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Project by Underdog posted 05-11-2014 08:10 PM 1262 views 5 times favorited 7 comments Add to Favorites Watch
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Here is a “comfort bird” pattern taken from issue 57 of Carving Illustrated. It’s a fun and easy project- except for all the sanding! A spindle sander is highly recommended.
Wood is alder, cherry, and walnut finished with lacquer. I need to touch up a couple of spots and take these to the buffer for a final polish.
These comfort birds will probably be gifts for the recently bereaved as a reminder that God cares for all his sparrows.





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Rick M.

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#1 posted 05-11-2014 08:14 PM

Great looking birds!

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calisdad

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#2 posted 05-11-2014 08:15 PM

What a cool idea. Thanks for sharing.

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oldnovice

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#3 posted 05-11-2014 10:20 PM

I think this is for the birds … pun intended. Those are some sweet and smooth little birds!
Reminiscent of the “pet stone” people used to carry for comfort and support!

-- "I never met a board I didn't like!"

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murch

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#4 posted 05-12-2014 09:17 AM

Very nice project. They finished really well.

-- A family man has photos in his wallet where his money used to be.

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Buckethead

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#5 posted 05-12-2014 10:35 AM

These are pretty. Well done.

-- Bucket, any person that spends 10k on a bicycle is guaranteed to be a $@I almost started to like you. -bhog

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#6 posted 05-15-2014 06:51 PM

Kewl, i just want to touch them, must mean you did your job. Very nice

-- Wood and Glass they kick (well you know) Have a great day - Dug

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davyj

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#7 posted 10-07-2014 01:06 PM

my local carving club was commissioned to do 200 of these lil birds, Club, Eastern Woodlands Carving Club Inc. @ Converse In. This club is unique in that it owns its own 3 story building. OPEN carves every Tue 4 pm to 9 one block N of stop light on SR 18 in Converse. We also have a room UP stairs with 3 donated lathes for turning right there at the club. just getting started. Come on over some tue, wood burning (pyrography) also takes place.

-- retired GM/Delphi , Retired USN/USAFR

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