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Gene Howe

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04-12-2012 03:50 PM

This one goes to Tucson.
Walnut, Oak, and Maple. Interior flocked.
All left over pieces from a run of candy dishes.
Thanks for looking.
15” long, 5 3/4” high and 4 1/2” deep.

-- Gene 'The true soldier fights not because he hates what is in front of him, but because he loves what is behind him.' G. K. Chesterton


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a1Jim

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#1 posted 04-12-2012 03:57 PM

Super looking band saw box Gene,it has a good flow to it and very nice combination of woods.

-- http://artisticwoodstudio.com Custom furniture

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foneman

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#2 posted 04-12-2012 04:40 PM

That really looks nice Gene!!! Good use of left over pieces.

john

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#3 posted 04-12-2012 04:53 PM

Looks really nice Gene…... and a little familiar.

-- Paul M ..............If God wanted us to have fiberglass boats he would have given us fibreglass trees. http://thecanadianschooloffrenchmarquetry.com/

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#4 posted 04-12-2012 05:41 PM

very nice
Chuck

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#5 posted 04-12-2012 06:10 PM

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#6 posted 04-12-2012 06:19 PM

sweet apostrophe ‘

-- 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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#7 posted 04-12-2012 06:52 PM

Thanks guys.
It’s a big brother, Paul. It’s for Christina.

-- Gene 'The true soldier fights not because he hates what is in front of him, but because he loves what is behind him.' G. K. Chesterton

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KOVA

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#8 posted 04-13-2012 03:51 AM

UNA VERDADERA OBRA DE ARTE EN MADERA GENE!!!!!!

-- KOVA, EL CARPINTERO DEL PUEBLO https://www.facebook.com/pages/El-Carpintero-Del-Pueblo/148976618479733

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Gene Howe

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#9 posted 04-13-2012 12:45 PM

Eres muy amable. Muchas gracias, amigo mío.

-- Gene 'The true soldier fights not because he hates what is in front of him, but because he loves what is behind him.' G. K. Chesterton

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helluvawreck

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#10 posted 04-13-2012 12:48 PM

This is very nicely done, Gene. It’s an unusual box.

helluvawreck
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-- If a man does not keep pace with his companions, perhaps it is because he hears a different drummer. Let him step to the music which he hears, however measured or far away. Henry David Thoreau

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Gene Howe

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#11 posted 04-13-2012 02:02 PM

”This is very nicely done, Gene. It’s an unusual box.”

Thanks for the compliment, helluvawreck.
Been making boxes of this style for over 30 years. A buddy and I were just playing around in his shop when we came up with the design. Well, one similar, anyway. He said that they weren’t boxes but “negative space enclosures”. :-) But then he was an English Lit professor!

-- Gene 'The true soldier fights not because he hates what is in front of him, but because he loves what is behind him.' G. K. Chesterton

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patron

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#12 posted 04-13-2012 03:24 PM

just how lit
did you guys get

-- 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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Gene Howe

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#13 posted 04-13-2012 05:07 PM

Well, neither of us permitted any form of adult beverages in the shop. But, a bottle of Yukon Jack and one of Glen Fiddich was within wallking distance.
We never got lit, but we glowed nicely.

-- Gene 'The true soldier fights not because he hates what is in front of him, but because he loves what is behind him.' G. K. Chesterton

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#14 posted 04-13-2012 05:21 PM

Used to make those for presents. My wife is hoarding four of them. That is a particularly nice design on that one. I made one like a batmobile for my son to put his watches and other “man” jewelry in.

-- Tsunami Guitars and Custom Woodworking, Cleveland, TN

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