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dust stuff #15: Project of a Lifetime.

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Blog entry by JoeyG posted 439 days ago 1051 reads 0 times favorited 17 comments Add to Favorites Watch
« Part 14: I am international. Oh yeah!!! Part 15 of dust stuff series Part 16: Greatest Project Continued »

I haven’t added to this blog in a while, life gets busy and all that. Plus I have been doing a lot of work with my angelfish when I am not in the shop or helping my kids with homework, so…. Well I guess our interests flow just as everything else does. I am still in the shop most days and I am getting more commissions weekly so that is good.

I once again have the chance to do a “project of a lifetime” What is this wonderful project you might ask? Well I guess it’s easier to show you with a picture.

Any of you who have had one of the pictures, knows that it’s the greatest project to be had. I now have 4 great life projects and I am so very grateful for them all.

-- JoeyG ~~~ http://www.facebook.com/JHGWoodWorks



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Dallas

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#1 posted 439 days ago

+4

-- Improvise.... Adapt...... Overcome!

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lew

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#2 posted 439 days ago

Congrats to you and you family, Joey!!

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

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gfadvm

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#3 posted 439 days ago

Congrats Joey! When is the “completion” date?

-- " I'll try to be nicer, if you'll try to be smarter" gfadvm

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Nate Meadows

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#4 posted 439 days ago

Sweet! Congrats Man!

Nate

-- "With a little bit of faith, and some imagination, you can build anything!" Nate

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crashn

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#5 posted 439 days ago

Congrats and brave man, I wonder if I’ll get past my one current project of a lifetime :)

-- Crashn - the only thing I make more of than sawdust is mistakes

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JoeyG

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#6 posted 439 days ago

Thank you

Completion date is August 23, but you know how these things go. :-)

-- JoeyG ~~~ http://www.facebook.com/JHGWoodWorks

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BTimmons

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#7 posted 439 days ago

From one dad to another, way to go, pops.

-- Brian in Arlington, TX

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Greg The Cajun Box Sculptor

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#8 posted 439 days ago

Fantastic…! A future woodworker…perhaps…?

-- Every step of each project is considered my masterpiece because I want the finished product to reflect the quality of my work. http://www.FineArtBoxes.com

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bladedust

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#9 posted 439 days ago

As a father of three, I congratulate you on this wonderful project. Just curious, what type of finish do you plan to use on it???

-- ok, is it cut once measure twice, cut twice measure once???? I know....I'll just keep cutting until it's long enough.

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Sodabowski

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#10 posted 439 days ago

Congrats man! What kind of a finish do you plan to apply to this project? ;)

-- Holy scrap Barkman!

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Radu

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#11 posted 438 days ago

While I was reading the comments I was thinking “so what finish is he going to use on this project”. Lo and behold – I get to the last two postings and they ask the same question. Now you do have to answer. Congratulations.

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Sodabowski

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#12 posted 438 days ago

Argh, we’re just a bunch of crazy dudes here ;)

-- Holy scrap Barkman!

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Blackie_

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#13 posted 438 days ago

Just be ready for the greatest great life projects that follow as well. :) congrats.

-- Randy - If I'm not on LJ's then I'm making Saw Dust. Please feel free to visit my store location at http://www.facebook.com/randy.blackstock.custom.wood.designs

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JoeyG

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#14 posted 436 days ago

Thanks everyone. I was thinking Havard would be a nice finish, but it’s going to take a lot of boxes for a high-end finish like that. :-)

-- JoeyG ~~~ http://www.facebook.com/JHGWoodWorks

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Sodabowski

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#15 posted 436 days ago

Is that a hand-rubbed-on finish? :) beware as these kinda projects are known for outgassing and spraying out liquids all over the place when excess moistening is applied. The exact process is currently unknown, but it happens almost every time. In particular, I’ve heard that applying French polish with talcum powder seems to be a major source of outgassing when the item is laid flat on a proper finishing table.

;p

-- Holy scrap Barkman!

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