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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 Oeben Boxes #5: Box #1 Finally Glued Up 09-08-2017 02:47 AM
commented on Marquetry card table by John Linnell #7: Bronze swags 09-08-2017 12:41 AM
commented on Oeben Boxes #4: Assembling the Parquetry Panels 08-28-2017 01:54 AM
commented on A little help with Parquetry panels 08-28-2017 01:52 AM
commented on Oeben Boxes #3: The First Actual Box Begins 08-28-2017 01:51 AM
commented on Karen, Charlotte, Martha and Mattie - four Boulle style marquetry boxes 07-23-2017 11:34 PM
commented on Rogue Planet 07-22-2017 12:47 AM
commented on Karen, Charlotte, Martha and Mattie - four Boulle style marquetry boxes 07-19-2017 08:35 AM
commented on Charlotte - Boulle style marquetry box number 2 07-13-2017 02:27 PM
commented on Karen, Charlotte, Martha and Mattie - four Boulle style marquetry boxes 07-13-2017 02:18 PM
commented on Karen - Boulle style marquetry box number 1 07-13-2017 01:24 AM
commented on Mattie - Boulle style marquetry box number 4 07-13-2017 01:03 AM
commented on Martha - Boulle style marquetry box number 3 07-13-2017 12:50 AM
commented on Martha - Boulle style marquetry box number 3 07-12-2017 02:38 PM
added project Mattie - Boulle style marquetry box number 4 07-12-2017 08:09 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

-- If a man does not keep pace with his companions, perhaps it is because he hears a different drummer. Let him step to the music which he hears, however measured or far away. Henry David Thoreau

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