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Project by huff posted 1893 days ago 1724 views 3 times favorited 7 comments Add to Favorites Watch

I promised my fiancee that I would never give her store bought flowers or cards for Valentine’s Day, it would always be hand written and hand made from the heart. Here are a couple of my last Valentine’s Day hearts.

I inlayed one heart into the other and called it “two hearts, forever one”. The other heart with the necklace was made to get myshelf out of trouble….. I had the necklace custom made by our local jewlery store…..oops…...even though it was custom made, it was store bought, so knew I was in trouble, so I made the heart box for the necklace. Got me off the hook and she loves the box as much as the necklace.

Each box was made with bloodwood. Seemed like a likely choice. I will have to say, Tracy loves everthing I make for her and I would much rather stand at my workbench making something special for her then standing at the card rack picking out a Hallmark thought.

-- John @ http://www.thehuffordfurnituregroup.com





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Durnik150

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#1 posted 1893 days ago

Wow! Supercool. The photos are a little dark but the shaping and the finishing look extremely well done. I agree with you about making something for someone special. It’s a whole different level of devotion to getting it right and a great feeling knowing that they will treasure it because you made it for them.

Great work!

-- Behind the Bark is a lot of Heartwood----Charles, Centennial, CO

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kolwdwrkr

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#2 posted 1893 days ago

Very cool.

-- ~ Inspiring those who inspire me ~

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mtnwild

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#3 posted 1892 days ago

Cool, the necklace box is great. You know the way to the heart…..............

-- mtnwild (Jack), It's not what you see, it's how you see it.

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mcoyfrog

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#4 posted 1851 days ago

nice pieces, very cool

-- Wood and Glass they kick (well you know) Have a great day - Dug

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#5 posted 1817 days ago

Very nice pieces from the Heart : )

-- I'm absolutely positive that I couldn't be more uncertain!

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#6 posted 1817 days ago

a way to a girls heart ,
is through the heart !

very nice !

-- 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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#7 posted 1783 days ago

nice creative solutions for a gift someone. solution

-- Lathe and my imagination will do everything to realize my dreams...Vanzemaljac

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