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Monty Queen

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04-23-2010 02:09 AM

45 days ago i posted a bird house telling everybody that i made one for work, for the enviroment so they can put them in the woods around the plant. There was over 20 birdhouses and they had employes vote on them. Well i won, the prize was a 100 dollar gift certificate from a garden dept in the area. It was earthday and they anounce the winner today.

Thanks to everybody who looked and commented on my birdhouse.

-- Monty Q, Columbia, South Carolina.

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#1 posted 04-23-2010 02:16 AM

Way to go. Congrats on the win. Now you can splurge with the 100 bucks.

-- Donnie-- listen to the wood.

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Monty Queen

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#2 posted 04-23-2010 02:20 AM

The gift certificate can only be spent on garding stuff. I want a couple of flowering cherry trees for my yard so i probaly purchase them with the card.

-- Monty Q, Columbia, South Carolina.

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#3 posted 04-23-2010 02:22 AM

Congrats Monty on a well deserved win .That is a great looking birdhouse !!

-- John in Belgrave (Website) ,

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#4 posted 04-23-2010 02:23 AM

way to go monty…...yea haw…mr lumber jock scores…you did us proud….good job…hope your well and makin some new dust…dont let the spoils of the bird house make ya lazy…lol…...ive been feeling better with spring warmth….ive got more projects planned then i got energy to do…....good to see you win…

-- GRIZZMAN ...[''''']

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Monty Queen

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#5 posted 04-23-2010 02:33 AM

Thanks Guys for the comments and encouragment. Grizz i am not sure when i will be making another big project.Because my carpal tunnel has been bothering me alot lately. I have a Doctors appt next week to get a nerve test done. Then see a Doctor the following week to see about posible surgery. However i am still tinkering in the shop.

-- Monty Q, Columbia, South Carolina.

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#6 posted 04-23-2010 02:48 AM

Congrats! That is really cool!

-- christopheralan

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#7 posted 04-23-2010 03:10 AM

well done Q ,

allways nice to get good feed-back !

enjoy .

-- 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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#8 posted 04-23-2010 03:29 AM

Congratulations On you new found gift and recognition.

-- I've been blessed with a father who liked to tinker in wood, and a wife who lets me tinker in wood. Southern Delaware soon moving to Virginia †

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#9 posted 04-23-2010 07:47 PM

Congrats!! Go LJs!!! :-))

-- 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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#10 posted 04-23-2010 07:51 PM

Way to go, Monty!

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

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#11 posted 04-23-2010 08:38 PM

Congrats. Thats a nice looking house.

-- Wayne - Plymouth MN

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#12 posted 04-23-2010 09:00 PM

Great work!

Enjoy you new Cherry trees!

-- Safety first because someone needs you.

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#13 posted 04-23-2010 11:07 PM

very nice birdhouse. so pretty I could probably put that in my house! like the shingles. congrats!

-- Derek, Iowa

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#14 posted 04-23-2010 11:31 PM

Great work, glad you won! Hope your carpal tunnel clears up pretty quick. I know the pain, I suffer through it every day. Dr told me to wear my brace at night and take aleve during the day. I can’t afford to take the time off work, so it’s suffer through it time.

--, Making design and application one. †

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