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Project by Cathy Krumrei posted 03-08-2009 07:34 AM 2144 views 2 times favorited 18 comments Add to Favorites Watch

This is a project made from cottonbark. A lighted Gnome home. This time I added a bridge and just carved all kinds of neat things. I used Dreft first then a Waco coating for the finish. Thanks for looking.

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#1 posted 03-08-2009 07:44 AM


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#2 posted 03-08-2009 08:00 AM

Excellent Job Cathy!!! Unique and never seen by me before.

-- Major Walt Timoschuk,III

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#3 posted 03-08-2009 08:25 AM

Thats totally freakin’ awsome! :)

-- Adventure? Heh! Excitement? Heh! A Woodworker craves not these things!

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#4 posted 03-08-2009 11:03 AM

That sure is great Krum. Glad you are back to carving and look forward to seeing more great work.
No wonder the little men never leave your place with houses like this to live in. BBSG.

-- Bob C, Australia. I love sharing as long as it is not my tools

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#5 posted 03-08-2009 02:15 PM

Great job, Cathy. Thanks for sharing.

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

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#6 posted 03-08-2009 03:13 PM

wow cathy, just when i think i have seen most of your talent you surprize me agin.

i really like that one. neat way of doing the bridge.

-- pat,ohio...

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#7 posted 03-08-2009 03:58 PM

That is just tooooo cool!

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

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#8 posted 03-08-2009 04:01 PM

WOW! I luv that. Super.

-- Gerry (the beginner), Gatineau, QC, Canada

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#9 posted 03-08-2009 04:11 PM

very very cool. I just love the detail.

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#10 posted 03-08-2009 04:38 PM

Yeah that is nice. How long did it take you to get all that detail in there?

-- "so much to learn and so little time"..

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#11 posted 03-08-2009 05:40 PM

Very cool, nice idea, excellent work on that. Fun piece.

-- mtnwild (Jack), It's not what you see, it's how you see it.

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#12 posted 03-08-2009 06:23 PM

Great blend between rough and carved… very interesting piece. Thanks for sharing.

-- All the test cuts in the world won't stop you from cutting the outside when you meant to cut the inside. doh!

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#13 posted 03-08-2009 06:26 PM

Very cut! Great job.

-- Dennis Zongker

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#14 posted 03-08-2009 06:32 PM

Thanks all for the nice comments. I don’t time my carvings and just getting back it did take a few days to get this completed. But there is so much one can add it’s hard to stop!

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#15 posted 03-08-2009 07:24 PM

very cool carving.

-- ~ Inspiring those who inspire me ~

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