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This is carved and painted. Built out of alder. JUST DON’T PUT BOOKS ON IT !!





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Dick, & Barb Cain

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#1 posted 2775 days ago

That’s the most elaborate picture frame I’ve ever seen. NICE !!

-- -** You are never to old to set another goal or to dream a new dream ****************** Dick, & Barb Cain, Hibbing, MN. http://www.woodcarvingillustrated.com/gallery/member.php?uid=3627&protype=1

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David

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#2 posted 2540 days ago

Dennis -

Trying (hard but fun) to catch up on older posts. I always enjoy you work. This is a very cool project!

-- http://foldingrule.blogspot.com

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MsDebbieP

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#3 posted 2540 days ago

and where is this one now located??? I hope that it isn’t sitting in the basement.

Gorgeous.

-- ~ Debbie, Canada (https://www.facebook.com/DebbiePribeleENJOConsultant)

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dennis mitchell

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#4 posted 2539 days ago

That one is somewhere in central Idaho in a good home.

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Chip

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#5 posted 2539 days ago

I would have to find dozens of little, short, teeny weeny items to put on the shelves so I didn’t block the art work. Beautiful stuff Dennis, as usual.

Gotta love this shuffle. David’s doing all the hard work tracking all these gems down… thanks David!

-- Better to say nothing and be thought the fool... then to speak and erase all doubt!

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woodspar

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#6 posted 2539 days ago

I like the way the sides taper. How did you do the picture in the back! Beautiful.

-- John

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dennis mitchell

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#7 posted 2538 days ago

Thanks John. That is just a very rough carving painted with acrylic paints.

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PanamaJack

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#8 posted 2538 days ago

Woodart, bravo Dennis. Great work shown here!

-- Carpe Lignum; Tornare Lignum (Seize the wood, to Turn the wood)

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Don

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#9 posted 2533 days ago

Gotta love that “Shuffle”.

Denis, don’t know how I missed this earlier. When I saw the carving in the Shuffle picture, I knew it was your work.

Very nice, my friend.

-- CanuckDon "I just love small wooden boxes!" http://dpb-photography.me/

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dennis mitchell

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#10 posted 2533 days ago

Thanks Don. That shuffle sure has been a nice addition.

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TomFran

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#11 posted 2448 days ago

Dennis,
This is very beautiful work. It must take a long time to craft a piece like this one.

-- Tom, Surfside Beach, SC - Romans 8:28

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MsDebbieP

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#12 posted 2448 days ago

ah yes.. a Dennis Mitchell piece.
Sure would love to have one of those some day.

-- ~ Debbie, Canada (https://www.facebook.com/DebbiePribeleENJOConsultant)

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Bill

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#13 posted 2448 days ago

Nice that this one came up again. Great job Dennis. Next you can make the bookshelf with the carvings on the doors. Then you can see the carving all the time, except when the door is open to get a book.

-- Bill, Turlock California, http://www.brookswoodworks.com

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dennis mitchell

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#14 posted 2447 days ago

Thats too easy Bill.

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oscorner

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#15 posted 2446 days ago

That’s way too beautiful to hide with shelves. Shame on you, Dennis. I agree with Bill…should have been on doors.

-- Jesus is Lord!

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