LumberJocks

A gift from Shipwright

  • Advertise with us
Project by peteg posted 401 days ago 1148 views 1 time favorited 12 comments Add to Favorites Watch

What a great suprise, Sandra comes in from the mail box & proclaims ”A package for you”, so what’s this all about, opened up and a set of beautiful coasters from Paul in Canada.
These are double sided with an inlay of NZ one side & one of our Pacific neighbours on the other.

Had to check with Paul that these were actually done on his hand built machine & yep they were, he even sent some photos of the WIP.

I will now appreciate even more now when I see some of Paul’s handy work as to the standard of craftsmanship & sheer skill shown even in a simple coaster set

These will be treasured my friend, but I have to say they were christened last night.

Don’t ya just love this site, more importantly the folk who make it work

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





12 comments so far

View shipwright's profile

shipwright

4838 posts in 1395 days


#1 posted 401 days ago

Hey Pete, the island on the other side is Vancouver Island.
I live just a little way up from the bottom the east side.
Good to see them put to good use.

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

View prattman's profile

prattman

440 posts in 715 days


#2 posted 401 days ago

SWEET ,GOOD PEOPLE, GOOD TIMES. !!!!!!

-- Everyone calls me Ed or Eddie , mom still calls me Edward if she is mad at me.

View HorizontalMike's profile

HorizontalMike

6914 posts in 1511 days


#3 posted 401 days ago

Very cool!

-- HorizontalMike -- "Woodpeckers understand..."

View Jim Jakosh's profile

Jim Jakosh

11056 posts in 1703 days


#4 posted 401 days ago

That is the very reason this site is so great. We all seem to be like a big family surprising one of the members from time to time. We share our talents literally!!

Nice going Paul. I saw first hand what can be done on the Chevalet by getting to use it. It sure produces some fine looking pieces and you are a master at it!

Pete, you lucky guy!!!!!!!!!!

Cheers…............Jim

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

View Mathew Nedeljko's profile

Mathew Nedeljko

583 posts in 2427 days


#5 posted 401 days ago

Great to see those coasters being put to good use Pete!

Nicely done Paul…what did you use as a substrate and how did you finish the edge?

-- Aim high. Ride easy. Trust God. Neale Donald Walsch

View Roger's profile

Roger

14098 posts in 1401 days


#6 posted 401 days ago

Ditto horizontalmike “Very cool”

-- Roger from KY. Work/Play/Travel Safe. Kentuk55@bellsouth.net

View Bluepine38's profile

Bluepine38

2876 posts in 1682 days


#7 posted 401 days ago

Wonderful coasters, shared between to great woodworkers, makes them more than priceless. Thank you
for birdseye view of the island homes.

-- As ever, Gus-the 75 yr young apprentice carpenter

View helluvawreck's profile

helluvawreck

15404 posts in 1464 days


#8 posted 401 days ago

That’s a wonderful gift. They look great.

helluvawreck aka Charles
http://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

View jeepturner's profile

jeepturner

920 posts in 1390 days


#9 posted 401 days ago

A great gift for you and a great testimonial to the generosity of a talented wood worker. I am happy to know of, both of you.

-- Mel,

View shipwright's profile

shipwright

4838 posts in 1395 days


#10 posted 401 days ago

Mat, It’s just MDF with dyed edges.

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

View larryw's profile

larryw

281 posts in 1259 days


#11 posted 400 days ago

Very nice gift Pete., and kudos to Paul on a job well executed. It reminded me of my New Zealand ” memento box” with the inlay on top.

-- "everything is beautiful, but not everyone sees it" ~confucius-551-449 b.c.~

View kiefer's profile

kiefer

2941 posts in 1264 days


#12 posted 396 days ago

Wonderful .
Pete you are a very privileged person to have been given one of Paul’s creations .

-- Kiefer 松

Have your say...

You must be signed in to post the comments.

DISCLAIMER: Any posts on LJ are posted by individuals acting in their own right and do not necessarily reflect the views of LJ. LJ will not be held liable for the actions of any user.

Latest Projects | Latest Blog Entries | Latest Forum Topics

HomeRefurbers.com

Latest Projects | Latest Blog Entries | Latest Forum Topics

GardenTenders.com :: gardening showcase