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Blog entry by Martin Sojka posted 04-04-2012 11:26 AM 6649 reads 0 times favorited 39 comments Add to Favorites Watch

As most of you know, our long time member and friend Mike has passed away this week. He has a funeral today and LumberJocks home page will display his projects in the Daily Top 15 section today as a tribute to him (thanks for this idea, Rick)

Rest in Peace, Mike. You will be missed.



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#1 posted 04-04-2012 11:30 AM

thanks martin

a true loss
this is a good way for us all that knew mike here
to have some way to show our respects

-- 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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#2 posted 04-04-2012 11:47 AM

Thanks, Martin. This will be very fitting because he will be missed by many.

helluvawreck

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-- If a man does not keep pace with his companions, perhaps it is because he hears a different drummer. Let him step to the music which he hears, however measured or far away. Henry David Thoreau

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#3 posted 04-04-2012 11:48 AM

A very fitting rememberance. He will be missed.

-- Backer boards, stop blocks, build oversized, and never buy a hand plane--

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#4 posted 04-04-2012 12:02 PM

wonderful.
(My thoughts are with the family today)

-- ~ Debbie, Canada (https://www.facebook.com/DebbiePribeleENJOConsultant)

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#5 posted 04-04-2012 12:06 PM

Now that is just wonderful to have a top 15 as a tribute… thanks Martin and Rick… God Bless.

-- Drink twice... and don't bother to cut... @ lazylarrywoodworks.com.au For lovers of all things timber...

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#6 posted 04-04-2012 12:12 PM

Great idea.
Condolances to the family.

-- Glen, B.C. Canada

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#7 posted 04-04-2012 12:34 PM

RIP Mike
Great tribute!

-- Doug...

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#8 posted 04-04-2012 12:34 PM

That is a fery nice tribute, Martin. Rick, I know you will miss your friend Mike who has taught you so much!

My condolences to Mike’s family….......................Jim

-- Jim Jakosh.....Practical Wood Products...........Learn something new every day!! Variety is the Spice of Life!!

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#9 posted 04-04-2012 12:57 PM

Martin,

That’s a very nice tribute to one of your users. My best wishes to Mike’s family and friends.

-- Hal, Tennessee http://www.first285.com

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#10 posted 04-04-2012 12:58 PM

Condolences to Mike’s family. Sorry for your loss.

Greg

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#11 posted 04-04-2012 01:01 PM

oh wow, sorry to hear that.

RIP

-- ㊍ When in doubt - There is no doubt - Go the safer route.

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#12 posted 04-04-2012 01:18 PM

I will let his wife know

-- www.carvingandturningsbyrick.com, Rick Kruse, Grand Rapids, MI

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#13 posted 04-04-2012 01:25 PM

A very fitting tribute Martin. A gr8 way to “send him on”. May he rest in peace, and GOD bless and watch over his family and friends

-- Roger from KY. Work/Play/Travel Safe. Keep your dust collector fed. Kentuk55@yahoo.com

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#14 posted 04-04-2012 01:31 PM

Martin, it’s a nice thing to do. Thanks.
Good idea, Rick!

-- stay thirsty my friends...

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#15 posted 04-04-2012 01:39 PM

Thank you Martn!

Mike will be sadly missed. He’s aways in the back of my mind!

-- -** You are never to old to set another goal or to dream a new dream ****************** Dick, & Barb Cain, Hibbing, MN. http://www.woodcarvingillustrated.com/gallery/member.php?uid=3627&protype=1

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