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Small (3” x 1”) carving from a scrap piece of Maple, I also dyed it and used a nail for the eye that I polished the and used black paint. I gave this to my nephew. I made this about three years ago.
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#1 posted 10-04-2007 07:52 PM
Hey, that’s really good! I thought they were real fish, especially that first one on the left by the coral. Nice work.
-- Tom, Surfside Beach, SC - Romans 8:28
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#2 posted 10-04-2007 08:09 PM
Very cool, of course I am going to swipe that idea and make my own now for a fun little project. I don’t know why I never thought of it, I have made 1000’s of these. Your fish is way cooler. I have some spalted curly stock that would make a really neat fish without the dye.
#3 posted 10-04-2007 08:17 PM
Those things shimmer like real fish….Cool!
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#4 posted 10-04-2007 08:24 PM
what a great fish tank display this would make …
no cleaning the tank.. just enjoy them… very nice; very real !
-- ~ Debbie, Canada (https://www.facebook.com/DebbiePribeleENJOConsultant)
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#5 posted 10-04-2007 09:30 PM
LOL…Just when you thought you saw everything.
-- You can discover more about a person in an hour of play than in a year of conversation. (Plato)
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#6 posted 10-04-2007 10:08 PM
Great carvings, Roger!
Daren, are those lures wearing condoms? :-)
-- Charlie M. "Woodworking - patience = firewood"
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#7 posted 10-04-2007 11:06 PM
Fantastic carving. A great big nice job on them.
-- I've been blessed with a father who liked to tinker in wood, and a wife who lets me tinker in wood. Southern Delaware soon moving to Virginia firstname.lastname@example.org †
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#8 posted 10-05-2007 12:05 AM
great fish carving. it is lumberjocks best-carved-fish-of-the-day blue ribbon award winner ! nice to see more of your work Roger. Looking forward to seeing more .RegardsDAN
-- keeping myself entertained ... Humor and fun lubricate the brain
#9 posted 10-05-2007 01:10 AM
”Daren, are those lures wearing condoms? :-)” ...ever get hook in your finger, they don’t want to come out. Yea they are covered for my protection when I assemble them.I checked out some of Roger’s other stuff, his hand mirrors from WAY before I came around blew me away http://lumberjocks.com./projects/68## I am a funky wood guy, I have never seen birdseye like that.
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#10 posted 10-05-2007 01:19 AM
Roger, where you been ole buddy, I missed you and your outstanding work, the pumpkin head I think is the last I remember. Sure glad you’re back, what you been up to? Been making many scarey sculptures I hope and making big $ doing it. Great looking fish. I like that better than tuna. Good to see ya man, God Bless. mike
-- (You just have to please the man in the Mirror) Mike from Michigan -
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#11 posted 10-05-2007 04:13 AM
Great Fish! The ribbon in the wood just does it!
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#12 posted 08-09-2008 02:09 AM
This is just tooooo cool I looove it – is it an Albacore tuna
-- Rj's Woodworks,San Jose & Weed Ca,
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#13 posted 09-29-2008 06:54 PM
your awesome man!
-- mtnwild (Jack), It's not what you see, it's how you see it.
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#14 posted 11-14-2009 02:04 PM
-- Ohh mann...pancakes and boobies...I'll bet that's what Heaven is like! ♣ ♣ ♣ ♣
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#15 posted 09-04-2010 03:53 PM
wow amazing work! Can you tell me how you did the paint job? The color blends in with the natural grain seamlessly.
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