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Project by bigwoodturner posted 04-11-2009 04:25 AM 1484 views 2 times favorited 14 comments Add to Favorites Watch

As everyone has been so receptive to my work and art I thought I would give everyone on this site the first look at a new series I am working on. This is “Goliath” it is a full size wearable trojan helmet. It is made from Texas Pecan, Walnut, and Horse Hair. It will be mounted atop a sword and shield I am currently designing. As far as I know I am the only one creating this style of helmet. Marshall Garlow from Canada does a style of helmet his father found in the Scotish Peat Boggs but this is mine. I wanted to use this piece as a Thank You to all of you who have responded so favorable to my work.

-- Dale





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#1 posted 04-11-2009 04:40 AM

big wow

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

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#2 posted 04-11-2009 04:55 AM

Another fine piece. Thanks for sharing.

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#3 posted 04-11-2009 05:15 AM

Beautiful work! What is the crest made of?

-- "some old things are lovely, warm still with life ... of the forgotten men who made them." - D.H. Lawrence

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#4 posted 04-11-2009 05:23 AM

The crest is walnut with copper shavings embeded laquer and horse hair plume.

-- Dale

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#5 posted 04-11-2009 05:30 AM

Oh this is cool !! I can’t believe all the ideas you come up with= Outstanding

-- Rj's Woodworks,San Jose & Weed Ca,

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#6 posted 04-11-2009 05:37 AM

I echo Rj’s comments, mind blowing!!!!!!!! What else can I say. Very impressive.

-- Dan Wiggins

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#7 posted 04-11-2009 05:59 AM

okay, now you’re just showing off. Excellent work.

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#8 posted 04-11-2009 06:03 AM

Man. That’s just really a beautiful work of art! I bet in person it’s outstanding to look at.

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#9 posted 04-11-2009 06:41 AM

I can’t believe how creative and talented you are ! Wonderful piece of Artwork : )

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#10 posted 04-11-2009 09:19 AM

Dale

Thank you this post, another inspiration!

Tony Ward

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#11 posted 04-11-2009 12:47 PM

Nicely done

-- "Good artists borrow, great artists steal”…..Picasso

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#12 posted 04-11-2009 02:18 PM

Awesome piece!

-- Les, Wichita, Ks. (I'd rather be covered in saw dust!)

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#13 posted 04-13-2009 02:02 PM

Remember that A. Einstein quote:
“Imagination is more important than knowledge”
Great idea!

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#14 posted 04-16-2009 11:45 PM

Very impressive work. You have a God given talent. Thanks for posting.

God Bless
tom

-- Mc Bridge Cabinets, Iowa

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