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Project by dennis mitchell posted 2421 days ago 1731 views 3 times favorited 19 comments Add to Favorites Watch

Many years ago my woodworking class had a Christmas show and I built these Maple and Walnut tables. I did not get a picture of the tops, but they are Maple. I did 16 different carvings on the legs. Each of a different bird. They were auctioned off to raise money for the program. Then split apart to two different buyers. I’d pretty much forgot about them till USCJeff wrote about using different woods.





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#2 posted 2421 days ago

That’s what I call creative! Great job.

-- Carl Rast, Pelion, SC

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#3 posted 2421 days ago

exellent job dennis .

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#5 posted 2421 days ago

Really nice tables Dennis.

-- "The way to make a small fortune in woodworking- start with a large one"

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#6 posted 2421 days ago

That is some excellent carving!
It wouldn’t hurt my feelings if you would show us some more of this style of relief art. Well done.

-- Thos. Angle, Jordan Valley, Oregon

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#7 posted 2421 days ago

Great carvings Dennis. Why did you give it up, just don’t have the time? Those look pretty cool, I like how they are arranged on the table edge. Good job pal. mike

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

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Dick, & Barb Cain

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#8 posted 2421 days ago

Very nice shallow relief Dennis.

They must have sold for a pretty good price.

-- -** You are never to old to set another goal or to dream a new dream ****************** Dick, & Barb Cain, Hibbing, MN. http://www.woodcarvingillustrated.com/gallery/member.php?uid=3627&protype=1

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#9 posted 2421 days ago

Very nice Dennis. I really like these.

-- Bob, Carver Massachusetts, Sawdust Maker http://www.capecodbaychallenge.org

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#10 posted 2420 days ago

Very unique design, I like it!

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#11 posted 2420 days ago

Wow! These are so nice! Your work and attention to detail are inspiring!

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#12 posted 2420 days ago

beautiful work ! very crisp and clear

-- keeping myself entertained ... Humor and fun lubricate the brain

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#13 posted 2420 days ago

gorgeous!!! i love that close up shot!

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#14 posted 2420 days ago

Nice piece of carving.

-- Grumpy - "Always look on the bright side of life"- Monty Python

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#15 posted 2419 days ago

Really nice, Dennis. I envy folks who can do this.

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

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