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Blog entry by Jordan posted 12-31-2009 06:26 PM 811 reads 0 times favorited 9 comments Add to Favorites Watch

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Jimthecarver

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#1 posted 12-31-2009 06:33 PM

The bear is very nice and also a great thing to support.
I cant wait to see this, maybe you could take the time to take a few pictures of it while it is in transformation. I’m sure most of us would love to see them.
Enjoy your time carving on this piece.

-- Can't never could do anything, to try is to advance.

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MsDebbieP

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#2 posted 12-31-2009 06:48 PM

I’d love to see a quick video of the grinder in action.

Best wishes for your Mrs.’ and I, too, believe that the “unknown” is just an opportunity knocking – taking you into a new project!

-- ~ Debbie, Canada (https://www.facebook.com/DebbiePribeleENJOConsultant)

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jockmike2

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#3 posted 12-31-2009 07:19 PM

I’ll keep your wife in my thoughts and prayers, God knows I owe ALL YOU JOCKS for the many prayers and well wishes I received recently. May the New Year Bring you both good health and happiness.

-- (You just have to please the man in the Mirror) Mike from Michigan -

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a1Jim

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#4 posted 12-31-2009 07:26 PM

Jordon we will all stay positive for your wife and prayers can help for sure. Cute bear carving.
Now go buy some good clamps LOL

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cabinetmaster

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#5 posted 12-31-2009 08:09 PM

Jordan, a very nice cause. Well keep the wife in our prayers. Be careful with that grinder. JOCKMIKE and I don’t need you joining the Lumberjocks Nub Club…...........LOL

-- Jerry--A man can never have enough tools or clamps

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Moron

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#6 posted 01-01-2010 05:24 PM

I do hope that your wife is OK.

You need a bandsaw. If you band saw that to the line, then temporarily re-attach the pieces, flip it 90 degrees….....band saw to the line again, then remove all the pieces….....sure saves a lot of time !!

-- "Good artists borrow, great artists steal”…..Picasso

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Jordan

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#7 posted 01-01-2010 09:12 PM

That’s a wonderful idea Roman and thank you for the suggestion. Unfortunately these are so large that I couldn’t begin to fit them under my bandsaw as it only has an 8” opening. That’s a great idea for smaller things though. But I’ve begun the grind and it’s coming along fine.

-- http://www.jordanstraker.com

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Dennisgrosen

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#8 posted 01-01-2010 10:31 PM

good luck with it it looking good so fare I will look forward to enjoy the finished work as much as I have done with the other´s
I do wish the best for both of you in the furture
happy new year to both of you

Dennis

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nmkidd

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#9 posted 01-03-2010 09:58 AM

Looks like ya gotta a lot of serious grindin’ to do…......lookin’ forward to seeing the completed piece…...not the firewood one!

You and your wife will be in our prayers.

-- Doug, New Mexico.......the only stupid question is one that is never asked!........don't fix it, if it ain't broke!

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