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Dan'um Style

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1779 days ago

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Hey
Thought it would be fun to start a topic for a LUMBERJOCK DESIGN BOOK !!

anyone got any opinions ? It could be like a yearbook. Maybe we could start a tradition !

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


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#1 posted 1779 days ago

That would be great.
And stop changing you picture your mixing me up . LOL LOL

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#2 posted 1779 days ago

Has a lot of merit Dan. Imagine a book full of stetchup plans.

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

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#3 posted 1779 days ago

Very good idea grumpy.

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#4 posted 1779 days ago

Part 2 plans.

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#5 posted 1779 days ago

Part 3 step by step projects.

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#6 posted 1779 days ago

How about 5 pages of boxes ? Then 5 pages of chairs etc … etc Anyone got any estimates on what it might cost ?

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

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#7 posted 1779 days ago

I know a book publisher.. I could ask him if you like.

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#8 posted 1779 days ago

It would fun to learn the options …

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#9 posted 1779 days ago

Imagine all those bandsaw box plans out there.

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

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#10 posted 1779 days ago

Production on a CD would be lfar ess costly and easier to distribute… and would save trees for more lumberjocking.

Certainly the nominees for all the contests should be in there. Then you can throw on several of the multimedia elements that have appeared.

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#11 posted 1779 days ago

great idea Dan…I would think a published book could be something that would make this an even moe uniqique place…assuming as the site owner this would need to go through Martin (which from my perspective is a good thing)...this has become a respected site for all its talent (not counting me!) and this could become a truly marketable book if done well…

your design expertise could make it a really nice book…and if it takes off it could be an annual addition…all the best designs and projects from the previous years…with plans and details on how to make them???

cool…

-- Matt--Proud LJ since 2007

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#12 posted 1779 days ago

I’m thinking there are several options on a printing… CD idea fits in nicely as well. Everything will be digital anyway.
We could make a bunch of pdf files

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

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#13 posted 1779 days ago

It would be great if we could vote on items we want to include….maybe a set of plans or sketchups for each one selected….a few pics of the results…and maybe a quick write up by the builder as to difficult parts and shortcuts.

We could also add some of the great tips we see in here alot…..we could do voting by blog…and select items by subject…we could also ask for submissions from each subject and vote on those….would be a nice summary of the great stuff on this site…

Oh…and would be nice to have some of those great items we have favorited the most….every once in a while I senior moment and can’t find what I saw a while back and wanted to refer too…

Anyway…a few pennies from me there…

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

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#14 posted 1779 days ago

Maybe we should check with Martin before going too far,after all he is the head chief here.

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#15 posted 1779 days ago

Larry could have one all by himself

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