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Dear Santa...

by trifern
posted 2059 days ago

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#1 posted 2059 days ago

A trip to Rob Cosman’s workshop.

-- Like a bad penny, I keep coming back!

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381 posts in 2423 days

#2 posted 2059 days ago

As a tribute to Jim Croce – Time in a Bottle, so I can be in the shop and finish the project that I started in Aug.

-- Do or do not, there is no try!

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#3 posted 2059 days ago

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#4 posted 2059 days ago

Dust collection system.

-- christopheralan

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Peter Oxley

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#5 posted 2059 days ago

Dear Santa, I’ve been very good this year … well, I’ve tried to be very good this year … well, I’ll try to be good from now until Christmas! Anyway, I would really like a DeWalt Track Saw and a Lie Nielsen Cabinet Maker's Scraper

-- -- --

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#6 posted 2059 days ago

Good weather so I can have my outside shop hours to finish projects for the other persons around me that have been “good”. If I can’t have that, then I’d like a new shop so I don’t have to worry about weather.

-- Respect your shop tools and they will respect you - Ric

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#7 posted 2059 days ago

The new playmate of the month. That was easy.

-- Odie, Confucius say, "He who laughs at one's self is BUTT of joke". (my funny blog)

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#8 posted 2059 days ago

Sorry Joe, no amount of pretending in this world will pull that off for me this year. It’s coal and switches all the way!


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

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Douglas Bordner

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#9 posted 2059 days ago

Garage insulation, drop ceiling, T-8 florescence lighting and a shop heater that vents to the outside.
On a more realistic note, a Worksharp 3000.

-- "Bordnerizing" perfectly good lumber for over a decade.

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#10 posted 2059 days ago

I’d like a spine that heals up so I can get back to the shop (and probably damage again, I never learn!)

-- gjd Southcentral Wisconsin

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#11 posted 2059 days ago

Gee as long as we’re dreaming…how about a complete set of Holtey Hand Planes

-- Martin, Kansas

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dennis mitchell

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#12 posted 2059 days ago

Dear Santa, Peter O really hasn’t been “that” good. I think maybe you should send that Dewalt Track Saw to my house! I’ll make sure you get cookies and milk. Peter will just give you day old coffee with sawdust in it!

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#13 posted 2059 days ago

Dear Santa, My wife would like the new building built now to get the woodshop out of the basement…since this is a sacrifice of my gift to give her something she really wants, how bout it?

-- Rich, WNY,

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#14 posted 2059 days ago

...a hollowing tool for my lathe…

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Peter Oxley

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#15 posted 2059 days ago

LOL @ Dennis! I thought that’s how everyone was taking their coffee these days!

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#16 posted 2059 days ago

i would have to say a couple of week in one of those shops that teach woodworking.. maybe a windsor chair without power tools.. i did one with power tools and it took the better part of a year.. of course a lot of that time was spent thinking about the chair while i was making sawdust on another project

-- it's not a sickness, i can stop buying tools anytime i want

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#17 posted 2059 days ago

Shop time, Shop time, Shop time, Shop time, Shop time, Shop time, Shop time, Shop time, Shop time, Shop time, Shop time, Shop time, Shop time, Shop time, and wood…

-- Never board, always knotty, lots of growth rings

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#18 posted 2059 days ago

I guess it would have to be a dust collecting system.But then I would have to change my name.(LOL)

-- Dustygirl..Hastings,Ontario.. How much wood can 1 gal chuck if 1 gal can't cut wood?

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#19 posted 2059 days ago

I want a new scroll saw and a new and bigger shop.

--, Rick Kruse, Grand Rapids, MI

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#20 posted 2059 days ago

Dear Santa, please give me enough work to catch the shop payments up and my house payments so that I don’t lose my home to foreclosure and get evicted from my shop. It is all that I have and all that I have dreamed of, and seeing it fail is killing me. Thanks.

-- ~ Inspiring those who inspire me ~

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#21 posted 2059 days ago

-- Happy woodworking!

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#22 posted 2059 days ago

well a big new shop would be nice but i don’t think santa can fit that in his sleigh :)

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#23 posted 2059 days ago

TWO front teeth!
Blake where is the power cords on them thar things.


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#24 posted 2058 days ago

I hate questions like this … “that ONE special thing” ... that’s tough. Not to sound too greedy, but it would be easier to list what I don’t want. A wobble dado.

-- Working at Woodworking

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#25 posted 2058 days ago

A cooler summer than those long range forcasters are predicting. LOL

-- Grumpy - "Always look on the bright side of life"- Monty Python

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#26 posted 2058 days ago

I don’t want that “one” special thing. I want several small things….. wixley angle gauge, fractional caliper, pipe clamps, fortniser bit set. But, if I were to get 1 big thing, I would like a Rigid Sanding station.

-- Adrian ..... The 11th Commandment...."Thou Shalt Not Buy A Wobble Dado"

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scott shangraw

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#27 posted 2058 days ago

Someone to do all my sanding!!!...........Oh wait that’s what my wife does.

-- Scott NM,

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#29 posted 2058 days ago


-- RTB. stray animals are just looking for love

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#30 posted 2057 days ago

...a Stubby Lathe

-- My favorite piece is my last one, my best piece is my next one.

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#31 posted 2057 days ago

Clearvue Cyclone or Steel City 3hp Granite Topped Tablesaw.

-- Scott in Texas

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#32 posted 2057 days ago

Okay, let’s pretend that we have all been good little boys and girls all year…

Sorry, not in my wildest dreams :)

-- "Find out what you cannot do and then go do it!"

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#33 posted 2057 days ago

Jets new ossolating over head drum sander

-- Rogue

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#34 posted 2056 days ago

A bigger shop, who doesn’t need more space!

-- Greg S.E. Ga.

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#35 posted 2056 days ago

Dear Santa!
I have been the best boy EVER this year. I even helped an old lady across the road….(grins) I would love to have an endless supply of any/every kind of lumber us LJ’s love.
A nice stocking stuffer would be a brand spankin new set of carving chisels :)
Thanks Santa!

-- Can't never could do anything, to try is to advance.

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#36 posted 2056 days ago

World peace, a good bottle of single malt whiskey, and a belt or pair of suspenders for every saggy-assed thug wanna-be in my neighborhood who wears the waist of his pants lower than the bottom of his pockets should be . . .

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#37 posted 2055 days ago

Dear Santa. I have been very good this year. I didn’t shoot paintballs at the drunk speeding donkeys butts that drive past my house 70 mph in a 30 zone or stake out big signs stating what I would do to my neighbors if they continued to steal from my yard and threaten my children. I also have been very patient learning to live with others and deal with a child in her OH SO VERY terrible 3s.

I would really like the tabletop Bandsaw I saw at the used tool store. Its was only $50 and was super duper swell! A tablesaw would be nice too but I can wait until we move out of the H E doublehockeystick neighborhood we currently live in. Um but please don’t forget the clamps. I REALLY REALLY need clamps. The kids get tired holding boards together for 24 hours so they stay stuck.

BTW the kids have been good too. Not much that they can do now that they are glued to the table because I don’t have enough clamps.


-- ~too many hobbies, not enough free time.

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