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Forum topic by ChuckV posted 12-25-2015 08:32 PM 699 views 0 times favorited 5 replies Add to Favorites Watch
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12-25-2015 08:32 PM

This past summer, I built a pair of jelly cabinets for a friend to give to his two adult daughters. The connection to my friend’s late mother is described here:

The cabinets have been in storage until today. I just received a wonderful email from my friend describing this “tearfully happy day” along with some photos of the family with the cabinets. This is one of the best parts of this already amazing Christmas Day.

I told my wife that with this project I feel like I may have “peaked” in my woodworking hobby. She disagrees. I hope that she is right.

Merry Christmas!

-- “Big man, pig man, ha ha, charade you are.” ― R. Waters

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#1 posted 12-26-2015 02:36 AM

Very Very touching… It’s nice to see something like this happening on Christmas…

They will be cherished forever…

Thank you.

-- Have Fun! Joe Lyddon - Alta Loma, CA USA - Home: ... My Small Gallery:"

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#2 posted 12-26-2015 03:36 AM

You deserve to feel proud to have touched the hearts of friends.

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#3 posted 12-27-2015 04:58 PM

A very nice pair of builds and story to go with it. A belated Merry Christmas wish to you and yours. Have a safe holiday season.

-- Roger from KY. Work/Play/Travel Safe. Keep your dust collector fed.

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#4 posted 12-28-2015 08:05 AM

A rewarding return on your woodworking.

-- "I love it when a plan comes together" John "Hannibal" Smith

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#5 posted 12-28-2015 08:21 AM

One of those things worth more than money.

-- Bob in WW ~ "some old things are lovely, warm still with life ... of the forgotten men who made them." - D.H. Lawrence

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