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09-21-2012 07:36 PM

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Wanted to give a shout out to all of you who prayed for and thought good thoughts for my Mom, she is doing much better and has almost no lasting effects from her stroke.. I spent the last 5 weeks living with her to keep her from having to go to the nursing home. Again.. My THANKS.. to you all.. Now that I am back home I can get back to the wood.. so watch for some projects to pop up very soon… you guys are the best…thanks again.. Papa


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#1 posted 09-21-2012 07:57 PM

Glad to hear that Mom is on the mend Papa!

-- "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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#2 posted 09-21-2012 09:04 PM

Thanks great news papa.

I know how it is. My brother and I switched off for 2 years caring for mom before we had to get her to a nursing home.

-- Sweeping up sawdust in Texas

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#3 posted 09-21-2012 11:34 PM

Yes, That is good news. I’ve missed your posts, so I figured something was up. You are an honorable son to take care of Mom like that.

-- Dan Krager, Olney IL There are three types of people...those who are good at math and those who aren't.

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#4 posted 09-21-2012 11:46 PM

Very glad to hear things are going better!

Best thoughts to you and yours and glad your back!

Now time for that springpole lathe


-- "Always continue to learn, laugh and share!" JJW

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#5 posted 09-22-2012 03:14 AM

thanks everyone.. hey Dan whats up with you? got any good jigs coming out soon?,,,
Thanks Joe, that will be my winter project this year. Hoping to get that and a foot powered band saw done over the cold months.. Right now I am updating my shaving horse.. saw some really good ideas in a book by Landis that shows some of the really old horses.. I like things old.. if they have been working good for a couple hundred years, they should work good for me.. Its just good to be back working with the wood,, I really missed it.. Don’t let my wife know.. she thinks it was her… lol….Papa


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#6 posted 09-22-2012 03:22 AM

Great news Papa!
Enjoy your time in the shop and I’m looking forward
to see your projects.

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#7 posted 09-22-2012 07:42 AM

Glad to hear your Mom is doing well, It’s hard when family is sick. Can’t wait to see some projects !

-- Steve - Wasilla, Alaska

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