dust stuff #16: Greatest Project Continued

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Blog entry by JoeyG posted 235 days ago 786 reads 0 times favorited 16 comments Add to Favorites Watch
« Part 15: Project of a Lifetime. Part 16 of dust stuff series Part 17: Back in the shop »

Well it’s been awhile my sawdust friends. I’ve been spending all my time on another of those life long projects and I thought I would let you guys and gals see the progress.

I would like to introduce Gabriel Phoenix. He was born on Aug. 10th. He is number 5 for us and has been a complete joy. When I am able to get back into the shop, I will be sure to share my woodworking with you, but until then, I will enjoy being a father to my kids.

-- JoeyG ~~~

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#1 posted 235 days ago


Well wait until the joy cools off and the diaper duty gets too hard, and you’ll be back in the shop.

-- I've been blessed with a father who liked to tinker in wood, and a wife who lets me tinker in wood. Southern Delaware †

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#2 posted 235 days ago

I think you need to get back in the shop and STAY in the shop!!! LOL

Congrats to you and yours!

-- Use it up, Wear it out --------------- Make it do, Or do without!

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Craftsman on the lake

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#3 posted 235 days ago

You are a rich man. Congratulations.

-- The smell of wood, coffee in the cup, the wife let's me do my thing, the lake is peaceful.

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#4 posted 235 days ago

Joey, what a nice picture. I have been blessed with my first grandchildren the past two years. They are a joy, and it has given me a chance to reprise the time in my life when I enjoyed being a parent of small children…an unexpected benefit.

-- Big Al in IN

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#5 posted 235 days ago

Well done! As the father of one, I can’t see (from a logistics standpoint alone) how anyone can do this more than once. Five? Wow.

Handsome little guy. Babies are so great when they’re quiet!

-- Brian in Arlington, TX

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#6 posted 235 days ago

Congrats Joey!

What a cool name for a beautiful little boy!

-- Lew- Time traveler. Purveyor of the Universe's finest custom rolling pins.

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#7 posted 235 days ago

Congratulations Joey. There is nothing like being a father is there? Enjoy you new Son.

-- Don't waste today, it is yesterdays tomorrow!~SisQMark

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Monte Pittman

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#8 posted 235 days ago

Beautiful picture. We’ve missed you, but there are more important things.

Congratulations sir.

-- Mother Nature created it, I just assemble it. - It's not ability that we often lack, but the patience to use our ability

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#9 posted 235 days ago

What a handsome boy! And kudos on the great name choice. Congrats Dad.

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

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#10 posted 235 days ago

amen to that joey, wood projects will always be there, but not our young children, take all of that you can, what a beautiful son you have..i thinks this is your best project to date….some pretty exotic baby you have there…sleep well gabriel…

-- GRIZZMAN ...[''''']

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#11 posted 235 days ago

Congrats to you and Mom. May everyday be everlasting memories.

-- Roger from KY. Work/Play/Travel Safe.

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#12 posted 234 days ago

Thanks everyone. Life is good.

-- JoeyG ~~~

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#13 posted 234 days ago

Congrats to you and yours! And a picture like the one you posted makes all the trials and tribulations of life worthwhile! Beautiful child!

And FIVE? You guys haven’t figured out what’s causing that yet, have you? :-)

-- Perform A Random Act Of Kindness Today ... Pay It Forward

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#14 posted 234 days ago

Thank you. We just believe in large families. Some folks need a big TV and a fancy car, I just need a bunch of kids running around laughing and playing. Much better investment.

-- JoeyG ~~~

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#15 posted 230 days ago

Joe, Been wondering where you have been??? Any great project takes time to get it right, looks like you got it right. Congrats to you & all your family….......................Jack

-- Jack R. Ellis

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