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Blog entry by BritBoxmaker posted 09-11-2014 05:01 PM 2597 reads 0 times favorited 24 comments Add to Favorites Watch

Not anywhere special, just at home but here we are

Yes, all of us seem to submit to IKEA at some stage and this is no exception. It took me two and a half hours to put the case together. It was supposed to be a two man job and there was only me!

So I’ve put ‘some’ of my favourites in there. It’s at the top of the stairs into our main floor so guests get and eyefull on arrival.

Be seeing you.

-- Martyn -- Boxologist, Pattern Juggler and Candyman of the visually challenging.



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Muriel

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#1 posted 09-11-2014 05:08 PM

Very nice to see “all” your favourites boxes displayed in such a nice case !

-- Muriel, Belgium

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mauibob

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#2 posted 09-11-2014 05:09 PM

Great collection, Martyn!

Here, our local public library solicits handcrafted items for temporary exhibit in their glass display cases. Have you thought of putting these on display for public consumption? These would make a wonderful enticement to folks interested in woodworking.

Again, a fabulous exhibit!

-- Bob, Potomac, MD

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michelletwo

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#3 posted 09-11-2014 05:30 PM

hi martyn..looks wonderful..just saw the write-up on you on the e-zine. Congrats. well deserved

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BritBoxmaker

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#4 posted 09-11-2014 06:12 PM

Michelle, thanks but I wasn’t aware of any write up on me. How do I get access to the e-zine, I wonder?

-- Martyn -- Boxologist, Pattern Juggler and Candyman of the visually challenging.

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michelletwo

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#5 posted 09-11-2014 07:00 PM

wood magazine e-zine. 12 pages on you & your boxes. go to Wood Magazine & sign up & get the e-zine, I would guess.

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TopamaxSurvivor

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#6 posted 09-11-2014 07:04 PM

Awesome! Certainly something to be proud of.

-- Bob in WW ~ "some old things are lovely, warm still with life ... of the forgotten men who made them." - D.H. Lawrence

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quicksilver

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#7 posted 09-11-2014 07:32 PM

Very nice
No one else has such a display of high quality craft
Great job.

-- Quicksilver

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RogerBean

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#8 posted 09-11-2014 07:47 PM

Lovely display. An impressive amount of fine work. “Dinner on the Lake of Fire” stands in a place of honor. Many of mine are just bouncing around the house. I have a couple more boxes to post soon, but I’m feeling the call of a couple of Pembroke tables. :-)
Roger

-- "Everybody makes mistakes. A craftsman always fixes them." (Monty Kennedy, "The Checkering and Carving of Gunstocks", 1952)

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BritBoxmaker

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#9 posted 09-11-2014 07:48 PM

Oh that one, Michelle. Sorry, my mistake

-- Martyn -- Boxologist, Pattern Juggler and Candyman of the visually challenging.

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michelletwo

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#10 posted 09-11-2014 08:19 PM

it wasn’t new? I got it today . oh well, boxologist, it’s good PR :-)

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jaykaypur

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#11 posted 09-11-2014 08:20 PM

Eye candy !

-- Use it up, Wear it out --------------- Make it do, Or do without!

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degoose

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#12 posted 09-11-2014 08:40 PM

Bl**dy Marvelous…

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

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littlecope

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#13 posted 09-11-2014 09:17 PM

A Grand Display Martyn!
Does your new Place have a version of the “Stairway to Devon”?

-- Mike in Concord, NH---Unpleasant tasks are simply worthy challenges to improve skills.

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shipwright

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#14 posted 09-11-2014 10:32 PM

Just wow Martyn.
Individually they are all exquisite but as a body of work (OK maybe only a limb) they are really impressive.
You have every right to be proud of this collection of art.
Bravo!

-- Paul M ..............the early bird may get the worm but it’s the second mouse that gets the cheese! http://thecanadianschooloffrenchmarquetry.com/

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Mean_Dean

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#15 posted 09-12-2014 12:18 AM

Great looking collection of boxes!

-- Dean -- "Don't give up the ship -- fight her 'till she sinks!" Capt James Lawrence USN

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