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"Ash, Pine & anything else I can find" build (a former build challenge thread)

Discussion in 'Tele Home Depot' started by gitlvr, Jul 20, 2013.

  1. metecem

    metecem Friend of Leo's

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    I'm really sorry... Please take care and I hope the best for you and your family!
     
  2. patsanger

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    Really sorry to hear all of that. My best to you and yours. Family always comes first.
     
  3. jimdkc

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    Sorry to hear of your troubles. Take care of your family... We'll still be here when you get back to the guitar.

    Best wishes.
     
  4. gitlvr

    gitlvr Friend of Leo's

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    Thank you for all who have offered prayers, best wishes and encouragement. It's much appreciated.
     
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  5. flatfive

    flatfive Friend of Leo's

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    Sincere best wishes -- hope your daughter is well soon. Don't
    forget to look after yourself, too.
     
  6. DrASATele

    DrASATele Poster Extraordinaire

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    Mike you and your family are in my families prayers. I think it's safe to say we will all be looking to see this work of beauty completed in due time.
    I hope your daughter has a speedy recovery. Like b5 and a few others have said take care of yourself too!
     
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  7. crashdavis

    crashdavis Tele-Meister

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    Wow. Very sorry to hear. This guitar is a real beauty and it will be gorgeous when you get to finish it, but life has a way of doling out paradigm shifts. Wishing your daughter the speediest of recoveries.
     
  8. axedaddy

    axedaddy Tele-Afflicted

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    Sorry to hear the bad news Mike. Hope all goes well, as great as building guitars is, it pales in comparison to care and love for our families. Best to all of you.
     
  9. Ronsonic

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    Take care of the ladies and yourself. Guitars later.

    Hopes and prayers for recovery and health.

    Get back to that build when you can.
     
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  10. kwerk

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    Really sorry to hear it Mike, but family must always come first. I'll make sure this gets moved to the THD so you can get back to it when you are in a better position. Best wishes to you and your family.
     
  11. Marshall_Stack

    Marshall_Stack Friend of Leo's

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    Mike -

    First - best to you and your girls. You have a full plate.

    I just found this thread the other day and was loving your running commentary. I will never build a guitar or do any fine woodworking - but I love reading these threads and I am sure there are many more like me on TDPRI. To us arm chair quarterbacks - you guys make it look so - not easy - but doable. The back of that headstock - you glued - you trimmed - you sanded - and it came out like sculpture. Sculpture with a beautiful grain.

    But what struck me was your equanimity when the first neck was ruined. No fuss - it happens - find a solution. Bet that balance helps in all aspects of life - like caring for a sick child.

    Be well -

    Terry
     
  12. gitlvr

    gitlvr Friend of Leo's

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    Humbled by all the support. Thank you, all.
    Phil, thanks. I WILL finish this build at the appropriate time.
     
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  13. crazydave911

    crazydave911 Doctor of Teleocity

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    A situation to which I can closely relate, though I'm continually humbled by what they do with what they have..............especially compared to what I have done with my "talents" as it were :oops:.
    My prayers and hopes are with you and your family ;)


     
  14. guitarbuilder

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    Sorry to hear that news. All the best to your whole family.
     
  15. gitlvr

    gitlvr Friend of Leo's

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    Again, thanks a lot for all the encouragement.

    Agreed. Everyone should know someone who struggles with a disability, whether physical or mental. It'll change the way you look at life. MHO.
     
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  16. 2blue2

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    You and yours will be in our prayers.
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    Jeff C.
     
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  17. Glen Smith

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    Mike, you and your family are in my daily thoughts.
     
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    I'm sorry to hear it, Mike. Best wishes to you and your family.
     
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    Hey Mike, my thoughts are with you and your family. Take care of the girls man, we'll all be here when you're able to get back to the build.
     
  20. fretman_2

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    All the best to you and yours Mike. You got your priorities straight and the guitar will take care of itself. Looking forward to you resuming the build thread!!
     
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