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Project by Colin posted 10-25-2009 11:26 PM 1797 views 2 times favorited 9 comments Add to Favorites Watch

I have made this wall plate as a gift for a colleague who I have worked closely with for 19 years, she has been promoted to a senior position in another school and will be leaving soon. The centre piece is the school badge. K.A. stands for Kemnay Academy. I adapted the design from a design I had seen in a book written by wayne Barton. I hope she likes it!

-- Colin, Aberdeenshire, Scotland. "Every craftsman was once an amateur"

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#1 posted 10-25-2009 11:49 PM

Your work is absolutely suberb. I love it. I am looking into taking a chip carving class soon. Thank you for sharing.

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#2 posted 10-25-2009 11:53 PM

I’m glad you mentiones the 19 years. I thought it read 1661 at first. No job by the way.

-- You always have tomorrow to stop procrastinating.

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#3 posted 10-26-2009 12:15 AM

Wonderful she will definitely love it

-- Custom furniture

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#4 posted 10-26-2009 01:58 AM

nice work Colin … crisp and precise

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

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#5 posted 10-26-2009 02:38 AM

Sorry, I meant to say “Nice job, by the way”.

-- You always have tomorrow to stop procrastinating.

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#6 posted 10-26-2009 02:48 AM

Colin, Trust me, She’ll love it!. Great job.

-- John @

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#7 posted 10-26-2009 04:01 AM

extraordinary work!!!

-- ~ Debbie, Canada (

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#8 posted 10-26-2009 04:26 AM

That’s likely to bring on some tears, and cement a friendship forever. Poetry in solids. Wow.

-- Dave E. "People who are competent are worth the oil it will take to fry them in hell." --Mencken

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#9 posted 10-26-2009 04:29 AM

Fantastic job. Wonderfull design and carving. She will cherish it

Keep it up.


-- Scrap Wood's the best...the projects are smaller, and so is the mess!

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