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52 Weeks #40: Birthday Weekend

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Blog entry by clieb91 posted 1010 days ago 819 reads 0 times favorited 4 comments Add to Favorites Watch
« Part 39: A three day weekend… Part 40 of 52 Weeks series Part 41: Craft Fair coming quickly!! »

So this past Friday was my birthday and my wife and daughter presented me with some nice small gifts.

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My DW looked at my Lee Valley wish list and got me a couple of things. Looking forward to using them all, including the Gimlets. Even though I love my drill press I do like the quiet of the simple hand tools once in awhile. The wood came from the local wood store and I am pretty sure it is a piece of Padauk. Perhaps I will work on something to give her for Christmas from it :)

In other news, I am happy to say that I completed 6 of the Ox Yoke Puzzles for the upcoming craft fair. Man it is coming fast now, only 2 weekends left and I am working on of them. My goal is to have everything completed no later then the 1st though the fair is that following weekend. I spent the day making up soem earring parts for DW to make for the fair as well then cleaned up the shop a little bit in order to set up my scroll saw to make cut up puzzles. I have about 4 different ones to make and am going to attempt to double stack cut them in order to make 2 puzzles at a time. Then a few more simple peg puzzles I think.

Oh and next week I will post some of other large cut outs I have done at work for the Halloween Program.

Hope you all have a good week in and out of the shop.

CtL

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



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Wayne

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#1 posted 1010 days ago

Well happy birthday!
nice haul!

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spunwood

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#2 posted 1010 days ago

Happy birthday and nice presents!

-- I came, I was conquered, I was born again. ἵνα ὦσιν ἓν

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#3 posted 1009 days ago

happy birthday :-)
now thats gifts we can understand …. congrats :-)

take care
Dennis

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lew

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#4 posted 1009 days ago

Nice score!!

I’m available for adoption ;^)

-- Lew- Time traveler. Purveyor of the Universe's finest custom rolling pins.

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