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Project by johnhutchinson posted 197 days ago 1702 views 9 times favorited 26 comments Add to Favorites Watch

A few people asked me where they could get plans for my frog boxes, and I’m happy to report that they’re available in the current issue of Scroll Saw Woodworking. A moth grabbed the cover glory, but at least I got a nice cameo walk-on and the honor of blurting out the contents of the magazine. Plans for both my colored Rain Forest Frog and naturally finished African Bullfrog are included.
Get ‘em while they’re hot!

-- John - Central Ohio - "too much is never enough"





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Max

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#1 posted 197 days ago

John,

That is really cool and a great honor indeed. These are wonderful and very nice.

-- Max "Desperado", Salt Lake City, UT

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HillbillyShooter

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#2 posted 197 days ago

Great project—thanks for the heads up. I will definitely be getting a copy of Scroll Saw Woodworking—even if I just have to add it to my bucket list for now.

-- John C. -- "Firearms are second only to the Constitution in importance; they are the peoples' liberty's teeth." George Washington

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tefinn

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#3 posted 197 days ago

Thanks for the heads up! I’ll pick that issue up this weekend.

-- Tom Finnigan - Measures? We don't need no stinking measures! - Hmm, maybe thats why my project pieces don't fit.

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majuvla

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#4 posted 197 days ago

Real masterpiece,awsome toy

-- Ivan, Croatia, Wooddicted

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dawsonbob

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#5 posted 197 days ago

That’s great, John. Accolades from your peers always sit well, especially when they’re well deserved. Really neat froggy.

-- Mistakes are what pave the road to perfection

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johnhutchinson

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#6 posted 197 days ago

It’s not a toy, Ivan, it’s a BOX for storing … uh … stuff. :)

-- John - Central Ohio - "too much is never enough"

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oldnovice

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#7 posted 197 days ago

A croak of honor for the Kermits maker and Kermit, but aren’t frogs green?

Congratulation John on a cover wining project!

-- "I never met a board I didn't like!"

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stefang

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#8 posted 197 days ago

Congratulations John. It’s always nice to get some recognition for a well done project. I hope you sell a lot of plans!

-- Mike, an American living in Norway.

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sawdustjunkie

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#9 posted 197 days ago

Do you think that could be made to be a pull toy for my grand daughter. I really like it.

-- Steve: Franklin, WI

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johnhutchinson

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#10 posted 197 days ago

Steve: Sure could! The idea behind the frog is that it’s a toy who grew up and faced the responsibilities of adulthood by becoming a useful box.

-- John - Central Ohio - "too much is never enough"

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Cajun Box Sculptor

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#11 posted 197 days ago

Very nice and congratulations for the magazine coverage.

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#12 posted 197 days ago

Congrats John! I’ll have to look for the issue. I love making boxes and yours looks really fun.

-- Paul, North Dakota, USAF Ret.

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SPalm

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#13 posted 197 days ago

He must of grown up. He looks kind of ticked off in the second picture.
“Hey kids, get off of my lawn!”

Congrats John. That is a special recognition to get published.
Good job,
Steve

-- -- I'm no rocket surgeon

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johnhutchinson

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#14 posted 197 days ago

Steve: He IS ticked off because “someone” put his brother in the corner of the cover.
Nobody puts froggy in the corner. :(

-- John - Central Ohio - "too much is never enough"

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oldnovice

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#15 posted 196 days ago

John ... ”Dirty Dancing” … really?

-- "I never met a board I didn't like!"

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