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Rj

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#1 posted 1411 days ago

Oh My Lord Jordan all that comes to mind is Amazing simply Amazing its mind boggling how real it looks !!!!!

-- Rj's Woodworks,San Jose & Weed Ca,

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Jonathan

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#2 posted 1411 days ago

At long last, the wait is over!

We have all been waiting patiently. Why? Because masterpieces take time to create and I wouldn’t call this anything less than a masterpiece.

Stunning… brilliant… lifelike… the list could go on all day, and I’m sure it will.

I don’t know about everybody else, but you’ve absolutely blown me away!

A huge congratulations on this piece, Jordan! HUGE!

-- Jonathan, Denver, CO "Constructive criticism is welcome and valued as it gives me new perspectives and helps me to advance as a woodworker."

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Eric_S

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#3 posted 1411 days ago

Absolutely stunning Jordan. This is a priceless piece and belongs in a museum IMO. Amazing work!!!

-- - Eric Indianapolis, IN

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watcher

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#4 posted 1411 days ago

wow as always a great piece of art. it took you a while to complete but trust me i can see every hour of work you put into this just by looking at it.wish i lived close enough to go to those shows i would love to see your work in person.GREAT JOB

-- in wood working there is no need for perfection as inperfections just go to show that the project was done by hand with love and care

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Jimthecarver

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#5 posted 1411 days ago

Fantastic!!!!!!!

-- Can't never could do anything, to try is to advance.

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Sheila Landry (scrollgirl)

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#6 posted 1411 days ago

Jordan, it is absolutely wonderful! I can’t think of words that will do it justice. Thank you so much for sharing it with us throughout the process. Your client will be thrilled! I hope you and your wife have a well deserved break and take some time for yourself and enjoy the many words of praise that will come your way. You have certainly earned it!

Unbelievable! Sheila

-- Contributing Editor, Creative Woodworks and Crafts Magazine, If you like reading my blog, come visit at Sheila Landry Designs http://www.sheilalandrydesigns.com "Knowledge is Power"

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CharlieM1958

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#7 posted 1411 days ago

Fantastic accomplishment! More photos, PLEASE!!!!

-- Charlie M. "Woodworking - patience = firewood"

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Bearpie

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#8 posted 1411 days ago

WOW, WOW and WOW! You will get tons of compliments and deservedly so! This is simply a superbly carved MASTERPIECE. I hope, no make that I know you will get more commissions off of this.

Make sure that one of the new tools is the Arbortech blade! (if you haven’t gotten it already).

My wife said that if she had not watched along with me, she would have thought it was real leather, feathers and beads. She said “Simply Awesome!”

Erwin, Jacksonville, FL

-- Erwin, Jacksonville, FL

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SPalm

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#9 posted 1411 days ago

WooHoo. That is just fantastic.

Congrats,
Steve

-- -- I'm no rocket surgeon

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Scott Bryan

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#10 posted 1411 days ago

Jordan, I have to say that this is simply a stunning piece. I want to thank you for allowing us along on this journey.

-- Challenges are what make life interesting; overcoming them is what makes life meaningful- Joshua Marine

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Joe Weaver

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#11 posted 1411 days ago

its beautifull, you are a master

-- Joe, Ga

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spanky46

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#12 posted 1411 days ago

Gorgeous and unbelievable Jordan!!!!!!

-- spanky46 -- Never enough clamps...Never enough tools...Never enough time.

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blockhead

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#13 posted 1411 days ago

Bravo Jordan, simply stunning! YOU are the man! I love everything about it. Thanks for letting us follow along on this masterpiece.

-- Brad, Oregon- The things that come to those who wait, may be the things left by those who got there first.

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MsDebbieP

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#14 posted 1411 days ago

a masterpiece!

Oh how I wish I was in your presence at the moment so I could give you (and Laura) a great big hug to show my gratitude for having the privilege of “seeing” this and to honour your skills, your perseverance and your gift to the world!

You are an inspiration. Thank you.

-- ~ Debbie, Canada (https://www.facebook.com/DebbiePribeleENJOConsultant)

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Jim

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#15 posted 1411 days ago

Wow, as usual it’s amazing Jordan!!! I’ve been following this project since you started with rough wood and seeing the transformation along the way has been incredible!

-- Jim in Langley BC Canada --- www.sollows.ca

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