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Growth chart #8 phoenix and Griffin

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Project by Splitblade posted 11-15-2015 08:03 AM 1150 views 3 times favorited 9 comments Add to Favorites Watch

Another growth ruler finished, had a request for a ruler with a irish tree of life, and if possible a phoenix and griffin added since the boys who this ruler is for is named Phoenix and Griffin. Found a gorgeous pomele sapele and marbled walnut boards, wanted to save the sapele but it was the perfect match up with the walnut and if I saved it…. I probably would have never used it (btw i used the scraps of that board to make a few pens, best looking pens ever, if you find a board like that, buy it). Carved the top and numbers out of the walnut and let the sapele speak for its self. Inlayed the carving into the top placing an acrylic mirror behind it. One of my favorite projects yet.





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#1 posted 11-15-2015 10:40 AM

WOW!!!!!!!!!

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#2 posted 11-15-2015 01:36 PM

Very Nice!

-- Nick, Virginia, http://www.etsy.com/shop/NONICKSWOOD

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#3 posted 11-15-2015 01:40 PM

Very cool.

-- Mike, an American living in Norway.

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#4 posted 11-15-2015 05:30 PM

Really really nice work!!!

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#5 posted 11-15-2015 06:09 PM

Wow! Just incredible! Also way better than the old yardsticks that I used as a kid.

-- Karen - a little bit of stupid goes a long way

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#6 posted 11-16-2015 05:37 AM

Gotta be the prettiest growth ruler I’ve ever seen!

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#7 posted 11-16-2015 04:59 PM

Unrealistic carving skill!

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#8 posted 11-17-2015 05:48 AM

Fantastic carving!

L/W

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#9 posted 01-18-2016 12:57 AM

Awesome idea,beautiful piece.

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