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One to keep an eye out for #1: Four Colour Hypnotoad

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Blog entry by BritBoxmaker posted 04-10-2011 05:21 PM 1317 reads 0 times favorited 23 comments Add to Favorites Watch
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I’ll be attempting this in the near future. Keep an eye out for the project post.

Oh and especially for Topamaxsurvivor and Dennisgrossen, look no borders!

Be seeing you.

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



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bobasaurus

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#1 posted 04-10-2011 05:22 PM

ALL GLORY TO THE HYPNOTOAD! Looks like a great project. The 3D depth effect is always amazing with your boxes.

-- Allen, Colorado

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JL7

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#2 posted 04-10-2011 06:25 PM

Martyn – If you hadn’t posted any of your previous amazing works – one would say this is an impossible project – but no doubt you’ll get-r-done. Looking forward to seeing the results….

Jeff

-- Jeff - I have not failed. I've just found 10,002 ways that won't work.

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Bertha

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#3 posted 04-10-2011 06:28 PM

You’re an animal, Brit. I’ll be looking!

-- My dad and I built a 65 chev pick up.I killed trannys in that thing for some reason-Hog

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patron

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#4 posted 04-10-2011 07:11 PM

what ever the doc has you on

IT’S WORKING !

-- 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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#5 posted 04-10-2011 07:27 PM

Awesome! Looking forward to it!

-- Steve - Impatience is Expensive

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lilredweldingrod

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#6 posted 04-10-2011 07:40 PM

I don’t know if the drugs are legal or not Dave, that could be some of the street from what it does to my optic lobe. lol I do know Martyn’s boxes are highly addictive.

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BritBoxmaker

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#7 posted 04-10-2011 09:48 PM

‘I have a cunning plan. One so cunning you could stick a tail on it and call it a weasel’ Edmund Blackadder III

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

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degoose

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#8 posted 04-10-2011 10:59 PM

The Candyman can cause he mixes it with love and makes the world look good…

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

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cut3times

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#9 posted 04-10-2011 11:11 PM

Martyn how do you cut your pieces? Bandsaw, tablesaw, handsaw with miter box?

Thanks Jerry

-- And Still Too Short - "Life is what happens to you while you're busy making other plans." John Lennon

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#10 posted 04-10-2011 11:44 PM

Can’t wait to see this one finished. Unique and original design.

-- (You just have to please the man in the Mirror) Mike from Michigan -

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Dennisgrosen

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#11 posted 04-10-2011 11:51 PM

Borders ?
just by looking at your drawing my eye´s is fussy and overloaded
but I´m still looking forward to see this masterpiece Proffessor :-)

take care
Dennis

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BertFlores58

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#12 posted 04-11-2011 02:14 AM

I think Im already hypnotized with your design. How much more when it comes to flesh? I’ll be following..

-- Bert

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drewnahant

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#13 posted 04-11-2011 02:23 AM

If you are coming up with this, and Im guessing hypnotoad is a “futurama” reference, I’m not sure you are safe around power tools! Just kidding, that is awesome, and will be truly an impressive piece of woodworking. Good luck.

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David Craig

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#14 posted 04-11-2011 05:38 AM

I would offer my sympathy for the devl Martyn, but I don’t think he requires any (favorite stones song though). Obviously purpleheart, (ebony?) what wood for the yellow? Looking forward to the end result.

David

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

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LittlePaw

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#15 posted 04-11-2011 06:18 AM

That would definitely be a challenge to make. I can hardly wait to see the actual box . . . good thing I don’t have virtigo! LOL

-- LittlePAW - The sweetest sound in my shop, next to Mozart, is what a hand plane makes slicing a ribbon.

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