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|1462 days ago||
I know I have been gone from here for quite sometime and I am sorry and I have missed you all. But a lot has been happening in my life. First off, my leg is healed and doing fine. I do have a little limp but that is to be expected. I went back to work for a couple of weeks but things at work got totally out of hand and I went in last Monda...
|1507 days ago||
FOR THE OLDER FOLKS ON HERE - 26 replies
——————————————————————————Thought a lot of you would get some fun out of these….............Enjoy > > An elderly gentleman….. > > Had serious hearing pro...
|1507 days ago||
MAN DID I CAUSE AN UPROAR...............LOL - 18 replies
Boy I did not know I was missed that much for not being here for sometime. I got a call right after lunch from Jockmike and then as I was eating supper I get another call from RTB…............... What is going on? Why haven’t you been on LJ’s lately? Is everything OK? Ok, I did not know I was being missed by so many. Woodw...
|1535 days ago||
Good news on my Broken Ankle - 34 replies
Went to the doctor yesterday. Took the splint and dressings off, removed the stitches and took a couple x-rays. Was well pleased with the looks of the incision. could not hardly see it. Said the bone is healing very well, but no pressure on it for another 4 weeks. May let me start driving after my next checkup in 3 weeks. Did not really reali...
|1540 days ago||
New Milestone and a late Christmas Present - 8 replies
I can’t believe I hit the 10000 posts today. Wow it seems like yesterday that I hit the 8000 post mark. And I just found out about an hour ago that I am going to be a Great Grandpa a second time in 2010. Wow what a day. Thanks to everyone on this site for all the good times and I am looking forward to many more posts in the coming mont...
|1547 days ago||
Karson, Snow is heading your way. - 10 replies
Well I guess the weatherman hit it right this time. It started snowing here about 10 this morning and we have about 6” already and suppose to end tomorrow afternoon with a total of 12 to 15”. Storm is heading up through Virginia into the Delaware, Washington,DC, NJ, Ny and areas beyond. Karson, I know how you love snow so get you...
|1551 days ago||
Surgery went well. - 44 replies
I want to thank everyone who sent me best wishes last week after I posted about my Ankle. Well I got to the Hospital this morning about 9:30, was in surgery by 11:00 and Back home about 3:30. Surgery went well, a plate and 8 screws in the ole ankle. No pressure on foot or ankle for a minimum of 6 weeks and the just gradual pressure a little a...
|1553 days ago||
DO YOU SHOP WITH YOUR WIFE? - 24 replies
I haven’t posted any humor here lately but Lazy Larry. This ones for you. You can’t help but laugh at this one. Enjoy! WHY WOMEN SHOULDN’T TAKE MEN SHOPPING After I retired, my wife insisted that I accompany her on her trips to Target. Unfortunately, like most men, I found shopping boring and preferred to get in and get o...
|1558 days ago||
BAD NEWS..........Laid up for a couple of months. - 46 replies
Talk about shit happening in threesomes. Saturday we went to my grandsons BD party. Got in the truck and started to the party and turned the heater on…........no heat. Resistor went out. Saturday evening, Wife was going to watch TV in living room while I watched Football games on Tv in bedroom. TV went out. Sunday Morning I took the dog ...
|1587 days ago||
WOW ..........8000 posts..............I'm addicted - 16 replies
Wow, I just went over 8000 posts. I have to say that Martin has built the best woodworking site anyone could ask for. My wife keeps telling me that “You’re addicted.” I guess she is right. .............I am addicted. But I am loving every minute of it as I am getting more and more ideas of things to build and keep getting more ...
|1595 days ago||
Mixing Butcher block oil and mineral oil - 10 replies
Ok you butcher block finishing guys. I made a bunch of cutting boards and trivettes. I read someones blog or project where they mix Butcher block oil and mineral oil 50/50. I did this last night and put this mixture on the front sides of all my cutting boards and trivettes. This morning I went in to coat the backs of all the boards and when I go...
|1616 days ago||
NC and SC Lumberjock Picnic a Success - 17 replies
The North and South Carolina Lumberjock picnic was held today in High Point, NC at the Valspar Color Studio. A great time was enjoyed by all in attendance. We started off with a lunch that included hamburgers and hot dogs, macaroni salad, baked beans, chips and drinks and a couple of deserts. LJ Cabinetmaster (Jerry Billinger) cooked up t...
|1618 days ago||
Upcoming Event In North Carolina - 2 replies
Klinspor’s Woodworking Shops in Hickory, NC is having their 9th annual Extravaganza on Friday and Saturday, October 30th and 31st. It’s a great event and I’ve been there several times myself. Here is the link: http://www.woodworkingshop.com/cgi-bin/057DAE52/mac/template.mac/loadHtmlPage?htmlPage=09_extra.html Would be a g...
|1621 days ago||
FINAL ANNOUNCEMENT The Carolina and Virginia Lumberjock picnic is this Saturday, October 10th, In High Point, NC. We will have hamburgers and hotdogs and the fixin’s for lunch starting at noon. Then a tour and demo of Valspar products. Bring your projects for a show and tell. We will also have a swap of tools , woods, and veneers. Come ...
|1634 days ago||
I know that there are more than 5 or 6 lumberjocks in these areas. We are having a LumberJock picnic and get togther in High Point, NC on Saturday October 10th. We need you there. Read my original topic at: http://lumberjocks.com/topics/10326 So far I have 5 LJ’s signed up and 1 maybe. I know there are a whole lot more. If you know...
|1639 days ago||
Bhawk and myself are putting together a LumberJock Picnic and event. The event will be held at the Valspar Color Studio, 1823 English Road, High Point, NC on Saturday October 10th. We will start off the day with hamburgers and Hot dogs at noon. After lunch, Bhawk has scheduled for us to have a demo with a Valspar Tech., and possibly a tour of t...
|1651 days ago||
A mayonnaise jar and 2 beers - 18 replies
Just received this from a friend and thought it was worth sharing with all my LJ family. When things in your life seem almost too much to handle, when 24 hours in a day are not enough, remember the mayonnaise jar and the 2 Beers. ————————————————...
|1660 days ago||
Thanks LumberJocks for a Fantastic Year - 26 replies
In just a few short hours I will be celebrating my first Anniversay on this fantastic woodworking site. I want to once again thank Martin and all his staff for the excellent job they do. This is by far the best site I have ever came across on the web. I have enjoyed all the friends I have made here. I have learned a lot here and have attempted t...
|1674 days ago||
Attn: North Carolina LumberJocks get together - 10 replies
Bhawk, a new LJ from High Point, and myself are trying to find out how many LJ’s are interested in a picnic and get together this fall. Bhawk has a location that we can have it in High Point. Any LJ’s that are interested let us know when would be a good time for you and any ideas for wood exchange, tool swaps or whatever. Looking for...
|1686 days ago||
Anyone losing their memory??????? - 22 replies
Forgetter Be Forgotten My forgetter’s getting better,But my rememberer is brokeTo you that may seem funnyBut, to me, that is no joke For when I’m ‘here’ I’m wonderingIf I really should be ‘there’And, when I try to think it through,I haven’t got a prayer! Oft times I walk into a room,Say ...