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Forum topic by DKV posted 07-21-2012 03:43 AM 956 views 0 times favorited 17 replies Add to Favorites Watch
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07-21-2012 03:43 AM

I just finished a must read book for all christian believers. Heaven is for Real by Todd Burpo. If you are interested I can add details.

-- Have fun and laugh alot. Life can end at any moment. You old guys out there know what I mean...


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#1 posted 07-21-2012 04:04 AM

I recently read Wood Magazine and the new Rockler catalog…..............

-- mike...............

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#2 posted 07-21-2012 04:14 AM

Ameritopia, by Mark R Levin.

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#3 posted 07-21-2012 04:21 AM

The Ameritopia review looks good but it would cost me $12.99 for the kindle edition. I will wait until the justice department sorts out apple and the publishers…

-- Have fun and laugh alot. Life can end at any moment. You old guys out there know what I mean...

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#4 posted 07-21-2012 04:37 AM

Christopher Hitchens- god is NOT great, how religion poisons everything. Great book for all believers to read. Also Sam Harris- End of Faith

-- Save lives, ease suffering, reduce morbidity and mortality, stomp out pestilence and disease, postpone the inevitable, and fake compassion. The Paramedics Creed

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#5 posted 07-21-2012 05:03 AM

These days I mostly read non-fiction.

I just finished, Guitarmaking: Tradition and Technology: A Complete Reference for the Design & Construction of the Steel-String Folk Guitar & the Classical Guitar by Jonathan Natelson & William Cumpiano. Though a bit dated it is an outstanding reference for guitar building.

Also,
Making Musical Instruments by Hand by Jay Havighurst (Excellent simple but functional projects)
Making Simple Musical Instruments by Bart Hopkins (Mixed, some good, some not so good like the styrofoam cooler guitar)
Making Musical Instruments by Irving Sloane (Good book, the instruments are more complex)

-- |Statistics show that 100% of people bitten by a snake were close to it.|

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#6 posted 07-21-2012 05:18 AM

Wormil,
Thanks for mentioning those. I have been considering trying to build a guitar. I play a little and some that I have seen on LJs have given me inspiration.

-- Patrick, Helicopters don't fly. They beat the air into submission.

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#7 posted 07-21-2012 06:26 AM

I almost never read a book written by a woman but I have just finished “The Help” and found it to be
an excellent diversion.
Every time I put it down I soon began looking forward to getting back to it.
For me, that’s a good sign in a book.

-- A family man has photos in his wallet where his money used to be.

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#8 posted 07-21-2012 10:36 AM

“A Universe from Nothing” by Lawrence Krauss; an outstanding overview of modern cosmology

-- John

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#9 posted 07-21-2012 10:41 AM

Unix Made Easy (3rd Ed), computer nerd stuff, written by a nerd for nerds like me.

-- "It ain't what you don't know that gets you into trouble. It's what you know for sure that just ain't so." - Mark Twain

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#10 posted 07-21-2012 12:18 PM

Usually anything by Andre Norton works for me…

-- A Planer? I'M the planer, this is what I use

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#11 posted 07-21-2012 12:40 PM

I just finished Empire of the summer moon. About the rise and fall of the commanche nation. Excellent book by S. C. Gwynne.

-- Steve - Wasilla, Alaska

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#12 posted 07-21-2012 01:27 PM

“Walden”, by Henry David Thoreau

helluvawreck aka Charles
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-- If a man does not keep pace with his companions, perhaps it is because he hears a different drummer. Let him step to the music which he hears, however measured or far away. Henry David Thoreau

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#13 posted 07-22-2012 03:54 PM

Twilight series. Lots and lots of twilight.

Kidding.. Actually I’m re reading the Hobbit in preparation for the movie coming out in December

-- Dan, Rochester, NY

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#14 posted 07-22-2012 05:00 PM

Any of you read “Agent Garbo”. Just got it and looking forward to a good reading day.

-- Thor and Odin are still the greatest of Gods.

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#15 posted 07-22-2012 05:05 PM

Just finished ‘The Woodwright’s Workbook” , by Roy Underhill.

-- A Planer? I'M the planer, this is what I use

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