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Project by johan posted 352 days ago 1345 views 3 times favorited 17 comments Add to Favorites Watch

Me and my wife organised the first knysnawoodworkers festival in 2012.we had lots of fun,stress,sleepless nights,new frends but overall at the end it was considered a sucsess.This door and entrance was build with the help of a friend Robbie ponting who did the carvings and door.The roof was made out of 6mm ply the rest was made out of salvaged trees that was blown over in a storm,and logs that came of the beach.

-- Johan, South Africa, www.wildwoodboxes.co.za /www.knysnawoodworkers.co.za





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grizzman

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#1 posted 352 days ago

now that would be so much fun and i understand the work involved, but to me its worth it, its a fantastic entrance…you do some marvelous work…..keep at it johan…thanks for sharing.

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

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Greg The Cajun Box Sculptor

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#2 posted 352 days ago

Down right awesome and super fantastic…! That is one of the largest dovetails I have ever seen. i can just imagine how great it looks in person.

-- Every step of each project is considered my masterpiece because I want the finished product to reflect the quality of my work.

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a1Jim

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#3 posted 352 days ago

Looks Great,what a cool idea.

-- http://artisticwoodstudio.com Custom furniture

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JayG46

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#4 posted 352 days ago

Great work Johan. Aside from the entrance (which is awesome), lots of good stuff in the pictures, especially the canoe.

I visited Knysna back in 2008 and found it to be a gorgeous area. Enjoyed the beaches, oysters and pinotage. Would love to make it back there someday.

-- Jay Gargiulo, Naples, FL www.swallowtailwoodcraft.com "Once you understand the way broadly, you can see it in all things."- Miyamoto Musashi

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deon

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#5 posted 352 days ago

Wish I was there. Knysna – Wildernis has always been my favorite holiday place

-- Dreaming patterns

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WILLIE

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#6 posted 352 days ago

Johan, when is the next festival? maybe just maybe i can attend.

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Chris

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#7 posted 352 days ago

Wowsers!

-- Chris Harrell - custom callmaker "Quacky Calls" Eastern NC. http://www.quackycalls.com

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Ken90712

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#8 posted 352 days ago

Love it…. Great stuff…..

-- Ken, "Everyday above ground is a good day!"

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aussiedave

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#9 posted 352 days ago

Wow that is one huge dove tail….all the carving is amazing, awesome work.

-- Dave.......Keep calm and make more sawdust....

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weav

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#10 posted 352 days ago

Awesome setup. Would have loved to walk thru it.

-- jerry

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SeanRed

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#11 posted 351 days ago

Love to know when the next festival is. Would definitely take a bike ride to see.

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Chris

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#12 posted 351 days ago

SeanRed, I am right in there with you..would love to take a bike ride to see, (slight dilemma) – I think it might have been held across the pond, over in South Africa perhaps. Not sure

-- Chris Harrell - custom callmaker "Quacky Calls" Eastern NC. http://www.quackycalls.com

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SeanRed

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#13 posted 351 days ago

Chris, I am only 600 k’s away, and I have a sister who lives in Knysna, so I have a place to stay. SA indeed, and a great ride down.

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Chris

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#14 posted 351 days ago

Lucky you, take plenty of pictures for us stuck over here..lol. thanks!

-- Chris Harrell - custom callmaker "Quacky Calls" Eastern NC. http://www.quackycalls.com

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johan

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#15 posted 351 days ago

You can still walk thru on You tube, with the festival we also did a wooden boat show that you can see on you tube

http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=DB77Esi4uA the festifal

http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=k6l7fLkLoYY the wooden boat show

The next festival is planned for March/April 2014

-- Johan, South Africa, www.wildwoodboxes.co.za /www.knysnawoodworkers.co.za

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