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Project by bazz135uk posted 05-07-2014 01:19 PM 1602 views 1 time favorited 8 comments Add to Favorites Watch

V I K I N G S Double Dogs in American Cherry by BazzA. Someone asked me to make this from a Photo.
I dont have any info except its of Viking origin. Hope someone here can tell us a little about the image.
Great learning curve ! really enjoy having ago . one inch thick Cherry 13 inch wide cut with a mix of band saw / scrollsaw / Chisels and a whole load of sanding and a dip in tung oil, I will spend some time tomorrow with the beeswax. Hope you find this interesting thanks for checking it out. Regards BAZZ.

-- BAZZ, WINDSOR UK A workshop is not a luxury . We need it to preserve our sanity in this frantic world we live in. A place to be at peace.





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HillbillyShooter

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#1 posted 05-07-2014 03:24 PM

Don’t have any enlightenment to share, but it looks very “Viking” and is very nice work.

-- John C. -- "Firearms are second only to the Constitution in importance; they are the peoples' liberty's teeth." George Washington

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kiefer

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#2 posted 05-07-2014 10:21 PM

I am thinking wolf not dog and found some pics and story’s to get some insight .

I amhttp://upload.wikimedia.org/wikipedia/commons/thumb/9/9f/Odin_%28Manual_of_Mythology%29.jpg/623px-Odin_%28Manual_of_Mythology%29.jpg

-- Kiefer 松

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#3 posted 05-07-2014 10:56 PM

Nice job Bazz. Love the antique signs. Nice choise of lumber.

-- Disfruta tu trabajo (enjoy your work) (Bandera, Argentina)

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CFrye

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#4 posted 05-08-2014 03:56 AM

Looking good, Bazz! I can see how these would be easy to confuse. Yet you seem to ease right through! Thanks for sharing.

-- God bless, Candy

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Rick

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#5 posted 05-08-2014 05:54 AM

Very Nice Indeed Bazz! Thanks For Posting!

-- Deodorant is like Common Sense. Those who need it the most, never use it.

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bazz135uk

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#6 posted 05-08-2014 12:31 PM

Thank you all for your comments : Kiefer I think your right about the Wolf ,Both Dogs and Wolves played a big part with the Vikings. Love all this Celtic work. I have rented a converted 500 year old Celtic Chapel for two weeks this summer and it still has the alter font pump organ stained glass ect, So I hope to do a blog.
Ok Thanks everyone Regards BAZZ.

-- BAZZ, WINDSOR UK A workshop is not a luxury . We need it to preserve our sanity in this frantic world we live in. A place to be at peace.

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paul44224

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#7 posted 05-10-2014 12:23 PM

Really like the Celtic and Viking work, Bazz! Great work!

-- Paul, http://www.flickr.com/photos/woodworks44224

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bazz135uk

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#8 posted 05-10-2014 12:36 PM

Thank you Paul Glad you like it. I have enjoyed making these and hope to do a lot more in the future.

-- BAZZ, WINDSOR UK A workshop is not a luxury . We need it to preserve our sanity in this frantic world we live in. A place to be at peace.

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