Video of entries in S.A.I.T. "Lignum Vitae" woodworking show

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12-03-2016 05:13 AM

I recently posted about the Lignum Vitae woodworking show in Calgary, on now. It is a juried event put on by the Southern Alberta Institute of Technology. At the end all the items will go on auction with half the proceeds going to a scholarship fund to support woodworking education.
This is a video taken by the son of the organizer showing some of the pieces.

Fellow LJ Roman (Bootman) Hrytsak and I are both represented in the show.

Enjoy the video. There are some very cool pieces entered.

-- Paul M ..............the early bird may get the worm but it’s the second mouse that gets the cheese!

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#1 posted 12-03-2016 05:47 AM

That is a serious collection of beautiful woodworking represented. Yours is top notch as always, I hope the pieces auction for a ton.

-- Allen, Colorado (Instagram @bobasaurus_woodworking)

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#2 posted 12-03-2016 06:38 AM

It should be interesting to see what the final total towards the scholarship fund will be. Your craftsmanship should really contribute to their success. Hope that you also do well in the awards.

-- John, British Columbia, Canada

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#3 posted 12-03-2016 08:30 AM

Very nice. Thanks.


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#4 posted 12-03-2016 10:04 AM

Beautiful projects!!!!!!!!!!!!!!


-- Jim Jakosh.....Practical Wood Products...........Learn something new every day!! Variety is the Spice of Life!!

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#5 posted 12-03-2016 11:56 AM

Some beautiful work shown including that great work of yours Paul, hope they made lots towards the scholarships.
Thanks for showing.

-- Bob C, Australia. Your best teacher is your last mistake.

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#6 posted 12-03-2016 12:44 PM

Gorgeous work. Sure hope they bring the prices they deserve.
That video could have been a lot longer. I’d never tire of watching it.
Thanks for sharing it with us, Paul.

-- 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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#7 posted 12-03-2016 01:44 PM

Magnificent pieces of art. Luv the blade, and the zipper

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#8 posted 12-03-2016 01:46 PM

Wish I could see it in person. Thanks for posting this

-- Paul--- Creativity is allowing yourself to make mistakes. Art is knowing which ones to keep. — Scott Adams

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#9 posted 12-03-2016 02:14 PM

Very nice video!

It seemed that I recognized some of your work there… (??)
... are you going to report the final results / awards of the show?

Lots of VERY COOL projects!!

Thank you!

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

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#10 posted 12-03-2016 05:30 PM

Thanks for sharing that Paul all the woodworking there is absolutely gorgeous .

-- There are good ships and there are wood ships, the ships that sail the sea, but the best ships are friendships and may they always be.

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#11 posted 12-04-2016 11:41 PM

Thank you for sharing this Paul. If they go for what they are worth that will add some serious cash to the fund.

-- Don Solomon, New Castle, IN; Quality is not an act, it is a habit. Aristotle

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#12 posted 12-05-2016 06:14 AM

Awesome. Thanks for posting Paul. Glad I’m not on the jury!

-- Bob in WW ~ "some old things are lovely, warm still with life ... of the forgotten men who made them." - D.H. Lawrence

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#13 posted 12-05-2016 01:53 PM

WOW. Thats ARTWORK ! Beautiful pieces !
Lots of hours put into some of those .

-- "My mission in life - make everyone smile !"

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#14 posted 12-09-2016 11:34 PM

Thanks for sharing with us Paul. boy some real super classy creations on show with your own certainly contributing to the class

-- Pete G: If you always do what you always did you'll always get what you always got

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#15 posted 05-27-2018 11:25 AM

Incredible work! Now I have the faith I can make four walking canes out of the piece of LV (2×2x40) I have been holding for a few years now. Thank you, Paul.

-- Jeff Polaski

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