PM

Merry Christmas from Michigan! It was a balmy 30deg morning, better than the single digits we’ve had lately. At least the cold temps kept the snow on the ground for a white Christmas!

-- Gary; Marysville, MI...Involve your children in your projects as much as possible, the return is priceless.

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#9 posted 12-25-2010 08:59 PM

Yea,yea, rub it in Brian,:) Merry Christmas!

-- Don't be at the airport when your ship comes in!

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#10 posted 12-25-2010 10:02 PM

Merry Christmas! I’m in Northern California. It’s icky here today too. Right now it is 54 degrees and steady rain. Yuck. Usually we have sunny Xmases!

-- Entertainment for mere mortal woodworkers.

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#11 posted 12-25-2010 10:51 PM

Well it’s a beautiful sunny day here in Northern Colorado. The only snow is on the mountain peaks!
Merry Christmas!

-- Terri, Rocky Mountain High Colorado!

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#12 posted 12-25-2010 11:06 PM

well im here in southern California (58 F) and i can say sitting in my flannel shirt and underwear my toes are cold and i had to put a blanket on them.

-- Ben L

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#13 posted 12-26-2010 12:33 AM

Merry Christmas from N.W. Missouri. It’s around 18 here this afternoon. Good day to stay in and sit by the fire.

-- Jeff, Look with hope to the horizon of today, for today is all we truly have.

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#14 posted 12-26-2010 12:58 AM

The other day in my garden, that night we had -16 degree Celsius = 3.2 degree Fahrenheit.
So yes it’s cold even in Copenhagen.

Loved your video.

Merry Christmas,

-- MAD F, the fanatical rhykenologist and vintage architect. Democraticwoodworking.

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#15 posted 12-26-2010 01:19 AM

I’m in Georgia and today we got snow. It hasn’t snowed here on Christmas day since the early 1900’s.
We’ve had and unusally cold fall this year. What happened to global warming?

-- Emmett, from Georgia

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