The Rhino

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Project by Don K. posted 07-26-2009 10:25 PM 2095 views 1 time favorited 15 comments Add to Favorites Watch

I Decided to show some of my carvings that I have made in my spare time. My son has always liked Rhinos…so this one was carved for him out of Mahogany. Sorry about the poor picture quality…it is a very dark piece and the details do not show up well.

-- Don S.E. OK

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#1 posted 07-26-2009 10:29 PM

Nice job Don!!

-- Bob in WW ~ "some old things are lovely, warm still with life ... of the forgotten men who made them." - D.H. Lawrence

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#2 posted 07-26-2009 10:32 PM

very nice … really shows off your talent … mahogany is known as the king of the hardwoods …I think you know why

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

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#3 posted 07-26-2009 10:37 PM

This is talent manifest….

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#4 posted 07-27-2009 12:22 AM

Looks good Don. Thanks for sharing.

God Bless

-- Mc Bridge Cabinets, Iowa

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#5 posted 07-27-2009 02:39 AM

Very nice Don, wishing the pictures were a little brighter though, but you do wonderful work.

-- Dan Wiggins

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#6 posted 07-27-2009 03:48 AM

beautiful carving!
excellent work.

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#7 posted 07-27-2009 03:53 AM

Don A fantastic looking carving. Great job.

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

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#8 posted 07-27-2009 04:31 AM

This is another beautiful carving, Don. Thanks for posting this piece and sharing a glimpse of the talent with which you have been gifted.

-- Challenges are what make life interesting; overcoming them is what makes life meaningful- Joshua Marine

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#9 posted 07-27-2009 04:38 AM

Thanks for all the kind words guys !!!!

Dan W., I know they are dark, sorry about that…I layed it on a white towel to try and show it…and it did not work out so well…so I took it back in the shop and just layed it on the work bench where it was bright.

-- Don S.E. OK

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#10 posted 07-27-2009 05:03 AM

Crap Don! You have been holding out on us!

-- Todd A. Clippinger, Montana,

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#11 posted 07-27-2009 05:12 AM

LOL…Todd, when I first joined…I added a pic of the first piece of furniture I ever built. But at the time…that was the only pic I had on this lap top, and the only reason it was on here was because I had it in a e-mail I sent to a client. All of my other work over the years was on my desk top….and guess what ??? It crashed, I took it to a PC shop to see if they could save it, and hopefully all my pics.

Just got the PC back a few weeks ago and they saved “Most” of my info and pics….so I can finally load up some of my work.

-- Don S.E. OK

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#12 posted 07-27-2009 05:13 AM

Another winner Bud

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#13 posted 07-27-2009 06:51 AM

It looks like a rhino.

-- Don't drink and use power tools @

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#14 posted 07-29-2009 01:36 AM

Don, when do you find the spare time to carve when you have a business to attend to and all that other woodworking stuff you do? that is some fantastic carving.

-- Jerry--A man can never have enough tools or clamps

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#15 posted 07-29-2009 02:41 AM

You know how it is Jerry….5 mins here…25 there….six months later, you have something that looks kind of like a animal. lol

-- Don S.E. OK

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