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07-14-2010 09:06 AM

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This is about the only place on the WWW I go on a regular basis, exccept to check email. I have learned more here in the last year or so than I would have on my own the rest of my life. I have answers to questins i didn’t even know enough to ask!! Just thought I’d put up a little feedback for Martin:-)) Have a great day!

-- 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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#1 posted 07-14-2010 10:57 AM

I agree Topmax – This site is the one I visit first and the most. I love the community here, coz you dont have to be a carpenter to be able to do woodworking. Here you find answers that you didn’t even know the question!!!!!!!!!!!! :-)

-- Theresa,

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#2 posted 07-14-2010 11:57 AM

It is an incredible site, thanks for all the hard work Martin.

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#3 posted 07-14-2010 12:33 PM

Well, I hate this site. It’s like crack. Seems I come here to just ‘peek’ at what’s going on and I end up getting drawn in, hook line and sinker. I open just 2 or 3 projects or blogs. Then 1 or 2 of those leads to opening more windows or tabs. On and on it goes and my mind starts reeling with ideas and design changes for future projects. Yeah, thanks… sortof. :)

-- Backer boards, stop blocks, build oversized, and never buy a hand plane--

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#4 posted 07-14-2010 01:22 PM

I agree, thanks Martin. I start my day with Lumberjocks on a routine basis.

-- Larry "Work like a Captain but Play like a Pirate!"

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#5 posted 07-14-2010 01:40 PM

With my coffee in hand, I also start my morning opening up LJ”S

-- Tim, Missouri ....Inside every older person is a younger person wondering what the heck happened

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#6 posted 07-14-2010 01:45 PM

Well, to make a long story short, Martin has led me to LJs. So now I have LJ on one monitor and my stock ticker on the 2nd monitor. The only thing I need now is to move my beer cooler next to the computer, and…, and…, but I digress…

-- HorizontalMike -- "Woodpeckers understand..."

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#7 posted 07-14-2010 01:52 PM

Showing a little love to the Martin Man! Couldn’t agree more, Topo, and TJ, from personal experience, it’s probably better to NOT be a carpenter (too many old habits).

-- Wish I were Norm's Nephew

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#8 posted 07-14-2010 01:58 PM

I really appreciate these nice comments, thanks everybody! More good things are cooking behind the scenes these days so stay tuned and keep enjoying your morning coffee here ;)

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#9 posted 07-14-2010 02:02 PM

Topamax you’re very right this is a geat site thanks to Martin and thanks to you and many more like you that are always ready to give you an answer.
I also open with my coffee LJ 1st thing in the morning and always have a look before leaving for the night.

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#10 posted 07-14-2010 02:11 PM

I got to chime in as well. I have only been woodworking for less than a year now and owe a massive amount of what I know to LumberJocks. I have friends who see my work and cant believe I building things I am building at such an early start. I am sure to remind them that I do a ton or reading, studying, and most of that is done on Lumberjocks.

My every day ritual is a cup of coffee, my dog at my feet, and LumberJocks on the laptop. I have yet to find a larger congregation of talented and friendly folks anywhere. I feel very lucky to have found this awesome site and very proud to call myself a member.

I too personally want to that you Martin for everything you have done (and everyone else involved). I know all to well how difficult it is to run a site like this. I attempted it a few years back on another subject and found the amount of work involved immense. We do appreciate everything….. Long live LumberJocks!!!!!

-- Dan ~ Texarkana, Tx.

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#11 posted 07-14-2010 03:19 PM

Please add my name to the list of folks who have found this site to be the most friendly, useful and “addictive” place on the Internet.

Thanks, Martin!!!


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

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#12 posted 07-14-2010 04:05 PM

i agree topa..100%..ivw told martin many times how thankful i am for this site,,,and its good to see it from other sources…yep this is a wonderful site…now if we can ever get martin to do ..just one wood working project…i think it would be the cherry on the top…....thans martin…thanks topa…grizz

-- GRIZZMAN ...[''''']

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#13 posted 07-14-2010 04:14 PM

Martin I also wish to take this opportunity to thank you for this small island paradise on the www.

While the speed of my life does not currently allow me to post many projects or comments (let alone spend time in the shop), I am a daily visitor to here and I am eternally gratefull.

I learn style and techniques unknown to me previously, during every visit and I absolutely marvel at the accomplishments of the members here.

Keep up the good works yall!

A humble man with humble tools

-- Trevor Premer Head Termite and Servant to the Queen - Heirloom Woodworking

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#14 posted 07-14-2010 04:25 PM

This is my #1 web site and the only one I participate in. As far as I can tell, I have traded away some TV time – and that is a good thing! Thanks Martin!! I am looking forward to what you have in store!

-- Steve - Impatience is Expensive

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#15 posted 07-14-2010 08:12 PM

I couldn’t agree more. Thank you Martin.

-- Galootish log blog,

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