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A wood ring for Dad....But sad news.

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Project by WoodenFrog posted 791 days ago 4301 views 3 times favorited 68 comments Add to Favorites Watch

This is a ring “lamination style” I made for my dad, but I didn’t get it done in time. He passed away Wednesday Feb. 15th, He was 79 years old and had a battle with a brain tumor and other sicknesses. He was an avid woodworker. And I had promised to make him a ring. This is the one I got done and I will see that he has been buried with it.This ring is walnut, maple, and purple heart. I wish he could’ve got to see it, he would’ve liked it.I will miss him deeply.

Here’s a Link to a blog about the Lamination Style Wearable Wooden Rings I make!
http://lumberjocks.com/WoodenFrog/blog/34552

-- Robert B. Sabina, Ohio..... http://www.etsy.com/shop/WoodenfrogWoodenProd





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patron

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#1 posted 791 days ago

sorry for your loss robert

good to see you working again

lot’s of love
in a fitting tribute

-- 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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ugoboy

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#2 posted 791 days ago

I am sorry to hear of your fathers passing. I’m sure he would be proud to have shown it off and say “My Son Made This For Me”! Nice job

-- ~ Guy Woodward, Pflugerville Texas

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TrBlu

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#3 posted 791 days ago

Very sorry for your loss.

Nice ring. You did a wonderful job. It’s a fitting tribute for your hero.

I encourage you to take a picture of his hand with the ring in place. It will be difficult for you to look at now, but something you will cherish for many years.

-- The more I work with wood the more I recognize only God can make something as beautiful as a tree. I hope my humble attempts at this craft do justice by His masterpiece. -- Tim

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DIYaholic

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#4 posted 791 days ago

My sympathy goes to you and yours.

I’m sure your dad will/would have worn the ring with great pride!

-- Randy-- I may not be good...but I am slow! If good things come to those who wait.... Why is procratination a bad thing?

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WoodenFrog

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#5 posted 791 days ago

Thanks to you all, TrBu thats a great Idea about the pic I will do that.

I would like to add that the Walnut I used for this ring Came from fellow LJ’S member Scrappy!

-- Robert B. Sabina, Ohio..... http://www.etsy.com/shop/WoodenfrogWoodenProd

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Dusty56

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#6 posted 791 days ago

Sorry for your loss and may God bless you and your family members .
I lost my Dad to cancer last March.
He cherished everything that I ever made for him as I am sure that your Dad has.
The ring looks awesome from here : )

-- When you arrive at my front door, please knock softly but firmly. I like soft , firm, knockers : )

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dakremer

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#7 posted 791 days ago

sad news :( You guys will be in my prayers! I’m sure he would have loved it!

-- Hey you dang woodchucks, quit chucking my wood!!!!

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Stephen M. Skillins

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#8 posted 791 days ago

Excellent job on the ring. I’m sure your dad is in heaven admiring the excellent work. Sorry for your loss

-- Steve Skillins, Danvers MA

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foneman

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#9 posted 791 days ago

Robert, I am sorry to hear about your Dad and am certain he would be proud of you and that ring. You did a wonderful and job!!!! You and your family are in my thoughts and prayers!!!

john

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DaveTPilot

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#10 posted 791 days ago

Sorry for your loss. I’m sure he is smiling down at you and your accomplishments.

-- How valuable is time to a person who spends his disparaging the beliefs of others? --David Berthelette www.pilotwoodworks.com

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Martyroc

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#11 posted 791 days ago

My heartfelt wishes go out to you and your family, and I know your dad would have loved it because it was from you. Looks really nice.

-- Martin ....always count the number of fingers you have before, and after using the saw.

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john

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#12 posted 790 days ago

I am sorry to hear about your father Robert . I also lost my father this week , he was 75 :-(

-- John in Belgrave (Website) http://www.extremebirdhouse.com , http://www.facebook.com/group.php?gid=112698715866

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littlecope

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#13 posted 790 days ago

Great Job on the Ring Robert, I think your Dad would have loved it…
Peace be to You and Yours my Friend…

-- Mike in Concord, NH---Unpleasant tasks are simply worthy challenges to improve skills.

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getlostinwood

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#14 posted 790 days ago

Sorry for your loss. it is a wonderful ring and Im sure he would have treasured it

-- The basis for optimism is shear terror

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WoodenFrog

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#15 posted 790 days ago

Thanks to all! The Lumberjocks community is the best in the world.
To John in Belgrave I am sorry to hear that. My prayers go to you and your family.

-- Robert B. Sabina, Ohio..... http://www.etsy.com/shop/WoodenfrogWoodenProd

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