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Project by dennis mitchell posted 12-08-2007 07:36 PM 1819 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 12-08-2007 08:40 PM

That’s what I call creative! Great job.

-- Carl Rast, Pelion, SC

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#3 posted 12-08-2007 08:42 PM

exellent job dennis .

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#4 posted 12-08-2007 08:49 PM

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#5 posted 12-08-2007 08:51 PM

Really nice tables Dennis.

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

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#6 posted 12-08-2007 10:28 PM

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 12-08-2007 11:17 PM

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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#8 posted 12-09-2007 12:04 AM

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 12-09-2007 02:00 AM

Very nice Dennis. I really like these.

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

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#10 posted 12-09-2007 03:19 AM

Very unique design, I like it!

-- Illegitimis nil carborundum - Don't let the bastards grind you down http://georgiacustom.com

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#11 posted 12-09-2007 03:46 AM

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

-- http://www.peteroxley.com -- http://north40studios.etsy.com --

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#12 posted 12-09-2007 04:12 AM

beautiful work ! very crisp and clear

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

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#13 posted 12-09-2007 05:07 AM

gorgeous!!! i love that close up shot!

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#14 posted 12-09-2007 10:30 PM

Nice piece of carving.

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

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#15 posted 12-10-2007 04:21 PM

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

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

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