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12-05-2015 05:47 PM

Topic tags/keywords: reproduction furniture

I thought I’d share two recent awards and a write-up abour my reproduction furniture and carving:

1. Popular Woodworking Editor’s Choice & Reader’s Choice. The third & eighth photos are mine: Bible box and the William & Mary spice box on frame. Roger Bean, fellow LumberJock and master box maker, has the second piece pictured, and also won an award. Glad I could brag abour Roger here!

2. Write-up on my carving in ‘The Highland Woodworker’............

Thanks for taking the time to look!


-- Forest, Virginia ; Micah 6:8

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#1 posted 12-05-2015 09:21 PM


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#2 posted 12-08-2015 01:25 AM

Thanks Joe!

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#3 posted 12-08-2015 01:31 AM

Thats awesome! I’m from Roanoke (temp) in PA. you don’t teach the Ball-n-claw do you?

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#4 posted 12-08-2015 01:31 AM

It’s times like this when I reclassify myself from an intermediate to a novice woodworker. Those are way impressive.

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#5 posted 12-08-2015 02:46 PM

Execellant craftsmanship!

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#6 posted 12-08-2015 03:20 PM

Wow! That william and mary chest is amazing! Great work, you definitely deserve the honors

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#7 posted 12-09-2015 07:36 PM

Congrats on an outstanding project. Take an extra bow, please.

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#8 posted 12-10-2015 02:14 AM

I appreciate the comments.

It’s also my pleasure to show off Roger Bean’s award for his beautiful boxes. Roger does some great work and is always willing to share his knowledge.

Thanks folks,


-- Forest, Virginia ; Micah 6:8

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#9 posted 12-10-2015 02:18 AM

Wow Bill they are great pieces congrats on the awards.

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#10 posted 12-13-2015 02:18 PM


I wish I had time to do some teaching. Reality is I work 2-3 weeks/month away from home & shop! So, my shop time is rather limited. It takes me many months to complete one piece. The Chippendale spice chest on frame in the article took 9 months!

-- Forest, Virginia ; Micah 6:8

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