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I started it on Dec. 22nd and I had it ready to wrap at 11:00 p.m. Christmas Eve – it was certainly a carving marathon. Actually I had intended to try a bandsaw box, however I chickened out at the last moment, so the drawers and holes for them were all carved which was a huge chore. The picture straight on isn’t all that great but it is just to show the heart shape.
Hope you all had a wonderful Christmas and I wish you a Happy Tool Filled new Year!

...and thank you all for the lovely and supportive comments you’ve been leaving

-- http://www.jordanstraker.com





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woodbutcher

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#1 posted 1656 days ago

Jordan,
Now I understand the gun and holster carving even better. You are great when you’re under the gun, I see. Very lovely box. The texturing on the little heart and bow handles is just unreal. As usual you created another masterpiece! Congratulations and here’s wishing you and yours a most prosperous New Year!

Sincerely,
Ken McGinnis

-- woodbutcher north carolina

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zlatanv

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#2 posted 1656 days ago

Wow, nice work!

-- Z, Rockwall, TX

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TopamaxSurvivor

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#3 posted 1656 days ago

Beautiful carving!!

-- "some old things are lovely, warm still with life ... of the forgotten men who made them." - D.H. Lawrence

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kolwdwrkr

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#4 posted 1656 days ago

very nice work

-- ~ Inspiring those who inspire me ~

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MsDebbieP

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#5 posted 1656 days ago

just extraordinary—and a “last minute” creation—unbelievable!!
As for the last photo, I was in awe as I looked at the other photos and then the last one came up and I got all choked up. It really showed the sentiment in the piece.

-- ~ Debbie, Canada (https://www.facebook.com/DebbiePribeleENJOConsultant)

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bigike

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#6 posted 1656 days ago

this is a saweeeeeeet bandsaw/carving box nice job!

-- Ike, Big Daddies Woodshop, http://www.icombadaniels@yahoo.com

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a1Jim

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#7 posted 1656 days ago

I am amazed at your great talent Jordon this is a wonderful box of course the carving is over the top and so fast, the box has a great design. Just beautiful.
Wish you and your family a happy new year

-- http://artisticwoodstudio.com Custom furniture

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76winger

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#8 posted 1656 days ago

Very Awesome. I could spend a couple months and not carve out anything near that nice. That’s a great talent you’ve got.

-- Dave, See some of my creations at: http://www.etsy.com/shop/76Winger

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Dennisgrosen

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#9 posted 1656 days ago

Waaaauuuuv!!!!!!

right on to my favorit´s

and a happy new year to you and your´s

Dennis

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Jimthecarver

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#10 posted 1656 days ago

Ut oh!
I showed this to my bride and she thinks she needs me to TRY to make one of these for her.
Thanks for the postinng…it really is a beauty

-- Can't never could do anything, to try is to advance.

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Monty Queen

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#11 posted 1656 days ago

Jordan you are totally awesome, your work is nothing more than magnificent. I love your work.

-- Monty Q, Columbia, South Carolina.

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Rj

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#12 posted 1656 days ago

Holy cow Jordon you never cease amaze me you are one carving machine!

-- Rj's Woodworks,San Jose & Weed Ca,

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patron

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#13 posted 1656 days ago

do you do house calls ?

your work is fantastic !

-- 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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BarbS

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#14 posted 1656 days ago

that is Gorgeous. You are very talented!

-- http://barbsid.blogspot.com/

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Vince

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#15 posted 1656 days ago

Wow…I wish that I could carve like that. It is beautiful.

-- Vince

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