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One of my LJ buddies is Martyn. He is also know as the professor. I have followed AND admired his work since I first joined LJ. There are many,...many masterful wood workers on this site. Martyn is (in my opinion) on of the best of the best. His masterful patterns have astonished me and amazed me as I am sure many others. He is indeed a true artist!! Martyn, if you see this, is on the way to your shop. I hope you enjoy it as much as I have enjoyed your work.

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

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#1 posted 08-13-2010 04:56 AM

hey cos ,

a great tribute ,
to a great guy .

well done !

-- 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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#2 posted 08-13-2010 04:58 AM

Very nice! Im sure he’s gonna love it!

-- Steph, Phoenix

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#3 posted 08-13-2010 05:01 AM

Thanks Paton and Steph!

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

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#4 posted 08-13-2010 05:18 AM

That is awesome! Who wouldn’t love that!

-- Jeff , Wisconsin Please...can I stay in the basement a little longer, please!

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#5 posted 08-13-2010 05:21 AM

Hey CoZmo, you re right. the genious is working, please do not distract the guy. I ´d like to watch the finished box

-- Back home. Fernando

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#6 posted 08-13-2010 05:31 AM

Well done Cozmo, and for a good man.

-- Backer boards, stop blocks, build oversized, and never buy a hand plane--

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#7 posted 08-13-2010 05:59 AM

Wonderful! Thanks for sharing your gift.


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#8 posted 08-13-2010 06:05 AM

Another great portrait. A one of a kind gift for a one of a kind craftsman.

-- John, Colorado's (Wooden Wizard)

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#9 posted 08-13-2010 08:18 AM

Fanstastic potrait of him , but fernandoindia is right please don´t disturb him
he is working


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#10 posted 08-13-2010 11:15 AM

Really wonderful, he is going to smile big time.

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

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#11 posted 08-13-2010 11:38 AM

Now that’s cool Coz. He’s going to love it I’m sure. Fantastic job!

-- Brad, Oregon- The things that come to those who wait, may be the things left by those who got there first.

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#12 posted 08-13-2010 12:06 PM

That is beyond awesome, Cosmos!! From one incredibly talented guy to another! He is going to love it!


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

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#13 posted 08-13-2010 01:02 PM

Fantastic surprize!
He will be pleased.

Thanks for sharing.

-- Safety first because someone needs you.

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#14 posted 08-13-2010 01:56 PM

That is a hoot.
What an honor. And a nice job too.


-- -- I'm no rocket surgeon

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#15 posted 08-13-2010 03:47 PM

Oh my gosh…. Now I’ll bet even Martyn won’t be able to make a box big enough for his own head! :-)

-- Charlie M. "Woodworking - patience = firewood"

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