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Review by MsDebbieP posted 2364 days ago 1469 views 0 times favorited 15 comments Add to Favorites Watch
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LumberJocks.com is “the” place to be if you are working with the wood, like to look at items made from wood, or are considering working with wood.

PROS
  • members run the spectrum from beginners to master craftsmen
  • members are women, men, and youth from around the world, bringing different perspectives and different skills
  • the site is easy to navigate, and provides the opportunity to share information and inspirations
  • the Founder, Martin Sojka, is quick to react to suggestions and difficulties met by the members
  • the Reviews feature provides a “hands-on” perspective of tools used by real woodworkers in real shops and not just by advertisements
  • equivalent or better than many woodworking magazines: with articles, tutorials, tips & strategies, tool reviews, projects plans and a little humour thrown in here and there
  • the camaraderie amongst the members is like a close-knit family sitting around the dining room table, laughing, challenging each other, and sharing wisdom and tips with each other
  • the sister site, GardenTenders, is equally as impressive and I can’t wait to see the new Home renovation site
CONS
  • I wish I could keep up with all the postings and read every comment posted!

Overall: 5+ STARS

-- ~ Debbie, Canada (https://www.facebook.com/DebbiePribeleENJOConsultant)




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#1 posted 2364 days ago

I agree 100% Debbie!

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

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Dick, & Barb Cain

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#2 posted 2364 days ago

YA! sure you betcha!

-- -** You are never to old to set another goal or to dream a new dream ****************** Dick, & Barb Cain, Hibbing, MN. http://www.woodcarvingillustrated.com/gallery/member.php?uid=3627&protype=1

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ND2ELK

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#3 posted 2364 days ago

You All Come! Nice group of people, always getting new ideas and it can get addictive. Better than drugs and booze!

-- Mc Bridge Cabinets, Iowa

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#4 posted 2364 days ago

I agree, great place to hang if your into wood.

-- --Chuck

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Lee A. Jesberger

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#5 posted 2364 days ago

Hi Ms. Debbie;

I’ve noticed lately that the inflow of emails I’m getting are impossible to keep up with. I’m falling behind at an alarming rate!

The snowball effect happening here is both good and bad. By the time I respond to postings, they’re already old news.

Lee

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

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MsDebbieP

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#6 posted 2364 days ago

I know.. but.. when you respond, it brings it back up to the top, so that is good!!

-- ~ Debbie, Canada (https://www.facebook.com/DebbiePribeleENJOConsultant)

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Scott Bryan

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#7 posted 2364 days ago

I agree with Lee. It is good that the responses bring it back to the top but this creates another post to review.

So many posts, so little time. I may have to give up woodworking in order to keep up with the reviews.

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

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#8 posted 2364 days ago

The inflow of knowledge and experience available here is like trying to get a drink of water from a fire hose.

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Thos. Angle

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#9 posted 2364 days ago

I’m afraid that this place has become a part of my life, a good part.I can’t keep up any more so i just skim along and see what I see. I consider that I have quite a few friends here and I enjoy their company. Thank you Martin.

-- Thos. Angle, Jordan Valley, Oregon

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#10 posted 2364 days ago

Ditto to all.

-- Bruce from Central New York...now, if you'll pardon me, I have some sawdust to make.

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#11 posted 2364 days ago

Yes to all the above Debbie.

-- Carpe Lignum; Tornare Lignum (Seize the wood, to Turn the wood)

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Dick, & Barb Cain

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#12 posted 2363 days ago

I’m like Lee, & ThosAngle, I have a hard time keeping up.

Lately I’ve been picking out things that interest me the most.

I especially enjoy the forums. I like to give advice on things, if at all possible.

-- -** You are never to old to set another goal or to dream a new dream ****************** Dick, & Barb Cain, Hibbing, MN. http://www.woodcarvingillustrated.com/gallery/member.php?uid=3627&protype=1

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#13 posted 548 days ago

I just recently discovered LumberJocks and I have to say the only downside is that it’s so fun and interesting I can blow way too much time here. I may have to start rationing time spent, but it’s definitely a new daily stop.

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#14 posted 316 days ago

A hearty AMEN! to that. I really enjoy this site!

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MsDebbieP

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#15 posted 316 days ago

thanks, Skiler :)

-- ~ Debbie, Canada (https://www.facebook.com/DebbiePribeleENJOConsultant)

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