Elk in lighted box

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Project by Pdub posted 09-11-2009 06:15 AM 1493 views 1 time favorited 10 comments Add to Favorites Watch
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I took an Elk pattern of mine and decided to add a light. I thought it would be a big hit at the craft show, but instead it became a Christmas present for my little sister.

-- Paul, North Dakota, USAF Ret.

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#1 posted 09-11-2009 08:32 AM

Beautiful work thanx for the look


-- Greg S.E. Ga.

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#2 posted 09-11-2009 03:53 PM

All of your scroll workk looks great! Good job! I haven’t figured out how to stop trimming my knuckles with the saw yet. ; )

-- Never board, always knotty, lots of growth rings

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#3 posted 09-11-2009 04:19 PM

Great looking scroll work.

-- Nubs,Reserve

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#4 posted 09-11-2009 07:05 PM

Don’t feel bad Kindlingmaker, my knuckles are usually safe, but I always manage to run a fingertip into the blade.

-- Paul, North Dakota, USAF Ret.

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#5 posted 09-16-2009 09:14 PM

That’s a good idea with the light! I might borrow that if youdon’t mind. Nice scroll work.

-- burl, Indiana,

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#6 posted 09-16-2009 10:03 PM

Burl, I don’t mind at all, I think it adds alot to a project.

-- Paul, North Dakota, USAF Ret.

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#7 posted 09-17-2009 05:29 AM

nice scroll work

-- Custom furniture

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#8 posted 09-23-2009 09:33 PM

Superb !! I like the detail & how you layerd the woods to give a dimensional look.

-- Rj's Woodworks,San Jose & Weed Ca,

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#9 posted 10-05-2009 10:58 PM

I can tell you this. You never know what’s gonna sell at a craft show. Your work is by far, better then that. Try online maybe. I’ve only did craft shows a few times and when people buy is when my friends come over to the table and stand around for ahwile talking. Everyone else thinks your stuff is flying off the shelf, when it’s really not. Then they buy. Impulse buying, which I don’t like. Not that I’m not guilty of that myself, but I don’t like it. I havent done one for aleast 15 or 20 years and probably never will again, since we have the internet now. I suggest you find a shop, gift shop, that can put your things in. Some charge commission and some don’t. Or try the internet. Good luck with it.

-- Janice

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#10 posted 10-05-2009 11:15 PM

Thanks Janice, I appreciate your kind words about my work. I do one craft show a year and everything else is by special order, which seems to keep me as busy or as bored as I want to be. Thanks for the advice!

-- Paul, North Dakota, USAF Ret.

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