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darryl

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02-27-2010 05:00 PM

Will all the segmented work I have been doing over the past year or so, I’ve been trying to find others with my same passion. I found the Segmented Woodturners group. This group is a sub-group of the AAW. I finally joined the group earlier this month and posted a couple of my pieces. I was informed yesterday that one of my pieces has been selected as the “Photo of the Week” and is prominantly displayed on the website’s home page!
http://segmentedwoodturners.org/

I could not be more excited & honored and I wanted to share!


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#1 posted 02-27-2010 05:05 PM

Fantastic! Congratulations, that’s Awesome!

-- I am always doing what I cannot do yet, in order to learn how to do it. - Van Gogh -- http://blanchardcreative.etsy.com -- http://snbcreative.wordpress.com/

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#2 posted 02-27-2010 05:08 PM

SWEET!!!

-- Matt Garcia Wannabe Period Furniture Maker, Houston TX

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#3 posted 02-27-2010 05:10 PM

Congratulations! Really cool work.
So we share you joy..!

-- masrol, kuala lumpur, MY.

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lew

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#4 posted 02-27-2010 05:14 PM

Darryl,

I was just thinking about you! Yesterday, I made some wine stoppers for the school where I used to work. They have a silent auction to raise money to pay for travel expenses when the kids go to their skills competition. I thought about your segmented stoppers but realized I didn’t have enough time to get some made before the auction. Maybe next year.

Congratulations on the honor! BTW, I met a turner- Ruth Neils, who belongs to that AAW. She lives only about 20 miles from me!

Lew

-- Lew- Time traveler. Purveyor of the Universe's finest custom rolling pins.

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#5 posted 02-27-2010 05:18 PM

Congratulations ,

-- Mike, Bruce Mississippi = Jack of many trades master of none

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Scott Bryan

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#6 posted 02-27-2010 05:33 PM

Darryl, that is great. It is always nice to see fellow LJs get the recognition that is so richly deserved.

As I have said before I enjoy seeing your turnings and cannot imagine the time, effort and skill that it takes to produce pieces like the bottle stopper from all those small pieces of wood.

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

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#7 posted 02-27-2010 05:57 PM

Darryl, you richly deserve the honour bestowed on you by the selection of one of your wine stoppers as the ” Photo of the Week”.

Sharad

-- “If someone feels that they had never made a mistake in their life, then it means they have never tried a new thing in their life”.-Albert Einstein

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richgreer

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#8 posted 02-27-2010 06:07 PM

WOW – that is simply the best bottle stopper I have ever seen. You certainly deserve the honor.

-- Rich, Cedar Rapids, IA - I'm a woodworker. I don't create beauty, I reveal it.

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#9 posted 02-27-2010 06:12 PM

Congratulations Darryl that is one nice stopper.

-- Ray , Florence Alabama

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#10 posted 02-27-2010 06:16 PM

Congrats Darryl

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#11 posted 02-27-2010 06:37 PM

Darryl that is really great! I have been watching your work over the years and the segmented work has truly been a passion this past year…

Congrats!

-- Matt--Proud LJ since 2007

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charlie48

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#12 posted 02-27-2010 07:20 PM

Congradulations Darryl, that is one beautiful bottle stopper !!!

-- Charlie............Only time will tell if it was time well spent.

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Dick, & Barb Cain

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#13 posted 02-27-2010 07:32 PM

CONGRATULATIONS DARRYL!!!!

You deserved this award.

-- -** You are never to old to set another goal or to dream a new dream ****************** Dick, & Barb Cain, Hibbing, MN. http://www.woodcarvingillustrated.com/gallery/member.php?uid=3627&protype=1

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#14 posted 02-27-2010 08:12 PM

Congratulations Darryl. I’m not surprised! You’re starting to get the recognition you deserve.

-- Gary, Florida

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#15 posted 02-27-2010 11:40 PM

congratulations, Darryl!! About time you got some of the recognition you’ve worked so hard for.

-- Thos. Angle, Jordan Valley, Oregon

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