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Hey boys, lets see those dresses!

by kolwdwrkr
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a1Jim

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#1 posted 1652 days ago

A super fun Idea Keith
This should be great It’s about time Grizz got some competition. Let the party begin.

-- http://artisticwoodstudio.com Custom furniture

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bigike

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#2 posted 1652 days ago

one clamp? two would be better, don’t u think?

-- Ike, Big Daddies Woodshop, http://www.icombadaniels@yahoo.com

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kolwdwrkr

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#3 posted 1652 days ago

Okay, so I have thought about it. I think giving 2 clamps to one winner and a new pony band clamp to the other would be the best idea. So here’s the band clamp. I will pick randomly who gets what.

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Hopefully that will instigate some more entries.

-- ~ Inspiring those who inspire me ~

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a1Jim

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#4 posted 1652 days ago

Oh I thought bigIke was donating the other two. :-))

-- http://artisticwoodstudio.com Custom furniture

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jimofsanston

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#5 posted 1652 days ago

I got talked into some thing like this by my wife and kid one holloween. Never again will i put the high heals and stockings on again and that dress was just to tight. I bow down to the ladies for dressing up like that. Count me out. But i have to say I won the best costume that year for the ladie with the best dress and beard.

-- Jim LaCourse

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a1Jim

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#6 posted 1652 days ago

How about a photo from back then?
If we can’t get Jim L Maybe Martin can show his true grit. :))

-- http://artisticwoodstudio.com Custom furniture

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Dan'um Style

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#7 posted 1652 days ago


..
not me, but it is a good start ….

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

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GMman

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#8 posted 1651 days ago

Dan it is funny how one year makes you look different, you have change a lot by the picture, hope you still feel good as you did in 2009?

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miles125

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#9 posted 1651 days ago

What do all the transgendered jocks do that already dress like the opposite sex? Hmmmmm :)

-- "The way to make a small fortune in woodworking- start with a large one"

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CharlieM1958

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#10 posted 1651 days ago

Call me old-fashioned, but I like to keep my woodworking and cross dressing separate.

And besides… when I tried to post one of my box projects over at boyswillbegirls.com they nearly cancelled my membership.

-- Charlie M. "Woodworking - patience = firewood"

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cabinetmaster

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#11 posted 1651 days ago

Come on Charlie and be a sport. We won’t laugh too much and we surely won’t cancel your membership here at LJ’s.

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

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grizzman

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#12 posted 1651 days ago

ok ..ok…but you just remember who did this first…in fact i should have put a patent on it…but let the games begin…i say bring it on big boys…......im in for this…....ye hawwwww

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

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patron

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#13 posted 1651 days ago

gee , charlie ,

whats a girl to do ?

maybe you just posted the wrong ’ box ’ !(LOL)

-- 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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CharlieM1958

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#14 posted 1651 days ago

David, my dress wasn’t that short!

-- Charlie M. "Woodworking - patience = firewood"

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patron

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#15 posted 1651 days ago

we may have to start thinking about that though ,
grizz’s red dress may just be his everyday clothes ,
for such an important event ,
he may put on his ’ looking for work ’ , or street clothes !
i mean we are talking ’ pro ’ here !

-- 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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grizzman

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#16 posted 1651 days ago

my boots were made for walkin….and thats just what they do…cus one of these days my boots are gonna walk all over you….....come on boyssssssssssss….

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

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Dennisgrosen

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#17 posted 1651 days ago

hey take it easy I still have to find my leder autfit from last time I was in the big town :—-))

Dennis

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Sawdust2

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#18 posted 1650 days ago

While you can never have too many clamps I don’t need anymore that bad. Besides, my wife says I can’t borrow any of her dresses ‘cause I won’t let her borrow mine.

Lee

-- No piece is cut too short. It was meant for a smaller project.

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cabinetmaster

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#19 posted 1650 days ago

Now Lee is that the way to be…......................................

