My New Son Joe

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Blog entry by PocketHole69 posted 02-04-2011 08:44 AM 1559 reads 0 times favorited 12 comments Add to Favorites Watch

On January 26, 2011 my son Joseph was born at 5:03 AM. He is 7 lbs 1 oz and 20 1/2 in. long. I thought about posting a project post, but I technically only had to “work the wood” (if you know what I mean, heh heh) for about 5 minutes on this one so I didn’t think it counted :D

I’m going to go take a nap now.

-- Jason, Atlanta, GA

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#1 posted 02-04-2011 09:17 AM

Five minutes, did that include cuddle time. He looks like a happy health boy. So now you can buy tools for your son and of course test them out for him. Congrats.

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#2 posted 02-04-2011 10:03 AM

aaahhhh too cute!

-- Theresa,

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#3 posted 02-04-2011 12:09 PM

awwwwwww congratulations
and belated happy birthday, Joseph

-- ~ Debbie, Canada (

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#4 posted 02-04-2011 03:21 PM

welcome Joseph :-)
we look forward to see your future projects
and the wining from the old man when you take over his shop :-)

congrat´s to mum and dad

take care

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#5 posted 02-04-2011 03:24 PM

Congrats – - now the work starts.

-- David in Damascus, MD

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#6 posted 02-04-2011 08:48 PM

Finally made something decent instead of all that sawdust I hope to get over there this weekend.


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#7 posted 02-05-2011 12:54 AM

This is going to be one of the best, if not the best project you have ever made. But spend a lot more time with him from here on He is a very handsome lad. Looks just like his mother. lol
Congratulations to the new Mommy and Daddy. Rand

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#8 posted 02-05-2011 12:57 AM

Should be in Projects. LoL


-- Who is the happiest of men? He who values the merits of others, and in their pleasure takes joy, even as though 'twere his own. --Johann Wolfgang von Goethe

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#9 posted 02-05-2011 01:00 AM


I recognize the species. One of my favorites !!

About the joinery: I’m assuming … ligaments and tendons ??? Those L&T joints are classic.

You done good ! Let the fun begin :-)

-- -- Neil

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#10 posted 02-05-2011 01:30 AM

Congratulations. Loved the joke too. Wife didn’t find it as funny.

-- Russ

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#11 posted 02-05-2011 04:52 AM

Congratulations. Hang on, its a bit of wild ride. ;)

-- Galootish log blog,

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#12 posted 02-05-2011 05:07 AM

Hey looky there, a little woodworker!!! Congrats!! That is a great gift your wife gave you!!

-- Matt Garcia Wannabe Period Furniture Maker, Houston TX

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