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Desk clock for a client #1: About to start a project for pay.

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Blog entry by Beginningwoodworker posted 1358 days ago 955 reads 0 times favorited 13 comments Add to Favorites Watch
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I am about to start on a desk clock for a client, Its going to be my first project for money. I am making it out of some hardwood scraps I had laying around the shop I am using wenge, mahogany, for the top, bottom and sides and claro walnut for the clock face.

-- CJIII Future cabinetmaker



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patron

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#1 posted 1358 days ago

here’s to the first of many
paying jobs charles

good feeling

have a good holidays

hi to mom

-- david - only thru kindness can this world be whole . If we don't succeed we run the risk of failure. Dan Quayle

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matt garcia

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#2 posted 1358 days ago

I’m jealous!! Everyone wants me to give my projects away!!

-- Matt Garcia Wannabe Period Furniture Maker, Houston TX

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degoose

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#3 posted 1358 days ago

It is a good feeling to have folks pay you to do what you love…power to you Charles Jackson the Third.. Cabinet Maker.

-- Drink twice... and don't bother to cut... @ lazylarrywoodworks.com.au For lovers of all things timber...

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Gator

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#4 posted 1358 days ago

Congratulations on your first of many I am sure. Don’t forget to post your progress..

Gator

-- Master designer of precision sawdust and one of a kind slivers.

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a1Jim

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#5 posted 1358 days ago

Good luck on your first commission .

-- http://artisticwoodstudio.com Custom furniture

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jack1

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#6 posted 1358 days ago

Charge enough.

-- jack -- ...measure once, curse twice!

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ND2ELK

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#7 posted 1358 days ago

Good for you Charles. May it be one of many. Remember it takes less time to make it right than make it over. Quality sells and brings more sales. Enjoy yourself.

God Bless
tom

-- Mc Bridge Cabinets, Iowa

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twokidsnosleep

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#8 posted 1358 days ago

Congrats on the pay for play deal!
Give them more than they expect

-- Scott "Some days you are the big dog, some days you are the fire hydrant"

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Bob Kollman

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#9 posted 1358 days ago

Remember COD!!!!

-- Bob Kenosha Wi.

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lew

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#10 posted 1358 days ago

Beautiful wood, CJ!

Lew

-- Lew- Time traveler. Purveyor of the Universe's finest custom rolling pins.

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beatlefan

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#11 posted 1357 days ago

Way to go Charles—keep us posted-I’m sure you are going to be a very sucessful business man-
take care and Merry Christmas to you and your family !!

-- Tony --

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blockhead

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#12 posted 1357 days ago

Congrats to you Charles. Here’s to the first of many to come!

-- Brad, Oregon- The things that come to those who wait, may be the things left by those who got there first.

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Roz

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#13 posted 1336 days ago

Good luck Charles, pretty lumber.

-- Terry Roswell, L.A. (Lower Alabama) "Life is what happens to you when you are making other plans."

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