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Blog entry by Karson posted 11-08-2010 10:01 PM 4424 reads 0 times favorited 15 comments Add to Favorites Watch

The Mason Dixon Woodworkers Club, that I’m the current President, were written up in the newspaper this last weekend. We were the Elves of Christmas.

Here are some of the pictures that were taken of that toys that were made for this years distribution. About 1200 toys were made during 2010, They will be distributed on December 4th to about 25 different charities for them to distribute to families with children that have needs.

The article

The Pictures

Thanks Karson

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



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hairy

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#1 posted 11-08-2010 10:07 PM

Nice work, Karson! Those are some fine toys. I bet that doll bed is a winner every time.

-- the last of Barret's Privateers...

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PurpLev

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#2 posted 11-08-2010 10:22 PM

very cool! nice article, and nice pictures. I’m sure they presents will be loved!

-- ㊍ When in doubt - There is no doubt - Go the safer route.

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Max

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#3 posted 11-08-2010 10:35 PM

Karson,

What a great cause for the Mason Dixon Woodworkers to support. Those toys will be cherished by all who receive them I am sure.

-- Max "Desperado", Salt Lake City, UT

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#4 posted 11-08-2010 11:26 PM

Karson it’s a wonderful thing that you and your “elves” are doing. I love to see the smiles on the kids faces, it doesn’t take much to make a child with nothing smile. Do you have a pattern for the car? I’d love to try my hand at making some toys for the local kids here.

-- Bill - "Suit yourself and let the rest be pleased." http://www.cajunpen.com/

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#5 posted 11-08-2010 11:29 PM

thank´s for sharing it Karson
you and your gruop realy deserved to bee reconiced and saluted for the work
you do and have done trugh the years
I know it isn´t the reson the gruop do it for , but still you and the gruop deserve it

take care
Dennis

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Roger Clark aka Rex

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#6 posted 11-09-2010 01:22 AM

Nice work and thoughtfulness Karson, you and your friends will spread a lot of happiness to some children. You guys sure have the spirit of the season – right on!

-- Roger-R, Republic of Texas. "Always look on the Bright Side of Life" - An eyeball to eyeball confrontation with a blind person is as complete waste of Time.

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#7 posted 11-09-2010 02:37 AM

Love it Karson. I understand volunteers are free, but what about materials? Are they donated as well?

I belong to a non profit group called “Men and Women of Action” (MWA). We are all volunteers who come along side groups who are in need. We mainly build stuctures such as youth camps, schools and such. There is a lot of fund raising that takes place to make these projects come to life.

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#8 posted 11-09-2010 02:39 AM

My hat goes off to you and your woodworking buddies. You are a very special group of people.

God Bless
tom

-- Mc Bridge Cabinets, Iowa

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Lee A. Jesberger

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#9 posted 11-09-2010 03:20 AM

Hi buddy;

I’m pretty sure I speak for all LJ’s… you and your group of elves are wonderful people!

Lee

-- by Lee A. Jesberger http://www.prowoodworkingtips.com http://www.ezee-feed.com

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#10 posted 11-09-2010 03:47 AM

Way to go Karson!! ;-))

-- "some old things are lovely, warm still with life ... of the forgotten men who made them." - D.H. Lawrence

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#11 posted 11-09-2010 07:07 AM

It’s a really wonderful thing you all do Karson. Many happy hearts because of your hard work. Congratulation to you and your group.

-- Better to say nothing and be thought the fool... then to speak and erase all doubt!

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#12 posted 11-09-2010 08:15 AM

Great article. I see my friend Nancy’s Dad, Gene Peavely. The bed he’s working on looks a lot the American Girl Doll bed I made for his granddaughter. You guys do a fantasitc job!!!
Vic

-- Vicki on the Eastern Shore of MD

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#13 posted 11-09-2010 07:53 PM

YOU GUYS SHOULD BE VERY PROUD KARSON. WHAT A GREAT JOB FOR CHARITY FOR LITTLE OR NO ACKNOWLEDGEMENT. KUDOS AND GOD BLESS YOU ALL.

-- (You just have to please the man in the Mirror) Mike from Michigan -

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#14 posted 11-10-2010 06:36 AM

nice job guys!!!!!!!!!!!!!! time for a new phone? actually those were the phones you could actually HEAR something out of…( I guess I am getting old)...

Seriously…I look forward to this post each year…

-- Matt--Proud LJ since 2007

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#15 posted 11-18-2010 09:52 AM

You are a top bloke Karson.

-- Grumpy - "Always look on the bright side of life"- Monty Python

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