"My Dowry" #1: What we started with!!

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Blog entry by Cdawg posted 12-14-2012 04:34 AM 898 reads 0 times favorited 3 comments Add to Favorites Watch
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This “little” project is one that most people jokingly refer to as “my dowry,” as I actually asked my then future father-in-law for his daughters hand. While I had no intentions of using the deck for bargaining purposes, it was an excellent project and the reward was certainly worth every minute of it :-)!!

Just to start this off on the right foot, basically what we started with was this:

So as you can see from the second picture the previous deck would just not do. I wouldn’t say we are extremist but in Texas Bigger is ALWAYS better. So over the next couple of weeks I will try to get up all the pictures documenting the build. I will be the first to admit it really did turn out WAY better than I expected and I think you too will be surprised.

-- When life hands you lemons, ask for the salt and tequila.

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#1 posted 12-14-2012 12:27 PM

Ok, I’m hooked.

-- Mike, an American living in Norway.

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#2 posted 12-15-2012 04:23 AM

Me too

-- Norman - I never never make a mistake, I just change the design.

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#3 posted 12-15-2012 05:09 AM


-- "Not skilled enough to wipe jam on toast!"

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