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Soldiers on Parade

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Project by diggerdelaney posted 11-14-2017 10:12 AM 713 views 0 times favorited 8 comments Add to Favorites Watch

I seemed to have gone through a period of having lost interest in going out into the shed. So to kick start myself I went and turned a pen then got on and finished the Nut Cracker soldier that I had started now I can’t get enough shed time and have another two turning projects on the go.
Anyway on to the completed soldiers.
Not my design but Colwin Way’s published in the Woodturner magazine. I did change what they are holding. The family wanted something like this so I made extras which have now been snapped up already.
The first photo shows many of the parts turned ready for assembly and painting

-- Derek, Kent, UK, http://s702.photobucket.com/albums/ww21/diggerdelaney/





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crowie

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#1 posted 11-14-2017 10:23 AM

Love them Derek… Very colourful and well detailed sir.

-- Lifes good, Enjoy each new day...... Cheers from "On Top DownUnder" Crowie

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Andrek

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#2 posted 11-14-2017 11:48 AM

Yes sir, another nice way to celebrate
Keep on the nice work, this is inspiring.

-- andrek

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DaleMaley

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#3 posted 11-14-2017 12:49 PM

Nice painting job!

-- Dale, Illinois, http://dalemaley.webs.com/

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kiefer

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#4 posted 11-14-2017 01:22 PM

Nice work and I am glad you are back in the shop being happy !
This will be inspiration to many .
Love the nutcrackers .

-- Kiefer https://www.youtube.com/user/woodkiefer1/videos

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oldsawtooth

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#5 posted 11-14-2017 01:36 PM

Great looking nut crackers brother

-- James,Alabama,http://www.woodworkerJames.com

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bushmaster

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#6 posted 11-14-2017 03:42 PM

hose dry bones certainly came to life. Beautiful job. The painting and decoration of the wood is fabulious.

-- Brian - Hazelton, British Columbia

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helluvawreck

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#7 posted 11-14-2017 05:37 PM

These soldiers are so nice.

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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majuvla

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#8 posted 11-15-2017 01:34 PM

You have done very well painting job.

-- Ivan, Croatia, Wooddicted

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