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Project by Jordan posted 12-08-2015 08:23 AM 1482 views 0 times favorited 19 comments Add to Favorites Watch

Not everyone has room for or can afford a full sized war shirt so I decided to try a smaller one, possibly just over 1/3 full size. The little moccasins are 1.75” tall. I enjoyed not having to laminate and lug such a big chunk of wood around but it still took me about 80 hours to complete. While it did sell, it did not fetch 1/3 the price of the larger ones.

-- http://www.jordanstraker.com





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degoose

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#1 posted 12-08-2015 08:39 AM

Such talent….

-- Don't drink and use power tools @ lasercreationsbylarry.com.au

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#2 posted 12-08-2015 08:49 AM

Just incredible work. I would never gues!! Astonish!

-- Ivan, Croatia, Wooddicted

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#3 posted 12-08-2015 09:08 AM

Second to none. You are a true champ mate/

-- Dave -

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#4 posted 12-08-2015 09:08 AM

Second to none. You are a true champ mate.

-- Dave -

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sticks4walking

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#5 posted 12-08-2015 09:22 AM

Jordan; Good to see you back. Awesome as always my friend. I might have to try some of those moccasins, they are great. They remind me of your shoe tutorial.

-- Mike, Somewhere in Indiana with a splinter or two!

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Donna Menke

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#6 posted 12-08-2015 11:48 AM

Jordan, they should have gotten better prices- they are as much if not even more valuable than the full-sized pieces. Your work is breathtaking.

-- "So much wood. . .so little time!" www.woodworks-by-donna.com

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#7 posted 12-08-2015 12:13 PM

You truly in a class of your own. Words cannot do it justice.

-- Mother Nature created it, I just assemble it.

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Rob W

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#8 posted 12-08-2015 12:23 PM

awesome!

-- Rob — I've cut it off twice and it's still too short!, http://www.witzkewood.com

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lew

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#9 posted 12-08-2015 12:37 PM

Awesome, simply, awesome!

-- Lew- Time traveler. Purveyor of the Universe's finest custom rolling pins.

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shipwright

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#10 posted 12-08-2015 02:18 PM

You just blow me away Jordan. Not only the quality of your carving but the reverence you show to the history you recreate. Your subject matter is evocative of a long passed time and your skill honours that past.

-- Paul M ..............If God wanted us to have fiberglass boats he would have given us fibreglass trees. http://thecanadianschooloffrenchmarquetry.com/

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helluvawreck

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#11 posted 12-08-2015 03:14 PM

This piece is absolutely beautiful. What you do has always fascinated me and I consider your work so creative, artistic, and full of exquisite craftsmanship. This piece is no exception.

helluvawreck aka Charles
http://woodworkingexpo.wordpress.com

-- 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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DocSavage45

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#12 posted 12-08-2015 06:07 PM

Jordon,

Looks like you’re keeping busy/ Everyone here has said what I was thinking. Paul said it well.

Thanks for sharing your talent with us.

-- Cau Haus Designs, Thomas J. Tieffenbacher

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Jordan

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#13 posted 12-08-2015 07:07 PM

Thank you so much friends. yes I have been away but you all know the consumption of time that wood takes. And of course in the meantime I have been doing a lot of bone skulls so they are not Lumberjocks appropriate.

I appreciate each and every one of your comments!!!

-- http://www.jordanstraker.com

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Mark Wilson

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#14 posted 12-08-2015 08:55 PM

Jordan, mind blown. Bone Skulls? Blog. Appropriate? We all want to see them. LJs appropriate? Popular demand. Your public cries out.

-- Mark

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Jordan

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#15 posted 12-08-2015 09:06 PM

Texas Long Horn Mark, not wood though so it doesn’t belong here.

-- http://www.jordanstraker.com

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