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06-10-2010 07:22 PM

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Many folks already know Charles Neil by his membership here on Ljs his strong presence on YouTube, his many video sets on anything and every thing woodworking and finishing plus his subscription webasodes. But now he’s planning a new FREE show to cover anything an everything for newer woodworkers. He’s asking what he should cover on this new show and wants your comments,they can be put in on his site A secure site
so he can come up with a format that the newcomer really want.

So why don’t you check it out and leave your opinion He wants any and all suggestions from people of all experience levels.

Yes it’s a link but a secure site.

you need to click on” Ok You really need to “sound off” and scroll down to comments

-- Custom furniture

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#1 posted 06-10-2010 07:24 PM

Thanks Jim! Thanks Charles! I’m a fan of his youtube videos, I’ve learned a lot.

-- stay thirsty my friends...

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#2 posted 06-10-2010 07:37 PM

thank´s for the tip Jim
as a newbie on a very low budget I realy preciate this
and thank´s charles I´m allso a big fan of your you-tube clips
I have learned so much from them before I Discovered L J


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#3 posted 06-10-2010 07:50 PM

Don’t forget to let Charles know what you want to see on the show

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#4 posted 06-10-2010 07:52 PM

WOW , thanks Jim and everyone.. here is my thought, lI get alot of emails about basic stuff , and from all ages… so we decided to take a leap and do this show, because of the pay show, we have the players and video capability , so thats not an issue as well we have enough on you tube they will allow us a full 30 min , we have no sponsors, no advertising, nothing, just us woodworkers where the entire agenda is to help all of us, sort of “just the facts , down and dirty”... but I really need yout thoughts as well we need a good name.. the nice part of this also is we can film it , and here on LJ’s or where ever we can discuss it, alternatives.. and all of us together we can learn, we have several folks who also will be joing us, and maybe some of you , remember this isnt about any “stars”, celebrity woodworkers.. its just us… as simple as lets get the agenda figured out… thanks to all

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#5 posted 06-10-2010 07:53 PM

Promice Jim I will do that
take care

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#6 posted 06-12-2010 04:30 AM

Safety, safety, safety. As I progress through my own woodworking challenges, I have been made painfully aware of the inherent dangers in doing things the wrong way. You can’t reiterate enough about staying out of the line of fire on a tablesaw, or using jigs to hold your work (especially when forming curves) on a router, or keeping your hands and body away from the business end of a sharp chisel, for example. These tools can all perform magic, but the newbie has no real concept of how to use them safely.

-- Beth, Oklahoma, Rambling Road Designs

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#7 posted 06-13-2010 05:11 PM


I think safety and basic milling procedures would be good topics.

Also, which tools to buy in which order would also be valuable. Plus what to look for in a tool.

An example would be, my son and daughter in law are sort of interested in a table saw. They don’t want a full sized contractors say as their work space is small and so want something portable so they can haul it to their back yard to work. What are the important characteristics for them.

I am sure there are a lot of others interested in topics like this.


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#8 posted 06-13-2010 05:28 PM

I spent most of my 20 + years in woodworking learning through the trial and error approach and a little help from norm. But I never had some one to ask how to do any particular woodworking operation until I came across Charles on You tube I think 3+ years ago and only was knowledgeable about every aspect of woodworking he was and is willing to help others.

This is a rare opportunity.
Tell others about this great chance to grow in there woodworking their knowledge

-- Custom furniture

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#9 posted 06-13-2010 05:34 PM

Thanks Jim for linking this, and kudos to Charles. I will certainly add my .02 cents and look forward to more great videos.

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

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