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Blog entry by BritBoxmaker posted 06-24-2010 05:47 PM 1901 reads 2 times favorited 23 comments Add to Favorites Watch

For those moments of crisis which I suffer from, every now and again (yes I am human too). I’ve decided to put this up on the wall of the workshop

Until such time as I have made a box for it to go on.

3SPD

-- Martyn -- Boxologist, Pattern Juggler and Candyman of the visually challenging. http://www.theartofboxes.com



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Kent Shepherd

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#1 posted 06-24-2010 05:53 PM

Or you could send it to me and I’ll put it on a box.

Looks great,
Thanks for sharing the process with us

-- http://shepherdtoolandsupply.com/

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PurpLev

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#2 posted 06-24-2010 05:54 PM

we should all have such a reminder, physical or mental image to get back to in those moments.

looks great!

-- ㊍ When in doubt - There is no doubt - Go the safer route.

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patron

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#3 posted 06-24-2010 05:55 PM

i am happy you have something to hang on the wall .
if you would show us ,
we might be able to enjoy it with you (LOL) ?

edit ,
that’s better ,
now it loaded ,

great work there professor ,
you can and do everything !

-- 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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tyskkvinna

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#4 posted 06-24-2010 05:55 PM

awesome! :) That’s a great little reminder.

-- Lis - Michigan - http://www.missmooseart.com - https://www.etsy.com/people/lisbokt

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stefang

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#5 posted 06-24-2010 06:16 PM

Great idea Martyn, a symbol of success to hang on my workshop wall. Ok, let’s see …...........? Hmm…...... can’t seem to find anything. I’ll keep looking though. It may take quite awhile (maybe forever). I’ll have to get back to you on this one Martyn. Meanwhile thanks for the idea and don’t forget to keep inspiring us.

-- Mike, an American living in Norway.

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Dennisgrosen

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#6 posted 06-24-2010 06:32 PM

great Martyn that´s a fantastic reminder if you loose the rest of your mind ….LOL

take care
Dennis

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swirt

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#7 posted 06-24-2010 06:40 PM

Very cool inspiration for such moments.

-- Galootish log blog, http://www.timberframe-tools.com

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SPalm

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#8 posted 06-24-2010 06:43 PM

Now that is inspiring. That is a very fitting place to put it.
We should all have such reminders and tributes to ourselves.

Well done Sir,
Steve

-- -- I'm no rocket surgeon

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Cozmo35

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#9 posted 06-24-2010 06:43 PM

Martyn, This is absolutely THE greatest piece of wood working engineering I have ever seen!!.. Especially after seeing how it was constructed! You are indeed the master!

-- If you don't work, you don't eat!.....Garland, TX

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BritBoxmaker

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#10 posted 06-24-2010 06:54 PM

Mike, a picture of that splendid bench, you made, thats in your garden.

-- Martyn -- Boxologist, Pattern Juggler and Candyman of the visually challenging. http://www.theartofboxes.com

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David Craig

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#11 posted 06-24-2010 06:56 PM

Good idea Martyn. When you think about it, our workshop is often used to warehouse failed ideas rather than successful ones. The good stuff makes it way out in the world and often in other people’s homes. The failed projects that need tweaking or repair and, in some cases, to be broken down again for wood reuse, are the things we keep in our work area. So, when we are dejected, we are most often reminded of our failures rather than our successes. Maybe at least a photo or two of the items that tested us yet we were victorious would be the cure for those bad mental health days.

David

-- There is little that is simple when it comes to making a simple box.

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grizzman

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#12 posted 06-24-2010 07:04 PM

that is just awesome…what a grand design..thanks

-- GRIZZMAN ...[''''']

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hairy

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#13 posted 06-24-2010 07:10 PM

Looks good to me!

The reminders I hang on the wall are mistakes I’ve made. I’m running out of room.

-- stay thirsty my friends...

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Triumph1

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#14 posted 06-24-2010 07:40 PM

Pretty sweet reminder! Your mind works in an unusual, awesome manner:-)

-- Jeff , Wisconsin Please...can I stay in the basement a little longer, please!

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degoose

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#15 posted 06-24-2010 10:17 PM

I am definitely going to have to give this a go…
lazy larry size of course..

-- Don't drink and use power tools @ lasercreationsbylarry.com.au

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