Walnut and cherry owl—wall decor

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Project by BenDupre posted 02-16-2017 06:48 AM 675 views 1 time favorited 7 comments Add to Favorites Watch

Just a simple bandsaw cutout. Made from walnut with a light figure and some cherry resawed and planed down to 1/4 inch. A little chip carving to accent the eyes. Few coats of spray shelac over the top. I have made a couple of these as gifts.

-- The problem with communication is the illusion that it has occurred. – George Bernard Shaw

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#1 posted 02-16-2017 10:45 AM

This is really cool. I would like to ask your permission to copy this so I can make some for gifts.

-- Retired and lovin it

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#2 posted 02-16-2017 12:26 PM

I’ve never called a woodworking project cute before but this Owl sure is cute! Nice work!

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

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#3 posted 02-16-2017 12:27 PM


Go ahead man. No permession needed. We are all here to learn and be inspired in our craft.

Good Luck

-- The problem with communication is the illusion that it has occurred. – George Bernard Shaw

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#4 posted 02-16-2017 03:32 PM

Just the right amount of whimsical humor, an owl that had perhaps one too many.

-- Stephen NYS

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#5 posted 02-16-2017 07:25 PM

This is a cute piece and I like the contrasting wood.

helluvawreck aka Charles

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#6 posted 02-16-2017 07:28 PM

Well he’s a great looking owl—I like the whimsy of him!

-- Dean -- "Don't give up the ship -- fight her 'till she sinks!" Capt James Lawrence USN

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#7 posted 02-17-2017 03:15 AM

I love the imagination of lumberjocks as much as their talent. Good all over ya!

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