Japanese, Russian, Danish teapot lid - fairytale post

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Project by mafe posted 07-13-2015 08:54 PM 2223 views 0 times favorited 14 comments Add to Favorites Watch

Japanese, Russian, Danish teapot lid
life is a miracle

This is a story from a fairytale, to see this go to the blog:

1. The lid being painted.
2. Measures from Russia…
3. Shaping with Japanese spoke shave.
4. On a wrong track.
5. Warp it up.
6. Here we go for Russia…

Yes I try to FU up, so go to the blog, this one takes a story to get

Perhaps this can inspire others to ask and to give.

Best thoughts,


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

14 comments so far

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#1 posted 07-13-2015 09:03 PM

Nice work MaFe – and an even better story and love behind the work. The world needs more like you.

-- Randy -- Austin, TX by way of Northwest (Woodville), OH

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Jim Jakosh

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#2 posted 07-13-2015 09:04 PM

Nice lid for a friend you’ll have forever!!..
Cheers, Jim

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

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#3 posted 07-13-2015 09:29 PM

Love the blog mads, a fabulous win win all-round, you have a wonderfully kind nature my friend

-- Pete G: If you always do what you always did you'll always get what you always got

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#4 posted 07-13-2015 09:35 PM

Friendship is the best. Great job for a nice cause. Congratulations Mads.

-- Disfruta tu trabajo (enjoy your work) (Bandera, Argentina)

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Arlin Eastman

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#5 posted 07-13-2015 09:40 PM


Once again a thoughtful friends helps someone.

-- It is always the right time, to do the right thing.

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#6 posted 07-13-2015 09:50 PM

Beautiful gift, one of those things I’m sure the recipients will treasure each time they use it.

-- -- Discover the most interesting woodworking blogs from around the world

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#7 posted 07-13-2015 10:56 PM

Love the lid but your attitude is what I really like I wish there was forgiving and friendship because of that .


-- Kiefer

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#8 posted 07-14-2015 12:42 AM

Beautiful work, and a wonderful gesture. Now I’m curious about the response you will receive.
Nicely done.

-- John, British Columbia, Canada

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#9 posted 07-14-2015 02:06 AM

Wonderful, delicate work. As always.

-- From such crooked wood as that which man is made of, nothing straight can be fashioned. Immanuel Kant

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Jim Rowe

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#10 posted 07-14-2015 08:14 AM

You’re a good man!

-- It always looks better when it's finished!

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#11 posted 07-14-2015 09:00 AM

отличная работа

-- Regards Rob

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#12 posted 07-14-2015 11:38 AM

Thumbs up!

-- Mike, an American living in Norway.

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#13 posted 07-14-2015 12:42 PM

Beautiful work bud!

-- Ken, "Everyday above ground is a good day!"

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#14 posted 07-15-2015 11:29 AM

Hi there,
Yes I feel lucky in so many ways, extra lucky when reading all your kind words and thoughts, thank you.
I’m in the middle of a moving here in Copenhagen, trying to keep focused and still live a little.
Soon my daughter and I will be in the new home and life will get back to a rhythm, this will also mean time for woodworking again, all projects here are like in a time capsule, smiles.
Yet in the middle of chaos, things like this happens, the little miracles that gives meaning to the madness called life, the wonderful madness called life.
Thank you all and especially to Alexey for making this story happen.
Best of my thoughts,

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

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