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03-29-2010 04:31 AM

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i recently applied for the Educational Opportunity Grand from the Front Range Woodturners here in Denver and was given a grant to take more turning classes. i am very excited to get this chance to take my turning to the next level. i am thinking that one of trent boschs classes would be great. any suggestions would be great also.

-- Roper - Master of sawdust- www.roperwoodturning.com


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#1 posted 03-29-2010 04:42 AM

awesome, congrats! \o/

-- - Jei, Rockford IL - When in doubt, spray it with WD-40 and wrap it with duct tape. The details will attend to themselves.

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#2 posted 03-29-2010 05:08 AM

Congrats!!! Always a good thing to get paid to further your talents. Glad to hear that grants are given for things like this. Now if they only had some out here in Arizona.

Congrats again.

Scrappy

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#3 posted 03-29-2010 05:16 AM

Excellent! Enjoy :)

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#4 posted 03-29-2010 06:14 AM

Congrats!!

-- 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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#5 posted 03-29-2010 11:41 AM

Congrats for furthering your education, you will never go wrong with that. Trifern took classes from Trent and said he did a great teaching job.

-- (You just have to please the man in the Mirror) Mike from Michigan -

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#6 posted 03-29-2010 12:10 PM

education ,

don’t leave home without it !

congratulations !

-- david - only thru kindness can this world be whole . If we don't succeed we run the risk of failure. Dan Quayle

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#7 posted 03-29-2010 12:25 PM

Congratulation!

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#8 posted 03-29-2010 02:59 PM

That’s great. It is always wonderful to hear someone is able to adavnce the talents and abilities they were given by “their” maker. Congratulations and many blessings.

-- In the end it is more about the memories we make than the pieces we build.

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#9 posted 03-29-2010 03:23 PM

Congrats !!

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#10 posted 03-29-2010 03:26 PM

Congratulations Roper

-- Charlie............Only time will tell if it was time well spent.

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#11 posted 03-29-2010 03:28 PM

Hey Man I’m really happy for you congratsd and enjoy.

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#12 posted 03-29-2010 04:22 PM

Good on ya, Roper!

Scrappy,
AZ does offer scholarships and grants for cabinetry. Got any Hopi in your ancestry?
Some Jr. colleges offer reduced tuition for adults, also. (Maybe ya gotta be an old fart, tho) I think MCC does.

-- Gene 'The true soldier fights not because he hates what is in front of him, but because he loves what is behind him.' G. K. Chesterton

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#13 posted 03-29-2010 05:05 PM

Way to go!

-- Charlie M. "Woodworking - patience = firewood"

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#14 posted 03-29-2010 05:15 PM

WOOOOOOOOOOOOOOOO

that is all

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#15 posted 03-29-2010 05:47 PM

thanks for all the great comments and support these past two years i couldn’t have done it without you guys.

-- Roper - Master of sawdust- www.roperwoodturning.com

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