Cast Your Vote & Enter to Win an American Craftsman Workshop Hat!

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Blog entry by Todd A. Clippinger posted 08-01-2010 09:38 PM 11107 reads 0 times favorited 14 comments Add to Favorites Watch

Cast Your Vote!

It’s time to cast your vote in the 2010 LJ Summer Woodworking Contest. There are 77 great expressions of LumberJock creativity to choose from and you can pick your top 5. The theme was “Fluidity” and there are some great interpretations of this in the wood medium.

Voting lasts from Aug 1, 2010 through Aug 7, 2010 at 3pm CDT. Martin will be announcing winners on Aug 8th.

You Can Win Just For Voting!

The woodworkers with the most votes are not the only ones that will reap the rewards.

To help support the LJ community and Martin for all of his hard work, I am donating 3 hats from the American Craftsman Workshop as prizes to the participating voters.

LumberJocks are seeing these first as they have yet to be released even at my own site. I am offering these up as prizes at LJ first because I still consider it my home for sharing with woodworkers.

Simply casting your vote on the projects enters your name into the drawing to win one of the American Craftsman Workshop hats! You could be one of the first to be sporting the new American Craftsman Workshop baseball caps.

Names will be drawn from the pool of voters and announced after the voting has closed.

Sportin’ American Craftsman Workshop Quality

In an effort to encourage woodworkers to do their best, I had to pick a nice hat (I have a reputation at stake here.) These are high-quality baseball caps with a low profile. They have an adjustable strap as a “one size fits most” so they will fit without a problem.

So be sure to vote for your favorite top 5 entries and automatically be entered to win! After Martin announces the winners I will be contacting them by private message to get the vital shipping information.

Here are some images of the hats you can win, there are 4 colors to choose from.





That is all for now…so go vote & get a chance to win for yourself!

Your friend in the shop,
Todd A. Clippinger

Share the Love~Share the Knowledge:)

-- Todd A. Clippinger, Montana,

14 comments so far

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#1 posted 08-01-2010 09:52 PM

a very niiice gesture from you todd


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Todd A. Clippinger

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#2 posted 08-01-2010 09:54 PM

Thanks Dennis.

Be sure to vote, I will ship to Denmark:)

-- Todd A. Clippinger, Montana,

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#3 posted 08-01-2010 10:07 PM

you’re awesome!
But we already knew that … now just even MORE awesomer.

-- ~ Debbie, Canada (

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#4 posted 08-01-2010 10:20 PM



-- Matt--Proud LJ since 2007

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Todd A. Clippinger

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#5 posted 08-01-2010 10:31 PM

Aww Gee MsDeb:)

Sorry Napaman – you can only vote once.

I have to get some things set up before I can sell them. You will have to stay tuned…

-- Todd A. Clippinger, Montana,

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#6 posted 08-01-2010 10:37 PM

I will be voting also :)

-- Proverbs Ch:3 vs 5,6,7 Trust in the lord with all thine heart and lean not unto your own understanding but in all your ways aknowledge him and he shall direct your path

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Todd A. Clippinger

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#7 posted 08-01-2010 10:39 PM

Woohoo! That means you’re in for a chance to win Sawblade!

-- Todd A. Clippinger, Montana,

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#8 posted 08-01-2010 10:52 PM

as mss debbie said you are the man :-)

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#9 posted 08-02-2010 02:10 AM

Todd great looking caps. Thanks for your generosity.

-- I've been blessed with a father who liked to tinker in wood, and a wife who lets me tinker in wood. Southern Delaware soon moving to Virginia †

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#10 posted 08-02-2010 04:17 AM

Ditto what MsDebbie said, you’re ‘even MORE awesomer’! :-)

-- "Checking for square? What madness is this! The cabinet is square because I will it to be so!" Jeremy Greiner LJ Topic#20953 2011 Feb 2

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#11 posted 08-02-2010 06:34 AM

Marvelous gesture!! :-))

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

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#12 posted 08-03-2010 05:06 PM

Another reason to admire Todd A. Clippinger, American Craftsman.

-- Insert clever tag line here

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#13 posted 08-03-2010 10:28 PM

All the entries were great.

Todd what a nice thing to do, very generous of you.


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#14 posted 08-05-2010 08:48 PM

I am so glad I did not miss seeing the results of this contest!

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