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Macacauba Box Complete

Ever find that whenever you think you’ve completed a project you stop and say “‘except for ……..!”  That’s what just crossed my mind as I put in the title to this post.  I need to line the bottom of the … Continue reading

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Mystery Box Postponed

You probably recall what I referred to as my Mystery Box project.  That was because the end use for it couldn’t be divulged as it was for marketing an item my client wanted to “keep under wraps”.  Apparently there’s quite … Continue reading

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Mr. Melvin Wilson, Metal Shop Antioch High School

When I was in high school, back in the 60’s at Antioch, California I was a shop rat.  Partly because I’d managed to get kicked out of many other classes but mostly because those (and band) were the types of … Continue reading

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First Peek, but not like at the Movies

One of the marketing things I’ve learned about is to show what you’re marketing with an intended use.  Perhaps this will expose a potential client to something they didn’t even know they needed!  For the most part I’ve been letting … Continue reading

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Traveling Time — Me and a Box!

Yesterday, the day after Independence Day was one for traveling.  The easy traveler was this box that I sold to a customer in Colorado. This was the first order I’ve ever been requested to send via USPS Express Mail and … Continue reading

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Lining the Bottom of a Box

Another series of boxes I’ve done for the Etsy store and also for the craft fair is one I’ve named the Lidded Finger Joint.  I’ve gone into the construction of it on previous blogs but the thing that sets it apart … Continue reading

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