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Jim Jakosh

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366 days ago

I just got home from Illinois and noticed a package in the mail from Denmark.

It was gifts from Mads in Copenhagen…...an official marking tool from Denmark, a couple of leather strops for pocket knives, and a cute orange paper bird beautifully crafted by Mads himself.

I have tried out the strop and it works very well on my pocket knife. I did use the marking tool on a piece of wood and it does an excellent job of marking. It has two markers so you can set two dimensions at once.

Thank you so much, my friend. I’m glad your life is getting so much better and that your new place is very good for you!!!!! You deserve it!!!!!!...........some day we will drink a beer together!!!!!...........Jim

-- Jim Jakosh.....Practical Wood Products...........Learn something new every day!!


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woodbutcherbynight

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#1 posted 366 days ago

Nice, amazing how the internet brings fellow woodworkers together.

-- Live to tell the stories, they sound better that way.

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HillbillyShooter

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#2 posted 366 days ago

Cool story and über toys! Thanks for sharing.

-- John C. -- "Firearms are second only to the Constitution in importance; they are the peoples' liberty's teeth." George Washington

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waho6o9

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#3 posted 366 days ago

And a fine surprise it is, cool story.
Mads’ 2 cool.

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grizzman

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#4 posted 366 days ago

wow jim, what a wonderful present to get from mads, that marking tool is really great, mads you are a wonderful guy, and ive known of your big heart for a long time…enjoy your new tools jim….and god bless you mads, and hope that your new direction with your life continues to bring you happiness for you and your daughter…

-- GRIZZMAN ...[''''']

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Rustic

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#5 posted 366 days ago

cool nice gift Jim

-- www.carvingandturningsbyrick.com, Rick Kruse, Grand Rapids, MI

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Jamie Speirs

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#6 posted 366 days ago

Nice one Jim & Mads

-- Who is the happiest of men? He who values the merits of others, and in their pleasure takes joy, even as though 'twere his own. --Johann Wolfgang von Goethe

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Moron

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#7 posted 366 days ago

nice to see

“pay it forward”

: )

-- "Good artists borrow, great artists steal”…..Picasso

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peteg

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#8 posted 366 days ago

That’s fabulous Jim as already said, the power of the internet,
but why am I not supprised at the sender, Mads you,re a very special person & although we have never met I know you are a man who loves to share your pasion with othes.
Go well Bro’s :: )))
Pete

-- Pete G: If you always do what you always did you'll always get what you always got

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stefang

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#9 posted 366 days ago

A great and thoughtful gift Jim. Yes, Mads is big hearted and likes to share more than just words.

-- Mike, an American living in Norway.

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madts

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#10 posted 366 days ago

How do you sign up to get on Mads’ mailing list?

Nice Mads.

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

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Monte Pittman

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#11 posted 366 days ago

That’s one of the true beauties of this site.

-- Mother Nature created it, I just assemble it. - It's not ability that we often lack, but the patience to use our ability

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joein10asee

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#12 posted 366 days ago

You’re livin’ my sig line.

I’m lovin’ it!

-- Perform A Random Act Of Kindness Today ... Pay It Forward

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Roger

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#13 posted 366 days ago

Gr8 story. That’s how life should be

-- Roger from KY. Work/Play/Travel Safe. Kentuk55@bellsouth.net

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Jim Jakosh

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#14 posted 366 days ago

Thank you all for the nice comments. Mads is truly that special guy you describe!!!!!!!Isn’t life great with Lumberjocks. Too bad all internet sites don’t foster such friendship as our!!!!

Moron, you made my day with that picture!!!!!! I love the “pay it forward” attitude!!!! I saved that image for future use,too.

...................Jm

-- Jim Jakosh.....Practical Wood Products...........Learn something new every day!!

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scrollingmom

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#15 posted 365 days ago

Glad your back.

-- Kelly, Allen,KS

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