Egyptian Jackal

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Project by miles125 posted 09-04-2009 12:25 AM 1986 views 0 times favorited 11 comments Add to Favorites Watch

I got this idea from a wonderful book on ancient Egypt i thumb through every now and then.

So much down time and searching for how to keep busy during this recession has its upsides. This man from Alabama is going to figure out how to sculpt and shape anything you can imagine and some things you can’t.

I got enough Heart Pine beams for 98 more sculptures this size. So stay tuned. And thanks for looking!

-- "The way to make a small fortune in woodworking- start with a large one"

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#1 posted 09-04-2009 01:15 AM

very cool

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

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#2 posted 09-04-2009 02:41 AM

That is really nice. I like the detail around the nose. Well done.

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#3 posted 09-04-2009 04:08 AM

Lookin’ good.
You got skills, my man. Keep it up.


-- -- I'm no rocket surgeon

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#4 posted 09-04-2009 04:23 AM

A great looking Egyptian piece.

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

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#5 posted 09-04-2009 04:41 AM

cool job Miles

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#6 posted 09-04-2009 04:49 AM

Looks good…..keep them coming!

-- Can't never could do anything, to try is to advance.

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#7 posted 09-04-2009 05:42 AM

Fun piece, should go well with that cobra of yours. Hope the recession rolls back before you get at all that heart pine, for everyone’s sake.

-- "Bordnerizing" perfectly good lumber for over a decade.

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#8 posted 09-05-2009 01:06 AM

Ancient Egyptian art rocks! Hope you do a lot more of it as nice as this piece.

-- Mike, an American living in Norway.

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#9 posted 09-05-2009 12:01 PM

Miles if you could only gold plate that sucker you could sell it on the black market. Wow, that is soo good. It is great. What a beautiful sculpture. Amazing. Keep it up buddy, you have some serious skills. Is that Anubus?

-- (You just have to please the man in the Mirror) Mike from Michigan -

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#10 posted 09-09-2009 01:24 AM

A real treasure Miles.

-- Grumpy - "Always look on the bright side of life"- Monty Python

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#11 posted 09-20-2009 11:52 PM

Anubis by chance?

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