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Rj

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#1 posted 03-01-2010 09:13 PM

OH MY thats looks OUTSTANDING!!!! Jordan you’ve outdone yourself and that is hard to do seeing how everything you do is above and beyond anything I’ve seen .
You did a superb job on the color-s I’m telling you no one could tell it was made from wood

Great job my friend

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

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patron

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#2 posted 03-01-2010 09:13 PM

jordan ,

first , the best to you and laura ,
in her health ,
and in your move .

all i can say about this halter ,

if this doesn’t look real ,
then real has a long way to go ,
to catch up !

EXCELLENT !

-- david - only thru kindness can this world be whole . If we don't succeed we run the risk of failure. Dan Quayle

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David Craig

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#3 posted 03-01-2010 09:13 PM

Amazed as always Jordan. You were challenged and you overcame it and put out a fantastic piece. You have a very lucky client there, not only in the pieces you are making for him but also in going so far as to relocate for him.

I am very happy to hear that Laura is doing ok.

David

-- There is little that is simple when it comes to making a simple box.

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Adamas

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#4 posted 03-01-2010 09:14 PM

Everything looking beautiful , another time just follow your feeling

-- Ivan Ilic

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RexMcKinnon

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#5 posted 03-01-2010 09:15 PM

WOW, when I first looked at this I was wondering what a leather worker was doing where. I could not tell the difference. Incredible.

-- If all you have is a hammer, everything looks like a nail!

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Jim

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#6 posted 03-01-2010 09:15 PM

I am in awe once again Jordan, you’re amazing!

-- Jim in Langley BC Canada --- www.sollows.ca

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Gary

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#7 posted 03-01-2010 09:20 PM

I this going to be a permanent move? Tell Laura we are still praying for great results

-- Gary, DeKalb Texas only 4 miles from the mill

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John Steffen

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#8 posted 03-01-2010 09:39 PM

Had I not seen the pictures before this was finished, and you told me it was made of wood, I wouldn’t have believed you. It looks phenomenal!

-- Big John's Woodshed - Farmington, IL

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degoose

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#9 posted 03-01-2010 09:40 PM

WOW

-- Drink twice... and don't bother to cut... @ lazylarrywoodworks.com.au For lovers of all things timber...

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MsDebbieP

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#10 posted 03-01-2010 09:47 PM

extraordinary.
Question: (with a grin on my face) Did you take a real harness (shown in the “after” picture) and paint it off-white to resemble wood (in the before picture?) :)
Your work is so REAL.

Q2: are you “moving moving” or “just moving”???

And I’m glad the surgery went well. May it be clear sailing from here on!

-- ~ Debbie, Canada (https://www.facebook.com/DebbiePribeleENJOConsultant)

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unisaw2

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#11 posted 03-01-2010 09:53 PM

Awesome work!

-- JJ

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Cozmo35

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#12 posted 03-01-2010 10:00 PM

It is obvious that you’ve put your heart into this! OUTSTANDING! (Even for LJ standards)

-- If you don't work, you don't eat!.....Garland, TX

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nailbanger2

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#13 posted 03-01-2010 10:02 PM

Awsome (but still can’t top those mukluks).

-- Wish I were Norm's Nephew

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Rob W

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#14 posted 03-01-2010 10:18 PM

What an extraordinary piece of work!

-- Rob — I've cut it off twice and it's still too short!, http://www.witzkewood.com

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Matthew T. Smith

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#15 posted 03-01-2010 10:26 PM

Very nice Jordan, I love a beautifully done piece of eye trickery, your carving is terrific, since your suggestive shaping/carving is so convincing have you considered depicting things that otherwise couldn’t or normally wouldn’t be so? I’m thinking of something like Jacob Cress’s ball and claw chair where he’s caved the ball of one leg almost trying to get away, enjoy your next project, look forward to seeing more from you, Matthew

-- Matthew, North Carolina, www.woodleafstudios.com

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