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StumpyNubs

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06-24-2014 01:16 AM

Topic tags/keywords: humor jig tip trick

On June 23, 2014 the Stumpy Nubs Woodworking “fan thread” set a record. It is the first thread that became too big for the internet! After nearly half a million views and 67,550 posts, the traffic finally became too much for even the largest (and best) woodworking community on the web to handle. So we’ve taken the unprecedented step of breaking it in half! This is part two!

What made the Stumpy Nubs thread so popular? Perhaps some of it has to do with the fact that Stumpy Nubs makes a great woodworking video podcast! But the “fan thread” is really about the woodworkers that drop in, sometimes several times a day, to talk about their latest projects, share their tips and tricks with each other, make a few jokes and have a few laughs together. Over the last three years we’ve had highs and lows. Friends and family members have passed away, new ones have been born, and what started as a little thread to promote a woodworking contest back in 2009, soon became a community within a community. Members have held reunions, for goodness sake!

Not only have a bunch of woodworkers made new friends, but a TON of projects, blogs and other forum topics that have been posted elsewhere on Lumberjocks.com were inspired through the discussions on this thread.

So join us! If you don’t have time to read all the posts, no biggie! Just hit the refresh button and it’ll take you to the most recent. Then leave a comment. Nobody will care that you missed a few thousand posts!

And if you have a few weeks to kill, you can go read the old thread here.

Meanwhile- since this is the official Stumpy Nubs Woodworking Fan Thread, here’s a rundown on what that’s all about…

Stumpy Nubs Woodworking is a video podcast, blog and website that began a few years back as a way to mix humor with great ideas to help small shops become great shops without spending a lot of cash. We make our own tools, we design crazy jigs and workshop solutions that are unique in the woodworking world. It’s intended to be both entertaining, and informative.

Since it’s debut with a few hundred viewers, it’s grown fast. We’ve amassed millions of views, tens of thousands of subscribers, won two video awards, and enjoyed the endorsements of some of the biggest names in woodworking today. So check it out! You don't know what you're missing!

PHOTOS FROM THE 2014 REUNION HELD BY MEMBERS OF THIS THREAD:

-- It's the best woodworking show since the invention of wood... New episodes at: http://www.stumpynubs.com


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#1 posted 06-24-2014 01:21 AM

first post made on this thread

Roger Clark aka Rex
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I was serious (believe it or not) about having “winner” categories so that more people can be “King of the Hill” and add some extra fun too. Otherwise I think that many will not enter because they are not as skilled as some and consider their entry would be below par. By having “gag” categories, it gives just about everyone some level playing field and encourages more to enter.
It is just an idea that I though would may be of interest, nothing more.

—Roger-R, Republic of Texas. “Always look on the Bright Side of Life” – An eyeball to eyeball confrontation with a blind person is as complete waste of Time.

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-- Chris ** If there must be trouble, let it be in my day, that my child may have peace. — Tom Paine **

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#2 posted 06-24-2014 01:23 AM

I’m here.

-- Bill M. I love my job as a firefighter, but nothing gives me the satisfaction of running my hand over a project that I have built and just finished sanding.

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#3 posted 06-24-2014 01:23 AM

Dang it, Chris, I wanted first shot! LOL

Party is at Stumpy”s Whose bringing the Beer?

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#4 posted 06-24-2014 01:23 AM

Randy, are you lost?

-- Bill M. I love my job as a firefighter, but nothing gives me the satisfaction of running my hand over a project that I have built and just finished sanding.

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#5 posted 06-24-2014 01:24 AM

Looks the same to me

-- Gary, DeKalb Texas only 4 miles from the mill

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#6 posted 06-24-2014 01:24 AM

Let the good times roll…..

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

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bandit571

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#7 posted 06-24-2014 01:24 AM

About like the Mickey Mouse Club’s ROLL CALL!

( NO, I am NOT Goofy…)

-- A Planer? I'M the planer, this is what I use

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#8 posted 06-24-2014 01:25 AM

What’s that smell?

-- Jeff - I have not failed. I've just found 10,002 ways that won't work.

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#9 posted 06-24-2014 01:25 AM

I call shotgun…..

-- My mind is like lighting, one brilliant flash, then its gone.....

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lightcs1776

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#10 posted 06-24-2014 01:25 AM

I’d delete and repost later for ya Bandit, but there’s no delete button. Oh well – grin.

-- Chris ** If there must be trouble, let it be in my day, that my child may have peace. — Tom Paine **

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#11 posted 06-24-2014 01:26 AM

Remember…. don’t tell Marty!!!

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

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#12 posted 06-24-2014 01:26 AM

Let’s see how long it takes y’all to break this one. (grin)

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#13 posted 06-24-2014 01:27 AM

Dang…tooo late!!! Marty found us!!!

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

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#14 posted 06-24-2014 01:28 AM

I was going to make the first comment, but I thought it would look a little pathetic if I ended up being the only one to post on the new thread. Glad you guys decided to come over!

-- It's the best woodworking show since the invention of wood... New episodes at: http://www.stumpynubs.com

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#15 posted 06-24-2014 01:28 AM

How did y’all get here so fast?

-- " I'll try to be nicer, if you'll try to be smarter" gfadvm

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