Let’s start seeing some entrees…............................................LOL

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

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knotscott

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#20 posted 1650 days ago

-- Happiness is like wetting your pants...everyone can see it, but only you can feel the warmth....

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a1Jim

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#21 posted 1650 days ago

wow Scott
I’m shocked I never would have thought …. well ….that… you …could ….You …could
ok have a pink band saw. Nice shoes

-- http://artisticwoodstudio.com Custom furniture

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cabinetmaster

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#22 posted 1650 days ago

LOL…........OK ….........our first dresser…...................LOL

Now how did we ever find a pink bandsaw…..........................WOW

COOOOOOOOOOOOOLLLLLLLLLLLLLLLLLLLLLLLLLLLLLLLLLLLLLLL

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

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Dennisgrosen

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#23 posted 1650 days ago

they have pink toolbelt and tolboxes as well as tools on tomboytools.co.uk

(can bee used as gift to swambo if you want her to help in the shop)

Dennis

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RealtorJim

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#24 posted 1646 days ago

WE know who wears the shoes…. er pumps… in knotscott’s house!

-- "If you can't find it, build it. If you can't build it, then you must need some more tools."

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grizzman

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#25 posted 1645 days ago

the women in me

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

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Alonso

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#26 posted 1645 days ago

I got to say that you look quite sexy …....!!!!

-- The things I make may be for others, but how I make them is for me.

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Gary

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#27 posted 1645 days ago

You gotta say that??? Oh my

-- Gary, DeKalb Texas only 4 miles from the mill

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Mark

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#28 posted 1645 days ago

grizz you are the wo-man!!!

-- My purpose in life: Making sawdust

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Padre

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#29 posted 1645 days ago

Grizz…...........you da’ man! I mean, um, LOLOL

Ok folks, contest over. Grizz has done it all. :)

-- Chip -----------http://www.penmanchip.com-----------------Micah 6:8

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Dan'um Style

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#30 posted 1645 days ago

hhhmmmm … need to make a visit to the goodwill store. I could get jiggy-with-it

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

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Dan'um Style

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#31 posted 1645 days ago

This a self portrait of me in some 3D glasses. Christmas,we went to AVATAR.
..
cold and snowy in Cincinnati
...



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

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jimofsanston

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#32 posted 1644 days ago

I looked for a picture but could not find it. I thought i had burn them all so no one could blackmail me later. With the job i have they take that sort of thing very strongly.

-- Jim LaCourse

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reggiek

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#33 posted 1644 days ago

Griz…looks like even the dog is shocked…...or else scared that you are going to dress him/her up next…or worse….use him/her as an accessory…..LOL…As I said in the other blog with this pic….If I were judge….we have a winner…please folks….give him the clamps….please…......ROFL

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

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majeagle1

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#34 posted 1644 days ago

Wow grizz, I don’t know anyone who can top that !!!!
That is what I call RRRREEEEDDDD !!!!!

And that lipstick, whew…..........

-- Gene, Majestic Eagle Woodworks, http://majesticeagleww.etsy.com/, http://www.flickr.com/photos/majesticeagle/

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OutPutter

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#35 posted 1641 days ago

Really now. Who thinks of a contest and comes up with cross dressing as an answer. What’s this got to do with woodworking? By definition it’s not kid friendly and we’ve had the kid friendly conversation before so don’t go there. I can think of a half dozen other things off hand to contest besides cross dressing aptitude.

Best dovetail.
Best finish.
Best color.
Best wooden hinge.
Best hand plane shaving.
Best jig.
etc.

At least you can honestly concede that this is not for everyone and in the name of inclusiveness pick something else. Right? Right.

Regards,

-- Jim

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ellen35

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#36 posted 1641 days ago

Jim,
Did you cut your funny bone on the table saw?
Ellen

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

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cabinetmaster

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#37 posted 1641 days ago

WRONG JIM….......................Can’t anyone have a little fun?

Thank you ellen.

