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Project by Pdub posted 690 days ago 1463 views 0 times favorited 5 comments Add to Favorites Watch

The OIC (Officer in Charge) of our shop left to take over as the Commander of another Squadron, so we needed a going away gift. She is somewhat vertically challenged and always needed to use a stool in the shop. We decided to make one for her to take along. The top is laser engraved with our shop logo and a saying that some of the guys came up with. It is maple and mahogany with a poly finish and several coats of wax.

-- Paul, North Dakota, USAF Ret.

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#1 posted 690 days ago

You know that some projects never get noticed, I have experienced it on several occasions.

When I saw the inscription it made me curious as I was expecting “walk softly and carry a big stick”! I am also vertically challanged and I am short too, so I appreciate this going away gift!

It will serve her well and be a good moment of the “other” guys.

It looks strong and well built!

-- "I never met a board I didn't like!"

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#2 posted 690 days ago

That would be a very nice stool for anyone, vertically challenged or not! Thanks for sharing.



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#3 posted 690 days ago

Nice project and I’m sure that she appreciated it.

helluvawreck aka Charles

-- 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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#4 posted 690 days ago

Very nice stool and I love the saying.


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

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#5 posted 690 days ago

Thanks everyone. I appreciate the nice comments.

-- Paul, North Dakota, USAF Ret.

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