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Project by kiefer posted 11-21-2014 04:22 AM 1461 views 1 time favorited 19 comments Add to Favorites Watch

Yesterday when I went to get the mail it included an envelope that contained three of these beautiful marquetry pieces that Paul /Shipwright sent me and I can not get over how nice and precise they are .
Today after getting my hide glue heated up I ventured to install two of them and I must honestly say I was a bit nervous but all went fairly well I cleaned them up after the glue had set and just had to stand back and admire them for a while and then called my wife to take a look at the precious gift I had received .
Tomorrow I will clean and sand them and my apply some finish but I want to wait until they are completly dry .
One went on my table saw sled and the other on my new design leg vise .
I will post the new super simple quick release leg vise fairly soon and also do a blog on it but be patient .
In conclusion I would like to thank my good buddy Paul /Shipwright for his awesome gift and buddies like him are far and few in between as most of us know .
Paul you made my day actually more than one .

Klaus

-- Kiefer https://www.youtube.com/user/woodkiefer1/videos





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shipwright

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#1 posted 11-21-2014 04:29 AM

Thank you Klaus.
It was my pleasure.
You just made my day.

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

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#2 posted 11-21-2014 04:30 AM

Sounds great,

Paul is enterprising in that he also figured out where you live? LOL! I’m glad you had a smile on your face today Klaus!

-- Cau Haus Designs, Thomas J. Tieffenbacher

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woodshaver (Tony)

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#3 posted 11-21-2014 04:39 AM

Excellent work and post! It was really nice reading about your friendship with Paul/Shipwright and his gift to you. Having a good buddy like Paul is a blessing.

-- Tony C UAW, St Augustine FL, My high school shop teacher said "You can do it"... Now I can't stop!

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#4 posted 11-21-2014 05:21 AM

A great gift starts with a great friendship. Those are beauties that Paul made you. I see your not wasting any time putting them in place.
You guys made my day.

-- Dave, Downers Grove, Il. -------- When you run out of ideas, start building your dreams.

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#5 posted 11-21-2014 05:41 AM

Guys, I adore you, you just made my day! Thank you!

-- Yuri (10x4 -- yeah, that's my tiny shop!)

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SPalm

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#6 posted 11-21-2014 12:46 PM

Very nice Klaus.
You guys really know how to raise the bar. Wonderful job to both of you.

Steve

-- -- I'm no rocket surgeon

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#7 posted 11-21-2014 01:29 PM

Awesome, for both of yall

-- The Old Rednek Workshop https://www.facebook.com/theoldrednekworkshoptn

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#8 posted 11-21-2014 02:37 PM

What a very nice gift from a good friend.
It’s good to see that Paul is finally putting that Chevalet to work. :-)

-- Gene 'The true soldier fights not because he hates what is in front of him, but because he loves what is behind him.' G. K. Chesterton

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#9 posted 11-21-2014 03:26 PM

Very nice and great story of LJ camaraderie.

-- John C. -- "Firearms are second only to the Constitution in importance; they are the peoples' liberty's teeth." George Washington

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#10 posted 11-21-2014 05:10 PM

Jealous, just plain Jealous …

-- Grumpy old guy, and lookin' good Doin' it. ... Surprise Az.

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#11 posted 11-21-2014 06:44 PM

Beautiful work and wonderful placements for these too.

-- Use it up, Wear it out --------------- Make it do, Or do without!

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#12 posted 11-21-2014 06:44 PM

Looks fantastic.

-- http://thewoodknack.blogspot.com/

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#13 posted 11-21-2014 07:36 PM

Shipwright and Kiefer, you both rock!

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

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#14 posted 11-21-2014 08:34 PM

Nice, Klaus. Isn’t Paul amazing?? That is what like the most about this site, we meet such good friends!!!!!!

Jim

-- Jim Jakosh.....Practical Wood Products...........Learn something new every day!! Variety is the Spice of Life!!

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#15 posted 11-22-2014 12:23 AM

BRAVO!!! What a Beautiful Gesture and a Great Thank You!

-- Hope Everyone Is Doing Well! .... Best Regards: Rick

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