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Taddie Construction Delta BC -Donated 4 windows, 2 of which open, all double-glazed.
Branden  Harris Surrey BC -Donated $10.00 instead of going to a movie.
Dave Henderson Burnaby BC -Donated $40.00 because he looks like Jerry.
Member "Kades" Port Coquitlam BC -Donated $10.00 of her birthday money.
Member "Cynic" Coquitlam BC-Donated a generous undisclosed amount of cash.
George Best Surrey BC -Donated an assortment of brackets, and nails.
Phil Clelland Surrey BC -Donated a full days labour pounding nails into the deck.
Dick's Lumber Surrey BC -Donated a reduced rate on lumber cost, and 2 bags hasty post.
Members Redeye Rob, Sumo & Ralf for helping frame up the clubhouse.

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See the Laminate flooring transformation pictures. Post your own renovation pictures, and show us what you got.
Jerrybuilt.com will be undergoing a bit of a transformation. Sign up on The Pegboard, and be a part of the action, by submitting your own input. Get off the couch and get involved, just click here.
The Woodworker's Website Association provides a handy way to view a variety of  Wood Samples
New look and functions for our Pegboard Forum. When was the last time you visited?
Member Cranbrook2 shows us that birdhouses are not just for the birds. Follow his link to see his photo album and then post what's in your backyard.
Submit plans of your own. Share your favorite project with fellow team members. See what we've got so far... but promise not to laugh.
Our clubhouse has withstood the test of a huge dump of snow.  Now, if we just had some heat. Having some windows would be a logical first step I suppose. See it here.
Clubhouse finally painted. ( Well, actually we stained it.) Almost looks like someone lives there now. Wonder if that transient is still in there?   What do you think?  
First sleep-out ends in failure !  Yes, the clubhouse was finally put to the test. After lining the floor with cushions, setting up the TV and VCR, and watching "Signs", it was back in the house by midnight.  Must have thought Jerry was an alien. 
Occasionally, Jerry is released on a day pass and allowed to surf the internet. During a recent session, he encountered this little match-the-tool game, and we can't get him to stop.
Pegboard forum upgrade went as smooth as silk Enjoy private messaging, buddy lists, calendar events, and all kinds of neat stuff. All as part of your free membership. Join today! 
You just have to see our latest renovation photographs. See how a simple laminate flooring installation can transform even the most horrendous of floors into a virtual dance floor.
There's some stiff competition out there. Have a look at these clubhouses.   Boy, do we have a thing or two to learn. See the photos
Want to purchase some quality jerrybuilt merchandise? See the items available by following the links from the Hardware Store. Coasters, coffee mugs, aprons, get them all with your favorite cartoon, or just a big picture of Jerry's mug. Pricey maybe, but Jerry needs the bucks.
Jerry's more cultured than you think. Visit this cool website to see the band "Jerrybuilt" in action. That's www.jerry-built.com What a great name, eh? Look for them on the friends of Jerry page.   
Before & After. Post pictures of your recent renovation.  Does hard work really pay off ? Or do things  go from bad to worse? Upload your "before & after" pictures, and let's see.
 Membership is completely free. Sign up as a member now, and leave your mark in the construction of our clubhouse. Contribute something if you want to, and have your name burnt right into the lumber we use in construction. If you don't want to, contribute some ideas instead. Just join the fun !
Have a birdhouse you'd like to show us? Or better yet, have you got plans for a birdhouse you can post? Let's see what you got ! 
Member "Cynic" has posted plans for a neat pedal cycle.  Download  them from the "Kids Stuff" section of the Pegboard Forum.
Win some cheap Jerrybuilt merchandise! Take the Quick Fix Challenge. Post your quick fix and try your luck. Think you can top Jerry's kitchen sink repair? Gonna be tough! Jerry's either a brilliant plumber, or one desperate cheapskate. See what you think.  Surely you can beat Jerry.
Have a comment or suggestion for Jerry?  An idea for the website? Want to let Jerry know what you think of him and his website? Get it off your chest. 
Visit Jerry's new "Friend's of Jerry" page. Join Jerry's growing list of friends.     Really!
Ready to go! Jerry and the team are rested and refreshed after the holidays, and looking forward to resuming construction. Here's the latest.    
In memory of  Molly, Jerry's favorite little wonderdog. Sept.2,1989-Nov.27,2001. Rest in Peace in Puppy Heaven.
Have any dilemmas that you need help with? Why not ask Jerry, in the new Ask Jerry section of  The Pegboard? (Well, you can ask.) Post your problem, or help with others, Jerry can't do it all. (Would you want him to?) 
The walls are going up soon,  so if we're going to have windows, we have to know where they're going to be. Time's ticking.     Have your say! 
Have anything to contribute? Lumber, curtains, coin? Check out the perks for pitching in. ( Nobody ever clicks the banner ads.)
Here's an example of the kind of input we get. These are real members, so you can see why we need a larger knowledge base. Are you sure you want to join?
Just a reminder to select your personal avatar.  Little pictures like this that accompany your postings in the Pegboard forum. They're your online identity. Click  then select "options".
Our members have spoken. We're going with an 8x10 clubhouse. (...or is that 10x8 ? )
Don't forget to check the calendar periodically. Jerry's going to post his intentions for each weekends construction of the project.
Just how big should this clubhouse be? Has Jerry lost his marbles? Vote here!
Nothing to do? Try building these cool stilts. When your done, don't forget to let your kids try them too.
Member Homosaurus has a great idea for fixing broken lawn-chairs in the true jerrybuilt tradition. Learn his secret here.                   
Submit your ideas and layout plans for the clubhouse here. Get your two cents in before Jerry screws things up.
Back from vacation: Jerry's return from Port Renfrew where he helped slap together a portion of a wharf. See the pictures here.  ( it isn't going to be pretty.)
Vote on the latest poll in The Pegboard Forum. Tell us what you would do if you were Jerry. ( Count your lucky stars your not.)
View the groundbreaking photos in the Backyard.   See how Jerry has screwed things up so far.
 

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Rgregson: When are your members going to see updated pictures.
Or should I say , a picture. We cannot give our ideas to Jerry when we cannot see his lousy work or how far along he is. If you find a transient* inside give him a hammer as he couldn't be any worse than Jerry. One picture can show a thousand mistakes...
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reference to Jerry's recent newsletter where he talks about a latch for the door to keep transients from moving in.

Jerry: The fact is that there really hasn't been a lot of progress to photograph. I keep waiting for members input, but nobody has been posting anything. I'll get some up soon. As soon as I get a digital camera. So go buy a coffee mug so I can afford one.

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