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08-26-2016 12:13 AM

About a week or so ago I received an email from the social media person at Lee Valley Tools expressing interest in my marquetry and my school. Apparently she had been tipped off by my good LJ buddy John aka Druid .

Well things have heated up a little since then. Last week she posted one of my chevalets in their “whatizit” quiz on facebook and today she posted my Birds and Bees video. The response has been amazing. The post has already run up 3.7k views, over 200 likes and over 50 shares in just eight hours!

Thanks John!!! (and thanks Kate at LV.)

https://www.facebook.com/LeeValleyTools/videos/1055059431214286/

-- Paul M ..............the early bird may get the worm but it’s the second mouse that gets the cheese! http://thecanadianschooloffrenchmarquetry.com/


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#1 posted 08-26-2016 12:21 AM

That’s great, Paul. Never seen that video before, neat reversible box.

-- Allen, Colorado (Instagram @bobasaurus_woodworking)

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#2 posted 08-26-2016 12:22 AM

Amazing work and congrats Paul!

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#3 posted 08-26-2016 12:29 AM

Congratulations. Very well done, your work is incredible.

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#4 posted 08-26-2016 12:47 AM

More then nicely done, a work of art and design!!!

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#5 posted 08-26-2016 12:56 AM

Congratulations !!!!!!!!!!!!

Klaus

-- Kiefer https://www.youtube.com/user/woodkiefer1/videos

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#6 posted 08-26-2016 01:01 AM

Are you going to take them on as a Chevalet distibutor?

-- Dan

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#7 posted 08-26-2016 01:14 AM

Congratulations Paul. Great to see your superb Craftsmanship being recognized.

-- John, British Columbia, Canada

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#8 posted 08-26-2016 01:19 AM

this is really good news, how great it is for Marquetry to become more well known, and your tool to have better access to woodworkers, to me its a win win.

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

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#9 posted 08-26-2016 01:24 AM

Very happy for you having success. Very well deserved!

-- Bailey F - Eastern Mass.

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#10 posted 08-26-2016 01:25 AM

Congratulations Paul, I better figure out how to get to your courses before you get too famous and I can’t afford it.

-- Dr. Ken, Florida - Durch harte arbeit werden Träume wahr.

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#11 posted 08-26-2016 01:43 AM

Very cool Paul. Congrats.

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

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#12 posted 08-26-2016 01:50 AM

congrats Paul!

-- Jesus Is Alright with me

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#13 posted 08-26-2016 02:03 AM

Nice going Paul. I’ve been having a good relationship with Lee Valley and their advertising and distribution system is huge. You’ll get a lot of coverage. Good luck.
Roman

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

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#14 posted 08-26-2016 02:15 AM

Good for you Paul. Great recognition of your talent.

-- Tom D

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#15 posted 08-26-2016 02:54 AM



Congratulations Paul. Great to see your superb Craftsmanship being recognized.

- Druid

This place really needs a “Like” button.

-- Random Orbital Nailer

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