My Grandfathers Woodworking cont... #3: A Few More Pictures

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Blog entry by DougH posted 02-18-2011 02:49 AM 1246 reads 0 times favorited 8 comments Add to Favorites Watch
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I had some trouble trying to get a good video of the lathe working but I’ll keep trying. In the mean time, here are some pictures of a sewing box he made for my grandmother. It was started in 1931 and completed in 1934. It has over 2300 pieces.

-- Doug, South Carolina

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#1 posted 02-18-2011 02:58 AM

wow is all I can say.

-- Ike, Big Daddies Woodshop,

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#2 posted 02-18-2011 03:13 AM

Doug, first of all…welcome to LJ’s.

Second…Bigike says it quite well…WOW. That is a spectacular piece. I got my love of woodworking from my grandfather – so the title grabbed my interest – I just ran into this post….will have to see the ones prior.

-- Woodworking.....My small slice of heaven!

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#3 posted 02-18-2011 03:44 AM

Your grandfatrher was a very patient and skilled man. WOW

-- Thank You Veterans!

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#4 posted 02-18-2011 03:57 AM

what a wonderfull peice
thankĀ“s for sharing it with us :-)

take care

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#5 posted 02-18-2011 08:19 AM

That’s a keeper…

-- mike...............

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#6 posted 02-18-2011 08:37 AM

whoa and wow

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#7 posted 02-18-2011 11:57 AM

Your Grandfather’s work was incredible Doug… Thanks very much for sharing it with us and Welcome to LJ’s my Friend!!

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

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#8 posted 02-19-2011 03:22 PM

Your Grandfather was truly a great craftsman. Awesome work!

-- Les, Wichita, Ks. (I'd rather be covered in saw dust!)

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