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Blog entry by Jordan posted 02-27-2010 10:54 PM 883 reads 1 time favorited 18 comments Add to Favorites Watch

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-- http://www.jordanstraker.com



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Dennisgrosen

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#1 posted 02-27-2010 11:05 PM

waaow that looks realy cool

#2 posted 02-27-2010 11:15 PM

Jordan,
You’ve done it again!
Congratulations on this masterful art object.

db

-- Will trade wife's yarn for tools.

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#3 posted 02-27-2010 11:17 PM

amazing “before” stage. You must be so proud of this!
I wish you well on the staining process – may it be easy, smooth and just how you envision it without “do overs”

-- ~ Debbie, Canada (https://www.facebook.com/DebbiePribeleENJOConsultant)

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Scott Bryan

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#4 posted 02-27-2010 11:19 PM

That is pretty neat. Wow!

-- Challenges are what make life interesting; overcoming them is what makes life meaningful- Joshua Marine

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Thos. Angle

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#5 posted 02-27-2010 11:22 PM

A collar is hard enough to make out of leather but wood???? Unbelievable!!!! Might as well do a horses head to take up some of the hole. LOL

-- Thos. Angle, Jordan Valley, Oregon

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Rj

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#6 posted 02-27-2010 11:26 PM

Holy Cow I didn’t think it was full size thats amazing!!

-- Rj's Woodworks,San Jose & Weed Ca,

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Richforever

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#7 posted 02-27-2010 11:35 PM

Wonderful! Please show us again after the staining. That detail is pretty awesome. Thanks for posting.

-- Rich, Seattle, WA

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Adamas

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#8 posted 02-28-2010 12:36 AM

That is it , wonderful , My regards to Mastercraft

-- Ivan Ilic

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woodmight

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#9 posted 02-28-2010 01:09 AM

Beautiful Job… Jordan… WOW.. all I can say is another Master Piece. What did you use for size and scale ?
GOOD LUCk on the stainning of the piece.

-- ~~ Remember You can't saw... What you can't see ~~

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reggiek

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#10 posted 02-28-2010 01:27 AM

Another masterpiece! The detail in there is astonishing….the hames and the lacing would be hard to tell from the real materials – I bet even a horse couldn’t tell this one from an original….you certainly have a gift for carving such beautiful pieces of art…Bravo!

-- Woodworking.....My small slice of heaven!

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Woodenwizard

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#11 posted 02-28-2010 02:01 AM

AMAZING simply AMAZING!!

-- John, Colorado's (Wooden Wizard)

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mtnwild

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#12 posted 02-28-2010 02:02 AM

Wild Man!! Great so far, will stay tuned…..................

-- mtnwild (Jack), It's not what you see, it's how you see it.

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Chips

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#13 posted 02-28-2010 02:13 AM

Amazing! Can’t wait to see the finished piece.

-- Make every day the best day of your life. Chips, Mississippi

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Jordan

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#14 posted 02-28-2010 02:14 AM

Hey, thanks you guys! This is one piece I never thought I’d get through.
John, I did not use any models but I looked at a photo on ebay and faked the hames.(there are so many types, who could call me wrong?) To tell you the truth, it was easier to carve from the inside out and I kept hanging it on the end of my jointer to pretend it was a horse! LOL. So this is one piece that is not flat at the back and the contouring will be wasted against the wall.

-- http://www.jordanstraker.com

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adb

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#15 posted 02-28-2010 03:06 AM

I bet the stain will turn out Great, Just like everthing else you do! Good luck.

-- Dave Brown

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