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    Posted 9 years ago

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    My father has been a hobbyest woodworker for years and he always was saving and scavanging wood for years much to my mothers dismay !. But this time he done good !! He managed to salvage some wood from an old building being demo,ed in Toronto that was at least 150 yrs old ,he even saved the square head nails. Using this old wood and only the square nails he has constucted these memory /treasure boxes ,one for each of his children . This one is mine :) it was filled with all my birthdays cards I,d recieved since I was born !! Some dresses that match the photos in the lid and my Christening silver !! Mom and Dad did more than good this time !!! This is my most treasured possesion and would be the 1st thing grabbed in case of fire !!!

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    1. Pop_abides Pop_abides, 9 years ago
      Sounds like a special man !
    2. officialfuel officialfuel, 9 years ago
      Very nice!
    3. toolate2 toolate2, 9 years ago
      That is such a great thing! I'm sure each of you will always treasure it...
    4. Mcgarrett50 Mcgarrett50, 9 years ago
      Yes he really is a special man and a great Father always ! His birthday is this week and we will be getting together to celebrate him ;) Thankyou Pop_abides, Officialfuel and toolate2 for the loves.
    5. kerry10456 kerry10456, 9 years ago
      This is truely a very special piece. Hope all your siblings treasure theirs as much as you do, Thanks for sharing it with me and the other. Brought a lighted moment into my life.
    6. Mcgarrett50 Mcgarrett50, 9 years ago
      Oh yes we all do !! Hes just finishing his last one for my sister . He has made each one different from the others . Thankyou so much for the loves Kerry10456 and Maltamary

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