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I made this for a girlfriend of mine (along with the worm in the apple that I have posted here)for a Christmas gift. My son and I flew down to southern Ca, for Christmas and when we arrived one of my pieces of luggage did not get off the same plane we did. When I finally got my luggage back this was missing. At the time I was not that upset because I was just thankful that they “found” my luggage. I never did quite understand why the only thing missing was this “whatever it is” I kinda had in the back of my mind that it probably got broken and someone removed it rather than leave it in the luggage all busted up. Well I sure am glad I did not pitch a bitch about it, because today I started that wonderful and lovely job of spring cleaning LOL! and wrapped in tissue paper and then newspaper I found this. and the sad thing is I found it right where I had put it, for safe keeping until I was ready to put it in my suitcase! Surprisingly he stands up, but i am either going to hang chimes on him or now that it is spring perhaps I will make him a garden goody. Made out of pine meant for the wood stove.

-- Allison, Northeastern Ca. Remember, Amateurs built the Ark. Professionals built the Titanic!

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#1 posted 2338 days ago

Very happy looking tweety Allison. nice job.

-- Grumpy - "Always look on the bright side of life"- Monty Python

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#2 posted 2338 days ago

Another fine piece Allison. Interesting story too.

-- Bill - "Suit yourself and let the rest be pleased."

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#3 posted 2338 days ago

Great piece..great story…..I think we all have a senior’s moment from time to time… LOL

-- Brian, Ontario Canada,

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#4 posted 2338 days ago

Hi Allison,

I am glad that you “found” this piece. And thanks for the story behind it. We all tend to do things like this at times (although I seem to be experiencing it more often now). This is a nice piece and I am sure you will be able to put it to use in your home.

Thanks for the post.

-- Challenges are what make life interesting; overcoming them is what makes life meaningful- Joshua Marine

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#5 posted 2338 days ago

Hi Allison.

Cute bird. Very nice job on him.

God Bless

-- Mc Bridge Cabinets, Iowa

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#6 posted 2338 days ago

Hey Bud,

Sounds like sometimers to me.

-- Odie, Confucius say, "He who laughs at one's self is BUTT of joke". (my funny blog)

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#7 posted 2338 days ago

Looks cutey!

-- Gary - Never pass up the opportunity to make a mistake look like you planned it that way - Tyler, TX

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#8 posted 2338 days ago

The things that have been the hardest for me to find are those things that I intentionally placed in a particular spot for safekeeping!!

-- Earle Wright, Lenoir City, Tennessee

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#9 posted 2338 days ago

Yea, instead of alzheimer’s I have some timers yet I have been told a lot lately “That I have some timers All the time” LOL!!! P.S. To Odie Another thing in common heh?

-- Allison, Northeastern Ca. Remember, Amateurs built the Ark. Professionals built the Titanic!

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#10 posted 1634 days ago

nice looking intarsia project…

-- New Project = New Tool... it's just the way it is, don't fight it... :)

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