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A Special Young Man And A Few Of Our Pens

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Project by hoss12992 posted 53 days ago 781 views 0 times favorited 13 comments Add to Favorites Watch

Thought I would post a few pics of some of the pens we have been doing. I got to figuring up last night, and to my surprise, we had sold just over 1400 pens since Jan 1 2014. The first pic is one we made up for a young man who is fighting cancer. We had seen the Fishing For Drew Facebook page, and read about this young man, and wanted to make something for him. So we made him a Red, White, and Blue wooden pen with a bass clip on it and sent it to him. His father sent a message talking about how much he liked it and thought it was “Really cool” If anybody is interested in making him anything, you can contact me for his shipping address. The smile on his face is PRICELESS!

-- The Old Rednek Workshop https://www.facebook.com/theoldrednekworkshoptn





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lightcs1776

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#1 posted 53 days ago

Fantastic. That first picture is priceless. The pens look great. 1400 pens in a short time … Amazing.

-- Chris ** If there must be trouble, let it be in my day, that my child may have peace. — Tom Paine **

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Monte Pittman

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#2 posted 53 days ago

Awesome gift. The motor on your lathe must be smoking.

-- Mother Nature created it, I just assemble it. - It's not ability that we often lack, but the patience to use our ability

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HillbillyShooter

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#3 posted 53 days ago

Outstanding! Nice work and great gesture.

-- John C. -- "Firearms are second only to the Constitution in importance; they are the peoples' liberty's teeth." George Washington

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doubleDD

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#4 posted 53 days ago

Making someone smile is a great thing. Making 1400 pens is insane. Glad to see things are going well.

-- --Dave, Downers Grove, Il. When you run out of ideas, start building your dreams

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cajunpen

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#5 posted 52 days ago

Nice gesture Hoss – making that young man smile is priceless. How the heck did you sell 1400 pens since the beginning of the year. I wish my site was selling that many – of course my average pen sale is in the $300-$500 range (not the pens that I make though).

-- Bill - "Suit yourself and let the rest be pleased." http://www.cajunpen.com/

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Woodwrecker

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#6 posted 52 days ago

Good job Hoss.
Proud of you brother.

-- Having fun...Eric

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woodshaver

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#7 posted 52 days ago

Great thing you are doing! Love that first picture, priceless for sure! Love what his T-Shirt says too!

-- Tony C , My high school shop teacher said "You can do it"... Now I can't stop!

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gfadvm

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#8 posted 52 days ago

Good job putting a smile on that young man’s face!

What is the 4th pic?

Your daughter must be a marketing genius!

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

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Tooch

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#9 posted 52 days ago

great work hoss, always great to see a smile on a kids face with cancer. My friend’s son won his fight with the Big C but he still has his off days.

great work for a great cause!

-- "Well, the world needs ditch-diggers too..." - Judge Smails

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DeLayne Peck

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#10 posted 52 days ago

Wonderful! We have to create opportunities to involve young people in our craft. My grandfather did. He gave me a lifetime of enjoyment.

-- DJ Peck, Lincoln Nebraska. I think of my shop as Fritter City. I am the Mayor.

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Todd Barrone

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#11 posted 51 days ago

That is so awesome!

-- "Courage is being scared to death but saddling up anyway" John Wayne https://www.facebook.com/BarroneContracting

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clieb91

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#12 posted 43 days ago

Hoss, Congrats on the number of sales. Great job n the gift pen.

CtL

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

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mrsKennyMak

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#13 posted 13 days ago

That fantastic grin says it all! (Who needs a marketing department, anyway?)
A definite day brightener—thank you!

-- “In strange and uncertain times such as those we are living in [...] may we trust the inexpressible benevolence of the creative impulse.” ~ Robert Fripp

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