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clieb91

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1571 days ago

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Greetings All,
Tried to figure out the best place to post this. Figured here would be good…
Next weekend (April 9-11) The Woodworking Show is coming to the Dulles Expo Center in Chantilly, VA.
Woodworking Show, Chantilly VA

I am planning to be there on Friday and can more then likely make some time on Saturday to come out and possibly meet anybody if interested. Just wondering who is planning on coming out. If you don’t know the area there is a great BBQ place right by the Expo Center that has much better food then the snack bar. Hope to see and meet some of you.

CtL

-- Chris L. "Don't Dream it, Be it."- PortablePastimes.com (Purveyors of Portable Fun and Fidgets)


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acanthuscarver

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#1 posted 1571 days ago

I will be exhibiting at the show. At the moment, my booth is right by the admissions area. Although I won’t be able to meet you at the BBQ place, it would be great if you stop by the booth and introduce yourself. Chantilly is usually a hotbed of LJ activity. I’m looking forward to meeting you and lots of other LJs.

-- Chuck Bender, Senior Editor Popular Woodworking Magazine, period furniture maker, woodworking instructor

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ToddTurner

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#2 posted 1571 days ago

I will be there. I wil be the guy running away from the Powermatic booth with the new table saw on my back! See you there!

Todd

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clieb91

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#3 posted 1571 days ago

Chuck, I promise I will stop by and see ya.
Todd, I’ll have the truck waiting out front :)

CtL

-- Chris L. "Don't Dream it, Be it."- PortablePastimes.com (Purveyors of Portable Fun and Fidgets)

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Karson

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#4 posted 1571 days ago

I’ll be there Friday. I’ll be wearing a LumberJock T-shirt.

I’m taking a Shaker Box Class on Sat and Sunday so I won’t be there those days.

I’ll stop by Chuck’s booth a few times and maybe we can set up a meet time for everyone.

-- I've been blessed with a father who liked to tinker in wood, and a wife who lets me tinker in wood. Southern Delaware karson_morrison@bigfoot.com †

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clieb91

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#5 posted 1571 days ago

Look forward to catching up to you as always Karson.

CtL

-- Chris L. "Don't Dream it, Be it."- PortablePastimes.com (Purveyors of Portable Fun and Fidgets)

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mmh

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#6 posted 1571 days ago

Thanks for the reminder. I’ve been waiting for this for a while. I’ll try to make it Friday, otherwise Saturday.

-- "They who dream by day are cognizant of many things which escape those who dream only by night." ~ Edgar Allan Poe

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Greg3G

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#7 posted 1569 days ago

I will try to be there Friday as well. I definitely will be there on Saturday…my wife and daughter are going to a wedding shower.

-- Greg - Charles Town, WV

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Brian024

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#8 posted 1569 days ago

I will be there on Saturday.

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Scott

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#9 posted 1569 days ago

I’m usually there on Saturday. I’ll be looking for dust collection fittings for my new Saw!

And Willard’s BBQ is very good! It almost measures up to my NC standards!

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clieb91

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#10 posted 1568 days ago

Look forward to catching up to everyone. Looks like I will be there only for a few hours on Friday but can come back over on Saturday.

CtL

-- Chris L. "Don't Dream it, Be it."- PortablePastimes.com (Purveyors of Portable Fun and Fidgets)

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Karson

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#11 posted 1566 days ago

Sorry Guys: I went into my son’s room last night and hit my foot against the bed platform of his bed, Put a nice gash in my foot. So I don’t desire the driving and walking around on it. Especially that the Sat and Sun will be taking a class

We’ll see you in a further visit.

Karson and David.

-- I've been blessed with a father who liked to tinker in wood, and a wife who lets me tinker in wood. Southern Delaware karson_morrison@bigfoot.com †

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clieb91

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#12 posted 1566 days ago

Karson sorry to hear. Hope your foot feels better for class.

CtL

-- Chris L. "Don't Dream it, Be it."- PortablePastimes.com (Purveyors of Portable Fun and Fidgets)

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Tim Dahn

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#13 posted 1566 days ago

Looks like I will be going to the wood show, (Saturday) just have to drop off my wife at the Dulles town center mall first.
Karson, take care, I thought I would get to meet you this year but maybe next time.

-- Good judgement comes from experience and experience comes from poor judgement.

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Karson

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#14 posted 1566 days ago

Sorry Guys: i always enjoy the meetings. I try to hit the one at Timonium on a fri and sat. I get to stay at my daughters for that trip.

I had planned to pick up one of Geofery’s Inlay jig, but I guess it will have to wait.

-- I've been blessed with a father who liked to tinker in wood, and a wife who lets me tinker in wood. Southern Delaware karson_morrison@bigfoot.com †

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mmh

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#15 posted 1566 days ago

Dang Karson: I finally got the chance to get there today, Friday, and where were you???

And what’s with this “get rid of the wife bit?”

My husband got to work and the electricity was out in his building so he drove home and he picked me up and we went off to the show (today instead of Saturday). Got there around 1PM and spent 2 hrs. in the first two rows. I found some nice figured Bubinga from Cooks Woods (buy one plank, get the 2nd 30% off). Make sure you go up into the truck of wood, it’s cramped but he has more selection there. I also found a nice piece of Padauk from another vendor. The wood selection was not bad, but looked picked over at the other vendors. Or, maybe I’m just too demanding.

We were hoping to look at some table saws and jointers but there were no big equipment vendors to speak of. What did they do to discourage all of them? There were some other tool vendors but no major equipment like table saws. Very odd and disappointing. My husband managed to find some lathe tools and we managed to help the economy despite the lack of the big ticket machinery.

Peach Tree may has some dust collection parts and the usual sanding accessories. I was hoping to find the dust bag w/ hose attachments for a table saw, but will have to go online.

-- "They who dream by day are cognizant of many things which escape those who dream only by night." ~ Edgar Allan Poe

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