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motthunter

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01-28-2009 06:32 PM

Topic tags/keywords: cleveland ohio

I don’t know if anyone is interested in having a get together in Cleveland, Ohio for local Lumber Jocks. Maybe a picnic or something similar.

If so, please send me a note. Who knows, maybe there are enough of us to start some kind of club… Lets see.

I look forward to hearing ideas.

-- making sawdust....


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#1 posted 01-28-2009 06:57 PM

Count me in… though maybe we should wait a few months for the picnic! I’m not much of an organizer – especially with a 2-year old and a 3-year old at home… but I’d be a happy participant.

-- -- Kevin in Mentor, Ohio

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#2 posted 01-28-2009 07:03 PM

organizing should not be a problem. Lets just try to get enough people. Obviously if we do the picnic thing, it wont be any time soon.

Andrew

-- making sawdust....

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#3 posted 01-29-2009 04:32 PM

I’ll add this to the eMag.

-- ~ Debbie, Canada (https://www.facebook.com/DebbiePribeleENJOConsultant)

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#4 posted 01-29-2009 04:34 PM

I’m game

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#5 posted 01-30-2009 06:49 AM

expect to e moving back to bluegrass area of KY early this summer and would love to join you if I get through the moving thing in time.

-- RTB. stray animals are just looking for love

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#6 posted 01-30-2009 07:50 AM

I was wondering if you were planing this during the snow storm . . . If my feet ever thaw out I may be able to get there.

-- "They who dream by day are cognizant of many things which escape those who dream only by night." ~ Edgar Allan Poe

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#7 posted 02-01-2009 03:32 AM

As the new Jock on the block I think it would be a great time. Thoughts of a warm day and a picnic just might help me get through some of these cold snowy days.

-- Dave, Ohio,www.rusticforest.com

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#8 posted 02-06-2009 04:19 AM

I would drive up from Pittsburgh.

-- Don, Pittsburgh

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#9 posted 02-09-2009 03:02 PM

I searched ‘Cleveland’ and i was excited to see this! I live in Jerusalem (Israel) but my parents are still in Cleveland—whenever i am back i look for woodworking activities and shops—Rockler recently closed, didn’t it? :-( Does anyone have any info on traditional woodworking in the Cleveland area? Thanks so much.
-Naomi
Jerusalem, Israel (sometimes Cleveland, Ohio)

-- 'Humility is a duty in great ones, as well as in idiots'--Jeremy Taylor

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#10 posted 02-09-2009 05:00 PM

Hey Fellow Woodworker’s!

The Lake-Geuaga Woodworker’s Club has meetings and classes at Eagle America in Chardon, Ohio. I know it is a bit of a drive but the meetings are really great and the group sometimes gets together a rents booths for local craft shows to sell some of the various projects we make. The next meeting is scheduled for 2-17-09 and all skill types are welcome. Contact Dick Schamberger at tellie@copper.net or just show up for the meeting to check it out! FYI – I was just in Eagle America the other day and they are now carrying the full line of Flexcut carving tools as well as Festool! That place rocks!

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#11 posted 02-10-2009 03:22 PM

Dear Giant

My idea was to not involve a retail business who is more interested in selling to the members than having a get together with no financial gain intended. I am sure that if you at Eagle wanted to have a lumber jocks picnic, folks would come.

I am sure that your club is a good one and a lot can be gained by being a part of it, but it is kind of obvious by your plug for a new line of tools that you are from that company.

-- making sawdust....

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#12 posted 02-10-2009 04:01 PM

Sorry Mott,

Just like shopping there!

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motthunter

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#13 posted 02-10-2009 04:12 PM

Dont get me wrong, I shop there too and I am glad they they advertise here and support the site. The guys who run Eagle are good guys. I just hope not to mix the two.

-- making sawdust....

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#14 posted 02-10-2009 04:27 PM

hmm….according to Google Earth….it would take me 6 hrs 19 minutes….would have to bring my tent for sure!! Might be do-able if the timing is right….could sail there….but then the party would be over and everyone gone home!

-- George..." I love the smell of a workshop in the morning!"

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#15 posted 02-10-2009 04:32 PM

Prez, Sure you are welcome to come. plenty of room for a tent too.. Sail over the lake and I will pick you up at the shore.. Only one string.. you sail in, I get to ride on your boat…

-- making sawdust....

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