Hand Made Christmas Gifts for the Bears

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Bearcarver

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I really enjoyed reading that Bear. That's one fine Bear Jr you have!

Thank You 5G !!
Yup--He's a Great Son!

Bear


You are right "I loved this one" When you do something you Love , it's not a job.
He just keeps getting better and better. Tell him your old buddy from East Texas is Proud of him to.
And thinks his work is beautiful.

Gary

Thank You Gary!!
I wish I would have gotten him up here, when you were here, but I wasn't feeling real Great.
I think you only saw him for seconds, when you turned around down there.
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Great story bear. Your son obviously makes you proud. The gifts look top notch!


Thank You Jake
Yes--He's a Great Son!!
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Everything looks absolutely beautiful! That cutting board is stunning!

Great story too, Bear. Guess those $4.25/hr guys don’t know what they missed out on.

Thank You Xray!!
LOL---Yup---They definitely Lost Big-Time!!
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That's a great story Bear and I love the gifts your son made! I like to do some woodworking in the evenings just as a relaxation thing (not anywhere close to you and your son's level) and recently replaced all the boards on a bench that we made for my grandparents about 25 years ago. After they both passed several years ago I finally got around to replacing and finishing the bench back to how it was when we gave it to them when I was a kid and it brings back great memories every time I look at it. Thanks for sharing
 

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Personalisation is a lost art these days. Those gifts look fantastic, and will be cherished every time they are looked at. Congratulations Bear Jr., well done.

Thank You Rider!!
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Wow a great son to be proud of and a great gift for Mama and Poppa Bear.

Warren

Thank You Warren!!
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Great story Bear!
Awesome cutting board too.
And the bench looks like brand new.
You have a good son there for sure.
Happy Holidays to the Bear family!

John


Thank You John!!
On that Bench:
That Thermally Modified Ash is Beautiful, but expensive.
What is Thermally Modified Wood?
Thermal Modification is the process of gradually heating any species of lumber to temperatures of 410 - 450º F in a special chamber that has had the oxygen completely removed from the system. These conditions are needed to prevent the wood from combusting, which takes place at temperatures over 300º F.

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Great story , you obviously did a great job raising him!! The gifts are beautiful!

Thank You Jcam!!
Mrs Bear was a Big help too. :emoji_bear:
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Wow, Beautiful work. First class items.

Thank You Tony!!
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Wow, John. You can rightfully be proud of Bear Jr., and he can sure enough be proud of his work.
That is one gorgeous cutting board--I'd be scared to use a knife on it for fear of marking it up.
And that ash on the bench is the most beautiful ash wood I've ever seen.
Gary

Thank You Gary!!
That's no longer plain old "Ash".
That's Thermally Modified Ash, and it is Beautiful, but expensive.
What is Thermally Modified Wood?
Thermal Modification is the process of gradually heating any species of lumber to temperatures of 410 - 450º F in a special chamber that has had the oxygen completely removed from the system. These conditions are needed to prevent the wood from combusting, which takes place at temperatures over 300º F.

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Your son has some talent, most likely he picked up some of from you! Very beautiful work. I really like the cutting board. Good story behind those gifts also. Well done with him Bear and well done by Bear Jr
 

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Thanks for sharing that great story. By the looks of the cutting board gift your son has amazing talent for working with timber.

Thank You Jabiru!!
Yeah, He's pretty much been around Wood all of his life. Third Generation.
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That's a great story Bear and I love the gifts your son made! I like to do some woodworking in the evenings just as a relaxation thing (not anywhere close to you and your son's level) and recently replaced all the boards on a bench that we made for my grandparents about 25 years ago. After they both passed several years ago I finally got around to replacing and finishing the bench back to how it was when we gave it to them when I was a kid and it brings back great memories every time I look at it. Thanks for sharing


Thank You Adam!!
Sounds like you enjoyed fixing that bench up!!

Bear


great looking gifts Bear sounds like you and mrs. bear did a great job raising bear jr.

Thank You Jim!!
Yup--We made a pretty good team---Me being Hard & Her being too Easy (Good Cop--Bad Cop).
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Your son has some talent, most likely he picked up some of from you! Very beautiful work. I really like the cutting board. Good story behind those gifts also. Well done with him Bear and well done by Bear Jr


Thank You Fished!!

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