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Forum topic by Don Newton posted 06-29-2009 01:52 AM 932 views 0 times favorited 9 replies Add to Favorites Watch
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Don Newton

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06-29-2009 01:52 AM

Well Lumberjocks, It doesn’t seem possible that I have been a member for only one year. By the way, Thanks Beaurecrat for the heads-up and kind words! I say ONLY one year because I have never had a year in my life where I have made so many new friends.
Scotsman; who thinks outside the box and forges ahead in spite of his disability.
Charles; who we’ve watched set up his shop, collect tools and complete projects that his mother proudly displays.
Gary; what more can I say about his craftsmanship and unselfish sharing about his methods of work.
Junji; my Japanese pal who’s projects run the gamut, thanks for introducing us to your family.
Of course there are others, many others, who have influenced me and will continue to do so. Thanks to you all for allowing me to join, participate and I consider you all to be my friends. Woodworking…...who, other than Martin, would have thought it could traverse the continents, political and language barriers and bring us all together in a common goal….....respect for each other through woodworkiing. I consider myself honored to be called a LUMBERJOCK!

-- Don, Pittsburgh

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#1 posted 06-29-2009 02:13 AM

Thank YOU for being my friend, too! I agree the this LJ has been so helpful for my woodworking projects, ambition and of course making new friends!

-- Junji Sugita from Japan,

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#2 posted 06-29-2009 04:38 AM

WOO HOO i only have 2 more days to 365.

There is too much to do here. Too much to see.

But its great to have feedback, and to give it as well.

-- Measure once cut twice....oh wait....ooops.

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#3 posted 06-29-2009 05:57 AM

Happy Anniversary.

-- 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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#4 posted 06-29-2009 06:27 AM

You need to get 4 more posts in quick so you’ll average 1 per day!! Congrats

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

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#5 posted 06-29-2009 09:53 AM

Happy Aniversary Newton. Whatever you have said is true and we have really gathered true friends. I request Martin to arrange an international gathering so that we have chance to meet each other.

-- “If someone feels that they had never made a mistake in their life, then it means they have never tried a new thing in their life”.-Albert Einstein

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#6 posted 06-29-2009 05:39 PM

Happy LJ anniversary! You’re work is outstanding!

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

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#7 posted 06-30-2009 12:17 AM

Happy Anniversary, Don.

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#8 posted 06-30-2009 03:44 AM

Happy Anniversary Don. Glad to have you on LJ’s.

-- Jerry--A man can never have enough tools or clamps

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#9 posted 06-30-2009 03:53 AM

Happy Anniversary…Happy Anniversary…

-- Custom furniture

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