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Forum topic by Drew posted 04-11-2007 05:09 AM 1117 views 0 times favorited 9 replies Add to Favorites Watch
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Drew

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04-11-2007 05:09 AM

I just saw a preview of a new show called “Woodworking Together”. It is slated to air on PBS in 2008. The host, Gail O’Rourke, seems to know what she is talking about. I do however think she wasn’t chosen as the host just on her knowledge. You can see wat I am talking about on Google Video. Now My wife is really going to be jealous of me spending all my time watching woodworking shows.

-- What would Marc do?


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Bill

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#1 posted 04-11-2007 04:38 PM

Interesting find MD. It look like it could be a good show. I bet there will be many jealous wives when their husbands start watching PBS all of a sudden.

-- Bill, Turlock California, http://www.brookswoodworks.com

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Wooder

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#2 posted 04-12-2007 01:02 AM

Please let me introduce you to Gail. http://www.hometownwoodworking.com/

She forked up the $$$ herself for the show preview. She was TV producer turned cabinet maker. And she does have the skills!! She is lucky enough to turn her love of WW into a business and now maybe a TV show.

I’ve known Gail thru another WW forum for about 2 years. She is quite the WWer.

-- Jimmy

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Bill

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#3 posted 04-12-2007 05:22 PM

Wow, that is great Jimmy. I wish I knew someone like that! Thanks for the link.

-- Bill, Turlock California, http://www.brookswoodworks.com

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scottb

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#4 posted 04-14-2007 06:25 AM

Thanks for that insight Jimmy… all the more reason to tune in.

PBS has all but replaced cable for us lately (which is good cause we gave up the higher channels… Fortunately, I don’t think PBS will keep me out of the shop quite the same way that TLC, Discovery and Food Network did.

But all these new online resoureces (new to me anyhow) The Woodwhisperer and Woodworking channel, etc… (anthing that I can’t listen to on the ipod while working/driving) may just keep me a little less sawdusty.

-- I am always doing what I cannot do yet, in order to learn how to do it. - Van Gogh -- http://blanchardcreative.etsy.com -- http://snbcreative.wordpress.com/

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oscorner

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#5 posted 04-14-2007 07:32 AM

Glad to hear it. I’ve known about her site for a while and her work is something to see. We need more woodworking shows!

-- Jesus is Lord!

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Bill

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#6 posted 04-14-2007 06:31 PM

Yea, LJTV for one thing!

-- Bill, Turlock California, http://www.brookswoodworks.com

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jpw1995

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#7 posted 04-14-2007 07:45 PM

Hey Jimmy,
Have you invited Gail to join Lumberjocks, the greatest woodworking site on the web, yet? If not then I think we need to send her a link.

-- JP, Shelbyville, KY

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Karson

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#8 posted 04-14-2007 10:31 PM

Yes Jimmy, Mark DeCou has stated that the traffic on his web site jumped when he started putting his web address in the postings of LumberJocks.

-- I've been blessed with a father who liked to tinker in wood, and a wife who lets me tinker in wood. Southern Delaware karson_morrison@bigfoot.com †

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Bill

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#9 posted 04-15-2007 10:24 PM

The traffic to my website also jumped when I started posting here. Also, the search engines now find my web site,where they did not before.

-- Bill, Turlock California, http://www.brookswoodworks.com

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