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10-14-2011 04:49 PM

When I received my Wood Magazine yesterday, I immediately noticed a box project I have read here on LJ’s numerous times. I also recognized the person featured in the article! That’s right, one of our very own in another magazine. For those that do not get them magazine I thought I would share this bit of news. I know there have been other LJ’s published as well, congrats to all of them.

I was somewhat bummed that the article did not mention this great website, but I am sure it comes down to economics like most things.

Congrats to Martyn!!! He was kind enough to share his techniques with us, now he is sharing this with the world of woodworking!

-- Ken, "Everyday above ground is a good day!"

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#1 posted 10-14-2011 06:46 PM


I haven’t dug into it yet…

That’s quite a NICE way to Kickoff the box to David too!

to BritBoxMaker!

Thanks, Ken, for posting it! I have to read it now! LOL

-- Have Fun! Joe Lyddon - Alta Loma, CA USA - Home: ... My Small Gallery:"

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#2 posted 10-14-2011 06:53 PM

hi ken

here is what joe was referring to

this a gift from martyn

-- david - only thru kindness can this world be whole . If we don't succeed we run the risk of failure. Dan Quayle

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#3 posted 10-14-2011 07:47 PM

Yes I just saw that as well….congrats Martyn! Of course I didn’t need to even shift my gaze to his smiling mug to know it was his box!

-- Optimists are usually disappointed. Pessimists are either right or pleasantly surprised. I tend to be a disappointed pessimist.

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#4 posted 10-14-2011 09:51 PM

Congratulations Martyn… excellent article.

-- "Don't let the perfect be the enemy of the good." Voltaire

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#5 posted 10-14-2011 10:02 PM

Way to go Martyn. Of course it comes as no surprise to us that you were selected for the article.


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#6 posted 10-15-2011 12:09 AM

Martyn, you have inspired me! Congratulations!

My wife wants a nice jewelry box and I think your ez-mitre technique might just be the trick.

(It’s really just an excuse to build the circle jig on my 19” Shop Fox band saw that I’ve been putting off for the last three years—don’t tell the wife.)

Man I love this site!

-- "Hard work is not defined by the difficulty of the task as much as a person's desire to perform it.", DS251

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#7 posted 10-15-2011 12:38 AM

thank´s for sharing Ken :-)
congrat´s once more Martyn

take care

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#8 posted 10-15-2011 12:48 AM

Congrats Martyn.
Well deserved recognition.

-- Scott Smith, Southern Illinois

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#9 posted 10-15-2011 03:58 AM

Congratulations Martyn! Certainly well-deserved recognition!

-- Jonathan, Denver, CO "Constructive criticism is welcome and valued as it gives me new perspectives and helps me to advance as a woodworker."

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#10 posted 10-15-2011 07:31 AM

You make us proud of you, Martyn. You continue to inform and inspire. Thank you.


-- Steve in KY. 44 years so far with my lovely bride. Think I'll keep her.

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#11 posted 10-16-2011 09:19 PM

Thanks guys and gals. Its a bit weird seeing it actually in the magazine but I’m getting used to it.

-- Martyn -- Boxologist, Pattern Juggler and Candyman of the visually challenging.

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#12 posted 10-16-2011 10:27 PM

Way to go Martyn. It’s abut time all your talent got the recognition you deserve. We are proud for you!!!

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#13 posted 10-17-2011 12:51 AM

That’s a real honor Martyn. Congratulations. So how did it all happen? IMWTK.

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

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#14 posted 10-17-2011 03:03 AM

Martyn is the man with the absolute coolest last name. Here’s my mention:

-- Entertainment for mere mortal woodworkers.

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