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A new shop apprentice has been born

papa-roe

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I needed to make this announcement and this seemed the best place. I got a text last night that I have a new grandson. I have 3 daughters, 4 granddaughters and 3 exes who have me intimidated. Finally, I have someone to boss around and be my apprentice when he gets older. I have one grand daughter in Tulsa that MAYBE I can persuade to join me in machining or welding but for the most part, I am (was) alone in a virtual sea of girly girl princesses. Life is getting better!
 

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Congratulations!

However, one of those "girls" just might surprise you.
I have one niece that would rather work with the buffalo on a farm than in the clean, indoor family business with her brothers.
In fact I gave my brother my old lathe when I upgraded because he said that she might be interested in it.

-brino
 

papa-roe

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Congratulations!

However, one of those "girls" just might surprise you.
I have one niece that would rather work with the buffalo on a farm than in the clean, indoor family business with her brothers.
In fact I gave my brother my old lathe when I upgraded because he said that she might be interested in it.

-brino
I have high hopes for my 10 year old grand daughter in Tulsa. That is 350 miles away so it may be a challenge.
 

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Congratulations are due but remember this my friend, my youngest daughter IS A Journeyman Machinist. A good one at that. She can machine circles around her co-workers.

"Billy G"
 
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papa-roe

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Congratulations is due but remember this my friend, my youngest daughter IS A Jorneyman Machinist. A good one at that. She cam machine circles around her co-workers.

"Billy G"
My grand daughters are each different. The oldest is an artist with a macabre gothic sensibility. She also plays bass in a metal band. Her sister the 10 year old is a tomboy who loves to hunt with her dad and play basketball, soccer and torment both her sisters. The youngest sister is an 8 year old girl through and through. She would wear her princess outfit 24/7 if she could. My youngest grand daughter who's mom just gave birth to her brother is 7 and she can use a sewing machine and design and make clothes for herself and her dolls. Seriously!
 

genec

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I needed to make this announcement and this seemed the best place. I got a text last night that I have a new grandson. I have 3 daughters, 4 granddaughters and 3 exes who have me intimidated. Finally, I have someone to boss around and be my apprentice when he gets older. I have one grand daughter in Tulsa that MAYBE I can persuade to join me in machining or welding but for the most part, I am (was) alone in a virtual sea of girly girl princesses. Life is getting better!
hope you have better luck then I do , they can't do much with out a cell phone
 

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Congrats to you, hope mother and child are doing well!
 

FOMOGO

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Congrats on your grandson, pretty exciting stuff. I have my first grandchild due in early Dec. A girl, can't wait. Cheers, Mike
 

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I'm still surrounded , three girls and grand daughter plus the wife. Son in law who don't even know what a hammer and saw or screwdriver are let alone use one. He was momma raised , playing games is it . His dad was a real prick I understand even dangerous to them. Step dad's ok but it's to late for this son in law. Congrats on the male helper coming up.
 

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It's never too late, don't give up on him.

"Billy G"
 
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