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Forum topic by JayT posted 01-28-2014 02:13 PM 1319 views 0 times favorited 28 replies Add to Favorites Watch
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JayT

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01-28-2014 02:13 PM

Topic tags/keywords: calendar hand tools

The unofficial 2014 LumberJocks Hand Tool Calendar is done and available for order.

First off, I apologize for the delay, but think the results are worth it. Big thanks to all of you who allowed pictures to be used and for those who supplied high res images when needed. It was extremely difficult to select the pics—there were so many good ones to choose from. Even limiting the choices to only photos posted during 2013, there were probably enough good shots to do a page-a-day calendar. Of course it wouldn’t have been ready until July :-)

Hope you enjoy the look—it’s a bit different than last year’s hand plane calendar. I promise that no one was intentionally excluded, but in trying to show some of the quality, breadth and uniqueness that makes LJ what it is, while still featuring some of the more artistic photos or projects that caused a stir, some really good projects or shots had to get cut just because of space.

Huge shout out to Mosquito, who did the Photoshop work and set up the calendar on Zazzle.com. While not inexpensive, their products are extremely high quality and you are able to order the exact number you want in your choice of three sizes. I ordered already and was having problems with the promo code they showed on the website, so called customer service and they very quickly supplied a different code with a better discount and even said to share it with all of you. That is what I call good customer service!

Enough blather, here is the order link:

http://www.zazzle.com/lumberjocks_hand_tool_calendar_2014-158717355717941769

At checkout, enter promo code: 2014CALSDEAL

That code will get you a generous discount, but is only good until this Friday, January 31.

-- "The American Republic will endure until the day Congress discovers that it can bribe the public with the public's money." Alexis de Tocqueville, 1835


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Don W

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#1 posted 01-28-2014 02:19 PM

Mine is ordered. Thanks JayT and Mos for your efforts.

-- Master hand plane hoarder. - http://timetestedtools.com

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ToddJB

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#2 posted 01-28-2014 02:22 PM

JayT and Mos – Great job. They look outstanding. Thank you for your work on this project.

-- I came - I sawed - I over-built

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Mauricio

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#3 posted 01-28-2014 02:33 PM

My order is in! This one is going in my cubicle, to remind me of what I would rather be doing. I will look up at it and smile! :-D

-- Mauricio - Woodstock, GA - "Confusion is the Womb of Learning, with utter conviction being it's Tomb" Prof. T.O. Nitsch

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Smitty_Cabinetshop

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#4 posted 01-28-2014 02:41 PM

JayT and Mos, thanks very much for making this happen! Order has been placed. It’s hard to judge a book by it’s cover, but I like what’s on this one. :-)

-- Don't anthropomorphize your handplanes. They hate it when you do that. -- OldTools Archive

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terryR

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#5 posted 01-28-2014 02:51 PM

Thanks for the hard work, guys!
Got me a huge one so I can see the photos in the shop. LOL

-- tr ...see one, do one, teach one...

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CL810

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#6 posted 01-28-2014 03:12 PM

Ordered. Mos & JayT we owe you one!! Thanks.

-- "It's amazing how much can go wrong when you think you know what you're doing."

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chrisstef

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#7 posted 01-28-2014 03:14 PM

Double batch ordered. Shop and office both need one.

JayT & Mos – thanks for spearheading the efforts!

-- "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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BigRedKnothead

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#8 posted 01-28-2014 04:15 PM

Awesome! Thanks Guys. I ordered the big one.

Be sure to use that “choosetosave” promo code.

-- Red -- "That the powerful play goes on, and you may contribute a verse." W. Whitman

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TerryDowning

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#9 posted 01-28-2014 05:00 PM

Ordered going to hang in my office.

Thanks guys!!

-- - Terry

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Hammerthumb

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#10 posted 01-28-2014 06:03 PM

Ordered 2 large. One for shop, and one for office. Thanks Mos and JayT!

-- Paul, Las Vegas

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Slyy

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#11 posted 01-28-2014 06:16 PM

Awesome!! Thanks JayT and Mos for fixing this up! Good work boys!

-- Jake -- "Not only do we live among the stars, the stars live within us." - Neil Degrasse Tyson

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Mosquito

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#12 posted 01-28-2014 06:37 PM

The coupon code 2014CALSDEAL is for 40% off, good deal!

Sorry it took me so long to get my stuff together, been really busy with moving and work lol

I’ve ordered 3, one of each size. Small for the office, standard for the side of the house, and large for the “shop” :-)

-- Mos - Twin Cities, MN -- Stanley #45 Evangelist - www.youtube.com/MosquitoMods

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shampeon

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#13 posted 01-28-2014 07:52 PM

Ordered. Thanks to Jay & Mos for all their work on this.

-- ian | "You can't stop what's coming. It ain't all waiting on you. That's vanity."

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#14 posted 01-28-2014 11:30 PM

Looks great fellas, thanks for the efforts.

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#15 posted 01-29-2014 12:00 AM

Ozone ate my post! Great job Mos and JayT, ordered mine. How do guys want to handle the royalty payments? Beer would be ok by me. :0)

-- "Aged flatus, I heard that some one has already blown out your mortise." THE Surgeon ……………………………………. Kevin

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