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    First commission!!!

    I received my first commission today....with out even trying was at my local watering hole tonight and due to me having my iPad there before and showing what I do, I now have a paying commision I have to make a 30 x 30 x 1 1/2" thick butcher block counter top to make with a matching napkin holder even a fair price has been agreed upon. So give me 2 weeks and pics I'll be posted kind of excited

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    congrats tom! no pics yet? what's the holdup?

    no pressure at all, nope....
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    good deal tom,, have fun bud!!
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    Thanks guys, Larry you do not know yet, but part it includes you sending pm...

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    They have no idea what they got themselves into! I'm sure they will be quite happy with the results. Congrats Tom!
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    Congrats Tom, looking forward to seeing how it turns out.

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    Congrats, it's a great feeling!
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    Woot! Congrats, Tom!
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    Quote Originally Posted by Dan Noren View Post
    congrats tom! no pics yet? what's the holdup?

    no pressure at all, nope....
    OK Dan, glue top pics of the top TOMORROW!!!

    thanks all this for me is quite exciting

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    Done yet?
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