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johnhutchinson

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02-13-2014 03:08 AM

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Hi guys and gals,

I submitted my Lily Pad Surfer Frog Box to UncommonGoods for their woodworking contest, and it was selected as one of the finalists. The prize is $500 plus a sales contract, so your support will be greatly appreciated.

Go here, vote early, and vote often. http://www.uncommongoods.com/voting/product/58032/lily-pad-surfer-frog-box

If you need any ideas for gushing words of praise in the comments, I’ll be happy to help. :)

Thanks!

-John

PS – Please pass this along and we’ll knock it out of the park.

-- John - Central Ohio - "too much is never enough"


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#1 posted 02-13-2014 03:11 AM

Voted. Hope it helps, John.

-- Mistakes are what pave the road to perfection

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#2 posted 02-13-2014 03:13 AM

What’s my cut, you don’t get something for nothing.

-- Bill - "Freedom flies in your heart like an Eagle" Audie Murphy

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#3 posted 02-13-2014 03:18 AM

Voted. Good luck.

-- What causes a person to be a blue collar worker?

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#4 posted 02-13-2014 03:20 AM

Bill: The joy that comes with helping another is sometimes enough … or so they say. :)

-- John - Central Ohio - "too much is never enough"

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#5 posted 02-13-2014 03:23 AM

I’m voting for the roller coaster then. I just kid, I like your frogs. Good luck with the contest.

-- Bill - "Freedom flies in your heart like an Eagle" Audie Murphy

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#6 posted 02-13-2014 03:32 AM

Voted. Good luck John. It is a great build.

-- Dave, Downers Grove, Il. -------- When you run out of ideas, start building your dreams.

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#7 posted 02-13-2014 03:34 AM

I’m a little embarrassed about an error they made in the text, and I asked them to fix it. :(
Oh well, I doubt that anyone reads that stuff, anyway.

-- John - Central Ohio - "too much is never enough"

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#8 posted 02-13-2014 11:48 AM

How will the $500 be split? LOL, I voted John.

-- A childs smile is payment enough.

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#9 posted 02-13-2014 12:17 PM

I’m? – was that the horrid text error you’re embarrassed about? OMG!

He he, compared to some of the stuff I read online these days….no big deal. But I know how it bugs you.

Cool design, you got my vote.

Good luck!

ps. ever consider making a turtle box like this? open the shell lid and the head pops out!

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#10 posted 02-13-2014 01:07 PM

Chocolate! Yumm…!

-- HorizontalMike -- "Woodpeckers understand..."

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#11 posted 02-13-2014 03:01 PM

hunter71: $499 goes to the electric company to pay down my heating bill, and I’m saving a buck for half a cup of coffee.

reedwood: It was like slaving over a piece of furniture for months only to have the movers bang it up going through a doorway. Thanks for talking me down. I’m over it.

HorizontalMike: Can’t disagree with that. I admire a man who cuts to the chase.

-- John - Central Ohio - "too much is never enough"

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#12 posted 02-13-2014 04:05 PM

Done! Effusive praise posted. Good luck!!

-- Gene 'The true soldier fights not because he hates what is in front of him, but because he loves what is behind him.' G. K. Chesterton

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#13 posted 02-13-2014 04:15 PM

You got my vote. I was not aware of the “Uncommon Goods” website. I picked up the scroll sawing magazine with your frog project this past weekend. This would make a great gift for kids.

-- Julian

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#14 posted 02-13-2014 04:25 PM

Thanks, Julian! Lily Pad Surfer is actually a de-evolution of the frogs in Scroll Saw. I almost hate to say it, but I like Lily better. :)

-- John - Central Ohio - "too much is never enough"

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#15 posted 02-13-2014 06:57 PM

Voted and I want NOTHING in return … perhaps I will need a vote in the future!

-- "I never met a board I didn't like!"

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