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Wow…time flies when you are having fun…just got back from a quick trip to grandma’s and bam my e-mail is stuffed with projects from my good friends here at LJ’s…

So…trying to catch up I realized—-1,007 days on LJ’s…pretty crazy…I remember when I joined…heard about it in PW…came on as a “new” wood worker…and have never left…although the last couple of months I have been less active…

I can tell you…as a newer woodworker—-I may have not stuck with Woodworking…I enjoyed woodworking a lot in middle school nearly 30 years ago…and picked it up again…but it is LJ’s…the good people and advice and friendliness that has pushed me to learn and share my own work…

SO thank you…as I continue to learn…for being there…as many of you have!

I think of LJ’s when I am fixing things—-changing a car battery——hAS NOTHING TO DO WITH WOODWORKING…but silly things like that I would never do until I started developing my problem solving skills…

This weekend…my mom’s kitchen sink cabinet needed some work (she is 75 and on her own) and so I bought some new wood…did some demo under her sink and build up a new base under her sink…this would have never happened…

Ok…so LJ’s is not just woodworking to me…its problem solving…thinking…lots of thinking….friends…sharing…so much…

Thanks LJ’s…and HECK—-WOULD I BE EVEN TALKING ABOUT BUILDING A BOAT without all of you???

Crazy…thanks all…

Matt

-- Matt--Proud LJ since 2007



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Dan'um Style

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#1 posted 1653 days ago

you are the best ! buddy !!

-- keeping myself entertained ... Humor and fun lubricate the brain

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Lee A. Jesberger

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#2 posted 1653 days ago

Hi Matt;

This is about the only place where I can at least sound like I know what I’m talking about!

That’s why I keep coming back.

Lee

-- by Lee A. Jesberger http://www.prowoodworkingtips.com http://www.ezee-feed.com

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GMman

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#3 posted 1653 days ago

You’re right Matt we have to be on everyday to keep up, but you’ll catch up.

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a1Jim

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#4 posted 1653 days ago

Glad your here Matt thousands of more days to come we hope .

-- http://artisticwoodstudio.com Custom furniture

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cabinetmaster

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#5 posted 1653 days ago

Good job Buddy. Glad you had the confidence to rebuild your Mom’s cabinet. Made you feel good too didn’t it?
Glad to have you here Matt.

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

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degoose

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#6 posted 1653 days ago

If you can’t dazzle them with brilliance… baffle them with bull sh*t… lol
I think that a lot of LJers are now thinking outside the box… and not just about woodwork..
Heres to Many thousands More…

-- Drink twice... and don't bother to cut... @ lazylarrywoodworks.com.au For lovers of all things timber...

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SPalm

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#7 posted 1653 days ago

Hey man, it has been a real pleasure to know ya. I just hit 1000 posts, I’ll have to wait a bit for 1000 days.

I always get such a kick out of that devilish grin on your avatar. So tell me, are you picking your teeth, or is that the size of the fish that you just caught?

Congrats,
Steve

-- -- I'm no rocket surgeon

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jockmike2

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#8 posted 1653 days ago

Hey Matt Congrats and don’t do like I did and lop off a body part because you got complacent! You are THE MAN! We love ya babe!

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

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woodworm

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#9 posted 1653 days ago

Congratulations!

....and You know you are a Lumberjock when…. “I think of LJ’s when I am fixing things—-changing a car battery——hAS NOTHING TO DO WITH WOODWORKING…” LOL!

-- masrol, kuala lumpur, MY.

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FenceWorkshop

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#10 posted 1653 days ago

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Dick, & Barb Cain

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#11 posted 1653 days ago

ONE THOUSAND ATTA BOYS! to you.

-- -** You are never to old to set another goal or to dream a new dream ****************** Dick, & Barb Cain, Hibbing, MN. http://www.woodcarvingillustrated.com/gallery/member.php?uid=3627&protype=1

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MsDebbieP

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#12 posted 1653 days ago

congrats :)
It’s much easier to be confident in new tasks when you have 14,000 friends watching your back and cheering for you!! :)

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

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lew

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#13 posted 1653 days ago

Congrats, Matt!

Always looking forward to seeing what you have been up to.

Lew

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

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Karson

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#14 posted 1653 days ago

Matt: Congratulations. It’s been a pleasure to have you around and to see the items that youv’e been willing to tackle and have been willing to show us.

Karson

-- 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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patron

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#15 posted 1653 days ago

congratulations , matt .

many more to come .

we want to see that boat !

-- 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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