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dennis mitchell

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01-29-2008 10:05 PM

I’ve been watching the buzz around Garyk’s little box. In a 24 hour period he got over 1000 views. I’ve only got one project with over a 1000 views and I’ve been here a few years. 4th in all time comments, 6th most favored…just in 24 hours. What a wonderful box. 24 hours guys! I hope fine woodworking takes note of his little project. Congratulations Gary. Better start finding some room for a new table saw!

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#1 posted 01-30-2008 01:07 AM

yah.. amazing…. people are talking, that’s for sure. It’s definitely not just passing by.

-- ~ Debbie, Canada (

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Thos. Angle

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#2 posted 01-30-2008 01:12 AM

Me too. WOW

-- Thos. Angle, Jordan Valley, Oregon

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#3 posted 01-30-2008 01:15 AM

I too am amazed by Gary’s box as well as his other work. You’d think some publicatoin would pick up on his work. I can certainly appreciate your new shade of green.

-- Working at Woodworking

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#4 posted 01-30-2008 01:24 AM

I’m with you. Gary is da man.

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#5 posted 01-30-2008 01:32 AM

gary is not only a very gifted , but also a very skilled craftsman . i agree fine ww should feature some of his stuff .

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#6 posted 01-30-2008 02:17 AM

Alright!! Gary is in a different contest – the one I entered had a band saw as the grand prize. I may still have half a chance then. Just kidding, Dennis;-).

I am humbled and amazed by both the artistry and execution of Gary’s box. Great design, great details, great workmanship. I need to keep practiciing.

-- CutNRun - So much wood, so many trails, so little time

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#7 posted 01-30-2008 02:19 AM

dennis i had to add that just the fact that you made this post praiseing garys work shows the true spirit of this site . when someone as skilled as yourself will start a thread about someone elses work shows you have real class and are a true gentleman ! hats off to ya

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#8 posted 01-30-2008 02:37 AM

Of course Not only is his box great but the bird cage made out of 2X4 was also great.

-- I've been blessed with a father who liked to tinker in wood, and a wife who lets me tinker in wood. Southern Delaware soon moving to Virginia †

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Dick, & Barb Cain

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#9 posted 01-30-2008 02:39 AM


That’s a new record for this outfit.

I kind of like John Deere green.

-- -** You are never to old to set another goal or to dream a new dream ****************** Dick, & Barb Cain, Hibbing, MN.

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#10 posted 01-30-2008 04:00 AM

Yep, hats off to Gary! And as Karson has reminded us, the bird cage ain’t too shabby either! Kudo’s!

-- Carl Rast, Pelion, SC

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#11 posted 01-30-2008 04:43 AM

I just shook my head when I saw it…..of course what do you expect from a guy that builds a harpsichord for the fun of it.

-- Bob

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