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Project by Ageingwood posted 12-10-2007 02:03 AM 1363 views 4 times favorited 12 comments Add to Favorites Watch

This is just one of many wood things I make. This started out as a yard ornament for a customer last
spring . the second pics is what I just did for a green house to help draw attention to there x mas trees .
It is the talk of the neighbor hood now. Plus I am getting orders for both the plain and the wild colored
ones. I kind of specialize in whirly gigs . When I started playing with wood back in 1992 I never
exoected a hobby to turn to full time work. I`m retired !! Any one here that would like to swap lies , I mean wood tales , give a shout .

-- Ageingwood - artsplae1@msn.com No time , retired





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#1 posted 12-10-2007 02:13 AM

Very interesting color choices in that second picture! :) I would definitely stop and take a look at their wares after seeing those critters out front.

Isn’t it interesting how hobby’s can be as much, if not more work than, well, work sometimes?
Looks like you’re having a lot of fun though!

Those antlers look like they could be a bit complicated getting together.

I like!

-Ray

-- Still learning everything

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#2 posted 12-10-2007 04:22 AM

wow glad you explained about the colors i thought you live by a nucular plant !! lol great idea

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#3 posted 12-10-2007 06:31 AM

nice work !

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

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#4 posted 12-10-2007 11:03 AM

Nice work – glad to hear that you are able to make some money from your hobby, of course you know that once you start making money from your hobby, it is no longer a hobby – now it’s a job :-)) But I’m happy for you.

-- Bill - "Suit yourself and let the rest be pleased." http://www.cajunpen.com/

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#5 posted 12-10-2007 01:51 PM

these are great.
Haha LOVE the colours.
I can hear it now, “well, you drive down the road past the old Smithy Farm and then turn right at the green moose.

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

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#6 posted 12-10-2007 02:18 PM

Now you just need a purple Grizzly chasing the Moose (Meese…Mooses?) Looks great!

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

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#7 posted 12-10-2007 02:23 PM

Heres a link if you want to see some wild animal sculptures…This woman is amazing!

http://www.jansch.freeserve.co.uk/index.htm

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

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#8 posted 12-10-2007 03:05 PM

Welcome to LumberJocks…. I thought that I was the only one that has ever seen a pink moose ! You must be Canadian…Eh ! I love your cut-outs, the wife has been after me for a long time to make some of those things… Nice work.

-- Brian, Ontario Canada,

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#9 posted 12-10-2007 05:47 PM

I made this year 8 raindeer and of course the red nosed one for my front yarn and your moose wood fit right in. I need to add another favorite to the list. Very Nice Project and I like the idea of flat storage. Thanks for sharing your idea.

-- Dominic, Trinity, Florida...Lets be safe out there.

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

Now Aginwood thats the closest thing I have seen to a moose this year. Travelled through Canada & Alaska in May & did not even see one. Nice job, great idea on the storage.

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

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#11 posted 12-10-2007 10:45 PM

What a great idea!

-- Happy woodworking! http://www.openarmsphotography.com

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#12 posted 12-22-2008 05:53 AM

My whole street is full of yards with lighted reindeer that must be on sale at Home Depot. I’m so tempted to build a couple these flourescent mooses (meese?) just to break up the neighborhood monotony. lol

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

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