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Forum topic by LocalMac posted 12-19-2010 11:29 PM 1217 views 0 times favorited 7 replies Add to Favorites Watch
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12-19-2010 11:29 PM

First of all, Martin I’d like to thank you for this amazing site. I’ve learned a ton about woodworking since I’ve been a member and fund inspiration to be around every corner here.

I was thinking of a feature that might be fun to add to the site- The LJ World Map. I thought it might be neat to see where Lumberjocks are found. I thought of this because I never seem to find people near my home of North Dakota. I get jealous when other jocks talk about going to local shows and get-togethers and starting wondering if there were any Jocks in my neck of the woods. It can be an optional feature in your profile to add yourself to the map. People can see the map and communicate with others near them or just look at it for fun.

Thanks again for this great site and happy Holidays.

-- Don't tell her I'm in the shop!

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#1 posted 12-19-2010 11:59 PM

Localmac click on shop on top of the page

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#2 posted 12-20-2010 12:25 AM

looks like you could just call the other 6 or 8 people that live in ND and ask if they are LJ’s lol

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

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#3 posted 12-20-2010 01:14 AM

How foolish of me! Thanks GMman. Obviously I need to spend more time here and explore more. : )

-- Don't tell her I'm in the shop!

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#4 posted 12-20-2010 03:52 AM

I am not shown on this map? just wondering why not?

-- Mc Bridge Cabinets, Iowa

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#5 posted 12-20-2010 04:33 AM

Unfortunately the shop map only shows 1850 LJ’s in the US. Out of 22,639 Lumberjocks worldwide this is a small percentage. Many LJ’s don’t post their shop and if they do they may not put in their location. If you want to be found, post your shop or just the location.
I agree with LocalMac that there should be some type of search on locations, either if their posted on the home page or in the workshop page. If someone wants to remain discreet they can choose not to put their location.
I had a fellow local Lumberjock find me because of my tag line and workshop location.

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

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#6 posted 12-20-2010 03:25 PM

Gary that is because most don’t put thier States and Country, Provinces and Country.
Also if you try a search for a State, Province, Country, name you can find someone too

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#7 posted 12-20-2010 03:38 PM

Example: tjackele’s Workshop
713 NW Boulder Brook DR
Ankeny, IA 50023
United States

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