Tuesday, July 18, 2017

A Pattern Contributed by Russ Claridy.


This humorous word art pattern was contributed by Russ Claridy of Simply Wooden Creations. Russ and I have been friends for a long time. He has helped me out in many ways over the years. You may know Russ from the Community forum. He has been an active member and moderator of the forum since it started.

A couple years ago Russ started his YouTube channel (Let's Talk Shop with Russ) where he does projects and interviews other woodworkers. It's live every Saturday night at 8pm EST. You can also catch the videos on his channel if you miss the live show. 

Right now Russ has a contest going that some of you may want to enter. It's named Whirligig Wars and you can watch the video at this link for details. It looks like he has a pretty good list of prizes this year so if you like to build whirligigs check out the contest. It runs until the end of this month.

Thanks Russ for all the help over the years and for contributing this pattern.

Rant Update:

Yesterday I talked about my recent computer issues. I received lot's of feedback from people who had suggestions for possible solutions. Thanks to those folks. 

I finally broke down and took the machine to a shop here in town that I trust. They thought they had it figured out but the problem came back tonight. I am probably down to shot gunning parts at this point. Have you ever noticed how much easier it is to spend money than it is to make it? :) 
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