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Project by Dogboy posted 318 days ago 2048 views 0 times favorited 16 comments Add to Favorites Watch

My Wife let me know that my mother in law asked about making a case for my father in laws belt buckles from the Cattlemen. So I whipped up this case. Little did I know there was a long standing battle over the belt buckles needing to be moved off of a bookshelf. So When I gave it to him I suddenly became part of the anti belt buckle conspiracy. Sometimes you cant win.

-- No mistakes, just kindling





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robscastle

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#1 posted 318 days ago

I do not see a problem,
The MIL asked for it
its a free standing project, and very well done I might add.
So just who didn’t like it?

Mind you DO NOT argue with MILs !!

-- Regards Robert

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levan

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#2 posted 318 days ago

Nice job on the case. I’m sure he will come to appreciate it.

-- Lynn "If you think you can do a thing or think you can't do a thing, you're right". Henry Ford

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harvey4804

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#3 posted 318 days ago

Now that’s funny right there!

-- Ryan, FRMR HMM165 - HMX1 01-10

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Dark_Lightning

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#4 posted 318 days ago

...and here I was figuring that there was a belly swelling, or something. ;)

Nice job, in any event.

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marksalot2005

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#5 posted 318 days ago

You did a very nice job and great looking finish on that case. Your Father in Law should be proud. You took time to make him a special case for him. One day he will realize what you did for him and appreciate what you did for him. Be proud of what you have made and give a big smile to everyone you know.

-- Mark, Katy, Texas, Did they give Noah a hardtime about the wood boat in his driveway

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Monte Pittman

10828 posts in 840 days


#6 posted 318 days ago

You only did what the customer wanted. The rest is for your entertainment. Good job.

-- Mother Nature created it, I just assemble it. - It's not ability that we often lack, but the patience to use our ability

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aussiedave

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#7 posted 318 days ago

Great display case and funny story…..although not so funny for you I am guessing.

-- Dave.......Keep calm and make more sawdust....

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Hawaiilad

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#8 posted 318 days ago

And of course this “HAD” to be your Father In Law….you do know they never forget…. great looking cabinet

-- Larry in sunny and warm Hawaii,

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Ken90712

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#9 posted 318 days ago

Nice work, good luck…. Family is so much fun sometimes. LOL

-- Ken, "Everyday above ground is a good day!"

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Tooch

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#10 posted 318 days ago

nice work, you should just tell your father in law to stop whining, the women always win… and even when they don’t win, they still win.

good luck with the conspiracy, at least he has a really nice case now!

-- "Well, the world needs ditch-diggers too..." - Judge Smails

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Kevin

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#11 posted 318 days ago

Collateral damage! Sorry, but we’ve been there, done that. But it is usually between wife and mother inlaw

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hoosier0311

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#12 posted 317 days ago

we are all merely pawns,,lol,,,,,,,,,,,,,,,,,,,,,,,,,,,,,,,,at any rate, very nice looking case.

tooch is right,
rule #1 the women is always right
rule # 2, if she isn’t right,,,refer to rule#1

-- I'm only deaf in one ear,,,,,I just can't hear out of the other one.

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whitebeast88

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#13 posted 317 days ago

very nice,great shelf.

-- Marty.Athens,AL

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HorizontalMike

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#14 posted 317 days ago

“Father-in-law” Hmm, don’t you know that you can never win anything at anytime with him? After all, you ‘stole’ his daughter away from him, and, and, and…

;-)

-- HorizontalMike -- "Woodpeckers understand..."

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Dogboy

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#15 posted 317 days ago

Heh, So i work nights. The day I first met him was on my first visit to their home. My then girlfriend said I should grab a nap in the guest room. First words out of ye old father in laws mouth to me was “people die in their sleep.” None to restful

-- No mistakes, just kindling

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