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07-24-2015 02:58 PM

The winners of the 2015 Veneertech Craftsman’s Challenge were announced today at the AWFS Fair in Las Vegas and while I didn’t place “in the money”, I did manage to win special judge’s awards for my jewellery box in the marquetry category and my old Jack in the box in the specialty items category.
I’m pretty pleased, there were a lot of very good entries.
You can see all the winners here: http://www.veneertech.com/challenge/entries/

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


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#1 posted 07-24-2015 03:06 PM

Neat. Congrats.
That jewelry box should have one first place money in my opinion.

Good for you,
Steve

-- -- I'm no rocket surgeon

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#2 posted 07-24-2015 03:07 PM

Well deserved and congratulations Paul!

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#3 posted 07-24-2015 03:08 PM

Good onya Mate!

-- Mama calls me Texcaster but my real name is Mr. Earl.

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#4 posted 07-24-2015 03:10 PM

Paul, your work is some of the most beautiful work that I have ever seen in the wide wide world of woodworking. There is no doubt that your work was deserving of whaterver awards you received and then some. Congratulations.

helluvawreck aka Charles
http://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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#5 posted 07-24-2015 03:10 PM

Congrats Paul, well done!

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#6 posted 07-24-2015 03:11 PM

Congrats! Amazing work…

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#7 posted 07-24-2015 03:11 PM

Well deserved, Paul. The table that won the marquetry category must have been really something to beat out your jewelry box.

-- Pay heed all who enter: Beware of "the Phog" Rock Chalk, Jayhawk

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#8 posted 07-24-2015 03:13 PM

Congratulations. A great finish in an unusually difficult forum. (for a jewelry box) Well deserved, and an award to be proud of. I never doubted that the box would be a winner! It’s an exceptional piece of work.
Roger

-- "Everybody makes mistakes. A craftsman always fixes them." (Monty Kennedy, "The Checkering and Carving of Gunstocks", 1952)

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#9 posted 07-24-2015 03:17 PM

good post

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#10 posted 07-24-2015 03:19 PM

-- My englisch is bad but how is your dutch?

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#11 posted 07-24-2015 03:26 PM

CONGRATULATIONS X TWO !!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!

Well deserved

Klaus

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#12 posted 07-24-2015 03:27 PM

Dear friend,
sincerely I am convinced that your submissions deserved just cash prizes! By its gracefulness of motives, by the technical performance, and of course, by the use of beautiful veneers!
Congratulations!

Dusan

-- http://prometheus065.blogspot.com/

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#13 posted 07-24-2015 03:27 PM

Some beautiful work all around there. You chose a tough competition to enter!

Congratulations!

-Paul

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#14 posted 07-24-2015 03:31 PM

It’s great to get recognition for the amazing work that you do.
Congratulations!
Ken.

-- Ken from Ontario, Canada

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#15 posted 07-24-2015 03:39 PM

congratulations on winning!

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