Distribution of Toy at Christmas 2010

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I don’t think that Lew posted this as a project but I wanted to give him all of the glory and recognition associated with it.

My son David and I visited his shop a summer ago and Lew visited my shop on one of his mini vacations to Ocean City. Lew also came down and taught a woodworking class on making his rolling pins. at the Mason Dixon Woodworking club.

Lew knew that I was active in making toys, along with the Mason Dixon Woodworking Club, for distribution to needy children at Christmas time. He volunteered to make a couple of toys for us to distribute.

He made 4 of these beautiful cradles. I hope that he kept some pictures and will post it as a project. If not I’ll take a few and send them to him. Because, a record needs to be made of his generosity.

These cradles are so nice that we didn’t want to give them to just one child. We wanted to give them to a group of children.

The first one was delivered today to a State of Delaware office that manages Court Appointed Family Visitation. This is so that one of the parents can see their children under court supervision.

I received a call later today and asked if we could deliver one to a Battered Women’s shelter.

Lew should get all of the credit for this cradle. I’m just the cab driver that is making the deliveries.

If anyone else wants to get involved for next year we are happy to accomidate your desires.

-- I've been blessed with a father who liked to tinker in wood, and a wife who lets me tinker in wood. Appomattox Virginia †

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#1 posted 12-11-2010 01:22 AM

Thank you! I am glad the little ones will get some enjoyment from them.

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

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#2 posted 12-11-2010 01:46 AM

Congratulations to you and to Lew.

-- Don - Rochester, NY

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#3 posted 12-11-2010 01:57 AM

Very well done, gentlemen…

-- Al H. - small shop, small projects...

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Dennis Zongker

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#4 posted 12-11-2010 02:05 AM

Great Job, Lew & Karson. Thanks for Sharing.

-- Dennis Zongker

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#5 posted 12-11-2010 03:05 AM

just what the doctor ordered

more caring

you both have done that well

thank you

-- 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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#6 posted 12-11-2010 04:14 AM


-- (You just have to please the man in the Mirror) Mike from Michigan -

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#7 posted 12-11-2010 04:26 AM

That’s really nice! Someone’s little baby gets a better bed.

-- Random Orbital Nailer

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#8 posted 12-11-2010 05:45 AM

Nice, looking forward to seeing more pictures of the cradles.

Thanks for sharing.

-- Mike The Termite ~~~~~ Working safely may get old, but so do those who practice it.

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#9 posted 12-11-2010 05:52 AM

You do great work Karson I know all you do is really Appreciated .

-- wood crafting & woodworking classes

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Bob Kollman

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#10 posted 12-11-2010 05:59 AM

Well done job, and I think you’ve found useful homes for Lew’s projects.

I know that both your efforts might help children in ways that no might

guess except with in the hearts of the children that recieve these gifts.

-- Bob Kenosha Wi.

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#11 posted 12-11-2010 10:28 AM

Two great guy’s…well done.

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Lee A. Jesberger

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#12 posted 12-11-2010 11:06 AM

Very good of both of you.


-- by Lee A. Jesberger

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#13 posted 12-11-2010 01:20 PM

Great thing all you guys are doing. I am sure it is greatly appriciated.

God Bless

-- Mc Bridge Cabinets, Iowa

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Roger Clark aka Rex

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#14 posted 12-11-2010 03:19 PM

Karson, I salute you and your team, you show us the best in people.

-- Roger-R, Republic of Texas. "Always look on the Bright Side of Life" - An eyeball to eyeball confrontation with a blind person is as complete waste of Time.

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#15 posted 12-11-2010 09:36 PM

Excellent! Great job Lew and Karson.


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

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