Keyholder for Grandma

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So this was my first woodworking project when I was in 6th grade so it’s about 25 years old. I made it for my grandmother who kept it on her wall every day until about 4-6 years ago when she was moved into a nursing home. I’ve been meaning to post this project for some time just for fun. Well today I’m posting it as I’m getting ready to go to Colorado to bury my Grandmother. It’s not the post impressive woodworking accomplishment but she thought it was that made me so proud. Thank you for reading my story.
Grandma's Keyholder

Doris Zickrick
July 13, 1919 – May 26, 2010

Doris Zickrick - July 13, 1919 - May 26, 2010

-- Russ

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#1 posted 1554 days ago

I think your grandmother was right. Sorry for your loss.

-- jstegall

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#2 posted 1554 days ago

My condolences to you and yours Russ

-- Custom furniture

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#3 posted 1554 days ago

My condolences on your grief. I made a foot stool for my Dad when I was 14 and upholstered it when he was out of town and kept it upstairs in my room and was going to surprise him in the morning after he got back but it was not to be as he passed away during the night after he got back. I was devastated that he never got to see and use my surprise for him. Again, my condolences!

Erwin Jacksonville, Fl

-- Erwin, Jacksonville, FL

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#4 posted 1554 days ago

It was made with great love, hung and kept with great love—the most impressive accomplishment. I’m sure the memories will last forever. I’m sorry for your loss.


-- Bob, --Silence & smile are two powerful tools. Smile is the way to solve many problems & Silence is the way to avoid many problems.

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#5 posted 1554 days ago

Thank you for your condolences.

Bearpie thank you for sharing your touching story,

-- Russ

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#6 posted 1554 days ago

My condolences. Everyone has to start somewhere.

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#7 posted 1553 days ago

Im so sorry.

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#8 posted 1552 days ago

So sorry to hear about your grandmother. Nice keyholder and I’m sure she appreciated it a great deal.

-- Bill, Austin, Texas,

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#9 posted 1311 days ago

Sorry about your loss of your grandmother.You will always have the memories of giving her something that you made all by yourself.That is the good thing about homemade projects they always mean so much more to the people that receive the gift.Thanks for letting us see the project and thanks for the story


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