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Forum topic by Kaleb the Swede posted 69 days ago 599 views 1 time favorited 11 replies Add to Favorites Watch
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Kaleb the Swede

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69 days ago

Hey Lumberjocks,

Found this cool video, really well made and I love the way the guy speaks about his craft. Some very nice older machines in here too. Thought some may appreciate it.

The Swede

http://vimeo.com/78788086

-- Just trying to build something beautiful


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Monte Pittman

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#1 posted 69 days ago

Awesome video. Thanks for sharing.

Hope your family is doing well sir.

-- 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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Bill White

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#2 posted 69 days ago

Kaleb,
That was inspirational to say the least.
Now, let me go to the shower. :)
Bill

-- bill@magraphics.us

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Monte Pittman

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#3 posted 69 days ago

Oops posted wrong.

-- 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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Kaleb the Swede

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#4 posted 69 days ago

Family is great mr Pittman thanks for thinking about us. Glad you guys liked it

-- Just trying to build something beautiful

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Jim Jakosh

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#5 posted 69 days ago

Kaleb, that was a very good video. he is a man after my own heart. I think there is always a place for kids, they just need to be shown what is out there besides all this new electronic gadgetry that wastes their time.

There is nothing like… no better feeling… than making something of your own design.

That is what makes this Lumberjocks site so special. You get ideas form 33,000 people and you can design something similar you own way.

Thank you so much for the video. I’d like to meet that guy some day!!
...............Jim

-- Jim Jakosh.....Practical Wood Products...........Learn something new every day!! Variety is the Spice of Life!!

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BigRedKnothead

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#6 posted 69 days ago

Wonderful stuff. A man after my own heart.

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

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rtbrmb

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#7 posted 69 days ago

Swede;

Thanks for sharing.

Bill in MI

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PAJA

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#8 posted 69 days ago

Badass. Definitely not what I was expecting. Very touching and paints a clear picture of the craft and the powers it holds. Thanks for the share!

-- PAJA - Zootown, Montana "It's the Indian, not the arrow"

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Buckethead

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#9 posted 69 days ago

Excellent. His comments about having been frontline at Vietnam reminded my of my dad. He still sees it right in front of him. My dad did too, though he rarely mentioned it.

-- Bucket, any person that spends 10k on a bicycle is guaranteed to be a $@I almost started to like you. -bhog

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Kaleb the Swede

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#10 posted 68 days ago

Glad you guys all liked it. As a wannabe woodworker and a high school teacher, who teaches the fringe society group of students, I thought his comments were great. “They are doers not sitters” very apt in my opinion

-- Just trying to build something beautiful

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mtenterprises

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#11 posted 68 days ago

“Very inspiring video for woodworkers” not only for woodworkers but all skilled trades and for those people who work with problem kids. I can see something like this here where I live, or anyplace for that matter. We have many and I mean lots of kids that could use this type of program here, something that they will actually work towards and give them selfesteam. I was/am a vocational high school student when I realized that I could not make it in regular high school I decided on vocational high school and it was good for me. Our vocational high school today cannot even cope with some of these kids just because it is too ridige and structered I can see many kids, both boys and girls, doing something like this to better themselves.
MIKE

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