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My little shop buddy Ezekiel

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Project by Michaelgurrado posted 08-10-2014 03:58 AM 612 views 2 times favorited 6 comments Add to Favorites Watch

I have a bunch of scrap pieces of wood lying around the shop and i never have the heart to throw them away. As u was waiting for glue to set up on another project i had nothing else to do but still wanted to work on stuff, so i decided to go in my tiny scrap bucket and build myself a little wooden figure. He was very easy to build i just drilled shallow holes and used dowels to make the arms neck and legs and just glued everything together using super glue. I originally was not going to put a face on him but it honestly looked a little creepy so i took a sharpie pen and drew on eyes and a smiley face. I wanted to name him Eli but my fiance wanted to name him Zeke. We compromised and figured out a name that kind of combined both names and came up with Ezekiel. He is now my little shop buddy





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stefang

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#1 posted 08-10-2014 03:06 PM

Very cute. About 16 years ago I made some figures similar to this from birch branches for the grandkids. I left the bark on them. I made one with a birch bicycle. I think they still have them. I made them with a jackknife and drilled the holes with a awl that was part of the knife. Lots of fun!

-- Mike, an American living in Norway.

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#2 posted 08-10-2014 03:09 PM

Nice work. You might just start a new fad for woodworkers.

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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#3 posted 08-11-2014 07:07 PM

hee hee I likey

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

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Richard

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#4 posted 08-11-2014 07:33 PM

Now who says you can’t use all those little tiny scraps of wood for anything. If you have Kids around you better keep a close eye on him or he might disapear.

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#5 posted 08-11-2014 07:56 PM

:-) cute

-- - Greetings from Brazil - --

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#6 posted 08-11-2014 09:13 PM

Thank you everyone I plan on making more of them out of various scraps I find in the shop once I clean up and find them lol

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