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Forum topic by BentheViking posted 01-14-2014 12:04 AM 986 views 0 times favorited 22 replies Add to Favorites Watch
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01-14-2014 12:04 AM

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Just wanted to take a moment to publicly thank another LJ for a generous deed. A few weeks ago I mentioned on a forum that I had always debated whether or not I should pickup a benchtop jointer if I ever saw a good deal on one. Eventually I’d like a big standalone 6 or 8”er but wrestled with picking up a little one that might be better than none. Well later that night I got a message from Jimmy aka waho6o9 saying that he had an old Delta that was collecting dust since he’d upgraded his and that if I wanted it it was mine for the price of shipping. Well I wasn’t about to pass that up and a few days ago it arrived in a homemade crate with written reassembly instructions (he’d already emailed me some assembly photos) and a business card with his info in case I had any questions. I got the whole thing put together in about 10 minutes and quickly produced a whole pile of shavings. Just wanted to give a little gloat and also make sure that this highly appreciated gesture didn’t go unnoticed. Here’s to you Wahoo!

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

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#2 posted 01-14-2014 12:23 AM

waho did that? You know he drinks, right? Probably ask for it back…

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#3 posted 01-14-2014 12:25 AM

^LOL! Way to go man, that’s great.

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#4 posted 01-14-2014 12:31 AM

That is really awesome Ben! Great to have such cool people here, helping out the young guys and all

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#5 posted 01-14-2014 01:11 AM

Very nice of you Jimmy. Great people in this community which is why I love this site. So much valuable information to be passed on to others and cases like this to boot.

-- Matt, Illinois,

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#6 posted 01-14-2014 01:12 AM

Paying It Forward at it’s FINEST hour! Good for you!

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#7 posted 01-14-2014 01:14 AM

Great story—one of the perks of this woodworking community.

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#8 posted 01-14-2014 02:51 AM

waho, That’s the LJ spirit! Just remember that no good deed goes unpunished!

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#9 posted 01-14-2014 03:03 AM

You funny guys.

I’m stoked it went to someone that’ll appreciate and use it and seeing
how Ben needed something to get started I was thinking he would
dig it.

LJer’s rock!

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#10 posted 01-14-2014 03:37 AM

Nice give waho and nice get Ben. I KNEW I was hanging around good people!

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#11 posted 01-14-2014 03:45 AM

Great LJ story, this is why we really like this site, enjoy your new toy Ben. Be careful become formular with satety push devises associated with jointer.

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#12 posted 01-14-2014 06:47 AM

Amazing story and gesture on your part waho. Big high 5 on that one!

-- - Martin

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#13 posted 01-14-2014 10:14 AM

Great stuff. The best part is that the smile on your face when you use the jointer will be twice as big as it would have been anyway.

Ya done good waho.

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#14 posted 01-14-2014 01:13 PM

Big ups to a fine LJ, Wahoo. Congrats on the new toy Ben.

-- "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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#15 posted 01-14-2014 01:18 PM

Bad form to Bogart a joint(er).

Good karma, Waho!

-- You've got to be smarter than the tree.

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