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

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JAGWAH

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#38 posted 1641 days ago

Jims overly sensitive about cross dressing…hmmm? Could be nothing fits and he’s afraid it’ll make his butt look bigger. That’s my problem and after seeing Grizz in the very outfit I had laid out, what’s a guy to do.

-- ~Just A Guy With A Hammer~

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OutPutter

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#39 posted 1641 days ago

No sense of humor? I’m the one that has a well developed sense of humor. Along with a sense of humor should come a sense of what is not humor. Think about it. Notice, none of you addressed the substance of my remarks, just attacked me. Typical of people without a real argument to support their position. If you believe that a cross dressing contest on a woodworking site is a good idea, make the case. Otherwise, stay out of the discussion.

Regards,

-- Jim

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kolwdwrkr

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#40 posted 1641 days ago

The contest isn’t about simply cross dressing. The contest is to dress up as the opposite sex, but look like a lumber jock. Notice how grizz has on a tool belt. The rules were simple.

“Men, you put your best dresses on and make up, as well as your WOODWORKING GEAR. The idea is to see who makes the best female jock.
Ladies, you put your coveralls on, a hat, and nail bags and show us boys how a real man should dress.”

Rules are simple. You have to dress up as a woodworker of the opposite sex. Attire has to be appropriate as there are minors here.

I swear there is always someone that has to try to ruin the fun. I made the contest woodworking related by saying you have to dress up wearing woodworking gear. You could put on a wig and wear your normal day to day attire and enter. If this contest was offensive in any manner and not in simple fun Martin would have pulled it when I first posted it. If you want to be a moderator start your own site. Until then let Martin handle that job. You don’t always have to start trouble when it’s easiest to simply walk away.

-- ~ Inspiring those who inspire me ~

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OutPutter

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#41 posted 1641 days ago

kol,

I read the rules and after rereading my first comment, I think it might have sounded a little harsh as it regards you and I apologize for that. But, I think you’re missing the point. Martin has the right to miss these things as well as catch them. It doesn’t make it right when someone agrees with you. Again, you only complain about me ruining the fun but you fail to make a case for a cross dressing contest “The contest isn’t about simply cross dressing. The contest is to dress up as the opposite sex”. I maintain that cross dressing is not appropriate for minors by definition. I maintain that there’s plenty of fun to be had in other ways. And, by the way, we are all moderators of this site by our comments and postings and any other contributions. Telling me to look the other way is how you’re trying to moderate the site isn’t it?

Regards,

-- Jim

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JAGWAH

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#42 posted 1641 days ago

Jim
Lighten up. there’s a difference between being attacked as you put it and kind hearted razzing as I think most of us would put it.

The great thing about all these subjects posted is that there is something for everyone. Find the one you like an engage. As to the one’s you don’t like…don’t respond. I find this works for me and keeps my bloodpressure in check.

In this world of underwear bombers and global warming there’s much more important things to get one’s panties in a wad over. JMHO

-- ~Just A Guy With A Hammer~

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kolwdwrkr

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#43 posted 1641 days ago

If dressing up as a woman for a contest is innappropriate or is somehow going to effect your children then cancel Halloween. Until then, I think as a parent you can ensure that your child knows it’s a contest and for fun, so they don’t get confused and want to be something they aren’t meant to be when they grow up. Moderate what your kids see if you think this is innappropriate, and then remember this when your son wants to be a cheerleader for halloween.
Off to work I go.

-- ~ Inspiring those who inspire me ~

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cabinetmaster

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#44 posted 1641 days ago

AMEN

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

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OutPutter

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#45 posted 1641 days ago

JAG, my butt looks big no matter what I wear. The reason I picked this to complain about is that Ms DebbieP put it in the newsletter and brought it to my attention under a seemingly innocent heading. Shame on her too. When Griz posted his crazy pic in the projects, I let it go as just weirdness. So, I’m light enough. I think we have to ask ourselves sometimes whether we’re part of the problem or not when we fail to point out the error of someones ways.

kol, I said let’s not argue about how to supervise children on this site and stick to argueing “why do this?”. Can’t you make a case for why this is a good idea? I haven’t seen anything that recommends a crossdressing contest yet. If you can’t do that, how about telling me why a contest for best dovetail or one of my other suggestions wouldn’t do just as well and not run the risk of being offensive?

