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Bob Babcock

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08-08-2008 04:38 PM

Hello Everyone,

Long time no post. I’ve lurked a lot though….wow have things changed from the early days. Anyway, keep your fingers crossed for me tomorrow. It’s the big day, 24 miles across Cape Cod Bay.

http://www.capecodbaychallenge.org/

Now that all the planning and training for this is over I’ll start spending some more time in the shop and you’ll see my smiling face here again more often. I have some paddles waiting in the wings and a few other fun projects to blog once I get them going. I’ll get the Sketchup stuff rolling again too.

Fairwinds and a good sea!

-- Bob, Carver Massachusetts, Sawdust Maker http://www.capecodbaychallenge.org


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Bigbuck

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#1 posted 08-08-2008 04:41 PM

Good luck and have fun.

-- Glenn, New Mexico

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Dick, & Barb Cain

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#2 posted 08-08-2008 04:45 PM

BON-VOYAGE !!

GOOD LUCK !!

-- -** You are never to old to set another goal or to dream a new dream ****************** Dick, & Barb Cain, Hibbing, MN. http://www.woodcarvingillustrated.com/gallery/member.php?uid=3627&protype=1

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Roper

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#3 posted 08-08-2008 04:51 PM

good luck.

-- Roper - Master of sawdust- www.roperwoodturning.com

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MsDebbieP

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#4 posted 08-08-2008 04:54 PM

best of luck—for personal success, the success of the event, and for a “whole lot of fun’ :)

Looking forward to hearing about it and how woodworking/gardening projects!

-- ~ Debbie, Canada (https://www.facebook.com/DebbiePribeleENJOConsultant)

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Bob #2

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#5 posted 08-08-2008 06:03 PM

I’ve got my lucky fingers crossed for you Bob.

Bob #2

-- A mind, like a home, is furnished by its owner

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Napaman

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#6 posted 08-08-2008 06:06 PM

wow…that sounds GRUELING!!! Good luck…let us know how it went—-if your body is not too sore to touch the keyboard…

-- Matt--Proud LJ since 2007

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gizmodyne

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#7 posted 08-08-2008 06:10 PM

Good luck Bob. Look forward to seeing some more woodworking too.

-- -John "Do I have to keep typing a smiley? Just assume it's a joke." www.flickr.com/photos/gizmodyne

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Brad_Nailor

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#8 posted 08-08-2008 07:17 PM

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Dadoo

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#9 posted 08-08-2008 07:36 PM

Good luck and fair waters to ye matey!

-- Bob Vila would be so proud of you!

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SteveKorz

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#10 posted 08-08-2008 11:25 PM

Glad to see you’re back, Bob… I always enjoy your projects.

Good luck tomorrow… I hope the wind is to your back.

-- As iron sharpens iron, so one man sharpens another. (Proverbs 27:17) †

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RobS

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#11 posted 08-08-2008 11:40 PM

Best of luck. Just be sure to hit the Cape… be a real bummer to go right past it and then have to go all the way to Britain. ha

-- Rob (A) Waxahachie,TX

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SCOTSMAN

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#12 posted 08-09-2008 12:27 AM

well done your a brave lad if you do miss your bearings and head towards Britain let me know and I’ll make you welcome with a nice cup of tea/whiskey.Alistair

-- excuse my typing as I have a form of parkinsons disease

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Zuki

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#13 posted 08-09-2008 01:16 AM

Holy cow. Good luck with it Bob.

-- BLOG - http://www.colorfulcanary.com/search/label/Zuki

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Dan'um Style

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#14 posted 08-09-2008 04:58 PM

good luck

-- keeping myself entertained ... Humor and fun lubricate the brain

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jeanmarc

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#15 posted 08-09-2008 07:53 PM

good luck.

-- jeanmarc manosque france

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