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lumberjoe

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599 days ago

It’s at the big E next weekend (West Springfield MA). Since I can see the big E from out of the window of my home office, I figure I should make an appearance. My wife is on-call so I am not sure what day, but am leaning toward Friday afternoon/evening.

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#1 posted 599 days ago

I’ll be tying to make it Saturday. That is IF I’m not plowing/salting in Vermont!

-- Randy-- I may not be good...but I am slow! If good things come to those who wait.... Why is procratination a bad thing?

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#2 posted 599 days ago

I am going! Not sure which day yet, but I will go.

-- Mike

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DIYaholic

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#3 posted 599 days ago

To: Anyone Going
Re: Purchases

As you peruse the perveyors stalls, please purchase one of everything for me. I will gladly repay you on Tuesday!!!

Thank you,

-- Randy-- I may not be good...but I am slow! If good things come to those who wait.... Why is procratination a bad thing?

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#4 posted 599 days ago

I’ll be there sunday:
http://lumberjocks.com/PurpLev/blog/33684

a few others will be there too

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

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lumberjoe

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#5 posted 599 days ago

I didn’t even see that. My wife wants to go also, so Sunday sounds a lot better. Now if I can only convince her that a felder jointer/planer is a better use of my year end bonus than 2500sq feet of hardwood flooring.

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#6 posted 597 days ago

lumberjoe, if you can convince her, I’ll give her my wifes number – need some coercing for the felder/hammer combi machine ;)

We’ll probably be there sunday noontime (but might be just after) with the kids. I was originally thinking about setting up a meeting at Paul Sellers seminar as he is a fellow LJ, but am still not sure what time his seminar starts (they did not post the schedule this time around).

Edit: I removed the suggestion to update this post for meeting time – I’ll do that on the other thread… my bad :)

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

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lumberjoe

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#7 posted 597 days ago

It’s not going well. We will be there on Saturday as that is the only time that works for our babysitters. She is super excited that Craft Supply will be there. She even weathered the “cold” (it was in the 40’s yesterday) to turn about half a dozen cigar pens yesterday.

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#8 posted 597 days ago

This show always falls on the weekend of my wifes brthday. I havent made it up there yet but come hell or high water im gonna make one year. Will this year be ther one? Maaybbeee.

-- "there aren’t many hand tools as awe-inspiring as the #8 jointer. I mean, it just reeks of cast iron heft and hubris" - Smitty

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#9 posted 597 days ago

come on… you don’t need a babysitter…. kids love woodworking ;)

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

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chrisstef

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#10 posted 597 days ago

Joe you have your kids watch my son and we will meet up there! They’ll take care of one another im sure.

-- "there aren’t many hand tools as awe-inspiring as the #8 jointer. I mean, it just reeks of cast iron heft and hubris" - Smitty

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lumberjoe

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#11 posted 597 days ago

My son and her daughter will be with their respective (other) parent, so that leaves our 18 month old daughter. You are probably right, they will be fine. In fact, just drop your little guy off here and save on the parking. We can walk over. That is the big E (through the trees), taken from my front steps

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#12 posted 597 days ago

I’ll be there, stop by to say Hi!

-- Sam Hamory - The project is never finished until its "finished"!

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#13 posted 597 days ago

Possibly going…

-- It's all good, if it's wood...

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#14 posted 595 days ago

I’d like to go, if I can figure out a ride.

Anybody travelling through Brattleboro on your way there, send me a message?

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#15 posted 594 days ago

I would love to go but am working maybe next year. Be great to meet some other LJs and put faces to (screen)names

joe if you end up losing out on that felder machine, let me know if you need any help with the hardwood flooring

-- It's made of wood. Real sturdy.--Chubbs Peterson

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