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well this is a different project of sorts, ive been trying to get a certain lumber jock who lives in Florida to come and visit when he was in the area. well lumber jock Dave Owen came to my home where we had a great visit, we had lunch together and i showed Dave my shop, he showed me a instrument had had made and played a part of amazing grace to me and my wife…we had a nice visit and i want to thank Dave for coming to the house and for his great visit..just thought i would post this and encourage you other jocks to meet with others when you get the chance…grizzman

-- GRIZZMAN ...[''''']





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GMman

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#1 posted 08-14-2010 11:44 PM

That is great we sure need more of that.
That is what LJ is all about friendship.

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Sheila Landry (scrollgirl)

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#2 posted 08-14-2010 11:44 PM

Did you let him try on your dress?? (Just wondering!) That is great to see you guys got together. This is such a great group here and I am so happy to see such wonderful friendships! Thanks for posting the picture!

Sheila

-- Designer/Artist/Teacher. Owner of Sheila Landry Designs (http://www.sheilalandrydesigns.com) Scroll saw, wood working and painting patterns and surfaces. "Knowledge is Power"

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#3 posted 08-15-2010 12:03 AM

That’s great Bob It’s so cool when LJ members can get together . I’m so glad that you had a super visit.
I only wish some day I get to meet you and some of my of my other LJs buds in person some day.

-- http://artisticwoodstudio.com Custom furniture

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#4 posted 08-15-2010 12:29 AM

One day Bob… I will be knocking on your door.. and I will want to try on the dress and the hat too…

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

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#5 posted 08-15-2010 12:40 AM

who is the guy with the beard? how come you are not in the picture Griz?

-- Smitty!!!

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#6 posted 08-15-2010 12:56 AM

Great story… we are all one in this fun adventure!
Thanks for sharing this… both of you!
Ellen

-- "Don't let the perfect be the enemy of the good." Voltaire

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#7 posted 08-15-2010 01:34 AM

I hope you took all of your “Babe” posters down in the shop first ;)

-- Ohh mann...pancakes and boobies...I'll bet that's what Heaven is like! ♣ ♣ ♣ ♣

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#8 posted 08-15-2010 02:41 AM

thank´s for sharing Grizz
always great to hear about L Js visit each other

Dennis

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#9 posted 08-15-2010 03:00 AM

Griz:

A visitor how cool. You didn’t show us the instrument.

-- 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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#10 posted 08-15-2010 04:40 AM

Looks like a fun time. I wish you had a picture of the instrument.

-- Terry Roswell, L.A. (Lower Alabama) "Life is what happens to you when you are making other plans."

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#11 posted 08-15-2010 04:53 AM

that is so nice , dave and grizz .
it’s good to put a face to a buddy ,
and share stories .

i got to meet Tom and Ruth McBridge last week (ND2ELK) ,
for lunch , on their way home to iowa .
they just got home last night .
he will do a post , after they get settled ,
he had the camera , so there should be a picture too .

-- 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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Dez

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#12 posted 08-15-2010 06:15 AM

I am still trying to get together with LJs in my area, seems that the schedules never match up. :(

-- Folly ever comes cloaked in opportunity!

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reggiek

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#13 posted 08-15-2010 06:20 AM

Great pics and story. I figure there are lots of LJ’s in my area….but they are probably as busy as I am. It would be wonderful to meet some of them. I enjoy talking wood and shop with folks that share this passion. Also, my better half gets tired of me telling her all the wood working tales and tool tales….she has already heard them….or just hopes that someone will rescue her….LOL.

-- Woodworking.....My small slice of heaven!

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mmh

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#14 posted 08-15-2010 06:39 AM

Looks like two friendly and happy sawdusty guys!

Scrollgirl: I wonder if they tried the dress on too. Maybe they had a tea party. Very funny!

-- "They who dream by day are cognizant of many things which escape those who dream only by night." ~ Edgar Allan Poe

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#15 posted 08-15-2010 07:07 AM

Real nice Griz, and Dave, I love amazing grace. There are now a lot of new variations of that song, but the
original is best!!!! I am glad you guys had time to meet and talk shop!!!!

-- Bob Kenosha Wi.

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