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Project by nayo posted 12-21-2015 02:21 AM 1171 views 6 times favorited 14 comments Add to Favorites Watch

made of Honduras Rose wood and “Huesito”

its 8 in long and 8 in wide

this was a sample that we did for a friend who love this little critters, she liked this sample so much she asked for another one, albeit in reversed colors.

here is the scale

we also did some coasters for her too:

Thanks





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#1 posted 12-21-2015 02:40 AM

Okay, now, that is pretty darn awesome and pretty darn unique!

-- “We all die. The goal isn't to live forever; the goal is to create something that will.” - Chuck Palahniuk

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#2 posted 12-21-2015 03:28 AM

Very Interesting and extremely well executed on every aspect of work and design!

-- just rjR

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#3 posted 12-21-2015 04:52 AM

Very nice dragonfly!
Looks delicate.
What is ”Huesito”?

-- "I never met a board I didn't like!"

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#4 posted 12-21-2015 05:01 AM

Huesito (Macrohasseltia macroterantha) its a white-cream color, very strong and hard wood that grows in the north coast of Honduras, and some other central american countries.
its quite termite resistent, its very bitter, and we call it Huesito literally “little bone” as its quiete hard to work with
sorry i did not clarified that.


Very nice dragonfly!
Looks delicate.
What is ”Huesito”?

- oldnovice


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#5 posted 12-21-2015 05:11 AM

Thanks nayo!

-- "I never met a board I didn't like!"

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#6 posted 12-21-2015 06:30 AM

beautiful work!!

-- helen

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#7 posted 12-21-2015 08:21 AM

What a beautiful project and I love the coaster sets.

helluvawreck aka Charles
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#8 posted 12-21-2015 08:28 AM

Those coaster sets are really cool with that small image of the dragon fly on top of them.

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#9 posted 12-21-2015 09:09 AM

Beautiful dragonflys, Nayo! Hope things are going better for your family and business. Merry Christmas to you and yours. Thanks for sharing.

-- God bless, Candy

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#10 posted 12-21-2015 10:02 AM

Beautiful-it’s awesome, it looks so alive and realistic. Those coasters are great!

-- Ivan, Croatia, Wooddicted

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#11 posted 12-21-2015 10:40 AM

Nice job Nayo…really like to integrate scroll work and turning into projects. You did that and it really looks great.

-- ---Joel; Central MD...rookie empter nester and getting back into woodworking!

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#12 posted 12-21-2015 05:38 PM

All of it, wonderful. If my wife sees this, I’ll be out in the shop trying to duplicate it. Thanks for sharing it with us.

-- Don, https://www.etsy.com/shop/RootandBranchGifts - http://facebook.com/rootandbranchgifts

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#13 posted 12-21-2015 08:54 PM

I just saw this on FaceBook. WOW, these are pretty darn cool !

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#14 posted 12-27-2015 02:07 PM

Wow Nayo! Very intricate and delicate. Very nice

-- Roger from KY. Work/Play/Travel Safe. Keep your dust collector fed. Kentuk55@yahoo.com

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