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Woodworking In America 2009: Furniture Construction and Design #1: First Impressions and Lee Valley Sale

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Blog entry by kshipp posted 08-15-2009 06:06 AM 1113 reads 0 times favorited 5 comments Add to Favorites Watch
no previous part Part 1 of Woodworking In America 2009: Furniture Construction and Design series Part 2: My Lazy Coverage of the Event »

I am in the process of attending the Woodworking in America: Furniture Construction and Design Conference in St. Charles, IL. Today was the first day and I am very impressed so far. I plan to put up some more detailed descriptions of the sessions later on when I get a little more time.

I just wanted to let everyone know that they have a nice exhibition hall with many vendors. Lie-Nielsen is there along with Lee Valley and many others. Lee Valley is giving 15% off and free shipping for any orders placed during the show. I’ll let you know what I ordered once I figure it out tomorrow. If any of you are close to St. Charles you should stop by and check it out. Admission to the exhibition hall is free.

Any other LumberJocks that are at the conference also, we could try to meet up somehow.

-- Kyle Shipp, http://battleshipp.blogspot.com



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Todd A. Clippinger

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#1 posted 08-15-2009 06:57 AM

Dang – I’m all tied up in my shop with a project!

I would love to hook up with other LJ’s in the future.

I will have to live vicariously through you on this one.

-- Todd A. Clippinger, Montana, http://americancraftsmanworkshop.com

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jockmike2

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#2 posted 08-15-2009 01:13 PM

Actually I’d love to go but my wife and daughter in law are both working then and as you can see, I will have my hands full. Been a lot of that lately, hmmm, maybe it is the shots.

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

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patron

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#3 posted 08-15-2009 01:28 PM

to far for me ,
can’t wait to hear everything
you get to see/do !

-- david - only thru kindness can this world be whole . If we don't succeed we run the risk of failure. Dan Quayle

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Innovator

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#4 posted 08-15-2009 06:16 PM

The show is off just 1 week for me, I will be in the area next week. Give us a report on the show.

-- Whether You Think You Can or You Think You Can't, YOU ARE RIGHT!!!

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a1Jim

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#5 posted 08-23-2009 04:11 AM

I have a date with my recliner

-- http://artisticwoodstudio.com Custom furniture

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