Family album

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Project by johan posted 11-28-2008 07:38 PM 2407 views 8 times favorited 18 comments Add to Favorites Watch

This family album was made up out of 75 special pages,bound in a Kudu leather album,the plaque made out of sterling silver plate was made by a jeweler.I framed it with a embuia frame and made the box out of African mahogany,embuia and Ash

-- Johan, South Africa,

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#1 posted 11-28-2008 07:50 PM

Beautiful. This piece will be around for generations to come.

-- Rusty

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#2 posted 11-28-2008 07:54 PM

Again, you never fail to impress me with your work Johan.

Great work!

-- masrol, kuala lumpur, MY.

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#3 posted 11-28-2008 10:39 PM

Very Sweet Looking.

Where did you get the Breifcase Locks at? Those are cleaver.


-- Jimmy "Handi" Warner,,, Twitter: @Handisworkshop, @HandisCreations

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#4 posted 11-28-2008 11:14 PM

Wow nice album

-- Jim, Kentucky

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#5 posted 11-29-2008 12:00 AM

Very nice. It reminds me of some of Dan’s tiles.

-- Charlie M. "Woodworking - patience = firewood"

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#6 posted 11-29-2008 01:10 AM

Charlie – I was going to say the exact thing.

Johan – Great looking job!

-- Gary - Never pass up the opportunity to make a mistake look like you planned it that way - Tyler, TX

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#7 posted 11-29-2008 02:08 AM

Wow. Great work.

-- Garyb6, “True simplicity does not reveal the tremendous effort it requires.” - Somerset Maugham

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#8 posted 11-29-2008 03:48 AM

Excellent heirloom that will be cherished as much as the contents. Thanks for sharing.

-- My favorite piece is my last one, my best piece is my next one.

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#9 posted 11-29-2008 03:59 AM

That is a very nice piece to hold the photos. Very nice work.

-- Brian, Lebanon PA, If you aren’t having fun doing it, find something else to do.

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#10 posted 11-29-2008 05:42 AM

Priceless work Blkcherry

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#11 posted 11-29-2008 12:03 PM

Wonderful idea; beautifully executed heirloom Johan.

-- Res severa verum gaudium - True pleasure is a serious business.

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#12 posted 11-29-2008 12:50 PM

Johan you the man! Everything about this piece is splendid.

-- "The way to make a small fortune in woodworking- start with a large one"

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#13 posted 11-29-2008 04:01 PM

There’s an instant heirloom! Beautiful workmanship.

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#14 posted 11-29-2008 09:38 PM


-- "I don't know, we haven't played Alabama yet." -- Vince Lombardi after being asked what it felt like to be the greatest football team in the world just after winning the '66 Super Bowl.

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#15 posted 11-29-2008 10:37 PM

What a beautiful family heirloom that will last for generations to enjoy.

-- Dustygirl..Hastings,Ontario.. How much wood can 1 gal chuck if 1 gal can't cut wood?

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