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

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Blog entry by itsme_timd posted 1948 days ago 1192 reads 0 times favorited 9 comments Add to Favorites Watch
« Part 13: Just a hop and a skip! Part 14 of Pen Turners' Swap - Round 3 series Part 15: Here we go to Fresno! »

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 ~

-- Tim D. - Woodstock, GA



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Karson

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#1 posted 1948 days ago

Sounds great.

-- I've been blessed with a father who liked to tinker in wood, and a wife who lets me tinker in wood. Southern Delaware karson_morrison@bigfoot.com †

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jeffthewoodwacker

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#2 posted 1948 days ago

I can hear that train a coming on towards Tennessee!!!

-- Those that say it can't be done should not interrupt those who are doing it.

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Napaman

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#3 posted 1947 days ago

ok…i just spent an HOUR to open up the box and sort through all the wood…it truly is an amazing feeeling to see all these beautiful woods…I took a bunch of pictures…but its a bit early to turn on my table saw and cut the redwood…(i live really close to my neighbors in a one car open garage…well i work with my garage door open)...

But I will be out there within the hour!!! And I will try to get the box out today…a 48 hour turn around??? If I run into trouble I will get it out monday after school…at the latest—-so still a 4 day turn around in the worst case scenario…

I made three pens LAST weekend to be ready…but I did not put them togetheer…and I may want to make one or two more…since I want my best to show…

Ok…even though I am not ready to post picts…i wanted to come one and show my excitement…

Matt

-- Matt--Proud LJ since 2007

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itsme_timd

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#4 posted 1947 days ago

LOL Matt! All those blanks… and kits… and pens can get exciting. =]

Looking forward to the pics and no need to rush to push it out today, I think Monday would be great.

-- Tim D. - Woodstock, GA

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Napaman

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#5 posted 1946 days ago

Ok…the box will be off tomorrow…it was a great birthday weekend taking part in this—-I turned my write up of the pens and what I added into a project…

so check it out here!

Thanks everyone!!!

On to rb next…

matt

-- Matt--Proud LJ since 2007

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interpim

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#6 posted 1945 days ago

I asked about getting in on this quite a while ago, but never got a response… who do I need to talk to to get in on it the next time around?

-- San Diego, CA

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itsme_timd

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#7 posted 1945 days ago

Great stuff Matt, thanks!

You better keep that cake away from the box, with that many candles it would take no time to get it blazing! Heck, who am I to talk – my next one will be 39 as well. =]

-- Tim D. - Woodstock, GA

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rb765

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#8 posted 1945 days ago

Just got work that the box is on ot’s way. I will let everyone know when it gets here. Thanks all

-- Sure Dear, I can make that for you. Lemme just run out and get a tool I need for that.

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rb765

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#9 posted 1943 days ago

I just got the box…while I was on my way out to work :( will look at it in the morning and will have it shipped by Friday.

-- Sure Dear, I can make that for you. Lemme just run out and get a tool I need for that.

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