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I have made dozens of these over the years & hoped they bought some pleasure to one of our ladies.
This is one I hoped I would never have to make,
Sandra & I are on a 12 month journey right now with a positive outlook so I may fade in n out of the site for a bit

For those unaware this is a wig stand for the ladies who loose they hair with Chemo associated with Breast cancer

-- Pete G: If you always do what you always did you'll always get what you always got

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#1 posted 10-30-2018 11:28 PM

Pete, it’s a lovely specimen but I am beside myself wondering ?

Oh – if that is an urn, I am still beside myself but in amazement, absolutely beautiful

-- Dick, Malvern Ohio - my biggest fear is that when I die, my wife sells my toys for what I told her I paid for them

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#2 posted 10-30-2018 11:37 PM

It is a beautiful piece and grabs my attention. What does it represent? Great embossing detail on the bottom.

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

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#3 posted 10-31-2018 01:38 AM

Apologies Dick & Dave, I have edited the note above, this is a wig stand for the girls who loose their hair through Chemo’
My wife is having a bit of a battle at the moment

-- Pete G: If you always do what you always did you'll always get what you always got

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#4 posted 10-31-2018 03:04 AM

Very nice job on the stand Pete, and best of luck with all at home.

By the way, I saw one of your bowls on Pinterest again.

-- John, Sunshine Coast, BC, Canada.

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#5 posted 10-31-2018 03:18 AM

It’s a beautiful piece. I’m sorry that it’s more personal than any of us would like. Good luck to your wife.

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#6 posted 10-31-2018 08:38 AM

Very practical and well done stand.

-- Ivan, Croatia, Wooddicted

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#7 posted 10-31-2018 10:37 AM

very nice

-- bambi

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#8 posted 10-31-2018 07:49 PM

Stellar job on the stand, pete…..Very nice. I’m sure any lady who receives this stand will be very grateful….Well done…!!

-- " There's a better way.....find it"...... Thomas Edison.

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#9 posted 10-31-2018 07:58 PM

Thanks guys for all the kind wishes they mean a lot

-- Pete G: If you always do what you always did you'll always get what you always got

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#10 posted 11-01-2018 03:28 PM

Nicely done project. Best wishes to you and your family during this rough journey.


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#11 posted 11-01-2018 08:10 PM

Good job Pete. Sad, but good.

And nice to hear from you,

-- -- I'm no rocket surgeon

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#12 posted 11-01-2018 10:35 PM

All the very best to your wife. You always inspire me.

-- Never board, always knotty, lots of growth rings

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#13 posted 11-01-2018 10:51 PM

That is a beautiful stand Pete. All the best to Sandra, I’m certain she will put up a great fight.

-- RIP Bob C, Australia. Your best teacher is your last mistake.

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#14 posted 11-02-2018 12:26 AM

Pete..absolutely beautiful!!!!!

Thoughts and Best wishes to you and your family.

Kind regards,


-- Cliff Australia : Snoring is good. It blows away all the Sawdust.

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#15 posted 11-02-2018 01:43 AM

Beautiful work as always.
The best to you and especially your wife.
Don’t leave us too long Pete, I love your work.

-- Author of POWER CARVING BOOTS & SHOES - Schiffer Publishing. Available online or your favourite bookstore.

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