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Forum topic by shipwright posted 03-12-2018 03:47 PM 1067 views 0 times favorited 10 replies Add to Favorites Watch
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03-12-2018 03:47 PM

I just got a notification on Facebook that it would have been our old friend Bob’s birthday today. I’m sure there are lots of us who will take a moment to remember his jovial friendship and participation on lumberjocks.
I miss him.
Happy birthday Bob.

-- Paul M ..............If God wanted us to have fiberglass boats he would have given us fibreglass trees.

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#1 posted 03-12-2018 03:54 PM

Thanks Paul
I was in touch with Bob on a regular basis I sure miss him too, I think of him and Susan often. Happy birthday Bob.

-- wood crafting & classes

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#2 posted 03-12-2018 04:22 PM

I haven’t been on in a while and this is the first I’ve heard of his passing.
He was a great guy and a strong contributor.
I’ll miss his wit and wisdom.
Happy Birthday Grizz.


-- Eric, central Florida / Utor praemia operibus duris

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#3 posted 03-12-2018 04:25 PM

I remember his work and was sad to hear of his passing. His woodworking had a very distinct style, I could always tell immediately by the photo before I looked at the name. I hope my work is remembered after I’m gone someday, too.

-- Allen, Colorado (Instagram @bobasaurus_woodworking)

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#4 posted 03-12-2018 05:23 PM

A very goodhearted man and woodworking brother gone but far from forgotten.

-- Mike, an American living in Norway.

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#5 posted 03-12-2018 06:29 PM

My last memory of him will stay with me and remind me to stop and appreciate those around me. We used to Skype and Bob had Skyped me in the morning on Saturday, had to cut him short as I had clients to see and 44 miles to drive. When I saw he had passed I really thought he was playing “April fools.” I was stunned that he’d passed away! He was hopeful that an implant would reduce the pain so he’d get back into the shop. I used to call him “The walnut king.”

I’m trying to be more attentive to those around me.

-- Cau Haus Designs, Thomas J. Tieffenbacher

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#6 posted 03-12-2018 06:51 PM


-- There are good ships and there are wood ships, the ships that sail the sea, but the best ships are friendships and may they always be.

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#7 posted 03-12-2018 07:42 PM

YES… Thank you Paul…


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

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#8 posted 03-12-2018 08:08 PM

Hey Paul, Thanks for sharing the memory of our dear Mate Bob, to us who have been around LJ’s a few years we will all remember Bob sharing his creative skill, wonderful friendship & most of all his wicked sense of humour.

Happy birthday Bob, hope you got “dressed up” for the day :)

Cheers old mate


-- Pete G: If you always do what you always did you'll always get what you always got

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#9 posted 03-13-2018 02:21 AM

He is missed and will be as he had become a long distant Lumberjock friend!

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

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#10 posted 03-13-2018 06:54 PM

Bob, Always found a kind thing to say about everyone’s work. Was a true southern gentleman. I miss his comments and unique take on things . Happy Birthday Bob,

-- John, Suffolk Virgina

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