8 years as a Lumberjock,thanks for all of the great times & friends

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Today I received an email saying congrats on my 8th anniversary being a LumberJock. I don’t know where all of those years have gone but I sure have enjoyed sharing and learning on this great online community and of course a huge amount of friends I’ve gained through my membership here. Thanks to the person who created LJs and to the folks who now monitor and keep the wheels turning behind the scenes & and all of the great friends who contribute all of their great knowledge so that we all may gain valuable woodworking know-how and inspiration.

-- wood crafting & classes

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#1 posted 08-16-2016 02:48 PM

Thanks Jim and congrats !!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!


-- Kiefer

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#2 posted 08-16-2016 02:58 PM

WOW …..... 8 years ….....that’s longer then some marriages ….....LMAO …..... GRATZ Jim


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#3 posted 08-16-2016 02:58 PM

You are as much a fixture here at LJs as the site itself, congrats!

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#4 posted 08-16-2016 03:03 PM

Thanks gang

-- wood crafting & classes

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#5 posted 08-16-2016 03:16 PM

Congrats, and thanks for all YOUR posts. They were one of the reasons I originally joined, and remain one of the reasons I’m happy to stay here.

Your freely shared experience and constructive input really DO matter.

Thanks again!

-- Jim Maher, Illinois

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#6 posted 08-16-2016 03:35 PM

Thanks Jim, very kind of you to say
I grew up in Illinois, us Mid-western folks have to stick together :)

-- wood crafting & classes

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#7 posted 08-16-2016 03:44 PM

Congratulations from another Illinois ex pat.
Grew up near Effingham.

-- Gene 'The true soldier fights not because he hates what is in front of him, but because he loves what is behind him.' G. K. Chesterton

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#8 posted 08-16-2016 03:45 PM

Well done Jim, your a true friend to all…

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#9 posted 08-16-2016 03:54 PM

Thanks Gene, I lived in Downers Grove about 20 miles south of Chicago .

Thanks Charles
A link on your Web site is how I found Ljs, You have been a great friend to me and a multitude of others sharing a vast knowledge of woodworking,finishing and a prime example of how to treat others.I’m proud to call you my friend.

-- wood crafting & classes

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#10 posted 08-16-2016 04:00 PM

Congrats on 8 years Jim! LJ needs more members like you willing to share, teach and maintain a level head when others prove incapable. Your wisdom is much appreciated by all!

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#11 posted 08-16-2016 04:24 PM

Jim, you’ve always been a quality contributor. I value your opinions and advice.


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#12 posted 08-16-2016 04:31 PM

You are definitely a very helpful contributor. Having joined earlier this year, I am a bit addicted to seeing new projects and learning from the various forum topics. The LJ community is great!! Are there ever “family reunions” when LJ gather in person?

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#13 posted 08-16-2016 04:38 PM

Effingham- I spent a week there one night when the train from Memphis transferred passengers to the train to Harrisburg. Then the PRR train broke down.

Grew up near Effingham.

- Gene Howe

Keep posting Jim!

-- Lew- Time traveler. Purveyor of the Universe's finest custom rolling pins.

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#14 posted 08-16-2016 04:38 PM

Hey Jim,

I too an am Illinois boy! ( Chicago) LOL! 8 years? A lot of welcoming? Thanks for your suggestions over the years. Good to see Charles here. He was the guy who suggested I check out LJ’s.


-- Cau Haus Designs, Thomas J. Tieffenbacher

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#15 posted 08-16-2016 04:40 PM

Calculated your days and it’s 8 years. Just calculated mine and it’s my 6 year???? anniversary.

-- Cau Haus Designs, Thomas J. Tieffenbacher

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