dust stuff #17: Back in the shop

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Blog entry by JoeyG posted 11-17-2013 11:00 PM 1644 reads 0 times favorited 6 comments Add to Favorites Watch
« Part 16: Greatest Project Continued Part 17 of dust stuff series Part 18: Carving for inlay »

It’s been a good while since I have been in the shop. With Gabriel’s birth and the rest of the family, I just haven’t had the time or desire to get back in the shop. Well, I have had a influx of new likes on my facebook page thanks to some good people sharing my projects. Seeing my older boxes and all the interest spurred me to get back in the shop. Today I prepped a bunch of lumber for a new batch of boxes. I cleaned up and sized some birdseye maple, chechen, spanish cedar, western cedar, cherry, and jatoba. Now the fun part. How do I take all these woods and put them together to make an amazing box? I’ll figure it out and share the finished projects here. If you would like to follow along, then join me on Facebook.

-- JoeyG ~~~

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#1 posted 11-17-2013 11:49 PM

Great looking family, Joey!

Nice to have you back!!

-- Lew- Time traveler. Purveyor of the Universe's finest custom rolling pins.

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#2 posted 11-18-2013 12:42 AM

Congrats. Have fun with the newbie.

-- Roger from KY. Work/Play/Travel Safe. Keep your dust collector fed. [email protected]

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#3 posted 11-18-2013 12:54 AM

Nice looking family. I remember your earlier posts of the beautiful boxes. I put you on my buddies. Glad you are back.

-- I,ve had amnesia for as long as I can remember. Vernon

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#4 posted 11-18-2013 12:02 PM

What a beautiful picture of your wonderful family! :) I love seeing your new projects and can’t wait!


-- Designer/Artist/Teacher. Owner of Sheila Landry Designs ( Scroll saw, wood working and painting patterns and surfaces. "Knowledge is Power"

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#5 posted 11-18-2013 12:36 PM

Good to see you back….

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#6 posted 11-19-2013 01:42 PM

It’s good to be back. I put together several boxes yesterday. Now to go start the lid designs.

-- JoeyG ~~~

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