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Blog entry by kolwdwrkr posted 12-14-2008 10:57 PM 983 reads 0 times favorited 19 comments Add to Favorites Watch

I’m posting this here as a blog because I wanted to talk a little about it, but also I didn’t feel the need to cluster the projects page with all these. To start off I wanted to say that these projects are important to me not only because of what they are for but because of who made them. She is an amazing woman, and I’m glad to have her in my life. These ornaments and decorations were cut out by me, or bought as kits. Most of this blog isn’t about the woodwork itself but the artistry in paint. So I apologize for putting them on a woodworking site, just know they are wood. I just wanted to “flaunt” my ladies creations. It is a privilege to work with her, and watch her work. Enjoy.

This bear is the first project she made everything on, from cutting the parts to painting.
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Snowman and reindeer
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snowman ornament
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penguin ornament
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snowman ornament 2
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moose wreath
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Angel
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sled
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santa sign
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and reigndeer post with lights
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-- ~ Inspiring those who inspire me ~



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lew

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#1 posted 12-14-2008 11:16 PM

You, sir, are very lucky to have such a talented person in your life.

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

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Todd A. Clippinger

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#2 posted 12-14-2008 11:52 PM

That lady has some serious talent – SERIOUS!

-- Todd A. Clippinger, Montana, http://americancraftsmanworkshop.com

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Thos. Angle

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#3 posted 12-15-2008 12:08 AM

Very nice work. You better give her lots of hugs. She’s a keeper.

-- Thos. Angle, Jordan Valley, Oregon

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Allison

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#4 posted 12-15-2008 12:14 AM

These are all very good with a lot of work involved, I know someone that paints these items such as these and it is no small feat. They are all adorable. She does great work. Does she sell them?

-- Allison, Northeastern Ca. Remember, Amateurs built the Ark. Professionals built the Titanic!

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Bob #2

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#5 posted 12-15-2008 12:17 AM

Martha Stewart, eat your heart out!

Bob

-- A mind, like a home, is furnished by its owner

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clieb91

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#6 posted 12-15-2008 12:58 AM

They are great looking your wife is very talented. You apologized for posting these on a woodworking site but really they are a great example of a good a finish.

CtL

-- Chris L. "Don't Dream it, Be it."- PortablePastimes.com (Purveyors of Portable Fun and Fidgets)

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kolwdwrkr

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#7 posted 12-15-2008 01:29 AM

Allison, she should sell them. In fact if anyone is interested….....

-- ~ Inspiring those who inspire me ~

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Scott Bryan

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#8 posted 12-15-2008 01:37 AM

Those are wonderful ornaments. She is an extremely talented artist.

Thanks for the post. I enjoyed seeing these pieces.

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

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Richforever

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#9 posted 12-15-2008 02:59 AM

They embody the spirit of the season. Great work! Thanks for posting.

-- Rich, Seattle, WA

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#10 posted 12-15-2008 03:27 AM

wow, your wife does a great painting job. no wonder you are proud of her. very nice.

-- pat,ohio...http://s5.photobucket.com/albums/y198/patshwigar/

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garysharp

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#11 posted 12-15-2008 03:38 AM

To me the best part of woodworking is making something beautiful out of wood. WOW she sure did her part very well. Merry Christmas and LOL next year.

-- Garysharp "When sharpening woodworking tools, good enough,...isn't" “Your life’s complete only when your knowledge passes on”.

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kolwdwrkr

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#12 posted 12-15-2008 04:59 AM

I forgot to say the important part: Merry Christmas and Happy New Year!!

-- ~ Inspiring those who inspire me ~

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Dave T

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#13 posted 12-15-2008 05:31 AM

Wow! She is amazingly talented. Those are beautiful creations.

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Karson

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#14 posted 12-15-2008 06:45 AM

Merry Christmas and you and yours. Your partner does a great job.

-- I've been blessed with a father who liked to tinker in wood, and a wife who lets me tinker in wood. Southern Delaware soon moving to Virginia karsonwm@gmail.com †

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dustygirl

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#15 posted 12-15-2008 07:21 AM

Excellent job on cutting them out and an awesome job of painting them.they all look great.

-- Dustygirl..Hastings,Ontario.. How much wood can 1 gal chuck if 1 gal can't cut wood?

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