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lilredweldingrod

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11-04-2010 08:53 PM

Topic tags/keywords: thank you

Over the last year that I have been a member of Lumberjocks, I have asked a lot of questions and received a lot of right on answers. There are too many of you to list by name, but today I got a great thrill and it is because of each and everyone of you.
A friend was asking me questions about a job he is doing. I shared the knowledge you have gave to me. Well today he came by to say thank you to ME for a suggestion I learned from you. WHAT A GREAT FEELING IT IS.
The suggestion was to use poplar because he needed a hard wood that he is going to paint anyway. Yes this is very elementary woodworking, but this must be the feeling you get each time you offer your advice to us newer ones in woodworking.
I have tried to always thank you for your help, but just in case I missed somewhere, THANK YOU FOR MAKING MY WOODWORKING EXPERIENCE SO ENJOYABLE.
I hope you are having the terrific day I am having. Makes me feel like one of the BIG BOYS. ;-))))) Rand

PS If you can’t see my grin, I’m sure you can feel it.


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Joe Lyddon

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#1 posted 11-04-2010 09:06 PM

Hi Rand!

Yes, this place is a great place to learn and pass on to others.

I think all of the work you have done in your shop, cutting everything down to size and to be able ‘man handle’ the pieces around from a wheelchair is absolutely wonderful and inspiring to others with the same handicap.

You should also feel good about that…

I feel good just KNOWING you! :)

-- Have Fun! Joe Lyddon - Alta Loma, CA USA - Home: http://www.WoodworkStuff.net ... My Small Gallery: http://www.ncwoodworker.net/pp/showgallery.php?ppuser=1389&cat=500"

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lilredweldingrod

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#2 posted 11-04-2010 09:10 PM

Thank you Joe, and the feeling is mutual. Rand

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CharlieM1958

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#3 posted 11-04-2010 09:11 PM

You’re welcome!!!

-- Charlie M. "Woodworking - patience = firewood"

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GaryL

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#4 posted 11-04-2010 09:20 PM

It’s all about the giving! Rand, it’s fantastic being able to converse with guys (and gals) like you.

-- Gary; Marysville, MI...Involve your children in your projects as much as possible, the return is priceless.

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BritBoxmaker

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#5 posted 11-04-2010 09:26 PM

As you have found here its good to share the knowledge. When we share we all benefit.

What goes around, comes around.

Oh and if I’ve helped at all, you’re welcome.

-- Martyn -- Boxologist, Pattern Juggler and Candyman of the visually challenging. http://www.theartofboxes.com

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degoose

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#6 posted 11-04-2010 09:28 PM

I CAN see your grin…

-- Drink twice... and don't bother to cut... @ lazylarrywoodworks.com.au For lovers of all things timber...

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rsladdwoodworks

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#7 posted 11-04-2010 09:34 PM

you can not add to what is said by joe ,Gary and britboxmaker .we need to stand proud to be part of L J

-- Robert Laddusaw and no I am not smarter then a fifth grader ( and no I canot spell so if it is a problem don't read it ))

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lilredweldingrod

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#8 posted 11-04-2010 09:36 PM

Martyn, Yes you were a great help and thanks for letting me steal your clamp idea.
Larry, while you are checking out my grin, how about handing me another beer?
Robert, In our case we can sit proud. lol

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Gary

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#9 posted 11-04-2010 10:00 PM

Hey man, I’ve seen your picture – you ARE one of the BIG BOY’s….....lol

-- Gary, DeKalb Texas only 4 miles from the mill

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lilredweldingrod

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#10 posted 11-04-2010 10:31 PM

Oh Gary, (blush, blush) I didn’t know you noticed. lol Have a great day Buddy. Rand

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rivergirl

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#11 posted 11-04-2010 11:42 PM

Hey Rand- know that you are loved.

-- Homer : "Oh, and how is education supposed to make me feel smarter? Besides, every time I learn something new, it pushes some old stuff out of my brain."

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Kent Shepherd

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#12 posted 11-05-2010 12:13 AM

Glad we can help. Isn’t that what it’s all about?

-- http://shepherdtoolandsupply.com/

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Dennisgrosen

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#13 posted 11-05-2010 12:17 AM

I´m not aware of that I have helped you but next time !!!
I will try to confuse and slow your projects down as much as possiple if I can thats a promise…...LOL :-)

take care
Dennis

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lilredweldingrod

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#14 posted 11-05-2010 12:52 AM

RG,Thank you and know that the feeling is mutual. I just love how eloquently you express yourself. All you education has paid off. lol

Kent, So many times people help us and we forget to say thanks. I just wanted all to know that they are appreciated and even if you did not personally give me the advice, maybe you gave it to another and I read it and applied it, I still need to say thanks. I’m almost ready to tackle your beautiful jigs for my shop. Keep on raising the bar, we love you for it.

Dennis,Just as I said to Kent, You never know how many read your posts and learn from them. Just knowing that you got up and walked away from your wheelchair, is a great inspiration to me and others. Never sell yourself short.

Rand

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Dennisgrosen

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#15 posted 11-05-2010 01:05 AM

:-) thanks Rand
but I also has to admit before I got here
I almost had forgotten all about it on the daily basis
not on the bad days but usuly I haven´t been carefull enoff 1 or 2 days before
with something like a wrong move with the back

by the way a great blog rand

and good night
Dennis

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