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07-25-2007 03:31 PM

Topic tags/keywords: furnitology neil lamens wood magazine cover waytagobuddy knock down cradle mahogany cherry

Furnitologist and Lumberjock extraordinairre, Neil Lamens, landed the cover project on the September 2007 cover of Wood Magazine! Way to go Neil!

Check out Neil's blog, if you haven’t!


-- You can discover more about a person in an hour of play than in a year of conversation. (Plato)

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#1 posted 07-25-2007 03:35 PM


-- "Bordnerizing" perfectly good lumber for over a decade.

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#2 posted 07-25-2007 04:01 PM

Well I’m pumped!
What a great application of design and skill.
I haven’t seen Neil’s work before but I am intrigued now.
Got to love that relaxed confidence he has too.


-- A mind, like a home, is furnished by its owner

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#3 posted 07-25-2007 04:06 PM

Oh yeah, I just stumbled into Neil’s blog a few months ago. He has a friendly comfort with the entire process. His work speaks for itself as well.

-- You can discover more about a person in an hour of play than in a year of conversation. (Plato)

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#4 posted 07-25-2007 04:10 PM

Awesome…. I also enjoy his podcast…


-- Drew, Pleasant Grove, Utah

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#5 posted 07-25-2007 04:11 PM

Yes, I was admiring the crib and then had the Ah ha of realizing it was a project by a member of our community. I was thinking, my daughter is 18 in another 5 to 10 years I may need to build one of those.

-- We must guard our enthusiasm as we would our life - James Krenov

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#6 posted 07-25-2007 04:47 PM

Congratulations, Neil! I really like your take down cradle design and plan to build one, even though my boy is going on 17. I thought it was a great idea to make a carrying case to go with it, too.

-- Jesus is Lord!

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#7 posted 07-26-2007 05:23 AM

For those of you new to the site, Neil also won the LJ Thorsen Table Challenge.

-- You can discover more about a person in an hour of play than in a year of conversation. (Plato)

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#8 posted 07-26-2007 05:49 AM

Congratulations Neil.

-- I've been blessed with a father who liked to tinker in wood, and a wife who lets me tinker in wood. Southern Delaware soon moving to Virginia †

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#9 posted 07-31-2007 06:39 PM

Hello all:

Just came off the water in the Pacific Northwest…........bareboat chartered the San Juan Islands… absolute blast.

Thanks so much for all your kind words, and ….....Tom…...thanks so much for creating the thread, very, very, nice of you…...just noticed: what happened to spud-man???!!!

I now need to catch-up and see the Summer challenge entries.

Again….....thank you all!!!!’s good to be a LumberJock!!!


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#10 posted 07-31-2007 06:52 PM

Great stuff! Congrats on your cover!

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#11 posted 07-31-2007 09:26 PM

way to go Neil! Thats awesome!

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#12 posted 07-31-2007 09:33 PM

That’s awesome Neil. Great Job!

-- Mike, Charlotte, NC

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#13 posted 08-01-2007 12:09 AM

way to go Neil. Makes me proud to be a lumberjock too. jockmike

-- (You just have to please the man in the Mirror) Mike from Michigan -

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#14 posted 08-01-2007 02:09 AM

Congrats to you Neil on you cover, and thanks for being one of the sponsors for the summer challenge here on LJ’s. I have two boys 17 and 19, i think this would be good project for the three of us to work on together for future expansions to our family, Thanks.

Thanks Tom for highlighting this for us.

-- Joel Tille

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