Fellow LJs we need to wish Dennis Zongker a Big Get well + congrats

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Topic tags/keywords: dennis zonker back probs engagement resource

I just wanted to Let all know that Dennis Zongker is going through some tough times with some back problems.
But on a Good note he’s engaged to Patti =The two are very special people and a big asset to LJs .
I think it would be special if we could wish him a Big get well & congratulations on their engagement….{:o)

-- Rj's Woodworks,San Jose & Weed Ca,

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#1 posted 1863 days ago

Congratulations Patti and Dennis. Dennis get well soon so we can see the final edition of that book…......

-- Jerry--A man can never have enough tools or clamps

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#2 posted 1863 days ago

I know about back problems!! Get well and a big congrats!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!

-- If at first you don't succeed...Don't try skydiving

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#3 posted 1863 days ago

Get well be well stay well

-- Custom furniture

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#4 posted 1863 days ago

Dennis Congratulations and my prayers are with you on your back problems. I’m in almost constant pain with the knees

-- I've been blessed with a father who liked to tinker in wood, and a wife who lets me tinker in wood. Southern Delaware †

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#5 posted 1863 days ago

You got my best wishes for a speedy recovery and a big smile Congratulations!!!!!!!!!!!!!!

-- mtnwild (Jack), It's not what you see, it's how you see it.

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#6 posted 1863 days ago

Congratulations on the engagement! Hope the back doesn’t keep you down long.

-- "Checking for square? What madness is this! The cabinet is square because I will it to be so!" Jeremy Greiner LJ Topic#20953 2011 Feb 2

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#7 posted 1863 days ago

Take it easy Dennis. I have no special remedy for you for this one as I have had a problem all my life and it comes and goes.
Right now mine is visiting agian.

I do wish you speedy recovery as nothing is a debilitating as the pain from a bad back.


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

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#8 posted 1863 days ago

A great pair of people engaged, RJ is right they are a great asset to our community. Prayers are with you Dennis on your back, and I hope the doctors do it right, and give you some relief.

-- Dan Wiggins

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#9 posted 1863 days ago

His back hurts because he has the weight of engagement on his shoulders. LOL. Get well soon Dennis, and congrats.

-- ~ Inspiring those who inspire me ~

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#10 posted 1863 days ago


You’ve put yourself in the hands of a good woman. Thinks are already starting to look up!

Congrats and Feel Better!

-- Lew- Time traveler. Purveyor of the Universe's finest custom rolling pins.

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#11 posted 1863 days ago

dennis, ive had two surgerys on my lower back, the last one was a fusion and i guess im one of the statistics of one that didnt get a good result…and now live in pain every day…all the time…....but i sure hope yours do well…get as much exercise as you can stand…drink lots of water…it keeps your fluid between each disc in a full way…and get physical therapy…pool thereapy was big impacts…i like mine…but some people do well with surgery and some dont…i do the very best i can do each day…many times i work in pain and go until i cant handle it anymore…then go to bed and rest until i can do it over again…..ive had this condition for 7 years now…and will plod on until im taken home…...i hope your the one that recovers fully and goes on with a pain free life…..i pray you do…...grizzman

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

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#12 posted 1863 days ago


Congratulations on your engagement. Best wishes to Patti.

We hope you can fully recover before you start any heavy woodworking. The desire to “get back at it” can wreak havoc on the back!

-- Jesus is the ONLY reason for ANY season.

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#13 posted 1863 days ago

Congrats to both of you. Hope you get well soon, Dennis.

-- CJIII Future cabinetmaker

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#14 posted 1863 days ago

Dennis, get well soon! A newlywed with a bad back is NOT a good thing!

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

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#15 posted 1863 days ago

Then again, maybe that’s how you got the bad back in the first place. :-)

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

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