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01-21-2010 09:42 PM

Topic tags/keywords: resource bubinga zebrawood

as you may know i have been on LJ’s now for quite awhile now and i have gotten to know some very nice people here one of these people is DAN aka PAPADAN well we got chatting one day about different lumber and the more unusaul types out there and more of what you guys in the US can get hold of and the difference in price as the more Exotic the wood here in the UK the higher the price .
Well i got a present from dan yesterday and wow oh wow am i just the luckyest guy in the world he sent me a box full off wood i have Kentucky coffee which i have never heard of before,Zebra, Butternut, Bubinga which i have never seen before only on here
So i would like to say that as Gentlemen go right now DAN is the Main one and a Hugh THANK YOU to him for giving me the oppotunity to use such beautifull looking wood

As you will see in the pictures the grain on some of these is AMAZING and i cant wait to show everyone what i have made using such wonderfull material




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

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#1 posted 01-21-2010 09:45 PM

Nice gesture by Dan. Pommy, what is that thing sticking up from the floor?

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

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#2 posted 01-21-2010 09:45 PM

Congrats to both of you!!

-- 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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#3 posted 01-21-2010 09:46 PM

WOW! I must becomes friends with Dan!

It is great to hear such stories about the LJ members:)

-- Todd A. Clippinger, Montana,

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#4 posted 01-21-2010 09:49 PM

Good friends are good to find… there are a lot of fine gentlemen around still..add Dan to the list… for sure…
Gary that is the control for the radiator.. heating thingy… lol

-- Don't drink and use power tools @

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#5 posted 01-21-2010 09:53 PM

I am so glad for you Andy, it is so nice to hear stories like that, God Bless you and Dan

-- When you know better you do better.

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#6 posted 01-21-2010 09:57 PM

Very glad for you Andy I know Dan and he is one nice LJ member, he has answer many questions for me and I am also glad to have him as a buddy.
By the way Andy you deserve it you’re a fine buddy too.

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#7 posted 01-21-2010 10:10 PM

Yup that Dan sure is a swell guy !! :)

-- John in Belgrave (Website) ,

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#8 posted 01-21-2010 10:11 PM

Dan’s the man…..I would concur with you regarding the very nice folks I have met here….everyone has been very kind and generous to the newcomers and to the folks they have met on here (after being on for some time). This is a great resource for folks with our affliction (woodworking addicts). I am on alot of sites similar to this one….but I hardly log on to them anymore…as this site is more active and more responsive with questions and suggestions…Kudo’s once again to Martin for making it possible.

Gary, it looks like a plumbing vent….possibly for steam heating…on the floor their.

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

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#9 posted 01-21-2010 10:20 PM

a great box of wood you got there looking forward to see what you get aut of it

Gary, degoose, reggiek
it´s a thermostat it control the radiator so it ceep the temp. at the same level all the time
and that way you reduse your heatbill


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#10 posted 01-21-2010 10:21 PM


Having lived in London for a year that thing sticking up from the floor is a hot water riser for the radiator.
Most homes are heated from a boiler which also heats the fresh water

-- Jeff - Bell Buckle, TN

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#11 posted 01-21-2010 10:30 PM

this is awesome! some folks here are real good guys.

anyways, just leave those by the front door, I’ll drop in to pick it up after work ;)

-- ㊍ When in doubt - There is no doubt - Go the safer route.

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#12 posted 01-22-2010 01:45 AM

Gray that is my radiator control as we have boiler to heat our water

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

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#13 posted 01-22-2010 03:09 AM

kudos to both of you guys….you’re buddys of mine and sure hope it stays that way! that just goes to show the brotherhood between us all on this site

-- M.K.

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#14 posted 01-22-2010 03:40 AM

That is so cool. Kudos to both of you.

-- Chip ----------- 6:8

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#15 posted 01-22-2010 08:31 AM

Both great guys

-- wood crafting & woodworking classes

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