[Woodworkers] I actually finished something

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Mon Dec 9 15:21:17 PST 2019

I'm so sorry for your loss. My dad has been dead for 38 years and I still have some hand saws that I think were my grandfather's that I inherited from my dad. I probably should do exactly what you did and build a nice nesting box for them.
Great job!

Gary Williams

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From: Dave Heitstuman via Woodworkers <woodworkers at lists.sawdusters.org>
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Subject: [Woodworkers] I actually finished something

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