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Thursday, February 16, 2012

Hearts, boards and a horse

Nighthawk sent over a picture of his version of my bent-wood Valentine candy box. He says it was a good way to earn bonus points with his wife and justify tool purchases. Read more about it on his blog.



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Over on Facebook, Mark Martinez posted his heart. His first attempt at bent lamination.


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Bill Wilson, always in the shop, tried his hand at his first cutting board. Since I've made my first, family members are putting in requests for Christmas!



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Wanted to also show off some very creative pieces by Vincent Fulton that remind me of highly stylized cutting boards!





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Finally, I wanted to show you a new woodworker making videos. This is 10-year-old Matthew Agate  from Placentia, Newfoundland Canada, who built a rocking horse as part of Marc Spagnuolo's Woodworkers Fighting Cancer charity build. A lot of people built these horses, but Matthew has to be the youngest. Nice work Matthew! Looking forward to more videos.


2 comments:

  1. I Don't think my wife will let me do some woodworking on the dinning table ;)

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  2. I really enjoyed watching you my little friend. It brought me back about 50 years when I was learning to enjoy making something on my own. I forgot how much patience was involved back in the day of me working with hand tools. You did a most wonderful job!!!
    TOMMYJOE HALLMAN BILOXI MS

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