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SAIT "Lignum Vitae" Woodworking Show, I'm In!

by shipwright
posted 11-24-2016 02:17 PM


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mahdee

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#1 posted 11-24-2016 02:29 PM

Beautiful work for a beautiful cause Paul.

-- earthartandfoods.com

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John Stegall

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#2 posted 11-24-2016 02:59 PM

As always, terrific work!

-- jstegall

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Roman - THE BOOTMAN

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#3 posted 11-24-2016 03:14 PM

Glad to be showing with you Paul!
Will keep you posted.
Roman

-- Author of POWER CARVING BOOTS & SHOES - Schiffer Publishing. Available online or your favourite bookstore.

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grizzman

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#4 posted 11-24-2016 03:34 PM

someone is going to be getting some excellent pieces , wow, i hope the folks at the auction will have deep pockets, not only for you but for the scholarship fund, i hope the best for all of you…

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

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#5 posted 11-24-2016 05:54 PM

Oh my God Paul, your work is breathtaking!

-- There are good ships and there are wood ships, the ships that sail the sea, but the best ships are friendships and may they always be. http://www.geraldlhunsucker.com/

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mafe

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#6 posted 11-24-2016 05:57 PM

Dear Paul,
You are my hero!
Not because of your amazing talent, but for being the man you are.
I still have to say that the coffee cabinet is one of the biggest wauuuuu projects I have ever seen. I simply love it!
Best of my thoughts,
Mads

-- MAD F, the fanatical rhykenologist and vintage architect. Democraticwoodworking.

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sras

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#7 posted 11-24-2016 06:13 PM

I remember all of these! Hopefully they will generate the donations commensurate to the exquisite craftsmanship in each one!

-- Steve - Impatience is Expensive

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#8 posted 11-24-2016 06:30 PM

Excellent pieces, each and every one!
These pieces should definitely increase the scholarship fund.

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

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peteg

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#9 posted 11-24-2016 07:08 PM

All the best with the show Paul, there is a hell of a lot of hard work goes into making these shows a success.
I am sure your own entries will certainly help raise the bar to a very high standard.
Great support for your loved craft :-)
cheers
Pete

-- Pete G: If you always do what you always did you'll always get what you always got

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mousejockey

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#10 posted 11-24-2016 08:28 PM

It really looks like a good cause, I wish I could have had that kind of opportunity when I was young. Good on you for your generous donations.

Myles

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shipwright

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#11 posted 11-24-2016 10:26 PM

Thanks everyone. It is a good cause and I’ve had these pieces to enjoy for a while now so …... time to make room for some new stuff at the old homestead.

-- Paul M ..............If God wanted us to have fiberglass boats he would have given us fibreglass trees. http://thecanadianschooloffrenchmarquetry.com/

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Bob Collins

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#12 posted 11-24-2016 10:29 PM

Some beautiful; work in these pieces Paul, all the best in the Show and hope the auction brings in lot for the scholarships. All the best to The Bootman also,

-- Bob C, Australia. Your best teacher is your last mistake.

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mafe

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#13 posted 11-24-2016 10:44 PM

;-)

-- MAD F, the fanatical rhykenologist and vintage architect. Democraticwoodworking.

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DonSol

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#14 posted 11-25-2016 12:50 AM

Paul, with these pieces the scholarship fund should increase significantly.

-- Don Solomon, New Castle, IN; Quality is not an act, it is a habit. Aristotle

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Andre

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#15 posted 11-25-2016 06:43 AM

Didn’t know you were coming to calgary? Could of picked of Kiefer and taken in the show! Weather is nice might of even pulled the bike out of storage.

-- Lifting one end of the plank.

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#16 posted 11-25-2016 07:09 AM

Great idea Paul. Best of luck with the auction.

-- John, British Columbia, Canada

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shipwright

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#17 posted 11-25-2016 02:46 PM

Thanks again.
I won’t be there Andre. The six days of driving back and forth from Az. kind of kills it. :-(
... but it’s on for a couple of weeks, you and Klaus should go.

