small home furniture in the making of my father

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Blog entry by prometej065 posted 1073 days ago 951 reads 0 times favorited 11 comments Add to Favorites Watch

The manner in which my friend Grumpy nice used pieces of waste wood, it gave me the idea to give you an indication on which way it makes my father.
His days of retirement in this way have become extremely creative, fulfilled in this recession financially very useful!

The carpenter’s workshop, his friends all waste generated during the production of windows and doors (small slats and planks) he used to make small Home decoration!
Since the slats paste, formed by wooden boards are becoming stronger than ordinary wooden planks.

Well, look at his work:).

These are some of his father’s creations..

It is obvious that we both shared the love of wood, marquetry techniques over me, him in his carpentry.


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#1 posted 1073 days ago

Dusan, your dad has quite a talent for using those left over offcuts.
As we say down under- you are a chip off the old block.
Interpreted that means ‘like Father like Son’.
Well done both of you.

-- Grumpy - "Always look on the bright side of life"- Monty Python

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#2 posted 1073 days ago

Thanks Grumpy!
I think that my old father would not believe that his work was seen in distant Australia:)!


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#3 posted 1073 days ago

Very nice work . Best wishes for You and your Father .

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#4 posted 1073 days ago

Thank moment! Also, we offer you all the best.


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#5 posted 1073 days ago

This is great and something I can totally relate to. I can see the pleasure in your Dad’s face as he is working on his projects. Scraps are just smaller cuts off the tree. I appreciate that he finds a good use for it.

-- Dr. Ken, Florida - Durch harte arbeit werden Träume wahr.

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#6 posted 1073 days ago

I’ll second Dr Ken, your dad has such a peaceful and content look when he is focused on the work – bravo!

and very cool work it is

-- ㊍ When in doubt - There is no doubt - Go the safer route.

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#7 posted 1073 days ago

Some very nice pieces. Grast job there.

-- I've been blessed with a father who liked to tinker in wood, and a wife who lets me tinker in wood. Southern Delaware †

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#8 posted 1073 days ago

Bravo for your father Dusan
-He makes beautiful things
-He recycles scraps
-and he enjoys his retirement.

It doesn’t get any better than that

-- Paul M ..............If God wanted us to have fiberglass boats he would have given us fiberglass trees.

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#9 posted 1072 days ago

My dear friends, pleased to see that you are my father’s work attractive, and that you recognized his contentment at work!
Enjoy to observe how nearly the “nothing” (the waste wood) creates “something” ..
In a way, all of us at his craft doing something similar.

ps. My father objected that you did not show and its wall shelves for your phone:)


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#10 posted 1072 days ago

A Fine Story Dusan…
It seems You and your Father share an attention to details!!
Thanks for sharing your Dad’s Story my Friend…
All the Best to You, and to Him!!

-- Mike in Concord, NH---Unpleasant tasks are simply worthy challenges to improve skills.

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#11 posted 1072 days ago

You are right my friend, I think the attention to detail our commitment to the work piece access!
Thanks Mike,
also to you all the best!


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