9-Wood Display Case

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Project by Mark posted 1189 days ago 1341 views 1 time favorited 7 comments Add to Favorites Watch

I’m on a roll this week. Today I kept myself very busy on finishing this project. A while ago I had posted a display case that I had donated to the epilepsy unit in the hospital up in London and I got fustrated at the fact that I didn’t have on of my own. So since this display case has so much meaning to me, I went all out with the wood on it. In this project which is mainly purple heart for the fact that epilepsy’s ribbon colour is lavender. Other woods combined in here are what I had laying around in my shop. There is cedar, pine, chestnut, ash, oak, maple, spald maple, african bloodwood, and of course purple heart. And of course the meaning of this project is in relation to the brain surgery I had a year and a half ago. Anything that had to do with my successful surgery was put into this cabinet. So I hope you peoples like it! This was a definately different and fun project.

-- My purpose in life: Making sawdust

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#1 posted 1189 days ago

good for you mark

keep the blessings close

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 1189 days ago

This came out beautiful Mark. What a nice project with a special meaning to you!

Sheila :)

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

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#3 posted 1189 days ago

Wonderful project! Great deisgn and wood selection! Well done!

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#4 posted 1189 days ago

I think its remarkable


-- "Good artists borrow, great artists steal”…..Picasso

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#5 posted 1189 days ago

Thx everyone! And yes this did mean alot to me so thanks for the compliment…it helps!

-- My purpose in life: Making sawdust

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#6 posted 1189 days ago

Well done Mark

-- Grumpy - "Always look on the bright side of life"- Monty Python

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#7 posted 1186 days ago

Hi Mark, this is definitely a special project, I am so glad that your operation was a success.

WELL DONE my friend.

Thank you for sharing your joy Mark

-- When you know better you do better.

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