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Feb 24, 2014
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#1 posted 02-24-2014 02:29 PM
Wow, amazing craftsmanship on display here!
-- Mauricio - Woodstock, GA - "Confusion is the Womb of Learning, with utter conviction being it's Tomb" Prof. T.O. Nitsch
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#2 posted 02-24-2014 02:35 PM
Great build, lots of details,cool box.
-- Bob in Montana. Kindness is the Language the blind can see and deaf can hear. - Mark Twain
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#3 posted 02-24-2014 02:35 PM
Nice work. It has a lot of details in it.
helluvawreck aka Charleshttp://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
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#4 posted 02-24-2014 03:15 PM
I like this a lot! It must have taken quite some time.
-- Res severa verum gaudium - True pleasure is a serious business. http://www.folksy.com/shops/TreeGems
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#5 posted 02-24-2014 03:20 PM
Really nice work.
-- Mother Nature created it, I just assemble it.
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#6 posted 02-24-2014 03:23 PM
I think your hinges are one of the better wood ones that have been posted in quite a while.Good JobG Vavra
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#7 posted 02-24-2014 03:36 PM
Wedged dowels! That is cool.
-- What? --- Dan
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#8 posted 02-24-2014 04:38 PM
That’s some really clever design work. Well done!
-- Brian Timmons - http://www.BigTWoodworks.com
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#9 posted 02-24-2014 05:25 PM
-- Dreaming patterns
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#10 posted 02-24-2014 05:27 PM
Wowza is correct, what a great build…. Love the details….
-- Ken, "Everyday above ground is a good day!"
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#11 posted 02-24-2014 08:15 PM
-- God exists... But relax, He's not you!
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#12 posted 02-24-2014 08:28 PM
How did you cut the wedged dowels by hand or what? your box is looking great though. A truly very nice box. I am just starting a new box of my own design for Bronwen,to enjoy while she recuperates at home while I try my best to spoil her while looking after her.I love that woman like crazy still after all these years .Alistair
-- excuse my typing as I have a form of parkinsons disease
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#13 posted 02-24-2014 10:29 PM
WOW amazing detail
-- Wood and Glass they kick (well you know) Have a great day - Dug
#14 posted 02-25-2014 01:04 AM
Thanks a lot for such positive feedback, I truly appreciate it.
YorkshireStewart, when you make everything by hand it can swear it takes longer but the results for me are better. This piece took about 100 hours along two months.
SCOTSMAN, everything I do is painstakingly handmade and I mean all of the proccess, from the mill to the final product I use handplanes, backsaws and chisels, that´s the way I teach to the students who come to Aula Flamingo. I have realized I take advantage of the handtools beyond the power tools or machinery and I like to keep the old school. So yes I do, the wedges are made by hand too sir.You can see other of the projects I have posted in lumberjocks and I know you won´t believe every component is prepared and planed by hand, can you imagine a whole workbench built this way ? Thank you for your support.
Has anybody watched the video about the secret opening ?
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#15 posted 02-25-2014 08:06 AM
super cool, lotsa detail, A++++++
-- Staining killed the wood<<<<<>>>>>Dyeing gave it life
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