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An administrator, at the school where I taught, is leaving for another position. When I asked- “would you ever consider returning here, if a position opened?” The response was-

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So, I made this little parting gift.

Liberated the idea from an automata site several years ago. It is sort of a trial and error build as there were no plans.

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

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#1 posted 04-27-2013 04:41 PM

cool flying pig.great parting gift.

-- Marty.Athens,AL

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#2 posted 04-27-2013 04:54 PM

Great gift Lew.

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

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#3 posted 04-27-2013 05:02 PM

Ha haha, Cute gift Lew.

Now I understand where the Microsoft flying toasters concept came from.

-- Back home. Fernando

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#4 posted 04-27-2013 05:55 PM

I like it, Lew. Leaving La Conner today and back to the frigid north….......hope our plane flies as well as your pig.

-- Jim, Anchorage Alaska

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#5 posted 04-27-2013 06:21 PM

Lew, If I ever see a pig fly I believe that I’ll just throw in the towel. Nice work, it’s cute.

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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#6 posted 04-27-2013 07:35 PM

Great build. Should be a well accepted gift.


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

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#7 posted 04-27-2013 08:04 PM

You a clever dude. I like it.


-- -- I'm no rocket surgeon

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#8 posted 04-27-2013 08:13 PM

Get idea Lew. Know what your admn. friend means. I would never go back either.

-- Bill - Mesquite, TX --- "Everything with a power cord eventually winds up in the trash.” John Sarge , timber framer and blacksmith instructor at Tillers International school

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#9 posted 04-27-2013 10:07 PM

That made me smile….every politician should have one of those.

-- And my head I'd be a scratchin'

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#10 posted 04-27-2013 10:14 PM

Made me smile too. Cool pig!

-- Perform A Random Act Of Kindness Today ... Pay It Forward

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#11 posted 04-27-2013 10:20 PM

Very nice departing gift and one I am sure he will always have a smile for whenever he looks at it and tells the “story” that goes along with it.

-- Use it up, Wear it out --------------- Make it do, Or do without!

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#12 posted 04-27-2013 10:40 PM

First pig to fly, November 4th, 1909. We celebrate it every year at work.

That being said, great parting gift.

-- Before you criticize someone, you should walk a mile in their shoes. That way, when you criticize them, you're a mile away and you have their shoes.

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#13 posted 04-27-2013 11:08 PM

very cute.

-- Matt--Proud LJ since 2007

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#14 posted 04-27-2013 11:13 PM

fun and cool project.

-- Custom furniture

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#15 posted 04-27-2013 11:18 PM

Nice One Lew!!

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

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