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Words can't say enough. Thank you gfadvm!

by bues0022
posted 766 days ago


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Bertha

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#1 posted 766 days ago

That made my morning, probably weekend and week too. I’ve admired the guy for some time now. I’m not surprised at all by this gesture. Congratulations.

-- My dad and I built a 65 chev pick up.I killed trannys in that thing for some reason-Hog

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chrisstef

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#2 posted 766 days ago

Thats the woodworkers spirit that has kept most of together around here. Kudos to Andy one of the best around.

-- "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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nwbusa

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#3 posted 766 days ago

A great example of the true LJ spirit.

-- John, BC, Canada

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Doss

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#4 posted 766 days ago

That’s an awesome story and one of the things I love about this site.

-- "Well, at least we can still use it as firewood... maybe." - Doss

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Brandon

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#5 posted 766 days ago

Thanks for sharing this! What a great way to capture the wonderful spirit of the site. +1 to gfadvm.

-- "hold fast to that which is good"

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helluvawreck

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#6 posted 766 days ago

That was a nice story. I agree with you – there are a lot of nice people on Lumberjocks.

helluvawreck
https://woodworkingexpo.wordpress.com

-- 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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barecycles

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#7 posted 766 days ago

I love reading about things like this…makes me proud to be associated with LJ, and guys like Andy.

Thanks for posting Ryan!

-- Sweeping up sawdust in Texas

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waho6o9

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#8 posted 766 days ago

Thank you for sharing your story Ryan, kinda makes ya super glad LJ is the way it is.
Andy, excellent example my friend, thank you.

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JL7

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#9 posted 765 days ago

Hey Ryan, congrats on the daddy factor! That’s a life changer!

That’s a really cool story…...Andy is a stand up guy! I’ve admired his work for quite awhile now…..that is a beautiful gift….............

Hope you are getting settled now and thinking about finishing up that rocker…..it’s going to be a beauty!

My best to the family.

-- Jeff - I have not failed. I've just found 10,002 ways that won't work.

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montanaman49

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#10 posted 765 days ago

Truly in the spirit of Pay It Forward. Thanks for sharing!

-- Cliff

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jeepturner

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#11 posted 765 days ago

Nice read. I am thankful that there are lots of good people in this world and Andy does a fine job representing those good people. Thanks for the story, and thank you to Andy for the box.

-- Mel,

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oldnovice

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#12 posted 765 days ago

Wouldn’t it be a beautiful world if these stories were the norm?

Thanks to LJ and Andy this is a part of life to cherish!

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

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SchottFamily

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#13 posted 765 days ago

Very cool post and an even cooler gesture. I’m glad to be a member around here for stuff like this.

-- IZZZZZI BoB IZZZZZI

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gfadvm

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#14 posted 764 days ago

You’re welcome. Some day you will pay this forward and someone will be thanking you!

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

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rance

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#15 posted 760 days ago

A nice story. And it doesn’t surprise me one bit. There are a lot of good people out there, and Andy is amongst the best. A man’s man. Or is that a cowboy’s cowboy?

Congratulations on the new addition. You’ll have many good memories to look forward to.

-- Backer boards, stop blocks, build oversized, and never buy a hand plane--

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a1Jim

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#16 posted 760 days ago

A great story and a very kind and thoughtful gesture all done in the true Lumberjocks spirit.

-- http://artisticwoodstudio.com Custom furniture

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rejo55

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#17 posted 759 days ago

I just hate it when I can’t finish reading a blog for the tears. Ryan— Thanks for the post. We need more stories like this. Andy— My hat’s off to you, Sir. You truly have the spirit of paying it forward.
Have a good’un
Joe

-- rejo55, East Texas

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