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  1. #1
    Join Date
    Jun 2007
    Oceanside, So. Calif. 5 mi. to the ocean


    I just finished with my third phone call with Glenn today. I just had to say that in spite of the razzing I give him on Family Woodworking all of the time; he is a great guy and a true friend as well as being my son. He is a joy to be with.

    I will admit, in public, that I am probably a posterior pain to him with all of my computer and woodworking questions. He just pleasantly gives me the answer---Even if it is the third time I have asked him the same question.

    Just to confirm that this is a post about wood, I will say, “Life would be boring without him.”

    First of all you have to be smarter than the machine.

  2. #2
    Join Date
    Dec 2006
    Yorktown, Virginia
    Uhhhhh....what's his number??

  3. #3
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    Jul 2009
    Amherst, New Hampshire
    Nothing better than a proud dad.

    I'm sure he's pretty proud of the "old man" as well
    Faith, Hope & Charity

  4. #4
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    Dec 2008
    Portland, Oregon
    Quote Originally Posted by Ted Calver View Post
    Uhhhhh....what's his number??
    Sounds to me He's "Number 1"
    Jesus was a Woodworker

  5. #5
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    Dec 2012
    Bedford, NH
    Indeed, you did yourself proud with Glenn.
    Thoughts entering one's mind need not exit one's mouth!
    As I age my memory fades .... and that's a load off my mind!

    "We Live In The Land Of The Free, Only Because Of The Brave"
    “The problems we face today are there because the people who work for a living are outnumbered by those who vote for a living."
    Socialism is a philosophy of failure, the creed of ignorance, and the gospel of envy, its inherent virtue is the equal sharing of misery." Winston Churchill

  6. #6
    Join Date
    Oct 2006
    ABQ NM
    He puts up with you because dads are special. But you already know that.
    When the going gets weird, the weird turn pro. - Hunter S. Thompson
    When the weird get going, they start their own forum. - Vaughn McMillan

  7. #7
    Join Date
    Nov 2006
    Delton, Michigan
    well vaughn, he isnt my dad, but i think they both are special and its his fault for all of it
    If in Doubt, Build it Stout!
    One hand washes the other!
    Don't put off today till tomorrow!

  8. #8
    Join Date
    Oct 2006
    somewhere east of Queen Creek, AZ - South East of Phoenix
    Just proves you raised him well. The acorn doesn't fall far from the tree
    "There’s a lot of work being done today that doesn’t have any soul in it. The technique may be the utmost perfection, yet it is lifeless. It doesn’t have a soul. I hope my furniture has a soul to it." - Sam Maloof
    The Pessimist complains about the wind; The Optimist expects it to change;The Realist adjusts the sails.~ William Arthur Ward

  9. #9
    Join Date
    Mar 2008
    new york city burbs
    seems to me from what little I know from this website, that glenn had a good teacher.

    Jim, you are an inspiration to many of us here, myself included ofcourse, you are a positive person, you never have a bad thing to say about anyone, you encourage people to advance their woodworking(skills, knowledge, practice, etc), and you are just one interesting person.

    glenn(and his brother) are lucky. I have no doubt what a good man glenn is, you helped mold him.(jews call this nachas, your son gives you nachas.)
    Last edited by allen levine; 06-26-2014 at 11:58 PM.
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  10. #10
    Join Date
    Jun 2008
    GTA Ontario Canada
    Yup Allen said it all.

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