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Project by hunter71 posted 10-31-2015 02:24 PM 1247 views 0 times favorited 22 comments Add to Favorites Watch

The first thing you will need to do is turn up your volume and listen to Tanya Tucker’s hit song, Rain Man. http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=NIlEFK0KZ6s.
Now that the mood is set, sit back and look at the pictures of my idea of what the Rain Man might have looked like.
Woods are all hardwood and a lot of bench cleaning makes up the build. Russian Lipa was used for carving.
Inspired by Tanya, carved and built by Doug

-- A childs smile is payment enough.





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helluvawreck

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#1 posted 10-31-2015 02:27 PM

Hunter I love this piece. It is so nicely done and very creative.

helluvawreck aka Charles
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-- 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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#2 posted 10-31-2015 02:27 PM

That is amazing Sir!!!

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#3 posted 10-31-2015 02:41 PM

Great job!

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#4 posted 10-31-2015 02:44 PM

Beautiful work! Details are amaizing. You could sell it as a realy wonderful souvenir.

-- Ivan, Croatia, Wooddicted

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#5 posted 10-31-2015 02:49 PM

Он прекрасен снова

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#6 posted 10-31-2015 02:50 PM

I agree that’s a totally delightful piece.

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#7 posted 10-31-2015 02:54 PM

I love all the detail you put into your projects Doug! I can see that each detail has so much thought put into it.
And what’s a person to do without a little inspiration, she can sure sing that song!
Thanks for sharing your Awesome work!

-- St Augustine FL, Experience is the sum of our mistakes!

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#8 posted 10-31-2015 03:29 PM

Very nice

-- robert dignam

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#9 posted 10-31-2015 03:38 PM

I really appreciate your skills and composition. It made me smile at 68.

-- socrbent Ohio

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#10 posted 10-31-2015 04:01 PM

Folks, your comments are too nice…... The Inspiration I have gotten from L/J’s has also been great. Thanks to ya’ll. I hope Tanya sees it, she is the real artist. NO, it’s not for sale.

-- A childs smile is payment enough.

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#11 posted 10-31-2015 04:35 PM

As usual; you are making a bunch of us look like total amateurs.

NICE! Also , I really like that you DO the patterns (if there are any?)!

-- SAWDUST is THERAPY without a couch! just rjR

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#12 posted 10-31-2015 05:42 PM

Outstanding! Very nice, imaginative piece.

-- John C. -- "Firearms are second only to the Constitution in importance; they are the peoples' liberty's teeth." George Washington

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#13 posted 10-31-2015 09:50 PM

Very nice indeed Doug..Your talent and abilities to create are very special; something to be admired and appreciated by many, of which I am one….well done, sir…

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

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#14 posted 11-01-2015 04:02 AM

Very cool piece!

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#15 posted 11-01-2015 07:54 AM

You keep blowing my mind, such as it is, Doug. And adding to my Favorites.

-- Mark

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