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    My oldest daughter and her husband are expecting a baby in September! This will be our first grandchild. I'm just busting! I already volunteered to build the baby a changing table/dresser. Looks like I won't be doing a whole lot of scrolling for awhile.
    Homer : "Oh, and how is education supposed to make me feel smarter. Besides, every time I learn something new, it pushes some old stuff out of my brain."

  • #2
    Conratulations, Bill.

    Scrolling with a Dewalt 788


    • #3
      Congratulations Bill. Steve
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      • #4
        This is great news..... If you have to stop scrolling for a while there is no better reason.
        Creator of fine designer sawdust.


        • #5
          Bill, There is nothing more rewarding than holding that grandchild in your arms for the first time!! Your will truly enjoy it!! Congratulations!!

          Cathy in NE
          Cathy in NE

          "While we try to teach our children all about life, our children teach us what life is all about." - Anonymous


          • #6
            Congrats Bill- the first one is so very special -- nothing in the world can compare-Now you said you will stop scrolling for a while --bite your tounge !!!!I have a grandaughter that is a huge fan of my scrolling . and she is always finding something when she goes through my mags that she just has to have "Right now Nanna- before I go home" needles to say - she gets it. lol-- there are so many wonderful things out there to make to dress up a childs room .. the things you can make from birth to adult are endless. --So don't rest your saw to fast Gramps-- There is dust to be made yet.


            • #7
              Congratulation's Bill.


              • #8
                Congratulations to you and your daughter!
                No scrolling? Well at least you'll still be making some sawdust with the changing table!

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                • #9
                  Congrats Bill! I know the feeling, I'm going to be a first time Grandma in June! Can't wait. Hubby is making a cradle and I'm doing some scroll saw cutouts on the ends. The best part about this is I don't get fat for 9 months, no crying baby at night, no sick baby to tend to and no sleep deprivation. I can just love, spoil and return!!!


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                  • #10
                    The joy of being a grandparent is that when they cry or boop you can hand them over to the parent....

                    Congratulations Bill.

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                    • #11
                      Thanks everyone.

                      Sharon, not giving up scrolling, just that most of my shop time will be consumed with making baby furniture for the forseeable future. I work slow and these kind of projects take me a long time to complete, so I guess I have to put off some of the scrollsaw projects I've been wanting to do. However, once the tyke is a little older, I expect I'll find all sorts of scrollsaw stuff to clutter up his/her room with.
                      Homer : "Oh, and how is education supposed to make me feel smarter. Besides, every time I learn something new, it pushes some old stuff out of my brain."


                      • #12
                        Heartfelt congratulations Bill!!!!!

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                        • #13
                          congratulations gram-paw
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                          • #14
                            Congradulations Bill,
                            Your going to love being a Grandpa. There is no better gift in this world.
                            Delta P-20


                            • #15
                              If I had known grandkids were so much fun, I'd had them first...
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