-- Paul M ..............If God wanted us to have fiberglass boats he would have given us fibreglass trees. http://thecanadianschooloffrenchmarquetry.com/

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rance

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#18 posted 11-26-2016 04:30 AM

I remember all of these. The spilt paint one is da bomb.

-- Backer boards, stop blocks, build oversized, and never buy a hand plane--

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TheTurtleCarpenter

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#19 posted 11-26-2016 07:30 AM

Like Jerry said, Breathtaking.! and a awesome cotribution, My hat’s off to you Paul

-- "Tying shoelaces was way harder than learning to Whistle",,,,,member MWTCA area K. Kentucky

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#20 posted 11-27-2016 04:51 PM

I suppose you have to be present to bid on these items??? They should open the bidding online….dang I can’t go..

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shipwright

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#21 posted 11-28-2016 12:11 AM

I’m not sure Bob. You could contact Mick and ask.
mick.mcgowan@sait.ca

-- Paul M ..............If God wanted us to have fiberglass boats he would have given us fibreglass trees. http://thecanadianschooloffrenchmarquetry.com/

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Ocelot

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#22 posted 11-28-2016 02:58 AM



I suppose you have to be present to bid on these items??? They should open the bidding online….dang I can t go..

- MontanaBob

Please post an update here on the possibility of online bidding. I’m sure I can’t afford any of these, but if for some terrible reason they are going in my budget range, I would be on it.

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Mark Shymanski

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#23 posted 11-28-2016 03:02 AM

Great support of SAIT Paul! They are beautiful pieces and should really boost the fund.

-- "Checking for square? What madness is this! The cabinet is square because I will it to be so!" Jeremy Greiner LJ Topic#20953 2011 Feb 2

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shipwright

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#24 posted 11-28-2016 03:58 AM

I’ve emailed Mick and asked. I will post his answer.

-- Paul M ..............If God wanted us to have fiberglass boats he would have given us fibreglass trees. http://thecanadianschooloffrenchmarquetry.com/

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#25 posted 11-29-2016 01:08 PM

WOW Mr. P! Those are awesome :)

-- Beka/Becky - aspiring jill of all trades, still learning to not read the directions.

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Gene Howe

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#26 posted 11-29-2016 04:05 PM

I wouldn’t let. any of those pieces out of my sight!
It’s a good cause and you are very generous. Hope they bring the organization beaucoup bucks.

-- Gene 'The true soldier fights not because he hates what is in front of him, but because he loves what is behind him.' G. K. Chesterton

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Roger

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#27 posted 11-30-2016 04:07 PM

All the best to you Paul. You’re an amazing craftsman

-- Roger from KY. Work/Play/Travel Safe. Keep your dust collector fed. Kentuk55@yahoo.com

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shipwright

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#28 posted 12-02-2016 06:13 PM

Mick says if anyone wants to bid from home he will arrange a cell phone connection and have a proxy bid for you, real time during the auction.
Mick’s email is on the first page of the site posted above.

-- Paul M ..............If God wanted us to have fiberglass boats he would have given us fibreglass trees. http://thecanadianschooloffrenchmarquetry.com/

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DrDirt

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#29 posted 12-02-2016 08:39 PM

Gorgeous pieces for a good cause Paul.

I always liked the look of the Chart boxes…. the Treasure map feel is neat!

-- “The two most important days in your life are the day you are born and the day you find out why.” Mark Twain

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Richard

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#30 posted 12-02-2016 08:52 PM

Wow is right about these pieces , and a Fund for Woodworking Education as well. do they still teach woodworking in Schools other than Tech. or Vocational type schools ? I really enjoyed my time in wood Shop in HS but most of that is been shut down in favor of Computer Labs , Very Sad thing.

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MontanaBob

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#31 posted 12-02-2016 09:18 PM

Thanks for the heads up Paul….

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