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Project by goldenhands posted 09-16-2008 02:56 PM 2791 views 26 times favorited 29 comments Add to Favorites Watch

a mahogany letter box.
was comissioned by a noble family member in Scotland.
designed and made by myself.

-- The way I work - the way I live. goldenhands

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#1 posted 09-16-2008 02:58 PM

Simply beautiful…..great job!

-- Can't never could do anything, to try is to advance.

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Douglas Bordner

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#2 posted 09-16-2008 03:03 PM

This is obviously a labor of love and looks like something from the golden age of woodworking. Tracery, veneering and an elegant form. Bravo!

-- "Bordnerizing" perfectly good lumber for over a decade.

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#3 posted 09-16-2008 03:32 PM

Fantastic looking job!

Kind of reminds me of my headboard

Click for details

-- Gary - Never pass up the opportunity to make a mistake look like you planned it that way - Tyler, TX

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#4 posted 09-16-2008 04:04 PM


-- I am always doing that which I can not do, in order that I may learn how to do it. - Pablo Picasso

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#5 posted 09-16-2008 04:13 PM

Stunning work! May I ask how long it took to make?


-- Lew- Time traveler. Purveyor of the Universe's finest custom rolling pins.

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#6 posted 09-16-2008 04:46 PM

very nice

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#7 posted 09-16-2008 05:17 PM


-- As iron sharpens iron, so one man sharpens another. (Proverbs 27:17) †

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#8 posted 09-16-2008 05:31 PM

Stunning work. Thanks for sharing.

-- Hersh from Port Angeles, WA - Gotta Complete That Project!

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#9 posted 09-16-2008 06:30 PM

That is great! Thank you for the post.

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#10 posted 09-16-2008 06:39 PM

Nice quality work goldenhands, Well done.


-- Woody, UK

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#11 posted 09-16-2008 07:01 PM

Goldenhands indeed!!! those hands make amazing creations.

-- ~ Debbie, Canada (

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#12 posted 09-16-2008 07:05 PM

Beautiful work!!! Thanks for sharing.

-- Dennis Zongker

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#13 posted 09-16-2008 08:36 PM

Excellent work, You should do a blog on how you do this type of work…I know I would be fasinated to see how it’s done…absolutely beautiful.

-- Jim Hallada, Chesterfield, VA

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#14 posted 09-16-2008 08:47 PM

Amazingly beautiful. I suits the noble family, of course.

-- masrol, kuala lumpur, MY.

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#15 posted 09-16-2008 08:48 PM

Absolutely incredible! I would love to know how the walls are cut. No fair to show and not tell! ;)

-- Happy woodworking!

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