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12-16-2010 12:22 AM

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With the mess this planet is in these days it sure is nice to have an oasis of tranquility such as LJ’s to escape to. Such a diverse group from all over the world coming together to enjoy each others company… it really does give one hope for the future of this little blue orb. A perfect example of what can happen when we focus on our commonality and not our differences.

Thank you to Martin and his crew for this wonderful place. And a warm thanks to all of you terrific Jocks and Jockettes for sharing your woodworking projects, wisdom and skills… and making the world a better place in the process.

May all of your days be merry and bright… Happy Holidays everyone!

(and before any of you complain that this has nothing to do with woodworking, and in the spirit of not breaking the new strict site rules… I bought a hammer today and used it to drive some nails. It worked perfectly. There ya go! ;-)

-- Better to say nothing and be thought the fool... then to speak and erase all doubt!

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#1 posted 12-16-2010 12:26 AM

Thanks for the thoughts at Christmas Chip. So… how many stars for that hammer?

-- Paul M ..............If God wanted us to have fiberglass boats he would have given us fiberglass trees.

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#2 posted 12-16-2010 12:30 AM

Finish hammer or framer?
Merry Christmas!

-- Terri, Rocky Mountain High Colorado!

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#3 posted 12-16-2010 12:30 AM

A star for every member… to put at the top of their tree!

A (snow)ball peen Terri! Who knew it could drive nails too! ;-)

-- Better to say nothing and be thought the fool... then to speak and erase all doubt!

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#4 posted 12-16-2010 12:43 AM

I totally agree re: Martin’s sites …....

beautiful put. Thank you

-- ~ Debbie, Canada (

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#5 posted 12-16-2010 01:21 AM

Well said. Thank you.

-- Rich, Cedar Rapids, IA - I'm a woodworker. I don't create beauty, I reveal it.

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#6 posted 12-16-2010 02:15 AM

Chip. Merry Christmas to you also.

Was the hammer a Christmas Present to yourself?

-- I've been blessed with a father who liked to tinker in wood, and a wife who lets me tinker in wood. Southern Delaware soon moving to Virginia †

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#7 posted 12-16-2010 02:26 AM

Ok, ok, jeeesh. I’m throwing away the hammer. LJ’s spreading good will is enough of a skill share. ;-)

-- Better to say nothing and be thought the fool... then to speak and erase all doubt!

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#8 posted 12-16-2010 02:42 AM

If I had a hammer, Oh I won’t go into song. Very well put and Merry Christmas to all.

-- I don't make mistakes, I have great learning lessons, Greg

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#9 posted 12-16-2010 03:19 AM

...and may all yours be merry and bright as well.
You can toss that hammer my way. My rock shattered yesterday.

-- 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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#10 posted 12-16-2010 04:05 AM

Merry Christmas right back at ya Chip, and well said my friend.

-- Dan ~ Texarkana, Tx.

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#11 posted 12-16-2010 11:00 AM

Meryy Christmas to you & yours Chip was the hammer an early Christmas present?

-- God created wood that we may create. Trevor East Yorkshire UK

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#12 posted 12-16-2010 11:43 AM

the future of this blue orb is not in trouble but people on the other hand, are an unproven species. I doubt we’ll make it really but who cares, trees will survive..

-- If you can't joint it, bead it!

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#13 posted 12-16-2010 04:03 PM

Io Saturnalia!

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

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#14 posted 12-16-2010 04:39 PM

Happy Winter Solstice

-- Martyn -- Boxologist, Pattern Juggler and Candyman of the visually challenging.

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#15 posted 12-16-2010 05:17 PM

‘Merry Christmas’ In Different Languages

Merry Christmas to all! May all your cuts be true and may you keep all your fingers!!

-- If you don't work, you don't eat!.....Garland, TX

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