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#1 posted 03-03-2009 01:54 AM
Pretty cool, can’t help with the wood I.D. though.
-- Dan Wiggins
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#2 posted 03-03-2009 02:30 AM
I’m glad you found the time to make this piece. It is awesome!
-- "Safe woodworking isn't just about avoiding injury, it is also about avoiding extinction." CKG
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#3 posted 03-03-2009 02:51 AM
It’s awesome. A great job. Looks almost like a spalted maple but it must not be if it is that hard.
-- Jerry--A man can never have enough tools or clamps
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#4 posted 03-03-2009 06:30 AM
To me it looks like spalted oak. Regardless what it was in the beginning, the end result is incredible.
-- Gary, Huntsville. Two wrongs don't make a right, but three lefts do.
BigFoot Products Canada
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#5 posted 03-03-2009 10:11 AM
I like it! Very creative.
If you use the new carbide “Kutzall Carving Burrs” in your dremel they are exceptional for hard material.
“Covered with hundreds of extremely sharp carbide teeth, these aggressive carving burrs remove stock quickly and stay sharp 7 to 10 times longer than HSS burrs. They are not prone to loading. When working with pine (which will load any burr), clean them with solvent or burn out the wood and gum with a gas torch; the heat won’t harm the teeth.”
I carve quite a bit and when I found these they blew me away.
Anyhow great job!
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#6 posted 11-12-2009 11:46 AM
Nice work! I have no idea what the type of wood this is
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