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wdkits1

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09-14-2009 02:14 PM

Hi everyone
Just got the results from the NC Woodworkers 2010 Calender contest and it appears that my rendition of Thomas Jefferson’s Monticello won the spot for artistic scroll saw work. Very excited to say the least as there was a lot of excellent talent displayed.

-- Mike --http://www.custommade.com/by/mikemathieu/


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mmh

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#1 posted 09-14-2009 02:27 PM

Beautifully done! Now this should be displayed proudly.

-- "They who dream by day are cognizant of many things which escape those who dream only by night." ~ Edgar Allan Poe

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#2 posted 09-14-2009 03:39 PM

Impressive!

-- Charlie M. "Woodworking - patience = firewood"

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#3 posted 09-14-2009 04:00 PM

it deserves the spot for sure.

-- ~ Inspiring those who inspire me ~

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#4 posted 09-14-2009 04:44 PM

Great job, Mike. This definitely needs to be put on display.

-- Challenges are what make life interesting; overcoming them is what makes life meaningful- Joshua Marine

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#5 posted 09-14-2009 05:08 PM

Very special Mike!

-- spanky46 -- Never enough clamps...Never enough tools...Never enough time.

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#6 posted 09-14-2009 07:01 PM

Outstanding! A very timely work. Thanks.

-- Max the "night janitor" at www.hardwoodclocks.com

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#7 posted 09-14-2009 07:06 PM

Congrats on a great job !! Lots of great people on NCwoodworkers !

-- John in Belgrave (Website) http://www.extremebirdhouse.com , http://www.facebook.com/group.php?gid=112698715866

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#8 posted 09-15-2009 01:26 AM

Great job Mike. Now I need to be sure and get one of those calendars. Do you know where they will be available at?

-- Jerry--A man can never have enough tools or clamps

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#9 posted 09-15-2009 02:10 AM

Congratulations Mike, it looks fantastic. You should be very proud!

-- Whether You Think You Can or You Think You Can't, YOU ARE RIGHT!!!

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wdkits1

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#10 posted 09-15-2009 02:48 AM

Thanks everyone for the comments.There is a lot of talent in the NC group so I feel honored for my art to be chosen for the calender. To Jerry—I am sure that the calender will be offered through the NC Woodworkers site.

-- Mike --http://www.custommade.com/by/mikemathieu/

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#11 posted 09-15-2009 02:51 AM

Well deserved congrats beautiful art fantastic workmanship.

-- http://artisticwoodstudio.com Custom furniture

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#12 posted 09-15-2009 07:33 AM

WOW!! looks like the real deal :-))

-- "some old things are lovely, warm still with life ... of the forgotten men who made them." - D.H. Lawrence

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#13 posted 09-15-2009 08:04 AM

Very beautiful. Nice job and congratulations.

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

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