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Location: Western Australia
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I'm retired and live in Western Australia in the Jarrah forest, or Swan river mahogany as some called it. I started my working life as a woodwork teacher, and have returned to this as a hobby woodworker in my retirement. I love to make small complicated items of furniture, boxes, and reproduction antique clocks. Secret compartments, marquetry /parquetry and inlay decoration are things I like to include in my projects.

-- Madburg WA

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commented on Heart Candle Holder 07-20-2018 12:27 AM
commented on Le bureau des chasseurs 07-18-2018 01:09 AM
added project Le bureau des chasseurs 07-17-2018 06:15 AM
commented on Large Checkerboard Box 05-13-2018 01:07 AM
commented on The Cube 05-10-2018 08:53 AM
commented on The Cube 05-09-2018 12:35 AM
commented on The North Foreshore 05-09-2018 12:27 AM
commented on The Cube 05-08-2018 09:07 AM
added project The Cube 05-08-2018 03:09 AM
added project The North Foreshore 05-08-2018 02:42 AM
commented on Treasure Box III - Post #1: Remember the Treasure Boxes series? 02-15-2018 12:11 AM
commented on Simple Jigs and Techniques #15: Hot Pipe Bending 01-07-2018 08:46 AM
commented on Colourfastness #2: One Month Check-in, .... some surprises 01-02-2018 05:00 AM
commented on Simple Jigs and Techniques #14: Fast Accurate Louis Cubes 12-31-2017 09:25 AM
replied on 5’’ Sandpaper The best for Intarsia ? No Holes …. 11-17-2017 03:29 AM

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shipwright

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#1 posted 02-04-2016 02:35 PM

Welcome to LJ. Our small marquetry circle can always use another participant.

-- Paul M ..............If God wanted us to have fiberglass boats he would have given us fibreglass trees. http://thecanadianschooloffrenchmarquetry.com/

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JL7

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#2 posted 02-06-2016 03:24 AM

Welcome Madburg…..You have a mad style…...like it.

-- Jeff .... Minnesota, USA

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jaguar1201

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#3 posted 02-22-2016 12:53 AM

Martin, the latest three clocks that you have just posted are gorgeous workmanship. I also appreciate the design history of each particular clock, especially when they are of English heritage.
Enrico Caruso

-- Enrico, Stow OHIO

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DonSol

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#4 posted 04-14-2016 03:11 AM

Welcome to LJ’s. I have enjoyed looking at your clocks, they are beautiful.

-- Don Solomon, New Castle, IN; Quality is not an act, it is a habit. Aristotle

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helluvawreck

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#5 posted 04-14-2016 02:16 PM

Your craftsmanship and artistic ability is absolutely amazing. Congratulations and welcome to Lumberjocks.

helluvawreck aka Charles
http://woodworkingexpo.wordpress.com

-- helluvawreck aka Charles, http://woodworkingexpo.wordpress.com

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