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Blog entry by Mark Whitsitt posted 1309 days ago 1033 reads 0 times favorited 5 comments Add to Favorites Watch

Here’s a picture of what my wife got me for Christmas… this gift was based on advice from Steve Ramsey's video for the spouses of woodworkers on gifts. Great Big Thanks to Steve!!!!

(BTW, Steve’s Blog site Woodworking for Mere Mortals is great fun and, once in a while, actually informative grin; Be sure to sign up to follow his blog!)

Anyway, on to the gift! A very nice S4S piece of Cocobolo, about 1.2 bdft!

Don’t know what I’m going to make with this, but it’ll definitely be for SWMBO…

Hope you all had a great Christmas! God Bless and have a Happy New Year!

Mark

-- -- "there are many good reasons to use old hand tools, but moral superiority is NOT one of them..."



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lou

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#1 posted 1309 days ago

you could make a beautifull box for your wife from that board.enjoy.

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clieb91

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#2 posted 1309 days ago

A great gift, nice choice. Love his blog. My sister actually got me a 6’ piece of padauk, I am looking forward to trying to figure out how to give it back to her next year. Wood the perfect re-gift!!

CtL

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

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matt garcia

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#3 posted 1309 days ago

That is a nice piece of cocobolo!!!

-- Matt Garcia Wannabe Period Furniture Maker, Houston TX

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Stevinmarin

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#4 posted 1307 days ago

Awesome! My wife watched my video too. I didn’t get wood…but she did get me a bunch od sansding stuff and a huge assortment kit for my Dremel. Let us know what you decide to make with it!

-- Entertainment for mere mortal woodworkers. http://www.WoodworkingForMereMortals.com

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WoodyWoodWrecker

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#5 posted 1305 days ago

I guess this is the kind of gift that they can’t complain about when you re-gift it.

-- You always have tomorrow to stop procrastinating.

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