• Advertise with us
Project by Cozmo35 posted 06-17-2010 12:05 AM 1358 views 0 times favorited 14 comments Add to Favorites Watch
Learning... No picture No picture No picture No picture No picture
Zoom Pictures

I have been waiting with great anticipation for each and every episode of the blogs done by my LJ buddy Martyn. He is in my opinion “THE MASTER in pattern wood working! I aspire to one day be close to where is started. This is one of my first attempts in pattern woodworking. Let me know what you think,...I can take it!

It is made from (pallet wood) Ipe & Pine.

-- If you don't work, you don't eat!.....Garland, TX

14 comments so far

View Woodenwizard's profile (online now)


1129 posts in 1889 days

#1 posted 06-17-2010 12:14 AM

Simple well thought out design and well done. I like it.

-- John, Colorado's (Wooden Wizard)

View Sheila Landry (scrollgirl)'s profile

Sheila Landry (scrollgirl)

8129 posts in 1766 days

#2 posted 06-17-2010 12:21 AM

It looks great! Nice designs and beautiful contrast.


-- Designer/Artist/Teacher. Owner of Sheila Landry Designs ( Scroll saw, wood working and painting patterns and surfaces. "Knowledge is Power"

View Dusty56's profile


11735 posts in 2534 days

#3 posted 06-17-2010 12:57 AM

I like the design …Unusual combination of hard and soft woods…..Are you going to post more pictures when you finish the project ? The design is certainly worthy of being imitated : ) Keep up the good work : )
Here’s one that I made from Maple and Purpleheart , which is what I first thought that yours was made from.

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

View Bearpie's profile


2595 posts in 1864 days

#4 posted 06-17-2010 12:59 AM

It looks better than the one I haven’t started working on. ;-)

Erwin, Jacksonville, FL

-- Erwin, Jacksonville, FL

View terry603's profile


319 posts in 1760 days

#5 posted 06-17-2010 01:52 AM

never would have guessed from pallets,great job

-- may not always be right,but,never in doubt.

View Chase's profile


448 posts in 1873 days

#6 posted 06-17-2010 02:04 AM

looks like the learning is going quite well!

-- Every neighborhood has an eccentric neighbor. I wondered for years "who was ours?" Then I realized it was me.

View poroskywood's profile


614 posts in 2211 days

#7 posted 06-17-2010 02:10 AM

Ok, Now saw it into more pieces…. say 30 degrees… flip them around…. and glue it back together again… book match it…. and make a box to go under it…. right Martyn?

Edit: OK, I looked at the rest of your work…. you have plenty of talent.

-- There's many a slip betwixt a cup and a lip.--Scott

View Cher's profile


936 posts in 1940 days

#8 posted 06-17-2010 08:02 AM

For a first, you did a good job.

-- When you know better you do better.

View BritBoxmaker's profile


4495 posts in 1883 days

#9 posted 06-17-2010 02:29 PM

Yes, definitely. Its good. You have been busy. Lovely palllets you have out there. Keep it up mate.

Now for the next one if you make two of these( one the negative of the other) and then slice them at 90° (or any angle you choose) to the stripes, mix and match, the fun really starts. That basically what my stuff is mate.

As for being the master. Don’t overlook deGoose, Sinister and all those other guys. They do stunning work and were here way before me.

-- Martyn -- Boxologist, Pattern Juggler and Candyman of the visually challenging.

View janice's profile


1090 posts in 2271 days

#10 posted 06-17-2010 03:37 PM

Very nice design, I like it.

-- Janice

View wiswood2's profile


1138 posts in 2542 days

#11 posted 06-17-2010 06:34 PM

Great job.


-- Chuck, wiswood2

View Jim Jakosh's profile (online now)

Jim Jakosh

12577 posts in 1952 days

#12 posted 06-18-2010 04:51 AM

Nice job and good choice of contrasting wood. I particularly like it because it is symmetrical. I like balance in a piece. Free wood is a good thing, too!

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

View GaryD's profile


623 posts in 2216 days

#13 posted 06-19-2010 10:06 PM

Good Job, Chuck

-- Gary, Little River,SC I've Learned that the Lord didn't do it all in one day and neither can I

View degoose's profile


7067 posts in 2201 days

#14 posted 06-21-2010 08:50 AM

Thanks Martyn,
and Cosmo… you are only limited by your own imagination… look outside for inspiration…
Also check out Patron with his cut and switch patterns..

-- Drink twice... and don't bother to cut... @ For lovers of all things timber...

Have your say...

You must be signed in to post the comments.

DISCLAIMER: Any posts on LJ are posted by individuals acting in their own right and do not necessarily reflect the views of LJ. LJ will not be held liable for the actions of any user.

Latest Projects | Latest Blog Entries | Latest Forum Topics