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Project by Doug Nordberg posted 05-31-2014 01:41 PM 1437 views 5 times favorited 16 comments Add to Favorites Watch

Sorry it has been so long since I posted! I had this amazing bronze by Dale Wood in the gallery but the base was some what bland, so I decided to incorporate into a piece for a furniture show. To keep the water effect going through the top, I used a grinder to carve in lines resembling water flow. The base constucted of elk antlers to give a Wyoming feel to the piece. The blue color in the fisherman’s shirt really brings out the color variations in the wood. Thanks for checking out my piece!

Doug

-- Doug, Cody Wyo





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#1 posted 05-31-2014 01:46 PM

Absolutely beautiful piece!!

-- Richard "Fear is nothing more than a feeling. You feel hot. You feel hungry. You feel angry. You feel afraid. Fear can never kill you"--Remo Williams

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#2 posted 05-31-2014 01:50 PM

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#3 posted 05-31-2014 02:30 PM

beautiful work

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#4 posted 05-31-2014 03:18 PM

What can you say? This piece is absolutely outstanding.

helluvawreck aka Charles
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-- If a man does not keep pace with his companions, perhaps it is because he hears a different drummer. Let him step to the music which he hears, however measured or far away. Henry David Thoreau

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#5 posted 05-31-2014 03:54 PM

Beautiful addition to a fantastic bronze. I have a couple of similar bronzes, but I absolutely love this one!

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

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#6 posted 05-31-2014 03:55 PM

this is a piece that captures my imagination, i love fishing and i love the west, my sister lives in worland, and i myself lived in alaska for a long time, the way you carved the lines on top really do make it look like water in the river…a beautiful piece for sure…

-- GRIZZMAN ...[''''']

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#7 posted 05-31-2014 04:14 PM

Grizzman, You should stop in if your ever in the area. I would love to meet you in person and we can talk woodwork.

-- Doug, Cody Wyo

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#8 posted 05-31-2014 04:57 PM

That is a stand worthy of the piece it holds! Nice work!

-- Steve - Impatience is Expensive

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#9 posted 05-31-2014 06:53 PM

thank you Doug, would love to meet you and see the gallery , not sure if ill get that way, back problems…:(..makes it hard for travel…but if nothing else i do follow your work, i think with the way i design and my flavor for the west and rustic work, living here in alabama is not the best match, but life is what it is…i went to your web site and sure loved all the work there..

-- GRIZZMAN ...[''''']

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#10 posted 05-31-2014 07:38 PM

A beautiful piece of art, excellent thanks for sharing.

-- Soli Deo gloria!

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#11 posted 06-01-2014 01:15 AM

i am in awe looking at all your work.

-- Brian - Hazelton, British Columbia

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#12 posted 06-01-2014 02:08 AM

truly amazing!!

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#13 posted 06-01-2014 10:28 AM

Love it!

-- A childs smile is payment enough.

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#14 posted 06-01-2014 12:35 PM

Excellent execution!

-- Doug...

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#15 posted 06-01-2014 01:25 PM

Incredible project. Truly a work of art. Thanks for sharing.

-- Michael A. Norman

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