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Orthoceras Plaques

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Project by Rj posted 05-04-2009 03:55 AM 1631 views 0 times favorited 9 comments Add to Favorites Watch

Orthoceras is fosillized Squid approx. 300 million years old. On the second plaque I wanted them to look a though their coming out of the wood .
Woods used are Myrtle & Walnut

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





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GaryK

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#1 posted 05-04-2009 03:56 AM

Looks like it worked to me. Very interesting!

Great job.

-- Gary - Never pass up the opportunity to make a mistake look like you planned it that way - Tyler, TX

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#2 posted 05-04-2009 03:59 AM

Most unique good design and execution.

-- http://artisticwoodstudio.com Custom furniture

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

Pretty interesting stuff here. Is the face in the second piece intentional? Cool stuff!... and right out of Star Trek.

-- I just got done cutting three boards and all four of them were too short. (true story)

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#4 posted 05-04-2009 04:15 AM

very cool

-- Dale

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#5 posted 05-04-2009 04:24 AM

another nice one ! welcome to lj’s

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

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#6 posted 05-04-2009 04:56 AM

I love fossils and this is justice done to Orthoceras!

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#7 posted 05-04-2009 05:57 AM

Beautiful work. Very fascinating.

-- Scott - Houston, Texas

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#8 posted 05-04-2009 06:02 AM

Wow, how cool is that. Excellent use of wood and combining with the fossil. Your work is always unique. Way to go buddy.

-- Dan Wiggins

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#9 posted 05-04-2009 06:12 AM

Nicely done. I like the unusual and organic design used to display a unique piece. It has a bold, prehistoric presence.

-- "They who dream by day are cognizant of many things which escape those who dream only by night." ~ Edgar Allan Poe

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