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Project by Allison posted 1880 days ago 2681 views 0 times favorited 37 comments Add to Favorites Watch

This is another Heron that I made. Another one is here in my projects. Not a set pattern, more like one I took from several different pictures and patterns of Herons
Out of the two I have here on LJ’s I think I like this one a bit better.
After hanging and taking the pictures I saw that my backer board needed to be cut a bit better if it were to hang this high. I did cut it and fix it. One of those things I never thought about. Could not see it (the backer board) at eye level. But what a difference when hung higher. LOL! Live and learn.
It is made from Walnut, Black Walnut, Maple, Cedar, Oak,Pine, Red Maple, and Mystery Wood.

-- Allison, Northeastern Ca. Remember, Amateurs built the Ark. Professionals built the Titanic!





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Grumpy

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#1 posted 1880 days ago

Great choice of wood Allison & Excellent detail.

-- Grumpy - "Always look on the bright side of life"- Monty Python

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GaryK

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#2 posted 1880 days ago

Great job, Allison. I like the way the beak extends past the edge.

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

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bigwoodturner

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#3 posted 1880 days ago

great detail, real eye catcher.

-- Dale

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wdkits1

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#4 posted 1880 days ago

Good job Allison—nice cutting and great choice of woods

-- Mike --www.midlothianwoodworks.com

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savannah505

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#5 posted 1880 days ago

As always, another beautiful piece. Someday I must try this, hope I can be as good as you are at it.

-- Dan Wiggins

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CharlieM1958

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#6 posted 1880 days ago

I love it. Gary is right, that beak extending past the frame is a brilliant touch.

-- Charlie M. "Woodworking - patience = firewood"

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Richforever

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#7 posted 1880 days ago

Very pleasing, smooth, and together. Thanks for posting.

-- Rich, Seattle, WA

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patron

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#8 posted 1880 days ago

very nice .
good choice of woods .
a real treat .

-- david - only thru kindness can this world be whole . If we don't succeed we run the risk of failure. Dan Quayle

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Dan'um Style

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#9 posted 1880 days ago

eye candy for woodworkers

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

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aussiman

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#10 posted 1880 days ago

great as usual good job I ask again and to any one really can you give me the names of some of the woods you use to get all the different colors

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majeagle1

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#11 posted 1880 days ago

Beautiful Allison, love the choice of woods and yes, the “3d beak” if fantastic. The heron looks like it is ready to take off from wall!!!
Great job and thanks for sharing.

-- Gene, Majestic Eagle Woodworks, http://majesticeagleww.etsy.com/, http://www.flickr.com/photos/majesticeagle/

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kolwdwrkr

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#12 posted 1880 days ago

Very nice. A lot of work went into this piece. Great job!

-- ~ Inspiring those who inspire me ~

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Bob Collins

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#13 posted 1880 days ago

Another great project Allison. How would something like that take to complete? Really great wood you use.

-- Bob C, Australia. I love sharing as long as it is not my tools

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a1Jim

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#14 posted 1880 days ago

hey allison
this is waaaaaay cool super job and nice details

-- http://artisticwoodstudio.com Custom furniture

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scrappy

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#15 posted 1880 days ago

Fantastic job again Allison. Your pieces are what inspired me to try Intarsia. Collecting wood and pattern, getting ready to begin. ( now that I have my shop back )

The 3D effect is staggering.

Great job.

Scrappy

-- Scrap Wood's the best...the projects are smaller, and so is the mess!

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