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Rattle Snake

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Project by korys posted 08-29-2010 08:18 PM 1636 views 2 times favorited 6 comments Add to Favorites Watch

This one took me awhile to finish. I changed it up a bit and went with some thicker wood. I wanted more of a three D effect so the body is made of one inch stock, the head and rattle were made from two inch. It took a while to make the two flow together and the two inch lace wood was very slow to cut. I hand carved the tounge out of purple heart and is not glued so it can be removed. It is made out of lace wood, bass wood, walnut, purple heart, ebony, and cherry. I don’t know what I will do with it because my wife will not allow it in the house (she hates snakes) but it was a fun project to make.

-- Kory, Greensboro NC





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#1 posted 08-29-2010 08:50 PM

Great Job! Looks great Kory

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#2 posted 08-29-2010 09:05 PM

I got a shelf it would really look nice on. Seriously – beautiful work.

-- Bruce from Central New York...now, if you'll pardon me, I have some sawdust to make.

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#3 posted 08-29-2010 09:45 PM

Very cool!

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#4 posted 08-29-2010 11:42 PM

Well Kory since your wife won’t let it in the house I must chime in like Bruce and offer to house it for you. Very nice project sir!

-- I am responsible for how I respond to everything in my life - - Deadwood SD

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#5 posted 08-30-2010 12:24 AM

I agree you did a fantastic job on the snake but I can’t help you with storage either! Try checking out snakeshops or places where they sell the critters.

Erwin, Jacksonville, FL

-- Erwin, Jacksonville, FL

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#6 posted 08-30-2010 02:11 PM

Does it move? it sure looks real.

-- (You just have to please the man in the Mirror) Mike from Michigan -

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