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08-11-2008 03:11 PM

Some time ago I posted my rolling tool caddy on Wood Magazine’s shop projects gallery. Months went by without me giving it another thought, until I was contacted the other day by the editor of the upcoming 3rd edition of “America’s Best Home Workshops”. It seems he wants to include my humble project in the gallery section of best shop projects.

I’m told the publication will not be out until this coming spring, so I have to wait patiently for fame and fortune to arrive. <g> Regardless, I felt honored to be asked, and I just wanted to share that with my fellow Lumberjocks who provide me with so much inspiration. Thanks!

-- Charlie M. "Woodworking - patience = firewood"

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#1 posted 08-11-2008 03:13 PM

Congradulations Charlie

-- Glenn, New Mexico

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#2 posted 08-11-2008 03:15 PM

HECK YEAH!!! Congrats, that is awesome!!

You’ve got to ship me your autograph before spring… it’s the only investment I will have at the moment that will GAIN value…

Great job, proud of ya

-- As iron sharpens iron, so one man sharpens another. (Proverbs 27:17) †

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#3 posted 08-11-2008 03:27 PM

Congratulations. It is nice to get something without expectation. You really deserve this honour for your very useful projct. Thanks for letting us know about it. Wish you many more such rewards.

-- “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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#4 posted 08-11-2008 03:31 PM

Congrats! it IS after all a cool rolling caddy!

it’s nice to be recognized, a little pat on the ego is good once in a while.

-- ㊍ When in doubt - There is no doubt - Go the safer route.

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#5 posted 08-11-2008 03:59 PM

Well done! Congratulations. How much wil you be charging for autographed copies of the mag?

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#6 posted 08-11-2008 04:02 PM

Congratulations Charlie


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#7 posted 08-11-2008 04:04 PM

Well Done brother. Great job.

Can I have your autograph?

-- Adrian ..... The 11th Commandment...."Thou Shalt Not Buy A Wobble Dado"

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#8 posted 08-11-2008 04:12 PM

Well Done,

Truly an organized project – deserving of recognition

-- Norm (AKA - The Maddhatter), Middletown DE

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#9 posted 08-11-2008 04:18 PM

Congratulations !

-- masrol, kuala lumpur, MY.

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#10 posted 08-11-2008 04:18 PM

Congratulations ! I think you deserve the honour.

-- masrol, kuala lumpur, MY.

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#11 posted 08-11-2008 04:59 PM

Way to go Charlie! Congratulations! I never knew a famous person before. Let GaryK top this! Only kidding Yoda!

God Bless

-- Mc Bridge Cabinets, Iowa

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#12 posted 08-11-2008 05:07 PM

Pretty spiffy caddy. It’s about time they got around to recognizing your genius. Congratulations.

It looks like something I could use in my shop if I only had floor space to roll it around in …

-- Working at Woodworking

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#13 posted 08-11-2008 05:13 PM

Congratulations ! If you find out which issue it will in, let us know. Please.

-- If we learn from our mistakes, I'm getting a fantastic education.

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#14 posted 08-11-2008 05:15 PM

Congratulations! That’s awesome.

-- Eric at

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#15 posted 08-11-2008 05:18 PM

Thanks, everyone!

MrWoody, my understanding is that this is not a regular magazine issue, but a special edition from the publishers of Wood Magazine that comes out periodically. I was told that the 2nd edition is on newsstands currently, and that my project will appear in the 3rd edition, due out in the early spring.

-- Charlie M. "Woodworking - patience = firewood"

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