She's Happy!

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Project by Hawk9 posted 03-31-2012 08:56 PM 1203 views 7 times favorited 12 comments Add to Favorites Watch

Took wife, son, daughter-in-law and grandson out to dinner. Nice restaurant. Wife sees wall art. Says “Make me one of those.”
Aw sh…......shucks.
Retrieve cell phone. Take pic of wall art. Enjoy rest of dinner.
Decide to finish previously started projects. Hope wife will forget request.
Three weeks later finish all projects. Wife didn’t forget.
Aw sh….....shucks.
Some pine. Some plywood. Some paint. Some this, that, and the other. Voila!! Done. 24” x 48”
“How do you like it, Honey?” She says “I like it!” And then promptly proceeds to hang it in MY home office!!!!
Aw sh….....shucks.
But I’ll live with it because SHE’S HAPPY!!!!!!

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#1 posted 03-31-2012 08:59 PM

Nice piece of art. I am sure your wife will enjoy it every time she goes into your home office!

-- Peter, Woodbridge, Ontario

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#2 posted 03-31-2012 11:05 PM

Sweet! I can almost see Clint Eastwood in his serape strolling down main street!

Great job on the frame, btw!


-- Robert Rhoades WoodWorks / Email: /

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#3 posted 04-01-2012 01:48 AM

Double win, great project and making the wife happy

-- Don, Royersford, PA

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#4 posted 04-01-2012 02:05 AM

You know the saying… long as momma’s happy EVERYBODY”S happy!

-- Bruce Free Plans

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#5 posted 04-01-2012 03:37 AM

Wives are like kindergarteners attention spans; the HAPPINESS factor is very short lived

Still very neat—


-- just rjR

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#6 posted 04-01-2012 03:49 AM

Forgot to add the image that it needs on each side of it!

A pair of Heritage arms “Roughrider” Single action revolvers 9” barrels —hung canted toward the picture.

I could not get a picture to insert here withoput going through photobucket, Sorry everyone. Heritage is American made and GOOD QUALITY! I have one; love it.

-- just rjR

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#7 posted 04-01-2012 04:29 AM

very cool a real unique piece.

-- Custom furniture

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#8 posted 04-01-2012 12:25 PM

I likes it. Very colorful, and creative

-- Roger from KY. Work/Play/Travel Safe.

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#9 posted 04-03-2012 06:35 AM

I like it too

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#10 posted 04-03-2012 07:16 AM

Very nice story … happy end … and very nice colored piece of art !

-- Muriel, Belgium

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#11 posted 04-03-2012 12:59 PM

I like it; it’s simple and attractive and nice work.


-- If a man does not keep pace with his companions, perhaps it is because he hears a different drummer. Let him step to the music which he hears, however measured or far away. Henry David Thoreau

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#12 posted 04-04-2012 12:06 AM

I like it, too, will you make me one?

-- ~Julie~

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