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ARE YOU UP FOR A CHALLANGE ?

by a1Jim
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grizzman

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#1 posted 1517 days ago

well arent you the cats meow…what a story…how luck is that…well i dont think luck…your the man jim..this is wonderful and im sure your like wow…is this a dream…well i wish you the best and cant wait to see the end results..so is this for his show..or what is the build for…yippie….im excited for you…grizzman

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

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patron

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#2 posted 1517 days ago

this is great , jim .

this will be like going into a phone booth
with clark kent ,

and coming out with superman !

just remember ,
we can all see what goes on ,
in those glass phone booths (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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KMJohnson

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#3 posted 1517 days ago

Challange?

-- Let's do it in the wood pile!

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Abbott

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#4 posted 1517 days ago

To bad you sold all your tools! ;)

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

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TopamaxSurvivor

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#5 posted 1517 days ago

Congrats on moving up a knotch Jim ;-))

-- "some old things are lovely, warm still with life ... of the forgotten men who made them." - D.H. Lawrence

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Jack Barnhill

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#6 posted 1517 days ago

Needless to say, Jim, I am happy for your good fortune. I’m looking forward to seeing the project.

-- Best regards, Jack -- I may not be good, but I'm slow -- www.BarnhillWoodworks.com

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a1Jim

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#7 posted 1517 days ago

Thanks guys. Will see how I do ?

-- http://artisticwoodstudio.com Custom furniture

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Dez

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#8 posted 1517 days ago

Too cool Dude!

-- Folly ever comes cloaked in opportunity!

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Rj

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#9 posted 1517 days ago

Very cool Jim Next you’ll have your own show!!!!!! I still have to call you soon…..

-- Rj's Woodworks,San Jose & Weed Ca,

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Sharon

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#10 posted 1517 days ago

Thats really cool Jim. There’s nothing like a big pat on the back. Good for you!

-- Sharon, Oregon

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irishcolleen

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#11 posted 1517 days ago

How exciting! Can’t wait to see the project. You’ll do great.

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Rick Dennington

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#12 posted 1517 days ago

Great news, Jim…...Hope you still got the big drum sander… you’ll need it. You better buy back all of them that you sold…lol. Have a good ride…...

-- " I started with nothing, and I've still got most of it left".......

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a1Jim

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#13 posted 1517 days ago

Thanks agian gang I still have all those tools no sales yet.

-- http://artisticwoodstudio.com Custom furniture

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rcs47

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#14 posted 1516 days ago

Wow! What a great opportunity. It’s always fun to try something new. I look forward to seeing your project build.

-- Doug - As my Dad taught me, you're not a cabinet maker until you can hide your mistakes.

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pommy

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#15 posted 1516 days ago

It couldn’t happen to a better guy jim you deserve this oppotunity well done

-- cut it saw it scrap it SKPE: ANDREW.CARTER69

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#16 posted 1516 days ago

Wonderful Jim! it couldn’t happen to a nicer guy! I hope we will be able to follow with. I followed your earlier advice and subscribed to Neil’s newsletter, so please keep us informed about when we can see your project. I would wish you luck with it, but I know you have the skills, so it will be fun to just see the result.

-- Mike, an American living in Norway.

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Scott Bryan

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#17 posted 1516 days ago

Wow, I can well understand your excitement, Jim. This is a wonderful opportunity and it will be a fun experience to work with Charles.

-- Challenges are what make life interesting; overcoming them is what makes life meaningful- Joshua Marine

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Dennis Fletcher

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#18 posted 1516 days ago

Congrats! Couldn’t happen to a nicer guy.

-- http://www.ahomespecialist.net, Making design and application one. †

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#19 posted 1516 days ago

good luck with the challange
can´t wait to see the result

Dennis

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charlie48

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#20 posted 1516 days ago

Great news Jim,I’m with Dennis good luck, and have fun !!!

-- Charlie............Only time will tell if it was time well spent.

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gmerteng

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#21 posted 1516 days ago

Jim that is great. I am a member of charles class and i really like it cant wait for thursday nights. Will be neat to see charles and your lowboys coming up. You will be blogging about it and posting pictures i hope? Could not of happen to a nicer guy congrats.

-- Mert,Oshkosh WI,

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mtkate

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#22 posted 1516 days ago

I certainly hope you blog it. I have been watching him build the hunt board from the “Cases and Bases” DVD with wide mahogany. He makes crafting it look so easy… which I know it’s not… and there are so many things to think about when you are making something of quality to last.

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CharlieM1958

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#23 posted 1516 days ago

This is gonna be fun!

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

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a1Jim

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#24 posted 1516 days ago

Thank you all for you kind and positive words.

-- http://artisticwoodstudio.com Custom furniture

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Bob Kollman

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#25 posted 1516 days ago

Jim

Now you’ll video tape your part of the build right?

