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"The Golden Arches"

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Project by Brian Sims posted 10-24-2010 10:17 PM 1238 views 0 times favorited 6 comments Add to Favorites Watch
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Carved for Ralph Alvarez, President and Chief Operating Officer of McDonald’s Corp. The wood is Cuban Mahogany.

-- Brian, Ohio, http://hipshotwood.com, http://anniversaryoriginals.com





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a1Jim

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#1 posted 10-24-2010 10:20 PM

Cool carving and interesting wood too.

-- http://artisticwoodstudio.com Custom furniture

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Brian Sims

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#2 posted 10-24-2010 10:36 PM

Thank you! Cuban Mahogany is often called and in my opinion deservedly so, The Wood Of Kings.

-- Brian, Ohio, http://hipshotwood.com, http://anniversaryoriginals.com

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racerglen

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#3 posted 10-25-2010 01:40 AM

Nice “commission” Brian ? and very nice work !. I guess there wasn’t any “goldenheart” around ?

-- Glen, Vernon B.C. Canada

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Brian Sims

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#4 posted 10-25-2010 02:26 AM

Thanks! The piece was commissioned for Ralph Alvarez. He is of Cuban descent and Cuban Mahogany was specifically selected for that reason. Yellowheart would have been a great look though.

-- Brian, Ohio, http://hipshotwood.com, http://anniversaryoriginals.com

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#5 posted 10-25-2010 06:03 AM

niiice work
thankĀ“s for sharing it
Dennis

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Brian Sims

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#6 posted 10-25-2010 01:23 PM

Thank you Dennis!

-- Brian, Ohio, http://hipshotwood.com, http://anniversaryoriginals.com

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