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Project by woodmight posted 08-01-2011 10:56 PM 1767 views 3 times favorited 8 comments Add to Favorites Watch

Hey LumberJocks ~ Sorry I haven’t posted for quite some time, I have a lung disease called COPD and the damn dust keeps me out of the shop quite a bit. Being a good Lumber Jock I guess I will draw my last breath with saw dust in it. I am sure not going to let this disease keep me away from doing the thing I love doing most WOODWORKING ~ Anyways Folks here is what I have been up to the last while ! ~ God Bless Woodmight

-- ~~ Remember You can't saw... What you can't see ~~

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#1 posted 08-01-2011 11:38 PM

That is a beautiful piece. I would love to learn from someone that really knows how. I think I could do it okay but I want to do it the right way. Looks to me like you have a firm grip on the right way. keep after it!

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#2 posted 08-02-2011 02:46 AM

great work
you have skills!

-- Emmett, from Georgia

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#3 posted 08-02-2011 03:48 AM

Absolutely beautiful! Though I am not, I grew up around blue grass musicians and my grandfather also built banjos….makes me think of him. Nicely done.

How many hours do you put into a single instrument?

-- Dave

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#4 posted 08-02-2011 03:54 AM


Some great designs.

-- I've been blessed with a father who liked to tinker in wood, and a wife who lets me tinker in wood. Southern Delaware soon moving to Virginia †

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#5 posted 08-02-2011 05:23 AM

Hey great to see you back in the shop and so happy your feeling up to getting back at it. Your new pieces show that you have not lost a step in your absents. They look awsome and I believe that if your doing something you love it is the best thing for your health and well being. God bless and best wishes, Kory

-- If you not making sawdust, your probably wasting your time. Kory

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Sheila Landry (scrollgirl)

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#6 posted 08-03-2011 01:09 PM

That is turning out quite beautifully! It is good to see you back again.

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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#7 posted 08-04-2011 04:51 AM

VERY impressive! Hope your COPD stays away. Can’t wait to see more.

-- Shrub G. , Dalton Georgia

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Dan'um Style

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#8 posted 10-18-2011 10:13 PM

well done Buddy… welcome to LJ’s

-- keeping myself entertained ... Humor and fun lubricate the brain

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