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Project by Airframer posted 05-24-2013 11:53 PM 2079 views 1 time favorited 55 comments Add to Favorites Watch

9 months to build, 54 hours of labor and 5 days at the hospital and our first born son is finally home :-)

There goes my shop time budget for this year lol. Not really a wood project but had to share ;-)

-- Eric - "I'm getting proficient with these hand jobbers. - BigRedKnothead"





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chrisstef

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#1 posted 05-24-2013 11:59 PM

The best project to date Eric!! Congrats to you and your better half ;).

I love seein lil lumberjocks.

-- "there aren’t many hand tools as awe-inspiring as the #8 jointer. I mean, it just reeks of cast iron heft and hubris" - Smitty

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MT_Stringer

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#2 posted 05-25-2013 12:12 AM

Congrats. The finish looks great!

-- Handcrafted by Mike Henderson - Channelview, Texas

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gfadvm

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#3 posted 05-25-2013 12:14 AM

Congrats on the great looking son!

-- " I'll try to be nicer, if you'll try to be smarter" gfadvm

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Don W

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#4 posted 05-25-2013 12:15 AM

54 hours!! Man that’s a tough project. Best wishes to the whole fam.

-- Master hand plane hoarder. - http://timetestedtools.com

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firefighterontheside

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#5 posted 05-25-2013 12:16 AM

There’ll be lots of reasons to do woodworking for him and with him in the future.

-- Bill M. I love my job as a firefighter, but nothing gives me the satisfaction of running my hand over a project that I have built and just finished sanding.

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OnlyJustME

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#6 posted 05-25-2013 12:24 AM

Your best work yet. :) Looks like the hospital was on base. Congrats. Glad all are home safe and sound.

-- In the end, when your life flashes before your eyes, will you like what you see?

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RockyTopScott

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#7 posted 05-25-2013 12:26 AM

It’s amazing what a good mortise and tenon will produce.

-- “When you want to help people, you tell them the truth. When you want to help yourself, you tell them what they want to hear.” ― Thomas Sowell

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BTimmons

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#8 posted 05-25-2013 12:39 AM

Many happy congratulations to you and your family! Your boy will be sweeping wood shavings off the floor before you know it. Cherish this time. Now get off the Internet and do whatever your wife asks.

-- Brian Timmons - http://www.BigTWoodworks.com

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sgmdwk

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#9 posted 05-25-2013 01:08 AM

Congratulations. Another future woodworker. We are five months in to the first grandchild project – of course grandpa’s contribution is kind of minimal. I did provide 25 percent of the genes.

-- Dave K.

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bigogre

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#10 posted 05-25-2013 01:31 AM

Congrats! Oh and @ rocky…can’t stop laughin.

-- Putting the "mental" in experimental since 1973

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jackthelab

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#11 posted 05-25-2013 01:36 AM

Congrats! Hope things go well for your family. Your role is quickly changing but it all for the good.

-- Dave in Minnesota - If it ain't broke, improve it!

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woodcox

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#12 posted 05-25-2013 01:49 AM

Congrats to you both. Good lookin boy!

-- "My god has more wood than your god" ... G. Carlin.

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Brandon

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#13 posted 05-25-2013 02:24 AM

Wonderful! Huge congrats to you and the mother!

-- "hold fast to that which is good"

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vbquick1

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#14 posted 05-25-2013 02:32 AM

Congrats bro, life is getting ready to get a whole lot better! Being a dad is the best job ever.

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Airframer

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#15 posted 05-25-2013 02:40 AM

Thank you so much everyone! The little guy and Mom worked real hard to get this guy here so I can’t take much of the credit for the project. That credit goes to momma ;-)

-- Eric - "I'm getting proficient with these hand jobbers. - BigRedKnothead"

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