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Project by Jim Earl posted 05-06-2007 05:48 PM 1391 views 2 times favorited 15 comments Add to Favorites Watch

I have been wanting to try a burning off of a picture of an animal, so I took one of my daughters dog Chance. It’s not perfect to the picture, but it still looks a little like him.
Hope you all like it. Jim

-- Jim Earl

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#1 posted 05-06-2007 05:52 PM

It came out great. How are you doing Jim?

-- We must guard our enthusiasm as we would our life - James Krenov

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Jim Earl

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#2 posted 05-06-2007 05:56 PM

I’m still a little under the weather, and still not to much energy but I feel like I’m coming alomg and getting better everyday. It will take time to get over this pnuemonia, so bare with me, and I will be getting back into full swing in a bit. your LJ friend Jim

-- Jim Earl

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#3 posted 05-06-2007 06:53 PM

beautiful job Jim, its a very good likeness. mike

-- (You just have to please the man in the Mirror) Mike from Michigan -

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#4 posted 05-06-2007 06:56 PM

Very Nice JOb, See I told you that you are getting better.

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#5 posted 05-06-2007 07:19 PM


this is super….I’m suprise it doen’t bark !!!!

take care and prompt recovery


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#6 posted 05-06-2007 08:04 PM

Good to hear you comin’ back into it! This picture looks great!

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

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#7 posted 05-06-2007 10:59 PM

it looks just like him !!!


-- ~ Debbie, Canada (

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#8 posted 05-07-2007 01:55 AM

jim, looks pretty darn good. and you are using something to draw the smoke away right?

hope so. but the burn looks like the picture

-- pat,ohio...

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#9 posted 05-07-2007 01:58 AM

Jim -

Great to see this post – hope you are well. I always enjoy your projects. How did you transfer the image of your dog on the wood? Transfer paper?


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#10 posted 05-07-2007 02:02 AM

being pout of ink, I had a friend of mine to print out a picture of him and he gave me a colored on. All I did was to put carbon paper under the picture and draw out the outlines of it. And yes I have a fan that blows on the woodburning at all times. I found out that with nothing to get the smoke away It does make it harder to breath. So yes I am useing a fan to blow all the smoke away from me.

-- Jim Earl

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#11 posted 05-07-2007 02:16 AM

Hey Jim, nice stuff as always… glad to see you’re up and about again. Maybe an inexpensive filter mask would help also. Take care of yourself please and thanks for posting your work!

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

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#12 posted 05-07-2007 03:07 AM

Very good Jim – also glad your getting better….remember —as you stated…smoke and dust are probably not the best thing for you right now… take precautions….

-- "Have you hugged your pet today?" ---------- Larry

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#13 posted 05-07-2007 05:53 AM

Great job!

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#14 posted 05-07-2007 06:14 PM

Looks like a perfect likeness to me!

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

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#15 posted 01-31-2008 11:02 PM

Wow this is nicely done. I just hope that one day I will get this good at woodburning.

-- Dana,Texas

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