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doubleDD

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10-21-2017 03:17 PM

Hi all you lumberjocks out there. Today marks my fifth year as a lumberjock. Wow, how time flies.
I can remember back the day I signed up. I was off work for a few months waiting for back surgery. I couldn’t do much so the computer was my way of entertainment. Since I always had interest in woodworking I was looking at a lot of different online woodworking things before I came upon LJ’s. It seemed that I kept going back to this one since it caught my interest. So I decided to join and see what I could learn.
Wow, was I surprised how little I knew after seeing and reading all the great stuff posted here. I will honestly say that LJ’s has improved my knowledge by 10 fold. (and I would have to learn 20 times that to be competitive with some of you guys on here. Thanks for helping me along. It is a great place to be and share ideas. Hopefully I can share the knowledge and ideas out there in return.
Thanks for being here everyone.

Dave
doubleDD

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


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GR8HUNTER

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#1 posted 10-21-2017 03:19 PM

GRATZ DAVE :<))

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

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steliart

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#2 posted 10-21-2017 03:26 PM

glad to have you around buddy :)

-- Stelios L.A. Stavrinides: - I am not so rich to buy cheap tools, but... necessity is the mother of inventions

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Monte Pittman

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#3 posted 10-21-2017 03:35 PM

Good to have you here. Mine is 6 years January 1st.

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

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Jim Jakosh

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#4 posted 10-21-2017 04:49 PM

Hi Dave. I’m very glad you joined and we met on here to share ideas! This is such a great site and has 233,697 members as of today!! I’ll have to see how long I’ve been a member!

Cheers, my friend….............Jim

-- Jim Jakosh.....Practical Wood Products...........Learn something new every day!! Variety is the Spice of Life!!

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woodshaver Tony C

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#5 posted 10-21-2017 05:05 PM

Great to have you here also Dave. I’m at 8.58 years and counting!

-- St Augustine FL, Experience is the sum of our mistakes!

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Jerry

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#6 posted 10-21-2017 05:55 PM

So in looking back over your projects, I can see what an amazing wodworker you have become. Congrats on your accomplishments Dave!

-- There are good ships and there are wood ships, the ships that sail the sea, but the best ships are friendships and may they always be. http://www.geraldlhunsucker.com/

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tim387

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#7 posted 10-21-2017 08:55 PM

Fine job Dave. It’s been nice to know you for the past few years. I still have some of the walnut from last year if you want some more.

-- Tim S. Top notch stick kicker

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Dan

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#8 posted 10-21-2017 09:28 PM

Dave, two words; Bird House. Workbench Valet Box. Oh crap, that’s three words, yeah, Crap Box. Toy Box. Grease Pots. And possibly the most creative, The Mini-bar Box.

Just a few that caught my eye right off. You have made some really cool stuff.

-- If I knew who it was and what they are doing perhaps I could defend myself...

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pottz

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#9 posted 10-21-2017 09:48 PM

happy lumber jocks day dave its always a pleasure interacting with you and getting to enjoy your work.thanks for being a part of a great place you help create.

-- sawdust the bigger the pile the bigger my smile-larry,so cal.

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poospleasures

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#10 posted 10-21-2017 10:31 PM

Congrats. I don,t know how long I,ve been a member but do remember looking at your projects for a long time. I have enjoyed your comments on some of my stuff also. People like you make LJs a great place to learn many things. Thanks

-- I,ve had amnesia for as long as I can remember. Vernon

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jeffswildwood

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#11 posted 10-21-2017 10:31 PM

Dave, I’m coming up on five years myself. I agree this is the best site with the best of wood workers. You are definitely one of them. I won’t forget I asked to buy a koozie off you and you said “no way, send me your address”! Thanks for that and all the tips you gave over the years and being a good friend.

-- We all make mistakes, the trick is to fix it in a way that says "I meant to do that".

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Grumpy

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#12 posted 10-22-2017 12:38 AM

Dave, it’s been great knowing you Buddy. Your contribution has helped me along the journey as well.
Congratulations & here’s to many more years on LJ’s.

-- Grumpy - "Always look on the bright side of life"- Monty Python

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kiefer

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#13 posted 10-22-2017 12:50 AM

Great to hear Dave and congratulations !
More imported would be to finally met you in person !

Klaus

-- Kiefer https://www.youtube.com/user/woodkiefer1/videos

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Joe Lyddon

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#14 posted 10-22-2017 01:31 AM

C O N G R A T U L A T I O N S !

Yep, time flies when you’re having fun!

Did you just notice it or did you receive a notice of the event?

-- 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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BobWemm

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#15 posted 10-22-2017 01:56 AM

It’s so good to have guys like you Dave to share stuff with and from.
You’re a legend in my eyes.

Bob

-- Bob, Western Australia, The Sun came up this morning, what a great start to the day. Now it's up to me to make it even better. I've cut this piece of wood 4 times and it's still too damn short.

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