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Forum topic by Todd Clare posted 03-30-2010 10:40 PM 1377 views 0 times favorited 5 replies Add to Favorites Watch
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Todd Clare

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03-30-2010 10:40 PM

I just joined Lumberjocks and am really excited about its potential as a resource for my woodworking as well as a great community of people who seem really excited to help and interact.

Once thing I was hoping to get out of it (especially after I was looking how to post information about my shop… coming soon!) was the ability to find other folks near me and connect in person.

Is there (or could there be) a way to search for people near me (by the location of my shop, etc). Would have to be an option to not show your location on a map, but I for one would love to pull up a map, see the woodworkers near me, look at their projects and meet a few for a cooperative woodworking session or even a beer afterwards.

Any thoughts on adding this to the site (or can it already be done and I’m too dumb to find it)?


-- Todd (Denver, CO -- Highlands)

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#1 posted 03-30-2010 11:00 PM

Todd, if you go to your home page and click on workshop, you will see a blue link that says “view all workshops”. When you do this, it will bring up a google map of where people (who have posted their workshop) are located. You can also go to the JOCKS tab at the top of each page and look there. HTH.

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

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#2 posted 03-30-2010 11:34 PM

Ahh… thanks. Because I had not yet posted mine, I didn’t get access to that functionality.

Even MORE motivation to post my pics and my writeup. Thanks for the help!

-- Todd (Denver, CO -- Highlands)

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#3 posted 03-30-2010 11:59 PM

hey todd, good to have you aboard. i see your just down the hill in highlands , i am up the i 70 in evergreen. if you ever need any thing or just want to bs about woodworking drop me a line and i will give you my address and number. we might need to put together a denver ljs meeting this summer.

-- Roper - Master of sawdust-

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#4 posted 03-31-2010 11:25 PM

Welcome aboard Todd! Unfortunately many don’t post their location. Please everybody even if its just the state and town

-- Fred, Springfield, Ma

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#5 posted 03-31-2010 11:29 PM

Yeah I noticed :)

Perhaps a “we want to build the community, go in and add your location” plea from the LJ management?

-- Todd (Denver, CO -- Highlands)

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