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Forum topic by CharlieM1958 posted 12-27-2011 08:13 AM 1272 views 0 times favorited 25 replies Add to Favorites Watch
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12-27-2011 08:13 AM

I hate having to post this in non-shop talk, but I guess this is the only place where it belongs.

I received an email tonight from Woodbutcher's wife, letting me know that he passed away on the 21st after a long illness.

Ken was a great woodworker and a wonderful person, and he will be greatly missed. May he rest in peace.

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

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#1 posted 12-27-2011 08:16 AM

He sure had a lot of “Buddies”...............

-- mike...............

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#2 posted 12-27-2011 08:26 AM

His body of projects says a lot about his skill and his character. My condolences to the family.

-- If you're going to stir the pot, think BIG spoon or SMALL boat paddle. David Grimes, Georgia

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#3 posted 12-27-2011 08:32 AM

Sad news. My thoughts are with his family and friends.

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#4 posted 12-27-2011 10:14 AM

Thanks for sharing. My heart goes out to his family.

-- Joe

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#5 posted 12-27-2011 12:36 PM

He was a “TOP DRAWER” Lumberjock! A fine example for us all.

He will be missed. My Condolences to His Family.


-- Hope Everyone Is Doing Well! .... Best Regards: Rick

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#6 posted 12-27-2011 01:01 PM

Sad News Charlie…
Our condolences and prayers to his Family…

-- Mike in Concord, NH---Unpleasant tasks are simply worthy challenges to improve skills.

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#8 posted 12-27-2011 03:35 PM

May his soul and all the souls of the faithfully departed, through the mercy of God, rest in peace. My condolences to the family.

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

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#9 posted 12-27-2011 03:44 PM

This is sad news. My condolences to the family and friends.

Thanks for sharing Charlie.

-- “And it's only the giving that makes you what you are. ” ― I. Anderson

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#10 posted 12-27-2011 04:07 PM

Our prayers go out to the family at this time of the year.

-- 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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#11 posted 12-27-2011 04:19 PM

We will miss his presence and creativity.

-- "They who dream by day are cognizant of many things which escape those who dream only by night." ~ Edgar Allan Poe

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#12 posted 12-27-2011 04:26 PM

Sorry to hear about her lost.

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#13 posted 12-27-2011 04:26 PM

R.I.P. Wppdbutcher.
Now you can do some woodworking with the original carpenter.

-- Eric down in sunny Florida.

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#14 posted 12-27-2011 05:08 PM

may peace be given to his family, and we will miss one of our own, he did beautiful work and was a good example for us all, i looked over his projects and you could see his heart was into his work, he will be missed.

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

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