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Project by balidoug posted 06-05-2017 12:22 AM 893 views 5 times favorited 12 comments Add to Favorites Watch

After Tom Fidgen’s design in The Unplugged Woodshop. Like her mother, she moves in many directions at once, but wherever she goes, she can at least take her love of art with her.

Made of Teak, with mahogany trim. Finished with beeswax/BLO

Made by hand

-- From such crooked wood as that which man is made of, nothing straight can be fashioned. Immanuel Kant





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papadan

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#1 posted 06-05-2017 01:01 AM

I really like that design, great job!

-- Artificial intelligence is no match for natural stupidity!

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HerbC

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#2 posted 06-05-2017 01:59 AM

Great execution of a classic design.

Keep up the good work.

Be Careful!

Herb

-- Herb, Florida - Here's why I close most messages with "Be Careful!" http://lumberjocks.com/HerbC/blog/17090

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#3 posted 06-05-2017 02:34 AM

Very well designed. Love it.

-- Mother Nature created it, I just assemble it.

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Lewiston

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#4 posted 06-05-2017 04:09 AM

Nicely done!

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Jim Rowe

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#5 posted 06-05-2017 08:10 AM

Beautifully made. It should last a lifetime.
Jim

-- It always looks better when it's finished!

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#6 posted 06-05-2017 10:30 AM

Very nice … good job!

-- Ron in Lilburn, Georgia.  Knowing how to use a tool is more important than the tool in and of itself.

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#7 posted 06-05-2017 10:58 AM

This is so beautiful and nicely done. You have made it with loving care and have bestowed on it a lot of outstanding details and wonderful craftsmanship.

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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Blackie_

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#8 posted 06-05-2017 11:04 AM

A great job, very nice.

-- Randy - If I'm not on LJ's then I'm making Saw Dust. Please feel free to visit my store location at http://www.facebook.com/randy.blackstock.custom.wood.designs

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dday

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#9 posted 06-05-2017 12:36 PM

That is awesome. Very beautiful and a treasured keepsake for generations.

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#10 posted 06-05-2017 05:14 PM

It will be great when she says, “My dad made this for me!” I think Fidgen would approve.

-- Cau Haus Designs, Thomas J. Tieffenbacher

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#11 posted 06-06-2017 12:17 AM

Beautifully designed and executed!

-- Mike, Lancaster PA

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#12 posted 06-11-2017 08:16 PM

Doug, this is a classic design made with beautiful wood. It is a thoughtful gift that displays your craftsmanship as you created a gift of love for your daughter. It looks rugged and should stand up to years of an artist’s casual approach to maintenance. I wish both of you a pleasant future and congratulate your daughter on her achievements.

-- Big Al in IN

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