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Project by splinter41 posted 06-18-2007 04:01 PM 1446 views 1 time favorited 13 comments Add to Favorites Watch

The story starts with my first scrollsaw convention I met the artist Dirk Boelman. I took the pattern home and started cutting (alot of cutting).
when it was done I met the gentlman next to me, his name is Bob ,the pictures were taken on his 91st Bday. He is a scroller too,but do to age, can’t see any more. So I shared my work with him.He loved looking at it.
this was the first time I met Bob.

I also entered this project in the county fair,and won three ribbons,1’st place,champion,and grand champion. I was very surprised.





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Pete Santos

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#1 posted 06-18-2007 05:20 PM

Truly amazing. It’s great to see what can be accomplished once you get the the spirit inside of you!!!

-- Greatness is not found in possessions, power, position, or prestige. It is discovered in goodness, humility, service, and love.

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#2 posted 06-18-2007 05:34 PM

Wow…extraordinary! Beautiful work and dedication.

-- Bob, Carver Massachusetts, Sawdust Maker http://www.capecodbaychallenge.org

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Dick, & Barb Cain

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#3 posted 06-18-2007 06:08 PM

A beautiful piece of artwork Champ.

-- -** You are never to old to set another goal or to dream a new dream ****************** Dick, & Barb Cain, Hibbing, MN. http://www.woodcarvingillustrated.com/gallery/member.php?uid=3627&protype=1

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#4 posted 06-18-2007 06:35 PM

you were surprised??? This is amazing!!! !!

and: 81??? that surprises me! :)

Well done and congrats on the honours that you received at the fair.

-- ~ Debbie, Canada (https://www.facebook.com/DebbiePribeleENJOConsultant)

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mb_BeachBum

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#5 posted 06-18-2007 10:16 PM

Talk about patience! Not surprised at the ribbons, great work.

-- Don, on California's Central Coast

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Mark A. DeCou

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#6 posted 06-18-2007 10:34 PM

I’m not surprised at your awards, great looking work.

-- Mark DeCou - American Contemporary Craft Artisan - www.decoustudio.com

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jockmike2

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#7 posted 06-18-2007 11:16 PM

Beautiful work. Amazing, you very skilled. jockmike

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

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rudedog552

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#8 posted 06-18-2007 11:20 PM

Very Nice!!

-- Randy - Live by the spirit...Galatians 5:16

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oscorner

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#9 posted 06-19-2007 02:48 AM

Congratulations on the awards. They are well deserved.

-- Jesus is Lord!

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#10 posted 06-19-2007 07:32 AM

Your patience and dedication, and perfection are evident in this labor of love. I cannot even imagine the care that went into its creation. almost harks back to the medieval monks who spent years laboring on a small project. i hope that you are finding more templates to continue your output. Some founding fathers, or some clasic scene in our nations history, could be museum quality. and what is even more satisfying, your vision impaired friend can feel your work and appreciate its beauty as well as the sighted.
an inspiration!

-- Dan

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Dadoo

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#11 posted 06-23-2007 07:35 PM

WOW! Fantastic work! You deserve those ribbons.

-- Bob Vila would be so proud of you!

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enzo61

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#12 posted 02-14-2011 12:20 AM

WOW!!!!!! Beautiful work.

-- by enzo61

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Swampy

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#13 posted 12-10-2012 09:58 PM

Ditto what everybody else said. Absolutly amazing work. You deserved the awards for a job ( labor of love ) well done.

-- Gary Vondermuehll

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