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Off Topic #1: Let's Start a LumberJocks Tradition

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Blog entry by DeLayne Peck posted 05-03-2015 02:50 PM 958 reads 0 times favorited 7 comments Add to Favorites Watch
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I found a combination Military Retirement Case/Flag Case among recent projects. It had 2 comments and too few views. When I reflected on the project, I felt shame. The project represented a long distinguished military career given in service to our Country.

As a community, let’s make a view and a “salute, thank you for your service, or sorry for your loss” a LJS tradition. Even if it’s a gift or commission, imagine delivering a project and saying, “I represent a large woodworking community, our members sent their respects, gratitude or condolences with this case.”

-- DJ Peck, Lincoln Nebraska. Lord, keep your arm around my shoulder and your hand over my mouth.



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a1Jim

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#1 posted 05-03-2015 03:03 PM

I agree wholeheartedly and have trying to include one of your statements anytime it’s clear the person who post is in or has been in the service. Thanks for promoting this fine idea.

-- http://artisticwoodstudio.com Custom furniture

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DeLayne Peck

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#2 posted 05-03-2015 03:31 PM

-- DJ Peck, Lincoln Nebraska. Lord, keep your arm around my shoulder and your hand over my mouth.

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gfadvm

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#3 posted 05-04-2015 12:20 AM

DJ, You are one of the “good guys” here. I second your motion and will try to do better.

-- " I'll try to be nicer, if you'll try to be smarter" gfadvm

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#4 posted 05-04-2015 05:35 AM

Nothing is better than what come from the heart!
Thanks DeLayne for a reminder that we all should do better in this recognition!

-- "I never met a board I didn't like!"

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DeLayne Peck

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#5 posted 05-04-2015 06:11 AM

Proud of and grateful to my brother LJs for answering the call. The number of views for combination military retirement\flag case jumped up. I noticed a Ranger patch in that case, some of toughest combat duty in the Army. Prayers that all our sons and daughters return save and sound.

-- DJ Peck, Lincoln Nebraska. Lord, keep your arm around my shoulder and your hand over my mouth.

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benchbuilder

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#6 posted 05-05-2015 11:15 AM

Thank you for the reminder, your right, its time to step up and do whats right. Thanks!!!

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#7 posted 05-05-2015 11:47 AM

I agree 110% DJ. I always try to thank and/or console all of our military guys n gals for their service and sacrifice. Without them, we’d be up a creek w/no paddle

-- Roger from KY. Work/Play/Travel Safe. Keep your dust collector fed. Kentuk55@yahoo.com

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