-- Jim

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kolwdwrkr

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#46 posted 1641 days ago

The problem is that there is to diverse of a group of woodworkers to have a “best build off” contest. I can hand cut dovetails better then a lot of people, and not as good as others. So to have a contest based off of that is difficult unless I have a prize for each skill level. I also believe that this site has it’s winners, based off of popularity more then quality or design.
Not everyone can afford time and materials to build a project. If you haven’t noticed I’ve held contests in the past as well. This isn’t my first one, and it won’t be my last. Martin is holding a contest for building something, as is fine woodworking magazine and numerous others. It’s my intention to come up with unique ways of giving away a prize that I personally paid for. You have to understand that I’m not financially capable of donating these things on a regular basis, but I feel inclined to do so to benefit someone. This contest is my way of thinking out of the box. I wasn’t thinking about it being innappropriate because it isn’t, unless you are a homophobe and have that fear. This is meant to be innocent, all in good fun, to give away a woodworking related prize. To be different from everyone else.
This site has a coffee lounge for humor and things that aren’t related to woodworking. I tried to respect the site and post this in that section, but I also tried to keep it related to woodworking in some fashion.
I really don’t see that this contest is a problem, other then the fact that someone feels the desire to make it that way. So there you have it. I chose to do this contest because it’s different then just building something. We are all woodworkers and if we have the time to enter a build off contest there are contests with prizes that far exceed mine. It’s just a random venture meant to be fun. Thanks for ruining it.

-- ~ Inspiring those who inspire me ~

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ellen35

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#47 posted 1641 days ago

Yikes!!! Let’s all lighten up here!
If you don’t like the contest, don’t enter… but please chuckle at the idea!
It’s not “cross dressing”... it really is just a joke and a way to get a few laughs in a very crazy world.
Lets not turn it into something else.
Come on everyone… life is too short!
Ellen
(I wish to disclose that I am a judge in the contest… my legal disclaimer!)

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

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CharlieM1958

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#48 posted 1641 days ago

The only reason I’m not entering is that I’m a size 10 and my wife is a size 6. I can’t fit into any of her dresses, and to go out and buy something that looks nice on me would cost more than the prizes are worth.

Come to think of it, I do have a rather large female cousin whose clothes would probably fit me, but she has terrible fashion sense. I wouldn’t be caught dead in one of her frumpy frocks.

-- Charlie M. "Woodworking - patience = firewood"

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OutPutter

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#49 posted 1641 days ago

kol, your good intentions don’t make it right. My objections don’t make me a homophobe either. So far we have on your side:

1) I meant well, therefore; it’s ok.
2) I wanted to be different so it’s ok.

Sorry kol, I don’t think those are reasons that a cross dressing contest is a good idea or at least they are weak reasons. Here’s an idea if you just want to benefit someone without offending anyone. To give everyone an equal chance and not be influenced by popularity (see, I think I’d have a hard time winning any of your contests), just draw a name at random. Why all the grief anyway? Surely you can give me the benefit of the doubt and concede that I’m sincere and not just trying to ruin it for everyone? I don’t think you are trying to offend anyone with your contest because I give you the benefit of the doubt. I think you just didn’t think about anyone being offended by the contest. I’m just saying I’m offended by cross dressing contests at a woodworking site when there are so many ways to avoid it and not offend anyone.

Regards,

-- Jim

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JAGWAH

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#50 posted 1641 days ago

So Outputter

I can understand you not liking this idea, your right, but what has me absolutely gobsmacked is that you apparently have…dare I say it…

Enough Clamps!
8)

-- ~Just A Guy With A Hammer~

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