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Forum topic by WoodenFrog posted 07-25-2013 11:10 PM 766 views 0 times favorited 7 replies Add to Favorites Watch
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07-25-2013 11:10 PM

I had a good day in the mail Today!!! A Very good friend and fellow Wood Worker and a fellow Lumberjocks Member named Jim Jakosh, Who I must mention is an Outstanding Wood Worker and Craftsman but even better than that he is an AWESOME PERSON!! Well Jim and I have been talking lately and he has given me some Corian before to use in some of my projects, He knows I do not use any real big time tools and most of my work is done by hand. He not only sent me some more Corian to use to make Rings(I have made one out of Corian so far) He sent me some larger pieces to try to make something else with it. He cuts it so I can pretty much use it as is and I won’t have to worry about trying to cut it, with this load of Corian he also sent me some pieces of Pistachio Wood! I have never used it before but it is so Beautiful!
I hope to be able to do his gift to me justice! Jim is such a Wonderful Person. He not only gets the corian he even cuts it to the size I need it, all from the Goodness of his Heart! He simply says he is paying it forward and that what I make from it is payment enough! How About That!!! He will not even let me pay him for the shipping cost. LumberJock Members are simply the best!!

This is not woodworking but I just had to share this!
Hi Everyone, I just wanted to share what I got today in the mail, A while back I was asked to make a ring for a friend who has a Daughter that lives in Mississippi, This Wonderful person sent me some of the homemade soap she makes, WOW Do the smell Nice. She sent me some Pine-Tar and Tea-Tree soap( I like that one)and she sent some called Blueberry Crumble( My Daughter Loves That one, She also sent some Rosewood and Musk, All made by hand the old fashion way, she did send a small sample of some called Goat milk and Carrot! They smell awesome, Everyone should Check out her page@ Her name is Mary and she is super nice, she also has a new website@ Thank You, Mary for the Wonderful bars of soap!

-- Robert B. Sabina, Ohio.....

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#1 posted 07-25-2013 11:31 PM

It couldn’t happen to a nicer Guy Robert! Good for You!
And Good on You Jim! :)

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

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#2 posted 07-26-2013 02:03 AM

Robert, this was you lucky day!! After a hard day of work you will smell so good with the new soap!!

Enjoy, my friend!!!!!!!!..............Jim

-- Jim Jakosh.....Practical Wood Products...........Learn something new every day!! Variety is the Spice of Life!!

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#3 posted 07-26-2013 02:03 AM

Sweet! Well, don’t eat the soap.. Gr8 stuff

-- Roger from KY. Work/Play/Travel Safe. Keep your dust collector fed.

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#4 posted 07-26-2013 02:11 AM

There are a lot of generous people here on LJ who live the “pay it forward” philosophy.

-- " I'll try to be nicer, if you'll try to be smarter" gfadvm

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#5 posted 07-26-2013 03:21 AM

Thank you all, for the great Comments but really all the Thanks goes to JIM JAKOSH and MARY WHITE!

-- Robert B. Sabina, Ohio.....

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#6 posted 07-26-2013 09:44 PM

I can’t wait to see the projects that you are going to make. It is very nice of Jim to pay it forward. You ever need some native wood from my area let me know.

-- Kelly, Allen,KS

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#7 posted 07-27-2013 01:18 AM

Thank you, Kelly! I hope I can do Jim proud!

-- Robert B. Sabina, Ohio.....

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