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    Secret Santa Exchange 2019

    I will be the host of Secret Santa

    This is my forth time doing it, so I hope all goes well. If there are any questions please shoot me a PM.

    Is there any changes I can make that would encourage more people to sign up I'm open to suggestions? Let's make it an exciting holiday, knowing that we each will be receiving a homemade gift!!!

    Reading through the past couple of year's thread, it looks like everyone who participated really had a great time. I am really looking forward to this and being part of sharing the holiday spirit with other Forum members, I'm striving for a large turn out so I'm hoping all of you will help me to reach this goal.

    The Secret Santa will work similar to last year.Since everyone enjoyed it, it seemed reasonable to keep things similar, with one additional twist. So here's the scoop:

    I had several comments regarding cost limit, so lets have 2 groups so everyone who wants to participate can. You can chose to make a $10 or $20 gift.

    If you wish to participate, simply send me an email. Make sure you include the following:

    Full name
    Board "nickname"
    Mailing address
    Gift cost group $10 or $20

    My Email address is: [email protected]

    What to make:

    You can make whatever you want to share. Many people will post pics of gifts sent/received to the Forum, so try to keep at least a significant portion of the gift cut from a scrollsaw.
    Cost Limit:

    Depending on the group you pick, the only rule is that you spend as close to either $10.00 or $20.00 on materials for the project. The Project might be something you made in an hour or something you worked on for much longer. As we all know, the real point is in the giving, so just send something which you think will bring some cheer.

    Some people will get gifts more involved than the ones they sent, but that is inevitable and is okay. Nobody should feel guilty either way. Just make something nice and have fun! The price limit just helps to keep things close.

    * I will also do the selection so that the person you are making for is not necessarily the person you will receive from.

    Selection of Secret Santas:

    After registrations are all in, I will have a random drawing to assign Secret Santas, so that each person gives one gift to one other person and receives one gift as well.

    After selections are made, I will PM each participant to arrange the exchange.

    Mailing your Gift:

    I will supply you with the address you need. You may mail your gift any time after it is made, and the recipient may open it, or save it for the Holidays, if they wish.

    Posting of Pictures:

    To coin a phrase commonly used in the 'off Topic' forum, "We love pictures!" Please feel free to post pictures in this thread of the gift you received and, if known, maybe who made it for you.

    Deadline Dates:

    Regular Registration Deadline: November 10.

    After this deadline, I will hold the random drawing and send everyone their matches.

    Get your saws Going!!

    Name list
    1. Tgiro01
    2. Daddy's scroller
    3. NC scroller

    Last edited by daveswoodworking; 10-14-2019, 09:55 AM. Reason: Update name list
    Dewalt 788

  • #2
    Where is everyone at I would like to get a few more to sign up before the died line more the merrier
    Dewalt 788


    • #3
      I sent you a pm


      • #4
        You have 40 more days until deadline to join secret Santa exchange
        Dewalt 788


        • #5
          Count me in.
          Creator of fine designer sawdust.


          • daveswoodworking
            daveswoodworking commented
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            NC Scroller is you info still the same as last year do you want to do the ornament exchange too or just secret Santa this year
            Ill let you know if I don't get a few more to join ill will be canceling the secret exchange this year for some reason not one wants to sign up any more so for I have you and daddy's scroller and Tgiro01 that sign up I don't think I'll be doing the exchanges this year do to low on cash and health issue I really like doing the exchanges thank you for signing up

        • #6
          Yes I am willing to do both.
          Creator of fine designer sawdust.


          • #7
            The secret Santa exchange is now closed
            I will be be gaving that sign up their secret Santa name thank you all that join secret Santa this year
            Dewalt 788


            • #8
              It would nice if everyone would post picture of what you recieve from your secret Santa exchange thank you

              if you dont know how to post a picture please ask someone to help you
              Dewalt 788


              • #9
                My packae will bE in mailbox by Friday
                Dewalt 788


                • #10
                  I received this for my secret Santa gift
                  thank you tgiro01 for the gift I all ready lost it my mom took it and has it hanging on wall so she can view it
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                  Last edited by daveswoodworking; 12-20-2019, 09:50 PM.
                  Dewalt 788


                  • #11
                    Sorry been remiss in posting pictures. Here is the Secret Santa gift I received from Tricia aka Daddy's Scroller. Thank you. My wife added it to her snowman collection. Secret Santa 2019.jpg
                    Creator of fine designer sawdust.


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