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This like a lot of what i do is made from the scrap bin of a local hardware store. I tend to start projects that take a lot of time. It’s taken me a while to realize that I’m in love with the process. I enjoy solving problems. The second one would be so much better, I just have no interest in making it.





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#1 posted 10-20-2010 05:51 PM

I get the feeling that this is pretty large – almost life size? Quite the project! Thanks for sharing.

-- Steve - Impatience is Expensive

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#2 posted 10-20-2010 05:53 PM

I know what you mean about the second one. If I am going to make multiples it is better to do them all at once.

-- Steve - Impatience is Expensive

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#3 posted 10-20-2010 06:01 PM

If those are doors on either side…..! WOW! Great job!!

-- If you don't work, you don't eat!.....Garland, TX

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#4 posted 10-20-2010 06:31 PM

Wonderful work Harry.

I am just like you (except I have no talent) when it comes to doing more than one of something. I totally lose interest in repeating the experience. However, this might not be the best path to becoming a master at making a particular item, but again, like you, it’s the process for me which is fun, especially when one gets a reasonable result, and yours is much better than just a reasonable result.

-- Mike, an American living in Norway.

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#5 posted 10-20-2010 06:44 PM

Great work Harry, but I’m sensing that the real chord you’re striking here is that many of us work for the challenge, not the product. I need to have at least one facet of any project that I’m not at all sure I can succeed at to make it interesting, to solve the problems, like you. Once I’ve solved them they are “yesterday’s pizza” and on to the next challenge. I commend your journey and I understand completely.

Paul M

-- Paul M ..............If God wanted us to have fiberglas boats he would have given us fibrerglas trees. http://thecanadianschooloffrenchmarquetry.com/

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#6 posted 10-20-2010 07:24 PM

AWESOME SCULPTURE/INTARSIA, DON’T KNOW WHICH TO CALL IT. BEAUTIFUL JUST THE SAME. YOU WANT TO REACH OUT AND TOUCH IT. BEAUTIFUL WORK, SCULPTURE. I REMEMBER THAT MOVIE WITH HARRY TUTTLE. MONTY PYTHON FAN HEH?

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

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#7 posted 10-20-2010 08:33 PM

Great job

-- Wood and Glass they kick (well you know) Have a great day - Dug

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#8 posted 10-20-2010 08:35 PM

Terrific sculpture! Your work certainly is intriguing.

By the way, one of my favorite movies is Brazil. A classic! I assume that’s where you got the name from? De Niro played a bit part but it certainly was memorable…

-- Better to say nothing and be thought the fool... then to speak and erase all doubt!

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#9 posted 10-20-2010 10:45 PM

I also hate doing things twice – so its surprising really, that I have two children!

Super work.

-- Don, Somerset UK, http://www.donjohnson24.co.uk

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#10 posted 10-20-2010 11:45 PM

Yoh! If this is as large as I think it is, you must have done a LOT of sanding! Impressive work.

-- Div @ the bottom end of Africa. "A woodworker's sharpest tool should be his mind."

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#11 posted 10-21-2010 03:27 AM

Whoa. speechless.

-- Where did all this sawdust come from?

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#12 posted 10-21-2010 04:59 AM

That is incredible! I admire your creativity!

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#13 posted 10-22-2010 08:18 PM

WOW!

-- Ivan, Croatia, Wooddicted

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#14 posted 10-23-2010 02:02 PM

This is impressive, what are the dimensions?

-- Don't outsmart your common sense

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#15 posted 10-31-2010 04:14 PM

very creative, love it.

-- Kory, Greensboro NC

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