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Cut this a couple of years ago for my parents 60 wedding anniversary. Dad recently passed away but Mom goes on the best she can . What a blessed person I am to have had their love and guidance for so many years.
This portrait was made by Charles Deering from a picture taken at a family gathering ( I believe my wife is the photographer).
Thanks for looking and for allowing me to share my parents with you.
Dave

-- the stone rejected by the builders will become the capstone





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Hawaiilad

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#1 posted 390 days ago

What a great way to remember your parents. Great job of cutting as well

-- Larry in sunny and warm Hawaii,

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Monte Pittman

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#2 posted 390 days ago

Great job. You came from good stock.

-- 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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Jeff82780

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#3 posted 389 days ago

Lovely people. And work

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woodshaver

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#4 posted 389 days ago

Very nice and thanks for sharing your story.

-- Tony C , My high school shop teacher said "You can do it"... Now I can't stop!

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scrollsaw

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#5 posted 389 days ago

Realy nice.

-- Todd

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Eli Adamit

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#6 posted 388 days ago

Exciting to see them together holding the picture and reading the meaning of this for you.

-- Eli Adamit, Israel

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Porcupine

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#7 posted 388 days ago

They look like wonderful people, and I’m sure the portrait gives your mother great memories now that Dad is not with her. Wonderful project.

-- Joe, South Carolina

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Dave777

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#8 posted 388 days ago

Thank all of you for your kind words, they do mean a lot
Dave

-- the stone rejected by the builders will become the capstone

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helluvawreck

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#9 posted 388 days ago

You did a fine job on it.

helluvawreck aka Charles
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-- 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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