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Project by miles125 posted 1917 days ago 1466 views 2 times favorited 14 comments Add to Favorites Watch

I’ve been shuffling this really wide 5/4 poplar board around for quite some time and finally figured i’d put it to use. This guy is about 16” high x 52” long. Most all of the relief i did with my dremel tool. My dog barked at it for 20 minutes when i brought it in the house…Lol

-- "The way to make a small fortune in woodworking- start with a large one"





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John Gray

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#1 posted 1917 days ago

Miles what a great idea!! I looks really nice, I want one. I favorited it.

-- Only the Shadow knows....................

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jockmike2

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#2 posted 1917 days ago

Looks like a hugh walleye miles, is that it. If you can’t catch em make em.LOL. Just kiddin. Nice fireplace mantel, that would look nice hanging right over it.

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

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mtnwild

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#3 posted 1917 days ago

The shape is very good, looks nice. Course those kind are easy to catch, they float on top of the water.

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

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CharlieM1958

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#4 posted 1917 days ago

Very nice job! How long did it take you to get him into the boat? :-)

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

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Waldschrat

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#5 posted 1917 days ago

Thats actually better looking than most stuffed fish that I have seen! Cool!

-- Nicholas, Cabinet/Furniture Maker, Blue Hill, Maine

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Canexican

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#6 posted 1917 days ago

Very nice, I love it…

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Dan'um Style

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#7 posted 1917 days ago

looks great, I have always wanted to try making a fish myself

-- keeping myself entertained ... Humor and fun lubricate the brain

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rodb

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#8 posted 1916 days ago

Very good.
I love my dremel also. What dremel bits did you use.
Thanks for sharing this.
Rod

-- R

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Grumpy

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#9 posted 1915 days ago

Very fishy story Miles. Nice job

-- Grumpy - "Always look on the bright side of life"- Monty Python

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Dan'um Style

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#10 posted 1910 days ago

great idea for a Christmas gift

-- keeping myself entertained ... Humor and fun lubricate the brain

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johnpoolesc

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#11 posted 1910 days ago

so are you the guy that makes all those fish for the seafood restruants? that would make my goldfish swim out of his bowl

-- It's not a sickness, i can stop buying tools anytime.

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#12 posted 1910 days ago

Great Lookin Fish One Big fishing Lure

-- Jim, Kentucky

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miles125

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#13 posted 1910 days ago

Thanks for all the nice compliments on my fish.

jim1953, do a google search on giant lures. There is a website for guys that are making realistic AND HUGE lures.

-- "The way to make a small fortune in woodworking- start with a large one"

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#14 posted 1114 days ago

That is a great carving! Thanks for the idea on this one. I saw a beautiful piece of mineral stained poplar at Home Depot the other day that is now calling my name. ;-)

-- Matt, Boca Raton, Florida, "I excel at making sawdust!"

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