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Blog entry by Partridge posted 07-07-2009 10:05 PM 924 reads 0 times favorited 7 comments Add to Favorites Watch

Hey guy exiting news for me. I was told by the boss to make two sets of pens and boxes for a business trip to china. They will be given as gifts. I was given until the 15th. They wanted two of the boxes
and pen set i just turned for another job in Oklahoma (no pic yet) but it is penn state long wood satin set with red Mallee buro and ebony. they are going to give me time of work to do this task as it is very high priority.

-- I get out in the shop when I can

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#1 posted 07-07-2009 10:15 PM


-- Never board, always knotty, lots of growth rings

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#2 posted 07-07-2009 10:35 PM

Do you get to go and deliver them? And give a presentation on the quality of American craftsmanship?
Don’t take “no” for an answer! Congrats.

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#3 posted 07-07-2009 11:34 PM

congrats on the compliment of your work.. the paid time to make them… the honour of the gift.. and I’m guessing the trip!

-- ~ Debbie, Canada (

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#4 posted 07-08-2009 10:06 AM

Sounds like youi’re a top hand around there ;-))

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

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#5 posted 07-08-2009 12:33 PM

a real compliment !
get ready for some orders ,
theres lots of folks ,
over there !

and sign your work ,
they will probably ,
start a factory ,
and copy them .
by the millions !

-- david - only thru kindness can this world be whole . If we don't succeed we run the risk of failure. Dan Quayle

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#6 posted 07-08-2009 07:26 PM

Great recognition I’m sure they’ll be great

-- wood crafting & classes

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#7 posted 07-08-2009 07:37 PM

no I do not get to go. they will have my brand on box and made in USA…

-- I get out in the shop when I can

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