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Project by kolwdwrkr posted 12-14-2008 05:38 AM 1372 views 0 times favorited 17 comments Add to Favorites Watch

This is a turning I made the other day out of an old 4×4 redwood post I found. My girlfriend painted the sparrow on it. It’s always cool doing projects with her. We have made a few xmas ornaments and decorations recently too that I may post. She does a great job painting. This piece is for sale. Visit for more information. Thanks for looking.

-- ~ Inspiring those who inspire me ~

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pat sherman

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#1 posted 12-14-2008 06:13 AM

love the vase she can com epaint my stuff anytime.


-- pat,ohio...

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#2 posted 12-14-2008 06:34 AM

Looks great. You both done good!

Thanks for posting it.

-- Martin, Kansas

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#3 posted 12-14-2008 06:54 AM

Wow she looks as tho’ she is an awesome artist in her own right.

-- Allison, Northeastern Ca. Remember, Amateurs built the Ark. Professionals built the Titanic!

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#4 posted 12-14-2008 06:55 AM

Nice…just love those birds.

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#5 posted 12-14-2008 08:34 AM

You guys make a good team!

-- I like trees ...... as long as their by the board foot.

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Douglas Bordner

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#6 posted 12-14-2008 09:01 AM

Nice collaborative effort, I love that sparrow!

-- "Bordnerizing" perfectly good lumber for over a decade.

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#7 posted 12-14-2008 01:12 PM I’m impressed.

-- Brian, Ontario Canada,

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#8 posted 12-14-2008 03:42 PM

Nice looking piece. Thanks for sharing.

-- My favorite piece is my last one, my best piece is my next one.

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#9 posted 12-14-2008 04:04 PM

Like like the earth tones in the paintings.
It certainly has a Spanish/ Mexican influence.


-- A mind, like a home, is furnished by its owner

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#10 posted 12-14-2008 04:32 PM

To heck with finding work in Portland. You should let her support you with her own talent. <g>

-- Charlie M. "Woodworking - patience = firewood"

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#11 posted 12-14-2008 05:17 PM

Very nice job.The two of you make a good team. :-)

-- Dustygirl..Hastings,Ontario.. How much wood can 1 gal chuck if 1 gal can't cut wood?

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#12 posted 12-14-2008 06:45 PM

Charlie M that is the best idea I’ve heard in a long time!! I think she does a great job too, and hopefully this will inspire her to do more. Thanks for all the kind comments guys.

-- ~ Inspiring those who inspire me ~

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Todd A. Clippinger

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#13 posted 12-14-2008 07:37 PM

You guys definitely make a great team. Nice work.

-- Todd A. Clippinger, Montana,

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#14 posted 12-15-2008 06:36 AM

Great jov on the turning and the painting. Tell her she needs to join in the fun.

-- I've been blessed with a father who liked to tinker in wood, and a wife who lets me tinker in wood. Southern Delaware soon moving to Virginia †

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Lee A. Jesberger

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#15 posted 12-15-2008 05:15 PM

Just way too much talent in this team!

The rest of us may as well give up!!

It is really a wonderful thing to see two people working together, who have both managed to realize they truly have a gift, and are making full use of it, together!


-- by Lee A. Jesberger

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