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Im a man of word. Shig is sent to Marko on monday I hope we can find a way to do this the right way. Since Im a norwegian Ill let you american find the way
Gonna have Darkhoek post a wip on the sharpening this weekend Gonna go through the jnats used to get the perfect polish and grind.
For shig fans I found Haralds blog: http://***********************/search?...&max-results=7
There you can see the knife yourselves. Its a great knife. The best cutter I have
David: Great board!
Then there will be 2 lotteries/raflles/auctions !!!
Gotta love fundraising
I realize that this suggestion is somewhat stone age, butt what about having a raffle where people snail mail their money in check form?
"The Buddha resides as comfortably in the circuits of a digital computer or the gears of a cycle transmission as he does at the top of a mountain."
Checks are not used outside us :S
JBroida = you ended up getting 5000 USD for Heiji. Anything you like to share?
personally, i believe that if you're giving money to a good cause and your intention is to help, why not just give the money anyways. Thats why when i do things like this, i only accept donations. Pay pal works just fine for that. We could just as easily raise money that way for bill.
(i hope this statement doent come off as abrasive as i'm worried it might... its not a judgement... just a statement of my personal beliefs and what i have done in the past)
I would think the simplest way would be to do donations and then a "give away", where people post in the thread if they've donated. I don't think many in our community would cheat.
Bill: I wish you and your family the best.
+1 to what Jon said. You can still do a raffle (or auction), but having a simple donation system is quick and easy and allows small and large donations. You could even have it so that if you donate a certain amount, the your name automatically goes into a raffle and we just do that unofficial name thing as has been done before without having all of those technical issues that auctions entail.
"In Japan they don't call it Japanese food, they just call it food." -- Children's Hospital Quote
Edit: LOL Sorry for my foul language. Apparently the forum software doesn't like my use of the word "t.it"