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Project by Michael posted 11-04-2012 10:18 AM 2927 views 33 times favorited 18 comments Add to Favorites Watch

Many thanks to Jeffro for posting his Wood Portfolio. I wish I had his woodworking skills.

I hurried to get this finished for a Craft Fair yesterday. I made this to show examples of my work at Craft Fairs, etc. It worked great for that purpose. The book itself generated a lot of interest. I ended up selling it (in lieu of making another one for a client). So, now I get to make version 2.0 for myself.

(Note to self: see previous Lesson Learned…never make just one.)

All wood construction (Padauk, Purpleheart, Cedar, Wenge, & Bird’s Eye Maple). These are my first wooden hinges.

I hated to sell it, but I know v2.0 will be even better. And, I’ll make a couple of extras to have available to sell.

-- ~Michael,

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Monte Pittman

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#1 posted 11-04-2012 10:28 AM

Great work. The ones I made for myself also sold. Real eye catchers.

-- Mother Nature created it, I just assemble it.

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#2 posted 11-04-2012 10:50 AM

Interesting. I would certainly look twice if I saw it lying around.

Well done

-- I would rather have the most memories, than the most money.

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#3 posted 11-04-2012 01:27 PM

Where in the world did you score a piece of padauk like that? Very cool project.. well done

-- Putting the "mental" in experimental since 1973

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#4 posted 11-04-2012 01:27 PM

Great job Elwood! it looks heavy – is it?


-- Beka/Becky - aspiring jill of all trades, still learning to not read the directions.

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#5 posted 11-04-2012 01:48 PM

I got this Padauk from Cropp Timber on my last wood buying trip and yes the book is as heavy as it looks.

-- ~Michael,

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#6 posted 11-04-2012 02:53 PM

That is very nice. I’m especially taken with the purple heart hinges. What a great idea.

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#7 posted 11-04-2012 03:33 PM

awesome scrapbook.if my wife seen it she would want me to make her some for her scrapbooking hobby.cause i don’t think i have enough talent to make one.thanks for sharing.

-- Marty.Athens,AL

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#8 posted 11-04-2012 05:49 PM

Now there’s a ” novel ” idea….Great work!!

-- Wayne

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#9 posted 11-04-2012 05:56 PM

Really neat! Are those wooden screws holding the pages?

-- Harry, Indiana

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#10 posted 11-04-2012 07:57 PM

Very nice and beautiful. Congratulation Elwood.

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#11 posted 11-04-2012 08:04 PM

Very nice and inspirational piece .
Gives me another idea for a christmas present .
Well done !!!!!

-- Kiefer

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#12 posted 11-04-2012 10:23 PM

One heck-of-a wood combo. Gr8 lookin project all the way aroung. Luv them hinges too

-- Roger from KY. Work/Play/Travel Safe. Keep your dust collector fed.

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#13 posted 11-04-2012 11:32 PM

That is simply genius. I’m not surprised somebody bought it.. I would have too. So yeah, I guess you’ll have to make more next time around, both for sales and as gifts. I can’t see why anybody wouldn’t want one. Lovely wood too. Thanks for sharing! :)

-- You can collect dust or you can make dust. I choose to make it.

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#14 posted 11-05-2012 01:20 AM

This is awesome. I don’t think you coulda picked a better piece of lumber for the top. Top notch

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#15 posted 11-05-2012 01:27 AM

now thats my kinda scrap booking

-- It's made of wood. Real sturdy.--Chubbs Peterson

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