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Hope you all don’t mind a little bragging.

My work was chosen for the cover of the most recent Lee Valley tools catalog. I’ve been fortunate enough to have had my work published in a good number of magazines, written lots of articles, too, but a cover has thus far escaped me. I’m very excited, and flattered at the same time.

-- Just another woodworker





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Marge

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#1 posted 01-10-2008 05:29 AM

That is fantastic, looks like you have eason to brag a little.

-- Marge, Colorado

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#2 posted 01-10-2008 05:50 AM

Congradulations on the cover. These are excellent!!

-- Mike www.flickr.com/photos/paturner

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#3 posted 01-10-2008 05:51 AM

Congratulations Great job.

-- I've been blessed with a father who liked to tinker in wood, and a wife who lets me tinker in wood. Southern Delaware soon moving to Virginia karsonwm@gmail.com †

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#4 posted 01-10-2008 06:12 AM

Great! That is an something special!

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#5 posted 01-10-2008 06:12 AM

Pretty nice. Very creative!

-- Gary - Never pass up the opportunity to make a mistake look like you planned it that way - Tyler, TX

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#6 posted 01-10-2008 06:19 AM

Congratulations, very nice.

-- Ron, Twain Harte, Ca. Portable on site Sawmill Service http://westcoastlands.net/Sawmill.html http://westcoastlands.net/SawBucks2/phpBB3 http://www.portablesawmill.info

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#7 posted 01-10-2008 06:30 AM

That’s just awesome!

-- You can discover more about a person in an hour of play than in a year of conversation. (Plato)

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#8 posted 01-10-2008 07:00 AM

Congratulations! At one time there was a forum topic on the site, started by Ms DebbieP I think, where you could comment on your print accomplishments. You should brag a little more on that thread and bring it back to the top.

-- Jeff, St. Paul, MN

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#9 posted 01-10-2008 07:01 AM

How long did it take to make those by the way?

-- Jeff, St. Paul, MN

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#10 posted 01-10-2008 07:14 AM

Congrats!

-- -John "Do I have to keep typing a smiley? Just assume it's a joke." www.flickr.com/photos/gizmodyne

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#11 posted 01-10-2008 07:58 AM

Great work!

-- Only the Shadow knows....................

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#12 posted 01-10-2008 08:51 AM

Wow, congratulations! You should mention this in the Can I Have Your Autograph? forum topic as Jeff suggested.

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#13 posted 01-10-2008 09:42 AM

Congratulations!

-- Jiri

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#14 posted 01-10-2008 10:34 AM

Those are awesome. You might need to change your signature line, somehow I don’t think “just another woodworker” fits your skill. Congratulations on the cover. Oh, and I think it was Dizzy Dean or maybe Yogi Berra that said “it ain’t bragging if you can do it” Well, you can do it.

-- Bill - "Suit yourself and let the rest be pleased." http://www.cajunpen.com/

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#15 posted 01-10-2008 10:48 AM

What’s really cool is that I can show that catalog to my friends and say, “I know the guy who made these! He’s a LumberJock!” Congrats Schwingding!

-- Bob Vila would be so proud of you!

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