Another day, another nickle #35: MERRY CHRISTMAS!!!!

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Well, it’s that time of year again. I do always try to get on here and wish my old friends the very best for the holiday season. I even finished a project for a Christmas present but let it get away with the customer before I took pictures. It’s funny how you can get out of the habit. When I first signed on on LJ, I would no more than get a project finished until I had it photographed and posted. That was back when there were about 1200 of us and about 40 really active. I just checked projects since yesterday. There were only 12 pages. You guys are slipping.
The project I finished is a sort of shadow box wall cabinet about 1.75 inches deep by 24 wide and 20 high. It has a frame on it that is bigger. The box is to display trophy belt buckles, (15). It’s going to a friend who is a darned good saddle bronc rider. His mother commissioned it. The frame is covered with carved leather and the back panel is basket stamped leather. I constructed it from Poplar and a MDF backer board. I did almost every thing with my hand tools. It must have worked; I have the check.
Well, this takes care of all my Christmas well-wishing. All I have left to do is sing a song Sunday night at the community Christmas program. LET THE FUN BEGIN!!! MERRY CHRISTMAS AND HAPPY NEW YEAR!!!!!!!

-- Thos. Angle, Jordan Valley, Oregon

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#1 posted 219 days ago

Tom: Great that you are active in a couple of your favorite activities.

Merry Christmas to you also, and the very Blessed of New Years.

-- 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 219 days ago

sure am glad the project came out well, nothing like keeping your skils tuned up by using hand tools, MERRY CHRISTMAS to you tom, and sing em a good ole song…happy trails

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

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Mark Shymanski

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#3 posted 219 days ago

Merry Christmas to you also!

-- "Checking for square? What madness is this! The cabinet is square because I will it to be so!" Jeremy Greiner LJ Topic#20953 2011 Feb 2

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#4 posted 218 days ago

You should post the video of you singing! Merry Christmas!

-- If you can dream it, I can do it!

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#5 posted 218 days ago

Merry Christmas to you also Thomas.


-- by Lee A. Jesberger

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#6 posted 218 days ago

Merry Christmas and a Happy New Year to you, hope your group has a wonderful get together and program

-- As ever, Gus-the 75 yr young apprentice carpenter

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Thos. Angle

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#7 posted 218 days ago

Phillip, if you go to my Facebook page, Tom Angle Cowboy Entertainer, you will find a link to a bunch of videos on YouTube from The Cowboy Poets of Idaho. There are videos of something like 12 or 13 songs. The sound quality is pretty poor . They were videoed at a show in Payette, Idaho. There are also 4 tracks from my album,”Tough Times” on YouTube.

-- Thos. Angle, Jordan Valley, Oregon

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#8 posted 218 days ago

Always great to hear from you. Glad things came together for ya.
Merry Christmas and a prosperous new year with your new shop.


-- Chris L. "Don't Dream it, Be it."- (Purveyors of Portable Fun and Fidgets)

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#9 posted 218 days ago

Tom, Good to ‘hear’ from you. Have a good Christmas and prosperous New Year.

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

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#10 posted 217 days ago

Great to hear from you Tom. Keep well mate and keep up the good work.

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

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