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Mystery commission. #1: The start...

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Blog entry by degoose posted 10-24-2011 10:56 PM 4660 reads 0 times favorited 14 comments Add to Favorites Watch
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A while back I had a request for a ready made box… this time the commission is for a special item….

I do not intend to reveal the nature of the commission… suffice to say… follow along and all will be revealed…

I took a board of Queensland Red Cedar [toona australis]

Cut about 700 mm from one end…. dressed it… cut it in half and glued it together…

Shown in the clamps…

You will have to check back tomorrow to see what I do next….!!!

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



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BritBoxmaker

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#1 posted 10-24-2011 11:01 PM

Curiouser and curiouser. I’ll be here.

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

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grizzman

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#2 posted 10-24-2011 11:06 PM

stayed tooned for the next episode, when larry shall come out of the bat cave…holy wooden board bat man…whats next…will the joker take the board and take over the wood shed…stay tuned…....

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

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a1Jim

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#3 posted 10-24-2011 11:12 PM

Holy commission junior bat boy Bob …..got to go ZAAAAAAAAAAAAAAAAAP,ZONNNNNNNNNK,POWWWW

-- http://artisticwoodstudio.com Custom furniture

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lanwater

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#4 posted 10-24-2011 11:14 PM

Oversize cutting board for a very big kitchen!

I will be watching.

-- Abbas, Castro Valley, CA

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amagineer

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#5 posted 10-24-2011 11:39 PM

You have access to some amazing wood my friend. I will not be sitting here trying to guess what you are about to create. Okay just a little hint. What does it start with? Not giving in I see. Okay I will have to down a few pints and wait like the rest.

-- Flaws are only in the eye of the artisan!

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majeagle1

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#6 posted 10-25-2011 12:00 AM

Waiting with anticipation of only the greatest !

-- Gene, Majestic Eagle Woodworks, http://majesticeagleww.etsy.com/, http://www.flickr.com/photos/majesticeagle/

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Sam Shakouri

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#7 posted 10-25-2011 12:20 AM

When I go to sleep tonight, I will keep one eye open.

-- Sam Shakouri / CREATING WONDERS WITH WOOD.....Sydney,Australia....

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Grumpy

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#8 posted 10-25-2011 12:21 AM

Now Larry, we know her Majesty is in Queensland. Hmmm, the mind boggles. LOL

-- Grumpy - "Always look on the bright side of life"- Monty Python

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shopsmithpoppi

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#9 posted 10-25-2011 01:58 AM

Now this just isn’t fair! Christmas is about 61 days away and your want to start up the suspense already! COme on show us the rest! Plllllllllllllllllllllllllllllllllllease!

-- Think it, See it, Design it. Build it, Enjoy it!

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rrdesigns

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#10 posted 10-25-2011 01:58 AM

You’re such a tease! Hook baited, swimming nearby…

-- Beth, Oklahoma, Rambling Road Designs

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Jim Bertelson

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#11 posted 10-25-2011 02:48 AM

Toilet Seat….........

-- Jim, Anchorage Alaska

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Beginningwoodworker

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#12 posted 10-25-2011 05:08 PM

What is this great mystery commission? What ever it is you is off to a great start!

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BritBoxmaker

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#13 posted 10-25-2011 05:32 PM

One piece jigsaw puzzle?

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

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Grumpy

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#14 posted 10-26-2011 02:25 AM

Yes Jim. Could be a dunny seat.

-- Grumpy - "Always look on the bright side of life"- Monty Python

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