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Blog entry by mafe posted 11-14-2010 05:44 PM 1804 reads 0 times favorited 12 comments Add to Favorites Watch

A dove has arrived…
Or at least the tool for a doves tail!

Today I was so lucky that I found a little pack in my post box!

I opened it with great excitement,
and inside there was a beautiful little marking tool:

A dovetail marker, of Tamboti, ratio 1:8, and it’s not even Christmas yet.

The pack came from our wonderful and always positive Alba / Jamie.
Thank you so much, I know you even had to do it twice, since the post had vanished first time.

(So now it can be up to me to make us a set of 1:6…).

I hereby send you a big wonderful Lumber Jock Hug.

Best thoughts from my heart,

your friend,
Mads

-- Mad F, the fanatical rhykenologist and vintage architect. Democraticwoodworking.



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Jamie Speirs

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#1 posted 11-14-2010 06:04 PM

Mads,
One side is 1:6 the other is 1:8

jamie

-- Who is the happiest of men? He who values the merits of others, and in their pleasure takes joy, even as though 'twere his own. --Johann Wolfgang von Goethe

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mafe

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#2 posted 11-14-2010 06:16 PM

Ahhh, you clever man, of course!
You are a angel, send you a PM.
best thoughts,
Mads

-- Mad F, the fanatical rhykenologist and vintage architect. Democraticwoodworking.

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patron

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#3 posted 11-14-2010 07:20 PM

what a kind
and thoughtful gift

looking forward to the results
of it’s use

maybe a hole or some mark
to one side
to distinguish
the different ratios ?

-- david - only thru kindness can this world be whole . If we don't succeed we run the risk of failure. Dan Quayle

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tonøsa

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#4 posted 11-14-2010 07:36 PM

Remember to ask the postman in for coffee, he has been delivering some nice stuff for you ;-)

-- Tom, Odense

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Dennisgrosen

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#5 posted 11-14-2010 09:00 PM

congrat´s Mads
it realy does sound the chrismas is early in Copenhagen this year
first you selebrated it with your sister and now a present from
another great L J with a big Hart what a wonderfull tool he had sent you

Merry Chrismas Mads :-)
Dennis

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Dez

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#6 posted 11-14-2010 10:18 PM

I really prefer the handmade wooden ones, they feel so nice when you are using them and they look good too!

-- Folly ever comes cloaked in opportunity!

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tdv

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#7 posted 11-14-2010 11:41 PM

That’s true Lumberjock spirit Nice one!

-- God created wood that we may create. Trevor East Yorkshire UK

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Napoleon

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#8 posted 11-14-2010 11:45 PM

You are a lucky man Mads,and you got the best coffe :D

Wery nice of you Jamie,and a nice looking jig :)

-- Boatbuilder&blacksmith

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lanwater

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#9 posted 11-15-2010 07:27 AM

Jamie, that dovetail marker looks great!
I am sure Mafe will make great use of it. I see a new blog about dovetails in the horizon.

-- Abbas, Castro Valley, CA

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mafe

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#10 posted 11-15-2010 11:02 AM

Hi,
Ian, you might be right! I’m working on some dovetail DIY tools, but have cut my first dovetails (quite proud).
Napoleon, yes no one beats my coffee.

This is the kind of coffee we talk about! (Not my video).
Trevor, yes he is a wonderful man this Jamie.
Dez, I never had one before, so I prefere this one no doubt!
Dennis, yes I will soon find my christmas stuff, and start making decorations in the apartment, my mood is all there.
Tom, yes I will give him a kiss one day! The postman. He delivers my coffee too, so he is really important.
David, yes I’ll mark it so I will not f… it up… Laugh.
Jamie, thank you once more, I will never get tired of that.
Best thoughts,
Mads

-- Mad F, the fanatical rhykenologist and vintage architect. Democraticwoodworking.

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Schwieb

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#11 posted 11-15-2010 01:13 PM

Nifty little tool made with some real Christmas spirit. Lucky Mads

-- Dr. Ken, Florida - Durch harte arbeit werden Träume wahr.

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rivergirl

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#12 posted 11-16-2010 01:00 AM

Ha! Alba comes through with a multi use tool! Mads- that is some seriously labor intensive coffee. I bet it’s great- but hey- in the morning I am not all about working so hard for my coffee. I just hit the switch and hope the grounds go to the bottom of the glass pot. But if someone were to make it for me I would say ahhhhhhhhhhhhhhhhhhhhhhh. :)

-- Homer : "Oh, and how is education supposed to make me feel smarter? Besides, every time I learn something new, it pushes some old stuff out of my brain."

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