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Project by Jerome posted 09-20-2010 09:01 PM 1521 views 8 times favorited 22 comments Add to Favorites Watch

Walnut box.
All handmade without power in a city appartment.
(Ripping that log in two with a crosscut handsaw wasn’t the most enjoyable part…)

Jerome

-- http://www.sculpture-bois.ch/





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Jonathan

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#1 posted 09-20-2010 09:08 PM

Very nice work!

I like seeing the journey along the road to completion.

-- Jonathan, Denver, CO "Constructive criticism is welcome and valued as it gives me new perspectives and helps me to advance as a woodworker."

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CharlieM1958

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#2 posted 09-20-2010 09:09 PM

Very impressive work!

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

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helluvawreck

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#3 posted 09-20-2010 09:12 PM

Jerome, you have some amazing talent. This box is beautiful and your carving is wonderful. Great work!!!

-- If a man does not keep pace with his companions, perhaps it is because he hears a different drummer. Let him step to the music which he hears, however measured or far away. Henry David Thoreau

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Brit

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#4 posted 09-20-2010 10:06 PM

Great box Jerome. I really enjoy looking at your work.

-- Andy -- Old Chinese proverb say: If you think something can't be done, don't interrupt man who is doing it.

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webwood

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#5 posted 09-20-2010 10:12 PM

well done – love the top

-- -erik & christy-

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blackcherry

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#6 posted 09-20-2010 10:46 PM

First rate craftsmanship, the top is all inspiring. Thanks for sharing you work…BC

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Sodabowski

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#7 posted 09-20-2010 11:10 PM

Hand tools: use the force. Win.

-- Holy scrap Barkman!

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Woodwrecker

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#8 posted 09-20-2010 11:59 PM

Exquisite work.
Thank you for sharing.

-- All glory comes from daring to begin. ~ Eugene F. Ware

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parkerdude

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#9 posted 09-21-2010 12:26 AM

Good work, I know what you mean about the sawing part. I too have to re-saw with a Japanese saw.

I like your other projects too.

later,

-- dust control

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sras

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#10 posted 09-21-2010 01:58 AM

Love the carving on the top! Wonderful!

-- Steve - Impatience is Expensive

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rawb

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#11 posted 09-21-2010 03:15 AM

Beautiful!

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Grant Libramento

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#12 posted 09-21-2010 03:35 AM

Great patience with the sawing. Incredible talent with the carving. Is the design of the letters original, or is that a published book?

-- Grant, Tryon, NC

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cajunpen

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#13 posted 09-21-2010 03:56 AM

That is an outstanding box. Well done.

-- Bill - "Suit yourself and let the rest be pleased." http://www.cajunpen.com/

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Chip

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#14 posted 09-21-2010 04:55 AM

Terrific piece of woodworking Jerome. Beautiful in all ways. Given your limitations, your dedication to the craft is really inspiring. Should make those of us with a fairly well equipped shop be thankful for what we have. Thanks for sharing this with us.

-- Better to say nothing and be thought the fool... then to speak and erase all doubt!

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kenn

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#15 posted 09-21-2010 06:36 AM

Wonderful box, you’ve got some skills. Thanks for posting.

-- Every cloud has a silver lining

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