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My "hubby's" dragon

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Project by Allison posted 2401 days ago 1588 views 0 times favorited 11 comments Add to Favorites Watch

This dragon is the one peice I am most proud of. My “Hubby” loves dragons and at times we have several images (pics,prints,etc.)hanging in our house. I am proud because I used no pattern for this. So this is one item I did and the credit goes to me. It perhaps was the most nerve-wracking because of that very reason and the fact it was made for my “Hubby.” It is made from redwood,oak,cedar,and the back peice is a burned peice of wood found in the woodpile of a house fire.

-- Allison, Northeastern Ca. Remember, Amateurs built the Ark. Professionals built the Titanic!





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Dan'um Style

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#1 posted 2401 days ago

nice work … great posting.

Welcome to lumberjocks !

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

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cajunpen

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#2 posted 2401 days ago

I’m not much for the dragons – but the craftsmanship is great. BTW, I see you figured out how to post in the projects section – good for you.

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

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MsDebbieP

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#3 posted 2401 days ago

very impressive!!
You both must be so proud of this piece.

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

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tat2grl

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#4 posted 2401 days ago

That’s it! That’s the one I saw on your website! Absolutely beautiful! You taught me a new word “intarsia”. I googled it last night…lol! I’m wondering if a scroll saw is inmy future…lol. Thanks for sharing your talents!!
:)

-- "Creativity is...seeing something that doesn't exist already. You need to find out how you can bring it into being and that way be a playmate with God."

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TreeBones

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#5 posted 2401 days ago

Very cool, great use of all the different wood available, I especially like that you found a use for the “fire wood”.

-- Ron, Twain Harte, Ca. Portable on site Sawmill Service http://westcoastlands.net/Sawmill.html http://westcoastlands.net/SawBucks2/phpBB3 http://www.portablesawmill.info

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#6 posted 2401 days ago

WOW my step son would love this Great work!

-- Marty Ohio

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Bob Collins

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#7 posted 2284 days ago

Hi Allison, I like your dragon. Lots or work and detail. Real nice. So different from what I do.

Bob. p.s. Have you got the Wood Burner out yet.

-- Bob C, Australia. I love sharing as long as it is not my tools

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Rich99

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#8 posted 1757 days ago

allison…

whole lotta pieces in the dragon! i’m really impressed. you do nice work—all your projects are to be proud of. i’ll reach your level of craftsmanship (craftswomanship?) some day.

rich

-- Far-North Wood-Works (a fantasy company)

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#9 posted 1632 days ago

I realy like like this
but all your work look
realy empessive to me

Dennis

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Jeison

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#10 posted 1632 days ago

oooooo dwagons!

-- - Jei, Rockford IL - When in doubt, spray it with WD-40 and wrap it with duct tape. The details will attend to themselves.

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a1Jim

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#11 posted 1632 days ago

A great job Allison ,a real work of art.

-- http://artisticwoodstudio.com Custom furniture

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