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Made this platter for a friends retirement to be signed by all of his co-workers. After 39 years his company won't do any thing for him so I made this platter for him. hopefully he will like it.
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that a nice platter
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Nicely done, and for a very good cause.

I won't comment on how the company is treating one of it's longtimers.

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Nice piece! And it is for a good cause! That makes it doubly great!

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Nice job on the platter Jeff,
I'm sure your buddy will like it, especially when it's signed.
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Excellent workmanship. The bit about his company not doing anything for him after such long service just goes to show how far this society has gone in becoming inhuman. A sad and unfortunately true situation.

I'm sure your friend will greatly appreciate your thoughtful gift.


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Beautiful work there an Im sure hes going to love it

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That's a beautiful piece of work! Kudos to you for taking the time to recognize your friend's retirement, especially in the absence of the employer doing so. It's nice to see that there are still lots of decent people in the world who put a value on friendship and loyalty.

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Nice piece of work. He will be proud of it.
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really nice piece
and a great gesture
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Very well done and I am sure your friend will treasure it.
The nice simple grain gives it a elegance lost on many busy items.

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