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Project by Sam Shakouri posted 03-02-2016 08:00 AM 1526 views 2 times favorited 16 comments Add to Favorites Watch

I finished this wooden replica of Circa 1750 a week ago and then I started making its stand and finished it today. Woodturning, scroll saw work and pyrography were involved in this project. All parts of the cannon were printed on an A4 page, but I enlarged it 3.5 time by hand (not by copy machine ) before started cutting and turning. I enjoyed creating it so much I may start working on a larger scale soon. Now, it is your turn to enjoy reviewing it. Thank you. About 380 mm long.

-- Sam Shakouri / CREATING WONDERS WITH WOOD.....Sydney,Australia....





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Bob Collins

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#1 posted 03-02-2016 08:05 AM

That is real great replica Sam, everything about it looks like the real thing. Nice smooth finish also. Look forward to seeing a larger version.

-- Bob C, Australia. Your best teacher is your last mistake.

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#2 posted 03-02-2016 08:18 AM

very nice,my favorite now,thanks Sam for template

-- bambi

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#3 posted 03-02-2016 10:59 AM

Outstanding Sam, your attention to detail is awesome.
Thanks for sharing this with us.

Bob

-- Bob, Western Australia, The Sun came up this morning, what a great start to the day. Now it's up to me to make it even better. I've cut this piece of wood 4 times and it's still too damn short.

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#4 posted 03-02-2016 12:01 PM

that is amazing! Great work, Sam.

-- PaulMayer, http://www.vernswoodgoods.com

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#5 posted 03-02-2016 12:31 PM

“BOOM”

Looks great

-- Don't outsmart your common sense

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#6 posted 03-02-2016 01:46 PM

I like it, but I like the idea of an enlarged version even more…Very nice Sam !

-- The pig caught under the fence is always the one doing all the squealing !

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lew

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#7 posted 03-02-2016 01:57 PM

Awesome job, Sam!

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

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#8 posted 03-02-2016 02:35 PM

Nice work Sam. You’ve got me thinking….........

-- Dr. Ken, Florida - Durch harte arbeit werden Träume wahr.

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#9 posted 03-02-2016 03:04 PM

Wow! What a great looking cannon.

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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#10 posted 03-02-2016 03:06 PM

That is some piece of work! Excellent!

-- Live to tell the stories, they sound better that way.

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#11 posted 03-02-2016 03:19 PM

I wish you could have been with me last week when I toured the kremlin. They had a lot of old cannons, some very ornate. Nice job.

-- A childs smile is payment enough.

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#12 posted 03-02-2016 06:01 PM

Beautiful piece, I like old weapons.

-- Ivan, Croatia, Wooddicted

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#13 posted 03-02-2016 07:01 PM

Kaboom! Very nice work! Nice detail!

-- St Augustine FL, Experience is the sum of our mistakes!

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#14 posted 03-02-2016 08:48 PM

Very COOL work… as usual…

-- Have Fun! Joe Lyddon - Alta Loma, CA USA - Home: http://www.WoodworkStuff.net ... My Small Gallery: http://www.ncwoodworker.net/pp/showgallery.php?ppuser=1389&cat=500"

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#15 posted 03-03-2016 01:18 AM

Another fine piece Sam.

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

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