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Pencil box
Gene style

This little box owns its life to Gene, he made a wonderful little box and since that day I knew I had to try the same game.

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Gene’s box.

So the game was on, some packs of color pencils, super glue and patience.
The rest was just cuts and glue.

I love this little box, thank you Gene.


Colorfull cut Ofs.


Coffee and color – what more can one ask for?

Pictures:
1. Pencil box – full of things I love.
2. Glued up and cut.
3. Starting to look like a box.
4. Details.
5. Under.
6. Thank you Gene.

I hope this could be to some inspiration, it sure was for me…

This one is for Paul – Shipwright.

Best thoughts,

MaFe

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





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Brandon

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#1 posted 807 days ago

Wonderful! Not what I was expecting at all based on the title.

-- "hold fast to that which is good"

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JoeyG

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#2 posted 807 days ago

Great interpretation of Gene’s box. I thought it was a really fun idea. I’ll have to wait till the kids are grown. If I used colored pencils in that manner they would have my skin. LOL.

-- JoeyG ~~~ http://www.facebook.com/JHGWoodWorks

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patron

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#3 posted 807 days ago

what a great little project mads

some fun and playful work

came out great

and gene’s box is really nice too

-- 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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Jim Jakosh

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#4 posted 807 days ago

How original. Now that is a PENCIL box!! Nice going , my friend!!..............Jim

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

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Mauricio

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#5 posted 807 days ago

Looks like a lot of fun.

-- Mauricio - Woodstock, GA - "Confusion is the Womb of Learning, with utter conviction being it's Tomb" Prof. T.O. Nitsch

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SPalm

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#6 posted 807 days ago

Ha!
That does look like fun.
Thanks to both you and Gene for brightening my day.

Steve

-- -- I'm no rocket surgeon

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shipwright

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#7 posted 807 days ago

That’s just great. This is why we’re here: to inspire and learn from each other.

On that topic Mads, can you teach me to do the feather in my cappuccino? I’ve never been (bean?) able to get that right.

-- Paul M ..............If God wanted us to have fiberglass boats he would have given us fiberglass trees. http://prmdesigns.com/

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snowdog

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#8 posted 807 days ago

Cute idea

-- "so much to learn and so little time"..

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bko

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#9 posted 807 days ago

Well done, Mads! Number 2 child will want one, so I best get started now.

-Brian

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SebLolo

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#10 posted 807 days ago

Funny idea, great idea for gift

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stefang

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#11 posted 807 days ago

Great little box Mads, and you made your own unique version of Gene’s idea. Good thinking and a nice result! I’m glad to see that you are staying active with new projects posted.

-- Mike, an American living in Norway.

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Bricofleur

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#12 posted 807 days ago

A very creative project! Imagination as no limit, and you’re one of the few that prove it. Thanks.

Best,

Serge

http://atelierdubricoleur.wordpress.com

-- Learn from yesterday, work today and enjoy success tomorrow. -- http://atelierdubricoleur.wordpress.com

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fernandoindia

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#13 posted 807 days ago

Wonderful box Mads. Is that a theme box? :)

Is the first pencil box not dedicated to keep pencils !!

Thank you for mentioning Gene´s box, which I had missed.

Now, feathering capuccinos calls for a blog ,

-- Back home. Fernando

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Dennisgrosen

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#14 posted 807 days ago

Nice twist Mads :-)

take care
Dennis

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helluvawreck

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#15 posted 807 days ago

Very colorful, Mads. I’ll bet that you really had a lot of fun with this one. I’ll also bet that that pipe of yours really smoked this one over. The thing that slowed this one down was you saying, “OK, now which color next?” I know how you think – everything has to be just so. It’s really a neat little project, Mads. I like it.

helluvawreck
https://woodworkingexpo.wordpress.com

-- 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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