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Project by hairy posted 617 days ago 1654 views 5 times favorited 19 comments Add to Favorites Watch

Say that 3 times fast.

Limberjacks have been with us for a long time.They are usually played on a paddle, I haven’t got to that yet.

My helper now wants a limberjill to paint anyway she wants. I have to pay the going rate, it’s hard to get good help these days. She says my workbench is plain, she wants to paint it, too. We’re not going there.

She was also the camera operator on this video.

12” tall. Red elm and acrylic paints, spray poly. Somehow, I resisted the temptation to put a beerbelly on him.

-- the last of Barret's Privateers...

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#1 posted 617 days ago

nicely made (and painted!)

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#2 posted 617 days ago

haha, thats great.
Sorry you can’t find any replacement helpers. :)
Don’t let her near the bench.

-- Mike - In Fort McMurray Alberta

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#3 posted 617 days ago

nice work you two

a limberjill coming up next i bet

the painted bench might be a funny story
in about 30 years

or might sell for a mint

you never know
with these budding artists

-- 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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#4 posted 617 days ago

He’s cool Hairy!! Great work!

-- Robert B. Sabina, Ohio.....

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#5 posted 617 days ago

I love the little Jack.
And LumberJill is quite a little Jock herself, what luck you have to have a helper like her.
Best thoughts,

-- Mad F, the fanatical rhykenologist and vintage architect. Democraticwoodworking.

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#6 posted 617 days ago

Truly extraordinary

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#7 posted 617 days ago

woot! ... sweet

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

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#8 posted 617 days ago

Limberjack got dance. Break it on down bro… :)

-- Roger from KY. Work/Play/Travel Safe.

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#9 posted 617 days ago

Good work. I think you have a wonderful helper.
Make her a Jill and then two paddles so they can both dance with class.
Keep up the good work.

-- If I had only known, I would have been a locksmith. - Albert Einstein

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#10 posted 617 days ago

These are cool love it.

-- Custom furniture

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#11 posted 617 days ago

Looks like a fun project with a great helper.

-- Everyone calls me Ed or Eddie , mom still calls me Edward if she is mad at me.

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#12 posted 617 days ago

hairy – You obviously have a very determined little helper!

How about a Limberdog to join Jack and Jill?

-- Don, Somerset UK,

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#13 posted 617 days ago

Beautiful lil’ paint job ! I haven’t seen one painted this well in a while ! I would suggest the paddle ! The dance is a lot funnier with it ! And the idea of a Jill works for me too ! I watched as my grand-daughter added a coat of paint to my workbench and door fronts and drawers . She had so much fun with the job back then that I encourage you to turn her loose with the paint brush….just hide any paints that look like they could be tinted pink or purple !

-- If it smells good, eat it ! The pig caught under the fence is the one doing all thesquealing

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#14 posted 617 days ago

Thats great!
I haven’t seen one of those in a long time.
As long as his nose dosent grow, your in great shape!


-- I cut it twice and it's still too short!

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#15 posted 616 days ago

Looks like a “Lumberjack on a Shelve”

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