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Ryan Shervill

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06-09-2009 09:57 PM

Topic tags/keywords: contest weekend project article ryan shervill canadian home workshop

As most know, I am with Canadian Home Workshop Magazine, and as of yesterday we together launched a contest called “Weekend In The Workshop”.

Essentially, you come up with an idea and plan for a weekend project and submit it. There will be a voting process, and the winning entry will win a trip to my shop (airfare, hotel, car rental, etc) where we will build your project together. In addition to the two days of one-on-one with me, I will help turn your project into an article for the magazine….you get to see what it’s like being followed around by a camera while making sawdust :)

Details: Details and entry here!
This is for hobbiests of all skill levels, so don’t worry if you are just a beginner…I’m there to help.

ETA Sorry guys, only open to Canadians :(

I hope you guys come up with some cool ideas!

Ryan Shervill

-- Want to see me completely transform a house? Look here: http://forum.canadianwoodworking.com/showthread.php?41055


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pommy

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#1 posted 06-09-2009 10:53 PM

Hi Ryan

I take it that this is only for us and canadian LJ’s only mind you i would love a trip to canada lol…..

-- cut it saw it scrap it SKPE: ANDREW.CARTER69

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#2 posted 06-09-2009 10:54 PM

Well I’m Canadian by birth. Does that count?

-- 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 karsonwm@gmail.com †

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#3 posted 06-09-2009 11:56 PM

I can spell Canada! Can I start packing?

-- Never board, always knotty, lots of growth rings

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#4 posted 06-10-2009 12:12 AM

I can see Canada from my job. I even have some Canadian coins.

-- Working at Woodworking http://www.VillageLaneFurniture.com

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#5 posted 06-10-2009 12:20 AM

I’ve been to Canada numerous times and can even speak Canadian heh?

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

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tenontim

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#6 posted 06-10-2009 03:11 AM

I’ve been to Quebec. Is that part of Canada, or it’s own country? Most of my car was made in Canada also.

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#7 posted 06-10-2009 03:33 AM

Since I live in Florida and put up with your Grandmas passing off your deflated coins and driving 20mph in a 60mph zone for years….I’ll submit that legally I’m entitled to enter.

However, I WILL NOT accept my prize from the Queen…or Don Cherry.

-- David, Tools4solidsurface.com

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#8 posted 06-10-2009 03:36 AM

eh whats the deal no south of the border folks.

-- http://artisticwoodstudio.com Custom furniture

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#9 posted 06-10-2009 03:36 AM

Mrs. Rustic’s father lives in Canada

-- www.carvingandturningsbyrick.com, Rick Kruse, Grand Rapids, MI

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#10 posted 06-10-2009 03:38 AM

Canada….Canada….what part of Texas is that in??

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

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FEDSAWDAVE

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#11 posted 06-10-2009 03:38 AM

Quebec has never been part of Canada….See: I surrender…............

-- David, Tools4solidsurface.com

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#12 posted 06-10-2009 04:29 AM

It,s good to be Canadian eh !!!

-- John in Belgrave (Website) http://www.extremebirdhouse.com , https://www.facebook.com/groups/extremebirdhouses/

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#13 posted 06-10-2009 05:46 AM

Yes! I have the perfect idea, I’m entering!

-- Alan, Prince George

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#14 posted 06-10-2009 02:17 PM

Does being married to a Canadian move me to the top of the list? Just kidding. Hope this project goes well for your magazine and the “winner”

-- Larry "Work like a Captain but Play like a Pirate!"

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#15 posted 06-10-2009 04:24 PM

You should also read the fine print re this contest if you ever want to submit your project elsewhere or even post it on the web.

I don’t want to rain on anyone’s parade but this seems a bit out of place here on a “sponsored website”.

*Finalists must consent to the use of their projects, photographs, names, places of residence, likeness and voice without compensation, in print, radio, online or televised publicity or promotion relating to the contest.

And from the site owners this:

9.2. All the items on Transcontinental Media’s Internet sites (including, without limitation, the texts, articles, photographs, images, illustrations, audio and video excerpts, software, etc.) are protected by copyright and belong to Transcontinental Media or third parties acting as content providers. Except for certain clearly stated exceptions, no items on Transcontinental Media’s Internet sites must be interpreted as giving you any right whatsoever with regard to the intellectual property of Transcontinental Media or of a third party acting as a content provider.

Bob

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

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