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This is my thank you plaque for my neurosurgeon. I just had a temporal lobectomy on Oct 9 and had 16 cubic cm of my brain removed to stop my seizures which was a miracle to me. So six hours of his time to change my life I can atleast make him a thank you plaque out of my best wood in my shop. I used african bloodwood as the plaque itself and purpleheart for the ribbon because a lavender coloured ribbon represents epilepsy. The ribbon is still brown in the pic from working on t and needs to blend back to purple eventually though. As for the brass engraving I got done at the mall near my house. I would’ve built him a much greater project if I could but I’m still recovering and can’t do much still. I hope you like it.

-- My purpose in life: Making sawdust





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Mark

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#1 posted 12-24-2009 07:21 PM

as well i used a wipe on poly

-- My purpose in life: Making sawdust

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lew

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#2 posted 12-24-2009 07:37 PM

Mark,

He will be honored by your gift! I have many doctor friends and they truly cherish the Thank You gifts from their patients.

Merry Christmas!

Lew

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

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Mark

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#3 posted 12-24-2009 07:40 PM

Merry Christmas Lew! Thx a lot!

-- My purpose in life: Making sawdust

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GMman

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#4 posted 12-24-2009 07:43 PM

Mark that is a real wonderful gift I am sure he will appreciate it, not too many people will do something that nice to thank their Doctor that worked so hard to help people.
Mark you are a very nice thoughtful person.
Thank you so much for posting it.

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Mark

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#5 posted 12-24-2009 07:46 PM

No problem gmman…thats my first project done since before my surgery so I should start rollling in some more shortly…smaller to bigger projects though. I’m glad you like it though. Thx

-- My purpose in life: Making sawdust

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MsDebbieP

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#6 posted 12-24-2009 08:08 PM

a beautiful project for a beautiful story. Life is good, isn’t it!!
Nicely done.

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

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Mark

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#7 posted 12-24-2009 08:15 PM

lifes definately better now without seizures lol…from daily seizures that bedrested me to not having any at all since the day before my surgery thats definately life changing for me..love it…thanx msdebbiep

-- My purpose in life: Making sawdust

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cabinetmaster

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#8 posted 12-24-2009 09:03 PM

Great post. You did a great job on that plaque. Great to hear no more seizures. That’s great. Merry Christmas Mark to you and your family.

-- Jerry--A man can never have enough tools or clamps

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Joanne

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#9 posted 12-24-2009 10:25 PM

Congratulations Mark on being siezure free! That was truly a life changing surgery, I am sure your Doctor will love the plaque!

-- Joanne, New York, www.creationhollow.com

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Mark

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#10 posted 12-25-2009 04:31 AM

thx alot guys this means alot…im no man with no support…merry christmas

-- My purpose in life: Making sawdust

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Karson

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#11 posted 12-25-2009 04:44 AM

Very nice: I’m glad that everything is working out OK.

-- I've been blessed with a father who liked to tinker in wood, and a wife who lets me tinker in wood. Southern Delaware karson_morrison@bigfoot.com †

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Mark

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#12 posted 12-25-2009 06:03 AM

thx karson…i’d say better than ok from my point of view :)

-- My purpose in life: Making sawdust

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hunter71

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#13 posted 12-25-2009 02:28 PM

A payment like that will mean a lot more than the money he receives. Hope your recovery is quick.

-- A childs smile is payment enough.

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Bob Areddy

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#14 posted 12-25-2009 07:30 PM

The fact that you can make something like this so soon after your surgery is a testimonial to the great job your surgeon did!

-- --Bob http://www.areddy.net/wood

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Mark

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#15 posted 12-26-2009 02:19 AM

ya you make a good point rareddy….and hunter71 i sure hope he takes it like that

-- My purpose in life: Making sawdust

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