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#1 posted 04-25-2017 08:27 PM

That’s a great story. Go Dave go!

Really a win-win situation.

Thanks for sharing that.

-- Clin

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#2 posted 04-25-2017 08:59 PM

Wow, Joe! Thnx for sharing this. That’s amazing.

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#3 posted 04-25-2017 09:04 PM

Wish we had something like that around here at $55 annual fee is very nice. Our local maker space is $100 a month.

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#4 posted 04-25-2017 09:17 PM

Awesome story! Thanks for sharing!

-- Happiness is like wetting your pants...everyone can see it, but only you can feel the warmth....

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#5 posted 04-25-2017 10:37 PM

nice story thx

-- Stelios L.A. Stavrinides: - I am not so rich to buy cheap tools, but... necessity is the mother of inventions !!!

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#6 posted 04-26-2017 01:20 AM

Wow! Incredible.

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#7 posted 04-26-2017 02:24 AM

Very cool. I wished more people were like that.

So many hold on to everything they own with no one in the picture to receive it or put it in storage when put in situations similar to his. No doubt he would say he came out way ahead on the deal. He gets a lot of enjoyment being there, helping out passing along some knowledge, and getting to still use the equipment.

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#8 posted 04-26-2017 03:06 AM

GREAT STORY …......THANKS Joe :<))

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#9 posted 04-26-2017 05:37 AM

Incredible story, I’ll have to keep that in mind, as I do not have any children to pass on the collection. What a great guy and family.

Thx for sharing this wonderful story.

-- Ken, "Everyday above ground is a good day!"

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#10 posted 04-26-2017 05:51 AM

great great story

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#11 posted 04-26-2017 05:52 AM

im paying it foward as well….woodworking saved my life…helped overcome PTSD

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#12 posted 04-26-2017 11:06 AM

Thanks for sharing. Love that he is willing to offer his insights and help as well.

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#13 posted 04-26-2017 11:23 AM

Brilliant Joe and the best part of the story is the respect for Dave’s knowledge & know-how being passed on to younger folk who are gaining a passion for working with wood creating beautiful items of joy…love it!!

PS – I’ve copied the link and posted it in the Aussie Woodwork Forum as an encouragement…Thank you again!

-- Lifes good, Enjoy each new day...... Cheers from "On Top DownUnder" Crowie

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#14 posted 04-26-2017 11:35 AM

Great article!!! Thanks for sharing it.

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#15 posted 04-26-2017 01:20 PM

It’s great to here things like this. It sets an example for the rest of us to help us do our share.

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

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