praying santa

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Project by splinter41 posted 06-23-2007 09:26 PM 1934 views 4 times favorited 12 comments Add to Favorites Watch

I made this for a friends mom.
The red wood in this project is from a pallet I got from my factory job.
I don’t really know what kind of wood it is,but very dense
The close up shows the face,which was the hardest part. This project only took 6 hours from start to finish.

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#1 posted 06-23-2007 09:52 PM

That is very impressive!!!! How do you go about rounding over the edges?

-- Max "Desperado", Salt Lake City, UT

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#2 posted 06-24-2007 03:58 AM

Great intarsia. Nice job.

-- I've been blessed with a father who liked to tinker in wood, and a wife who lets me tinker in wood. Southern Delaware soon moving to Virginia †

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#3 posted 06-24-2007 02:29 PM

Excellent job. Got any others?

-- Jesus is Lord!

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#4 posted 06-25-2007 05:49 AM

Beautiful intarsia, good use of second hand lumber. jockmike

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

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#5 posted 06-25-2007 02:37 PM

max, I use a oscillating drum sander by delta called the “BOSS”. thanx for the comments everyone:)

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#6 posted 06-25-2007 04:14 PM

Intarsia is amazing to look at. Thanks for showing this. Wow!

-- You can discover more about a person in an hour of play than in a year of conversation. (Plato)

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#7 posted 06-28-2007 05:48 AM

Very Impressive

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#8 posted 09-05-2007 05:07 PM

I just did a search for Santa and this was the first to pop up. it looks great. Do you have a pattern that can be shared?

-- "so much to learn and so little time"..

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#9 posted 06-20-2008 01:16 PM

This is exceedingly good; not only in execution but in subject matter! Jesus in Christmas? Who knew!

VERY good, sir!

-- Have a blessed day!

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#10 posted 02-02-2009 08:49 PM

Splinter….I love how you brought out the character in santa… you sell your work?

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#11 posted 02-04-2010 06:46 AM

Splinter… you did an excellent job on Bruce’s pattern… Great work !!!

-- ~~ Remember You can't saw... What you can't see ~~

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#12 posted 02-04-2010 06:48 AM

an amazing work of art.

-- wood crafting & woodworking classes

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