I really would enjoy that!

-- Bob Kenosha Wi.

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a1Jim

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#26 posted 1516 days ago

Sorry Bob I don’t have anything but a still camera.

-- http://artisticwoodstudio.com Custom furniture

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Eric_S

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#27 posted 1516 days ago

Wow! That should be a lot of fun! Please videotape your part. I would very much enjoy watching.

—-Ok I must be blind, I just saw you don’t have a video camera :( Maybe charles can give you one as well?

-- - Eric Indianapolis, IN

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#28 posted 1516 days ago

I don’t think Charles Neil could have done anything more to prove his woodworking excellence than to recognize yours, Jim.

Every time I flip around your website … I’m in absolute awe of your talents.

We knew it. Apparently, Mr. Neil does, too!

Knock this one out of the park, buddy, and … enjoy the mahogany :-)

—Just another Neil….

-- -- Neil

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NBeener

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#29 posted 1516 days ago

Set the still camera on a tripod (or a cabinet or ….), and be sure to click a picture every 5, 10, 30, or 60 minutes.

Time-lapsed photography. If you use the camera’s “self-timer” feature, then you can get back to the bench before it snaps the shutter.

It won’t be AS good, but … I still wanna’ see it!

-- -- Neil

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a1Jim

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#30 posted 1516 days ago

Thanks Neil and for the Photo tips too.

-- http://artisticwoodstudio.com Custom furniture

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Abbott

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#31 posted 1516 days ago

It seems to me that the opportunity couldn’t happen for a nicer guy. Good for you Jim! I’m sure your work will shine.

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

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Mary Anne

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#32 posted 1516 days ago

Oh boy, how exciting for you. Congratulations!!

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Oakfan

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#33 posted 1516 days ago

Jim, Couldn’t have happened to a nicer guy. Thanks for sharing your knowledge with all of us amateurs. Congrats

-- It's not the breaths U take but the moments that take your breath away !!

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johnnymo

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#34 posted 1516 days ago

Alright! Congradulations Jim! I bet you didn’t sleep at all last night, huh!

-- John in Arizona (but it's a dry heat!)

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#35 posted 1516 days ago

Most excellent :-)

-- Powered by Smith & Wilson~~~

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#36 posted 1516 days ago

Congradulations Jim !! I can’t wait to see the project.

-- Charlie............Only time will tell if it was time well spent.

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#37 posted 1516 days ago

Cool, what a great opportunity…I am looking forward to seeing how it goes….Keep us in the loop.

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

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Lee A. Jesberger

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#38 posted 1516 days ago

Wow Jim,

That is very cool.

Lee

-- by Lee A. Jesberger http://www.prowoodworkingtips.com http://www.ezee-feed.com

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#39 posted 1516 days ago

Well, we can at leaste look forward to photo’s

with big ear to ear grins :)

-- Bob Kenosha Wi.

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a1Jim

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#40 posted 1516 days ago

If you end up signing up for the webisode there will be photos there too and maybe some of you will want to do a build along too.

-- http://artisticwoodstudio.com Custom furniture

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#41 posted 1515 days ago

Do you have a lumberjocks apron ready for him?

-- Safety first because someone needs you.

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woodchic

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#42 posted 1515 days ago

Congratulations Jim….........You da man!! Looking forward to seeing the build!

AKA…...........Woodchic

-- Robin Renee'

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#43 posted 1515 days ago

Congrats Jim. Very exciting for sure. Great choice by Charles.

-- Wayne - Plymouth MN

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poroskywood

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#44 posted 1515 days ago

Way to go Jim! I’m very happy for you, I also like the way Charles talks, like your standing in the shop with him. He did a great how to make Curly Maple “pop” video.

-- There's many a slip betwixt a cup and a lip.--Scott

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Gary

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#45 posted 1515 days ago

No pressure…no pressure….. Oh man, how exciting. We’ll all be saying we knew him when…

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

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BillyJ

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#46 posted 1515 days ago

Awesome. Can’t wait to see your work.

-- I've never seen a tree that I wouldn't like to repurpose into a project. I love the smell of wood in the morning - it smells like victory.

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gagewestern

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#47 posted 1515 days ago

you are one lucky LJ have fun . i will be looking forward to seeing the build . brian

-- gagewestern

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Padre

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#48 posted 1515 days ago

Very, very cool Jim. :)

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

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childress

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#49 posted 1515 days ago

Nice!

-- Childress Woodworks

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john

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#50 posted 1515 days ago

Congrats Jim !! I just saw your site for the first time and it is no wonder he chose you .

-- John in Belgrave (Website) http://www.extremebirdhouse.com , http://www.facebook.com/group.php?gid=112698715866

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