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Forum topic by toyguy posted 04-28-2016 01:12 PM 1233 views 0 times favorited 7 replies Add to Favorites Watch
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04-28-2016 01:12 PM

I am very sad to announce the passing of a good old friend and well known woodturner. Many of you here would know Bob Hamilton from his very informative turning videos on U-Tube. The turning community will miss this man for sure. Fortunately for us, he will live on in his videos.

-- Brian, Ontario Canada,

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#1 posted 04-28-2016 03:37 PM

I’m saddened to hear this.I’ve watched many of his YouTube video’s.His video’s were a pleasure to watch and I enjoyed listening to him.My condolences.

-- Jeff,Tucson,Az.

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#2 posted 04-28-2016 11:17 PM

They say you die twice: first when your heart stops and then the last time someone speaks your name. Bob Hamilton will be with us for a while yet.

-- Unix programmers never die; they just > /dev/null

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#3 posted 04-29-2016 12:15 AM

Sorry to hear of the loss of your friend. Thank you for the link. He was a heck of a turner

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

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#4 posted 04-29-2016 08:13 AM

Sorry for your and our loos of our friend Bob Hamilton. RIP.

-- Sam Shakouri / CREATING WONDERS WITH WOOD.....Sydney,Australia....

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#5 posted 04-29-2016 02:13 PM

I’m very sorry to hear about Bob’s passing. I’ve really enjoyed his videos, and learned a lot from watching them. The woodturning world has lost a great contributor.

-- Barry,

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#6 posted 04-29-2016 03:56 PM

I’m sorry to hear this. I think I’ve watched almost all of his videos, his are among the best. Thanks for sharing your talent, Bob!

-- My reality check bounced...

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#7 posted 04-30-2016 04:41 PM

Bob will be missed. I watched his videos every chance I got, and learned a lot. He may be gone from this place, but will be welcomed into the beyond of woodturner space and time.

-- When I was a kid I wanted to be older . . . . . this CRAP is not what I expected !

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