A Christmas Wish (with hand-cut dovetail)

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Project by shipwright posted 12-23-2012 07:18 PM 1932 views 2 times favorited 44 comments Add to Favorites Watch

A simple wish for all my LJ friends.

May 2013 bring you health, happiness and success.


-- Paul M ..............If God wanted us to have fiberglass boats he would have given us fiberglass trees.

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#1 posted 12-23-2012 07:22 PM

Uh, Paul, .... about your dove tail … (snickers in the background)

-- Grumpy old guy, and lookin' good Doin' it. ... Surprise Az.

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#2 posted 12-23-2012 07:32 PM

Merry Christmas to you too Paul….2013 will be fantastic…!

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#3 posted 12-23-2012 07:32 PM

Merry Christmas, Paul! Perfectly fitting dove tail! (Additional pun intended.)
Hope you and yours have a Happy 2013 as well. Looking forward to meeting up with you in the new year!

Thanks again for pushing me along a new path!

-- Bob, Potomac, MD

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#4 posted 12-23-2012 07:34 PM

Paul I wish you and yours a Merry Christmas and I also wish you all that is good comes your way in 2013

-- Custom furniture

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#5 posted 12-23-2012 07:38 PM

Gorgeous work, Paul!!

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

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#6 posted 12-23-2012 07:38 PM

A big Merry Christmas and a Happy and Healthy New Years to you and your family also Paul !!!!
I Love the Dove (tail).......

-- Gene, Majestic Eagle Woodworks,,

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#7 posted 12-23-2012 07:39 PM

merry christmas paul, i wish you and your dear wife a happy new year, and the animals too….i love the dove you cut and the whole thing is just beautiful…i watch a show on tv the other day, this lady was doing hers by hand, and she made some beautiful work, well i know you wont have any snow there for christmas and we wont either, so ill have to watch white christmas with bing crosby…an actor i know of, i dont know any of the new ones…lol…well im writing a book here…i sure wish you the best amigo…grizz

-- GRIZZMAN ...[''''']

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#8 posted 12-23-2012 07:50 PM


A Merry and Blessed Christmas to you and yours also.

-- 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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#9 posted 12-23-2012 08:03 PM

Beautiful work. Certainly brings a whole new dimension to hand cut dovetails ;-)

-- Bob in WW ~ "some old things are lovely, warm still with life ... of the forgotten men who made them." - D.H. Lawrence

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#10 posted 12-23-2012 08:03 PM

Thanks Paul…some of that happiness will be in viewing the wonderful projects you post. You are an
inspiration to me and I’m sure many other LJ’s.
Wishing you and yours a very Merry Christmas and a truly wonderful New Year!

-- gbear, Carmichael, CA

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#11 posted 12-23-2012 08:04 PM


Did you cut the Pins first… or the Tails? LOL

Beautiful work…

-- Have Fun! Joe Lyddon - Alta Loma, CA USA - Home: ... My Small Gallery:"

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#12 posted 12-23-2012 08:09 PM

What a great way to make a play on words Paul, just fabulous.
Merry christmas mate

-- Pete G: If you always do what you always did you'll always get what you always got

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#13 posted 12-23-2012 08:17 PM

Thank you Paul. Right back at ya. Nice selection & placement of the grain.

Joe, he never got to the pins.

-- Backer boards, stop blocks, build oversized, and never buy a hand plane--

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#14 posted 12-23-2012 08:26 PM

What are pins??? :-)

-- Paul M ..............If God wanted us to have fiberglass boats he would have given us fiberglass trees.

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#15 posted 12-23-2012 08:26 PM

Thank You my friend and many more to you and yours. We are healing quickly with one more minor surgery left to go after that its 100% mended.

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