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degoose

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966 days ago

Topic tags/keywords: humor happy hour clock

My youngest daughter, Sam and her partner, Jake, bought me a new clock for the workshop…as a special Xmas gift… Thanks…I love it…

I put it up this week and have only just taken some shots of it in its new home…

A bit blurred but when you read the words on the clock you may understand…

Getting clearer and closer….

Certainly makes the time in the workshop very happy….

-- Drink twice... and don't bother to cut... @ lazylarrywoodworks.com.au For lovers of all things timber...


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BigTiny

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#1 posted 966 days ago

Greater joy has no man than he who has a loving child. My friend, you are one of the richest men I know.

Tell your daughter “thank you” from me, for her gift has given my friend happiness and this in turn has given me happiness.

Thank you for sharing your gift and your joy with us. As some wise man once said, “A burden shared is half a burden. A joy shared is twice a joy.” I think that might be the idea behind this wonderful place we have, where we can share our burdens of needing skills we don’t yet have and share the joys we take in the things we make with our own hands and minds.

Have a fantastic today and a better tomorrow.

Your buddy in Canada,

Paul

-- The nicer the nice, the higher the price!

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Eagle1

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#2 posted 966 days ago

Great gift Larry. Looks like it is happy every hour of the day..

-- Tim, Missouri ....Inside every older person is a younger person wondering what the heck happened

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ellen35

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#3 posted 966 days ago

Great gift with a message, Larry!
I’m sure it won’t interfere with your board making!
Ellen
hey… who’s picture is in your avatar??? What a handsome bloke!

-- "Don't let the perfect be the enemy of the good." Voltaire

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littlecope

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#4 posted 966 days ago

Inspired and Inspiring Gift Larry…
Now you’ll have no time to lose… :)

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

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ElmoSr

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#5 posted 966 days ago

what kind of “shots” did you take????LOL

-- ElmoSr,Ga. Life is Hard by the Yard,,,But a Cinch by the Inch

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joebazooka

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#6 posted 966 days ago

Great gift Larry, I agree with Tiny, “seeing it bring happiness to you , brings happiness to me” now lets just hope your straight lines don’t come out a bit blurry.

-- Robert-maine

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Alan Robertson

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#7 posted 966 days ago

Alright, a very thoughtful, insightive gift. Your daughter and Jake will certainly be welcome to visit my shop.
Now, as I am sure you are aware, You have thrown out the bait and I am biteing. WHAT’S THE STORY ON THE BLOCKS OF FINISHED WOOD AGAINST THE WALL. Again, great gift.

-- MrAl

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CharlieM1958

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#8 posted 966 days ago

Guest: “What time is it, Larry?”

Larry (looking at clock): “Time for a beer!”

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

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chrisstef

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#9 posted 966 days ago

mmm i love it when its beer thirty.

-- "there aren’t many hand tools as awe-inspiring as the #8 jointer. I mean, it just reeks of cast iron heft and hubris" - Smitty

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Woodwrecker

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#10 posted 966 days ago

You better stock up on more suds mate !
(Did you change your picture to please all the requests coming in from the female lazy larry fans?!)
“Hard, are the responsibilities of stardom!”

-- Having fun...Eric

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Sam Shakouri

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#11 posted 966 days ago

That’s why a box of beer contains 24 cans….
Also, I totally agree with Big Tiny.

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

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stefang

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#12 posted 966 days ago

The perfect gift Larry. They obviously know you pretty well. Besides just telling the time it will be a great reminder for you of the important things in life when you get old and absent minded like myself.

-- Mike, an American living in Norway.

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sIKE

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#13 posted 966 days ago

Gettting real close to O’Beer Thirty from what I see….great clock!

-- //FC - Round Rock, TX - "Experience is what you get just after you need it"

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Joe Lyddon

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#14 posted 966 days ago

Happy… HAPPY… H A P P Y !!

Cool Clock… it’s always nice to have such an Easy-to-Read clock… to cheer you up!

-- Have Fun! Joe Lyddon - Alta Loma, CA USA - Home: http://www.WoodworkStuff.net ... My Small Gallery: http://www.ncwoodworker.net/pp/showgallery.php?ppuser=1389&cat=500"

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cajunpen

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#15 posted 966 days ago

Nice gift Larry. Hard to tell time, so have a beer.

-- Bill - "Suit yourself and let the rest be pleased." http://www.cajunpen.com/

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