Lively Walnut

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Project by smitty22 posted 12-23-2016 10:16 PM 938 views 0 times favorited 8 comments Add to Favorites Watch
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Just had to post this in Projects since it’s such a friendly figure emerging from a roughsawn chunk of ‘firewood’. It is the start of a pool cue case, more here in my blog:

I call him ‘Willy’!

Merry Christmas all!

-- Smitty

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#1 posted 12-23-2016 10:49 PM

ET is calling you. LOL

-- Leafherder

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#2 posted 12-24-2016 01:05 AM

The eyes definitely have it. I’ve seen lots of faces in boards but this is one of the best.

-- Paul M ..............the early bird may get the worm but it’s the second mouse that gets the cheese!

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#4 posted 12-24-2016 03:11 AM

Very cool, hope your use will enable you to make use of it without losing it…

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#5 posted 12-24-2016 03:24 AM

Very cool looking…. but at the same time, a bit creepy.

-- Galootish log blog,

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#6 posted 12-24-2016 03:31 AM



-- 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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#7 posted 12-24-2016 04:44 PM

Yep. Merry Christmas to you and yours.

-- Roger from KY. Work/Play/Travel Safe. Keep your dust collector fed.

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#8 posted 03-27-2017 03:47 PM

This board has resurfaced from the walnut pile after several other projects have been completed. As RobEk suggested, I would love to incorporate this in a build without losing much of the board’s character. Size is 3/4” x 6-1/2”x 38” and is planed smooth on both sides, small checks on one end.

Any project suggestions would be greatly appreciated!


-- Smitty

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