Summer 2008 Award Plaques

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Blog entry by GaryK posted 09-13-2008 08:47 PM 1792 reads 0 times favorited 27 comments Add to Favorites Watch

I Just received my plaques this week and I thought I would share them with all of you.

Again I want to thank Martin and all of my fellow woodworkers.

I’m in middle of now “tropical storm” Ike and wanted to get this posted before I lost power.
The “eye” is about 20 miles south of me as I type.

A quick update: The storm was no problem at all. All is good here.


-- Gary - Never pass up the opportunity to make a mistake look like you planned it that way - Tyler, TX

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#1 posted 09-13-2008 08:54 PM

Congrats Gary. Be well!

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#2 posted 09-13-2008 09:29 PM

those are very nice

take care

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

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#3 posted 09-13-2008 10:03 PM

oh how nice!!

what an honour to have one (or two) of these in your home/shop.

Now.. I’m sure we are going to try even harder to win an award so we can get one of these babies!! haha :)

Congrats .. and take care during the Ike-ster

-- ~ Debbie, Canada (, Young Living Wellness )

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#4 posted 09-13-2008 10:08 PM

Hunker down Gary. Thanks for posting these.

-- "Bordnerizing" perfectly good lumber for over two decades.

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#5 posted 09-13-2008 10:13 PM

Thanks for sharing this Gary. Those are beautiful plaques that you should be proud of receiving. Keep us posted on Ike’s effect on you.

-- Challenges are what make life interesting; overcoming them is what makes life meaningful- Joshua Marine

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#6 posted 09-13-2008 10:43 PM

Gary, Martin Beautiful.

Take care of yourself and your family.

-- I've been blessed with a father who liked to tinker in wood, and a wife who lets me tinker in wood. Appomattox Virginia [email protected]

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#7 posted 09-13-2008 11:36 PM

Very Nice Gary…

Thank you for showing…

Stay Safe and Dry! (as much as you can…) :)

-- Have Fun! Joe Lyddon - Alta Loma, CA USA - Home: ... My Small Gallery:

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#8 posted 09-14-2008 12:03 AM

You deserve ‘em, Gary! Congrats..


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#9 posted 09-14-2008 12:05 AM

I just got home Gary and saw you note about the proximity fo the storm.

I happy for your as always for the Awards but real concerned for you and your family.

I go my fingers crossed and all the other incantations I can muster to wish your a safe journey through thtis storm.


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

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#10 posted 09-14-2008 12:08 AM

I pray that you and your family remain safe. I love your work and I am always impressed when you post something new. You deserve the awards. Are you considering some youtube how-to videos?

-- The CNC machine can either produce the work of art you imagined, or very decorative firewood.

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#11 posted 09-14-2008 12:13 AM

Thanks for sharing Gary. A job well done.

Be safe!

-- My favorite piece is my last one, my best piece is my next one.

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#12 posted 09-14-2008 12:18 AM

Congratulations on a job well done ( PERFECTLY DONE )..... STAY SAFE SO YOU CAN RECEIVE MORE AWARDS NEXT TIME : )

-- I'm absolutely positive that I couldn't be more uncertain!

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#13 posted 09-14-2008 12:32 AM

Congratulations Gary!...

I hope and pray you and others in Ike’s path remain safe.

-- Martin, Kansas

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#14 posted 09-14-2008 01:14 AM

congrats again Gary on the well deserved rewards. hope you survive Ike without incident.

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#15 posted 09-14-2008 01:51 AM

Well, all is well here. Ike was a dud in my area. Just some rain and a little wind.

No where near as bad as the Santa Ana winds I grew up with in Southern California.

Thanks for all your well wishes.

-- Gary - Never pass up the opportunity to make a mistake look like you planned it that way - Tyler, TX

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