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Project by BentheViking posted 11-21-2013 02:52 AM 1454 views 0 times favorited 8 comments Add to Favorites Watch

Not projects that I made, but I spent a bunch of time refinishing some furniture for my newborn daughters room. Yes thats right I had a daughter. I never really talked about it much on here, so figured that nows a fine time to post a few photos. I’ve been so busy doing other projects (39 new kitchen cabinet doors and plenty of other general house projects) that I haven’t really had much post worthy in awhile so this will have to do until I can get my kitchen posted.

But thats Elsie Marigny “Emmie”. She was born Saturday October 26th, 2013 at 3:55 PM at Yale-New Haven Hospital. She was 6 lbs 8 oz at birth (now 7 lbs 8 oz) and she was 19” long. Both mother and baby have been doing great!

-- It's made of wood. Real sturdy.--Chubbs Peterson

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#1 posted 11-21-2013 03:28 AM

Congrats to the both of y’all. She is a cutie.

-- Handcrafted by Mike Henderson - Channelview, Texas

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#2 posted 11-21-2013 04:26 AM

Congratulations, on your daughter. Nice work on the finish.

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#3 posted 11-21-2013 11:44 AM

Ben man HUGE congratulations! It must be really exciting for you guys. Cherish her, she is beautiful. Great project. We are expecting in late April early May our first, and it’s twins! So I’m right in the boat with you

-- Just trying to build something beautiful

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#4 posted 11-21-2013 01:15 PM

thanks everyone.

Kaleb congrats to you and yours. My advice is to take a moment now and figure out what your priorities are in terms of projects around the house and whatnot. After your babies are here all else pretty much goes out the window. I got up early this morning to replace a window sill before work and since the wife didn’t get much sleep last night, I’m currently on baby duty, ie watching TV on the couch with her rather than in the garage. C’est la vie.

-- It's made of wood. Real sturdy.--Chubbs Peterson

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#5 posted 11-21-2013 03:52 PM

There’s nothing like making things for the people you love. Great job and beautiful little one.

-- wood crafting & woodworking classes

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#6 posted 11-21-2013 03:59 PM

Those look very nice. You did a great job on them. I’m glad that your wife and daughter are doing well.

helluvawreck aka Charles

-- helluvawreck aka Charles,

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#7 posted 11-21-2013 04:34 PM

Beautiful family. Beautiful project. Beautiful shirt. Who dat!

-- "Begin every endeaver with the end ever in mind."

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#8 posted 11-22-2013 02:54 AM

BEAUTIFUL addition! Changing table looks nice too. Congrats

-- Remember, Jesus was a carpenter.

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