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Gene Howe

5256 posts in 2012 days


819 days ago

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 819 days ago

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 819 days ago

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

john

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shipwright

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#3 posted 819 days ago

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

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

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wiswood2

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#4 posted 819 days ago

very nice
Chuck

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Kent Shepherd

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#5 posted 819 days ago

Nice work Gene!

-- She thought I hung the moon--now she just thinks I did it wrong

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patron

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#6 posted 819 days ago

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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Gene Howe

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#7 posted 819 days ago

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 819 days ago

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 818 days ago

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 818 days ago

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 818 days ago

”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 818 days ago

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 818 days ago

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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Tennessee

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#14 posted 818 days ago

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.

-- Paul, Tennessee, http://www.tsunamiguitars.com

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