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Project by PaulDoug posted 06-15-2015 04:09 AM 1536 views 0 times favorited 12 comments Add to Favorites Watch
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Another roar, to go with the Lion Roar I did in April. This is Leopard Roar, a Charles Dearing pattern. Done in 1/2” Maple. Thanks for looking.

-- “We all die. The goal isn't to live forever; the goal is to create something that will.” - Chuck Palahniuk





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crowie

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#1 posted 06-15-2015 04:19 AM

My….when I opened the page from the LJ’s notification I got a bit of a fright….
That loin looks as if I’m on his menu…..
WELL DONE, Paul… magnificent detailing and oh so life like…

-- Lifes good, Enjoy each new day...... Cheers from "On Top DownUnder" Crowie

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PaulDoug

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#2 posted 06-15-2015 04:23 AM

Thank you Mr. Crowie. Your support means a lot to me.

-- “We all die. The goal isn't to live forever; the goal is to create something that will.” - Chuck Palahniuk

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ralbuck

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#3 posted 06-15-2015 05:12 AM

NICE WORK!

Maple is a saw tester too!

-- SAWDUST is THERAPY without a couch! just rjR

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helluvawreck

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#4 posted 06-15-2015 02:50 PM

You’ve done a beautiful job on this piece. It’s very detailed and I love the pattern.

helluvawreck aka Charles
http://woodworkingexpo.wordpress.com

-- If a man does not keep pace with his companions, perhaps it is because he hears a different drummer. Let him step to the music which he hears, however measured or far away. Henry David Thoreau

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#5 posted 06-15-2015 04:37 PM

Beautifully done! You certainly captured his expression very well.

-- Anna, Richmond BC

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#6 posted 06-15-2015 05:55 PM

My goodness gracious. Just the thought of cutting out those whiskers makes me twitchy. I could never attempt this. Very well done.

-- Directions are just the Manufacturer's opinion on how something should be assembled. ----Mike, Waukesha, WI

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PaulDoug

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#7 posted 06-15-2015 06:58 PM


My goodness gracious. Just the thought of cutting out those whiskers makes me twitchy. I could never attempt this. Very well done.

- ohwoodeye

HA! A shot of Seagram’s VO before you start fixes the “twitchy” business….

Thanks to you all for your nice comments..

-- “We all die. The goal isn't to live forever; the goal is to create something that will.” - Chuck Palahniuk

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motoman

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#8 posted 06-15-2015 09:06 PM

Nice job Paul, a little Windsor is what helps my twitch problems. Do you make your own scroll wood or buy them ? Which do you prefer ply or solid wood? Mike

-- Mike Wix

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PaulDoug

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#9 posted 06-15-2015 09:47 PM



Nice job Paul, a little Windsor is what helps my twitch problems. Do you make your own scroll wood or buy them ? Which do you prefer ply or solid wood? Mike

- motoman

Mike I buy my Cherry and Maple off E-bay in 12”- 13” X 4” pieces. Then I glue to the width I need. There are a couple sellers I have been real happy with (if interested send me a message and I will tell you the ones I have dealt with). I like both Baltic Birch and solid wood. It is more what mood I am in than anything else. Lately is has been a solid wood mood…..:)

Thank you all for the nice comments.

-- “We all die. The goal isn't to live forever; the goal is to create something that will.” - Chuck Palahniuk

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Chaplainrandy

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#10 posted 06-16-2015 12:44 AM

Wow. That is awesome. Just when I begin to think that I am developing patience, I see something like this and realize I am not patient at all. Thank you for sharing.

-- Randy

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sskwoodcraft

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#11 posted 06-16-2015 02:01 AM

Awesome so intricate. The hardest part for me is staying focused.

-- If nothing goes right go left.

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#12 posted 07-18-2015 12:07 AM

Paul Love your work Top Rate ! Great skill and Vision. It shows how much passion you have for your craft and the finish is supream well done.

-- BAZZ, WINDSOR UK A workshop is not a luxury . We need it to preserve our sanity in this frantic world we live in. A place to be at peace.

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