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Project by bassfisher posted 03-07-2021 04:29 AM 706 views 0 times favorited 13 comments Add to Favorites Watch

Built this for a friend who owns a fire investigations business. Live edge maple table and maple back, was a honor to do this. Added an unfinished pic so the lettering could be seen.

-- Jim, Illinois





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Strangar

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#1 posted 03-07-2021 05:03 AM

That looks great

-- A man can never have enough tools. Now where did I put that hammer?https://www.instagram.com/wood.nerd

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#2 posted 03-07-2021 05:42 AM

NICE!

-- Live to tell the stories, they sound better that way.

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#3 posted 03-07-2021 07:36 AM

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#4 posted 03-07-2021 07:51 AM

Realy good! Outstanding! Great work and memory!

-- Ivan, Croatia, Wooddicted

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#5 posted 03-07-2021 01:06 PM

industrial rustic – great job

-- 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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#6 posted 03-07-2021 01:50 PM

Nice work, very nice tribute to 9/11.

-- Bob in Montana. Kindness is the Language the blind can see and deaf can hear. - Mark Twain

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#7 posted 03-07-2021 06:36 PM

People need to remember what happened on 09/11. Seems they are forgetting and not educating their children. Job well don and a very nice tribute!

-- Rich

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#8 posted 03-07-2021 07:05 PM

Wonderful tribute! Are the axe and firebox authentic or replicas? Thanks for sharing.

-- God bless, Candy

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#9 posted 03-07-2021 08:51 PM

The firebox and axe were provided by the client so not sure.

-- Jim, Illinois

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#10 posted 03-08-2021 12:07 AM

It really does not matter. I was just curious.

-- God bless, Candy

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#11 posted 03-08-2021 03:04 AM

Well done on this tribute.

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#12 posted 03-08-2021 10:53 AM

Never forget! Nice tribute.

-- Petey

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#13 posted 03-08-2021 04:48 PM

I flew to NYC 4 weeks after 9/11 just to walk around and look at the place and express solidarity if that is the word. I stayed until Columbus day which was a Monday – just walking from one end of Manattan to the other and talking to people for a couple of days.

First thing: Every fire station was like a shrine. There were lines of people on the sidewalks who walked through and looked at memorial photos and info about each fireman who had died. There were about 400 NYC firefighters that died that day. Those were the guys going up the stairs while everyone else was going down.

Second thing: I was standing in line to pay for my lunch one day and somebody rushed past me – cutting in line I thought at first, but no. A fireman in uniform was at the counter. I quickly learned that in those days a fireman could not pay for lunch or a cup of coffie – because somebody would rush up and say “Let me buy that for you, friend”.

-Paul

-- I intended to be a woodworker, but turned into a tool and lumber collector.

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