Masonic Square and Compasses Plaque

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Another weekend project, the Square & Compasses are cut from 1/8” walnut and the back is 3/8” birch plywood, all finished with danish oil.

-- Greg S.E. Ga.

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Bill Akins

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#1 posted 01-20-2009 11:12 PM

That is a beautiful job, brother.

-- Bill from Lithia Springs, GA I love the smell of sawdust in the morning.

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#2 posted 01-22-2009 12:38 AM

Nice scroll work, brother.

-- Ron,R.A.Shepard Woodworking,Massachusetts

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#3 posted 01-23-2009 05:30 PM

Compliments—very nice, brother.

-- Bradley Miller, Blue Springs, MO -

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Scot T

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#4 posted 01-25-2009 02:31 AM

Brother Greg, nicely done! Now I’m inspired and may actually start that traveling gavel box I made plans for a few years back.

-- Scot, SW Washington

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#5 posted 01-25-2009 03:12 AM

nice work greg ! we got almost enough brothers here to start our own blue lodge !

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#6 posted 01-25-2009 04:15 AM

There is enough talent here that we could have some of the most beautiful Lodge furniture ever seen. Thanks for the compliments my brothers.


-- Greg S.E. Ga.

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#7 posted 02-01-2009 05:30 AM

Now there is some very nice scrolling, made me smile when I saw it. Thanks brother!

-- Ned - 2B1ASK1

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#8 posted 02-24-2009 09:01 AM

I just found this site by typing in masonic woodworking. Nice job, I just did a S-C>> myself.I’ll post a pick for a variation on a theme.

-- "when I nod my head, you hit it.."

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#9 posted 05-23-2009 05:27 AM

Nice work Brother!

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#10 posted 05-23-2009 05:57 AM

i think we got it Brothers !
i joined by doing the temple floor in linolium (1/8” industlial tile ) for the local lodge , but nobody knew how to cut it .
i tried everything and called the factory and tool companys ,from paper cutters to heating the tiles and cutting with
a razor knife . after 2 days of frustration i brought some tiles home and made a sled and cut them like wood .
the brothers were so impresed they asked me to join the lodge . i was unemployed at the time so couldn’t join
( and didn’t know anything about them either ) . well Brother kieth payed my entrance and 1 year dues .bless his soul , he passed last year .
now i am an endowed member and am the lodge maintenance supervisor .( i guess they saw me coming )
good to meet with you all , lets get together again sometime .

-- 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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#11 posted 06-30-2009 11:17 PM

Nice work Brother! Fairly intricate how long did it take you to make it. They would be a big hit at the Blue Lodge.

-- SAEPE EXPERTUS, SEMPER FIDELIS, FRATRES AETERNI - "Often Tested, Always Faithful, Brothers Forever"

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#12 posted 07-01-2009 01:12 AM

Well done Greg my dad was a 50 year mason

-- wood crafting & woodworking classes

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#13 posted 07-01-2009 04:03 AM

Joe, the entire thing is only 6” square so it only took 2 hrs. tops, but I also do mostly scroll saw work, which like anything else the more you do it the quicker it gets. Thanks for the compliments My Brother.


-- Greg S.E. Ga.

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#14 posted 01-02-2010 12:30 AM

Very nice work, looking forward to getting to know the woodworking brothers on this site.

Lenzy Flint, Mi.

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#15 posted 01-07-2010 12:39 AM

Lenzy, there are plenty of us here.

-- Greg S.E. Ga.

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