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Learning Curve #14: past to present

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Blog entry by MsDebbieP posted 06-16-2007 01:27 AM 892 reads 0 times favorited 8 comments Add to Favorites Watch
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During my short time at woodworking I’ve been asked about how I got into it and whether my Dad did any woodworking. Sadly, there was no direct woodworking mentors in my family.

One of my other little passions is genealogy and I have now found where my woodworking interests come from!

My great-great-great-great-great-great-grandfather, Ludwig Horning, was a carpenter!!! He was born in 1708 in Germany and arrived in Skippack Township Pennsylvania at age 20. He took his Oath of Allegiance on Sept. 25, 1740.

In his will, he stated: 1 do further give and bequeath to my son John my clock, and case, windmill, cutting box all my carpenter tools, cross cut and hand saw and drawing knife.

And so there you have. I have sawdust in them thar veins!! :)

-- ~ Debbie, Canada (https://www.facebook.com/DebbiePribeleENJOConsultant)



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mot

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#1 posted 06-16-2007 02:06 AM

LOL! Well, one of your veins anyway. LOL… /me ducks

-- You can discover more about a person in an hour of play than in a year of conversation. (Plato)

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#2 posted 06-16-2007 02:08 AM

you’d better duck… I think that Cyber Share ability has multiple uses ((tosses something through the connection and watches it nearly miss the mighty Domino))

-- ~ Debbie, Canada (https://www.facebook.com/DebbiePribeleENJOConsultant)

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#3 posted 06-16-2007 02:22 AM

-- You can discover more about a person in an hour of play than in a year of conversation. (Plato)

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#4 posted 06-16-2007 02:26 AM

hahahaha GOTCHYA

-- ~ Debbie, Canada (https://www.facebook.com/DebbiePribeleENJOConsultant)

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#5 posted 06-16-2007 02:45 AM

From those things that were made for good, someone will always think of a way to use it for Bad.

-- 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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#6 posted 06-16-2007 02:49 AM

doh…..

((head hanging low and shutting off the cyber tool share tool))
((but continues to keep one eye on Spid-ato Man,,, just in case)

-- ~ Debbie, Canada (https://www.facebook.com/DebbiePribeleENJOConsultant)

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#7 posted 06-16-2007 04:11 AM

I am Spid-ATO Man!

-- You can discover more about a person in an hour of play than in a year of conversation. (Plato)

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#8 posted 06-16-2007 05:12 AM

LOL

-- Bob, Carver Massachusetts, Sawdust Maker http://www.capecodbaychallenge.org

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