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Blog entry by grosa posted 1426 days ago 1299 reads 3 times favorited 11 comments Add to Favorites Watch
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Let’s see if this works AGAIN , No It did not! IT ONLY SHOWS HALF THE PICTURE. Sorry guys I have done this 15 different ways, 50 times This is it. I will leave this one on here but I will not do this again. It is to much work with all these pictures. And the outcome is always the same. CRAPPY. Better pictures at: http://www.facebook.com/pages/Tampa-FL/Prestige-Casework/128088170544623?v=photos

AGAIN.

-- Have a great day.



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Dennisgrosen

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#1 posted 1426 days ago

nomatter how much you try to hide your work
we can till see its fantastic :—)
and that was a lot of work to post all those pictures Thanks

and maybee you can find help here
http://lumberjocks.com/topics/19869#reply-205430

and its allso depending of how big your picture file is

best thoughts
Dennis

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grosa

895 posts in 1431 days


#2 posted 1426 days ago

Denni,s the problem here is I am a wood worker not a computer wiz. Up loading a picture and commenting on it is one thing but, going to different sites an reading crap I don’t understand It makes me want to go back in the shop and build a life size replica of the Statue of Liberty made of hickey. I think this will be my last attempt to post projects on the blog. I will still come here, read and comment. If you right click and open picture to a new tab it dose show the full picture.

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lightweightladylefty

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#3 posted 1426 days ago

Grosa,

Martin has a blog tutorial that I found very helpful in learning how to post. It’s a short video-type demo—easy to follow. (I’m computer-illiterate and could follow it.)

You might want to do your blog in a series and put a few of the photos in each blog (especially for those of us who don’t have high-speed—we have difficulty opening large blogs with mega-pictures). ;-)

I hope this might be helpful.

L/W

-- Jesus is the ONLY reason for ANY season.

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Dennisgrosen

10850 posts in 1717 days


#4 posted 1426 days ago

I know excacly how you have it , I use my boss to show me how new things is working
I canĀ“t read up on most of those things

Dennis

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grosa

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#5 posted 1426 days ago

Thank you

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ND2ELK

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#6 posted 1426 days ago

Very impressive work! You are a true craftsman of your trade. Thanks for posting.

God Bless
tom

-- Mc Bridge Cabinets, Iowa

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grosa

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#7 posted 1426 days ago

Dose anyone use sketch up for renderings. It is a free design software by Google. Its all in 3d, very easy to use. If you down load it, download Google sketch up not sketch up 7 pro. Pro only gives you half the program then they try to sell you the other half. Its great for the home shop or small company. You can Google tutorials on u tube. The videos show you how to use it. We use it all the time.

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grosa

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#8 posted 1426 days ago

Thank you ND2ELK.

-- Have a great day.

#9 posted 1425 days ago

Grosa,
I think you are having issues with picture size. That might account for seeing only parts of the photos in this forum. If you would like a free photo editing program, try downloading GIMP.
I see that some of the photos seem to be sideways. It could be that you’re turning the camera for vertical format. That’s OK, but the image has to be turned upright when you post it here.
I also see some blurry pictures. It might be camera movement (jabbing the shutter instead of sqeezing it gently is one possibility) or out of focus. Closeups are difficult with some cameras. Perhaps there is some way to manually correct for focus.
Your woodworking, from what I can see, is wonderful. We can hardly wait to see it more clearly.

Best regards,
Don

-- Will trade wife's yarn for tools.

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lew

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#10 posted 1425 days ago

Here is a link to a free photo resizing program that is extremely easy to use. That’s all it does- so uploads will be faster, save some hard disk size and they will display correctly here. Use the “Apply Recommended” option for the best results.

http://bluefive.pair.com/pixresizer.htm

-- Lew- Time traveler. Purveyor of the Universe's finest custom rolling pins.

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BillyJ

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#11 posted 1422 days ago

Your work is awesome. Very nice job. Thank you for posting on this blog. Your pictures say it all.

-- I've never seen a tree that I wouldn't like to repurpose into a project. I love the smell of wood in the morning - it smells like victory.

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