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Blog entry by gdemo posted 1680 days ago 922 reads 0 times favorited 15 comments Add to Favorites Watch

Anyone out there from this area? I was thinking of possible future get-togethers, meetings and any other ideas that may arise. There is a 3 day woodworking show at the Eastern States Fairgrounds in january 2010. Here is a link: http://cms.thewoodworkingshows.com/cms/Home/NewEngland18110/tabid/166/Default.aspx
Well if anyone is interested lets see what we can get started.

Lets start our own chapter!

-- I ams what I ams and thats all that I ams...(Popye!)



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gdemo

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#1 posted 1677 days ago

Come on guys no New Englanders out there?

-- I ams what I ams and thats all that I ams...(Popye!)

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Jon3

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#2 posted 1674 days ago

I’m in Boston, and I know there are plenty of New Englanders on here, but I’m told that the woodworking shows are kind eh. Not sure I would pay $10 to get in there.

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David

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#3 posted 1673 days ago

I’m a Connecticut Yankee by birth. But I now live in the State of Washington on an island. Don’t think I can make it. Ayah

-- Islandwoodworker@Gmail.com

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gdemo

46 posts in 1893 days


#4 posted 1663 days ago

Whats up with my fellow New Englanders? Are we anti-social?

-- I ams what I ams and thats all that I ams...(Popye!)

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Craftsman on the lake

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#5 posted 1648 days ago

check here There is already one in the Lexington MA area and inquiries from people in NH.

-- The smell of wood, coffee in the cup, the wife let's me do my thing, the lake is peaceful.

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Tom S.

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#6 posted 1648 days ago

I’m in Plymouth, MA

-- Sunrunner34

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JMellino

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#7 posted 1647 days ago

Hi All,

Sounds like a great idea. I am in Bridgewater, MA

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ellen35

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#8 posted 1647 days ago

I’m on Cape Cod.
I’d love a get-together (attended the last NE one and enjoyed it!)
Ellen

-- "Don't let the perfect be the enemy of the good." Voltaire

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Lenny

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#9 posted 1645 days ago

Hi. I am just seeing this today (1/8/10). I am not in MA or CT but in your neighboring state of RI. Ellen and Craftsman mention a NE get-together that took place in Lexington in 2009. That meeting was graciously organized by Purplev. I have contacted him and told him I would like to organize something for NE LJs this year. I have some thoughts on it but it seems to me that no earlier than Spring is the way to go. I know we are hearty New Englanders but for safety reasons (driving) as well as the possibility of arranging a date(s) only to have to postpone or cancel due to weather makes me want to wait for Spring/Summer. How do you folks feel about that. I came to this post via a link that read “MA/CT”. There is another one that reads “New England/NH”. I am going to post a similar comment on that link too.

Also, do you think we are wise to leave it at New England or instead, further break it down to areas of NE, states, or specific regions of the states, etc.?

-- On the eighth day God was back in His woodworking shop! Lenny, East Providence, RI

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BillG

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#10 posted 1645 days ago

I’m in West Springfield, MA and would love to get together with other local woodworkers.

BillG

-- Bill G - West Springfield, MA

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Lenny

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#11 posted 1622 days ago

Hi All, I just posted a call to all New England jocks for a get together: “2010 Get-Together” http://lumberjocks.com/topics/14134. I hope many of you will attend.

-- On the eighth day God was back in His woodworking shop! Lenny, East Providence, RI

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theniteowl

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#12 posted 1620 days ago

I am in the Northampton/Florence area. Work in Springfield.

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a1Jim

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#13 posted 1616 days ago

Hasn’t this been done?

-- http://artisticwoodstudio.com Custom furniture

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bigike

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#14 posted 1616 days ago

I’m in boston but i have no way to get anywhere only by public trans.

-- Ike, Big Daddies Woodshop, http://www.icombadaniels@yahoo.com

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Dusty56

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#15 posted 1344 days ago

Hello Neighbor
I Just saw your comment on the post for the 2011 WWshow in W.Springfield , and checked out your homepage.
I’m in Westfield and have quite a busy work schedule , but if you and some other locals want to get together for a coffee or something some evening or on a Sunday , let me know : )
We could even meet at WoodCraft in W.Springfield and possibly harass the good folks there : )
Thanks ,
Len

-- I'm absolutely positive that I couldn't be more uncertain!

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