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Project by korys posted 1445 days ago 3812 views 6 times favorited 25 comments Add to Favorites Watch

This is the first one that I did from my own pattern, I found a picture of intartia dragon on the net and made my own pattern from it. I found a program and I can post the picture and trace it. I made some changes that I liked and went from there. It took a rrrreeeeaaaaalllllyyyyy long time to make the pattern, but I’m learning and its going faster now. It was made for some freinds that are into dragons. I like the way the body and tale turned out because I wanted to make it look like armor. I took a round burr and just kept making small indentions, then sanded down to 220 grit. It was made out of red heart, black walnut, yellow heart, poplar, teak, cherry, curly maple and ebony. Hope yall like it and any suggestions are alway welcome.

-- Kory, Greensboro NC





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Eric_S

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#1 posted 1445 days ago

That is awesome! Really nice job. How did you do the dragonhide type of texture?

-- - Eric Indianapolis, IN

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korys

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#2 posted 1445 days ago

Lots of small indentions with a round burr and dremel. Thanks

-- Kory, Greensboro NC

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OttoH

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#3 posted 1445 days ago

Wow Kory, that is a great design, and a wonderful piece of art!

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rivergirl

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#4 posted 1445 days ago

WOW!

-- Homer : "Oh, and how is education supposed to make me feel smarter? Besides, every time I learn something new, it pushes some old stuff out of my brain."

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branch

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#5 posted 1445 days ago

hi that is one fantastic piece of art it is beautiful i love it i wish i could create something like that .
how long did it take you from start to finish .
branch

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Dennis Zongker

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#6 posted 1445 days ago

Double WOW! That is very cool. Very nice design and craftsmanship.

-- Dennis Zongker

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Ken90712

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#7 posted 1445 days ago

Dude, this rocks! I love it & I’m sure they just love it! Rock on!

-- Ken, "Everyday above ground is a good day!"

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savannah505

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#8 posted 1445 days ago

Fabulous work Kory !!!!!!!! Very cool indeed.

-- Dan Wiggins

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Bearpie

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#9 posted 1445 days ago

This is very beautiful and my wife loves it cause her school’s mascot happens to be a dragon!

Erwin, Jacksonville, FL

-- Erwin, Jacksonville, FL

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korys

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#10 posted 1445 days ago

branch, it took about 38 hours to make the pattern, but it was my first and it was a big learning curve. The actual woodworking took about 30 hours because there was a lot of extra sanding due to all the curves. Thanks for your complements.

-- Kory, Greensboro NC

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BigTiny

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#11 posted 1445 days ago

Kinda looks like the dragon from Shrek.

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ND2ELK

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#12 posted 1445 days ago

Very nicely done. Thanks for posting.

God Bless
tom

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#13 posted 1445 days ago

Beautiful dragon. Nice job.

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GWhit

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#14 posted 1445 days ago

As much as I don’t like dragons I have to say This one is great, very eyecatching. Great work!

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Tomw

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#15 posted 1445 days ago

Very nice work. What was the program you used to trace the picture?

-- Tom

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