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Forum topic by a1Jim posted 08-05-2017 02:31 AM 832 views 0 times favorited 29 replies Add to Favorites Watch
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a1Jim

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08-05-2017 02:31 AM

Hi Gang
I happen to look at my day count next to my name and thought I’d check how long I’ve been on Ljs and to my shock and surprise, Monday will be my 9th anniversary here on Ljs I can’t believe it’s been that long! I just want to thank everyone for sharing their techniques, projects, and comments all these years, I’ve learned so very much from all of the great woodworkers here. I’m grateful for the many friends I’ve gained through this great Website even though I’ve only met a couple of you in person, some of the friends that were the smartest and most skilled also others just great fun are unfortunately no longer with us. I will always think of them every time I come to Ljs, but fortunately, there are lots you great talented friends still here

Thanks all
Jim

-- http://artisticwoodstudio.com Custom furniture


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GR8HUNTER

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#1 posted 08-05-2017 02:48 AM

GRATZ on your 9 year anniversary Jim …and yes time really fly’s by so fast these days …..oh don’t forget all the knowledge you bestowed on us also ….GRATZ :<))

-- Tony Reinholds,Pa. REMEMBER TO ALWAYS HAVE FUN

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a1Jim

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#2 posted 08-05-2017 02:55 AM

Thanks Tony, I’m just one of many to share what they know.

-- http://artisticwoodstudio.com Custom furniture

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sharad

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#3 posted 08-05-2017 03:01 AM

Thanks Jim for your comments. I am also one of the early birds and have learned a lot in wood working all these years. Your contribution to LJ is great. I am sure you will continue to share your knowledge in the future for all of us. I am now 82 but keeping good health and do meddle with wood working as per my capacity. Wishing you sound health and long life.

Sharad

-- “If someone feels that they had never made a mistake in their life, then it means they have never tried a new thing in their life”.-Albert Einstein

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Monte Pittman

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#4 posted 08-05-2017 03:04 AM

You have always been a truly decent person. Role model for us all.

-- Mother Nature created it, I just assemble it.

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#5 posted 08-05-2017 03:15 AM

Jim,

It’s a long and winding road. Just checked and I’m 8 days from 7 years. Congratulations!

-- Cau Haus Designs, Thomas J. Tieffenbacher

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a1Jim

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#6 posted 08-05-2017 03:21 AM

Thanks sharad as the day count shows you were here before me and there are a good number of others that were here since the very beginning, thanks for your contribution to LJs.I’m sure your “meddling with wood” still produces great results.

Thanks Monte
I try to maintain my cool even when I get heat from some a couple of the folks but I don’t think I’m any more of a decent guy than you. I’ve always enjoyed your work and great design sense and I know many others have too , making you an outstanding role model.

-- http://artisticwoodstudio.com Custom furniture

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a1Jim

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#7 posted 08-05-2017 03:25 AM

Hey Tom congrats on your 7 years, it’s always a pleasure to be in touch with you and keep track of your cool woodworking adventures.

-- http://artisticwoodstudio.com Custom furniture

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#8 posted 08-05-2017 05:05 AM

Congratulations Jim, you must have joined when you were only 10!
I am close, a little over 8 years.

-- "I never met a board I didn't like!"

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Blackie_

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#9 posted 08-05-2017 11:44 AM

Congratulations Jim, now I have to look at my time. :)

You are a great asset to LJ’s Jim very helpful. I have to hand it to LJ for a lot of the knowledge I’ve gained since I’ve joined.

-- Randy - If I'm not on LJ's then I'm making Saw Dust. Please feel free to visit my store location at http://www.facebook.com/randy.blackstock.custom.wood.designs

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oldrivers

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#10 posted 08-05-2017 11:53 AM

Congratulations Jim. always enjoyed your work beautiful. You are a great asset to LJ’s. Always willing to share advice, information and encouragement. May you days and years be Blessed.

-- Soli Deo gloria!

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#11 posted 08-05-2017 12:03 PM

Happy anniversary Jim. Ya got me to thinkin’ as well. Ten years here. Dang! Where did the time go?
I think Monte has paid the greatest compliment. Role model for sure.
Bill

-- bill@magraphics.us

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#12 posted 08-05-2017 12:13 PM

Hi Jim,

I agree, great role model. Congratulations on the nine year mark.

-- by Lee A. Jesberger http://www.prowoodworkingtips.com http://www.ezee-feed.com

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woodsmithshop

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#13 posted 08-05-2017 12:43 PM

I have almost 9 years now, 8.9, that’s pretty close.Lee has the most so far with 10 yrs.

-- Smitty!!!

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Firewood

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#14 posted 08-05-2017 01:10 PM

Congratulations Jim! I don’t even have half that time yet. It’s always a pleasure to read your posts and responses to others. You are always respectful and considerate in all your postings.

-- Mike - Waukesha, WI

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#15 posted 08-05-2017 01:29 PM

It’s always good to hear your thoughts Jim. What I have learned on this site from you and others has improved my skills 10 fold. Congratulations and thanks for being a big part of LJ’s.

-- Dave, Downers Grove, Il. -------- When you run out of ideas, start building your dreams.

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