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chrisstef

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08-28-2012 01:49 PM

To all my friends and fellow LJ’s out there, both my wife and I would like to introduce the newest (and possibly the smallest) LumberJock. Nathan James.

He officially clocked in at 7lbs 12oz, 19 1/2” long, born 5:25 PM 8/27. Both he and mom are happy and healthy.

Id like to thank everyone for their love, prayers, and well wishes.

Without further ado ….

-- "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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#1 posted 08-28-2012 01:52 PM

Huge congratulations to you and your family! He’ll make a great woodworker some day.

We’re expecting our first in about three weeks. Can’t wait.

-- "hold fast to that which is good"

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#2 posted 08-28-2012 01:53 PM

Congrats!! Looks like a cute little boy!

-- Hey you dang woodchucks, quit chucking my wood!!!!

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#3 posted 08-28-2012 01:57 PM

Congratulations. Nathan looks great. Dad looks a little sheepish though.
Get the college fund started!!

-- Master hand plane hoarder. - http://timetestedtools.com

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JR_Dog

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#4 posted 08-28-2012 01:58 PM

Not that I don’t like your woodworking bro… but I have to say this one beats all of your previous projects combined and then some; he looks healthy and happy and believe me since I’ve been through it several times… now that mine are almost driving… they grow up fast!!!!!... Make sure you take a lot of pictures because before you know it he’ll be asking for the keys. Tell Mom great job and I know you love wood working but stop wearing your dust hat outside the shop; hahahaha.

All kidd’n aside I’m truly happy for you guys; the best times are coming.

Sincerely,
David.

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#5 posted 08-28-2012 02:01 PM

Congrats man!

-- Dan, Rochester, NY

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#6 posted 08-28-2012 02:06 PM

Awesome Chris! Congrats on your little Chief!

-- StevieP ~ Micheal Tompkins - you were not here on earth long but left a giant mark on us. RIP Brother

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CharlieM1958

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#7 posted 08-28-2012 02:09 PM

What a beautiful boy! That big hand already looks like a perfect fit for a Stanley #2.

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

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#8 posted 08-28-2012 02:12 PM

Congratulations

-- ~Just A Guy With A Hammer~

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chrisstef

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#9 posted 08-28-2012 02:13 PM

Brandon, Dak, stretch, stevie—Thanks!

Don – sheepish .. try scared as all hell. Sweatin like fat kid at a cake party at that point, about 10 minutes before i hit the room.

JR – thanks for the adivce, were all ready well over 100 pictures. I aint missing this for nothin! You can borrow that hat too .. anytime.

Brandon – Plenty of good luck and prayers to you and yours! Im probably not good for any advide yet but if ya need anythign just holler.

Charlie – I do know a guy who just got a #1 .. i bet it would fit too ;) (Don im lookin at you bro)

-- "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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Bill White

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#10 posted 08-28-2012 02:23 PM

He looks like a GREAT reason to buy a Stanley #1 as a starter plane for the little feller.
Bill

-- bill@magraphics.us

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chrisstef

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#11 posted 08-28-2012 02:28 PM

Bill – by the time he heads off to college it might be worth a few meals lol. I will be taking baby gifts ya know ;)

-- "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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#12 posted 08-28-2012 02:32 PM

Congrats !! Great looking boy. Get some tools in his hands.

-- Wayne - Plymouth MN

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#13 posted 08-28-2012 02:33 PM

wow what a handsome guy, little babies are the sweetest….congrats to you and your wife, and welcome to lumberjocks Nathan James…he will be in the shop before you know it maybe you should build him his own tool bench…you guys have a great day, and tell mama to get some rest.

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

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#14 posted 08-28-2012 02:36 PM

Congrats what a wonderful little cutie.

-- http://artisticwoodstudio.com Custom furniture

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#15 posted 08-28-2012 02:53 PM

Congratulations! That is really awesome!!

Nate

-- "With a little bit of faith, and some imagination, you can build anything!" Nate

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