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Project by davidc posted 02-11-2011 05:18 AM 1875 views 4 times favorited 15 comments Add to Favorites Watch
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I did not keep track of my time on this project, but taking a guess considering the amount of time each day that I worked on it , it should be 75 to 100 hours on it. I used 9 different woods with the major one being Ash. It’s hard, but gives a nice finished look. Because of this project I find that satinwood and yellowhart are not the same wood, although the are the same color. Satinwood comes from Ceylon, I’m not real sure where the yellowhart comes from. I used both woods in this project and I would prefer the Satinwood. The wood thicknesses vary from 3/8 to 1”

Proceding from the largest amount to the smallest I used the following woods: 1.Ash 2.Yellowhart 3.Satinwood
4.western cedar 5.Paduuk 6. Cherry 7. White pine 8. Mesquite 9.Walnut





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Kindlingmaker

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#1 posted 02-11-2011 05:40 AM

A beautiful piece of art and your use of grain and color looks perfect!

-- Never board, always knotty, lots of growth rings

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Hallmark

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#2 posted 02-11-2011 06:12 AM

Nicely done.

-- Style is simple, but not my execution of it.

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#3 posted 02-11-2011 07:46 AM

The result of such effort is obvious!

-- Ivan, Croatia, Wooddicted

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EzJack

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#4 posted 02-11-2011 09:46 AM

very nice

-- Ain't better or worse than any other woodpecker in the woods.

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#5 posted 02-11-2011 11:52 AM

Wow , this is something special ! Well done for sure!

-- Ken, "Everyday above ground is a good day!"

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steliart

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#6 posted 02-11-2011 02:21 PM

I do allot of Byzantine Iconography myself so not really into curving, but I like this piece very much and I love the fact he is holding an L square.
Very nice!

-- Stelios L.A. Stavrinides: - I am not so rich to buy cheap tools, but... necessity is the mother of inventions

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RayCurtis

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#7 posted 02-11-2011 02:42 PM

Great piece of work!! I really am impressed with the way you used the wood grain in each peice.

-- RayCurtis

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Rev. Jim Paulson

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#8 posted 02-11-2011 03:03 PM

David,
Very beautiful work! Thanks for posting your project.

Jim

-- www.blackswampwindsors.com

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thughes37

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#9 posted 02-11-2011 06:07 PM

That is an outstanding work of craftsmanship! I absolutely love it. The wood compliments itself in a special way. Loved the idea as well.

-- All things are possible, only believe.

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Monty Queen

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#10 posted 02-11-2011 11:04 PM

Awesome job on joseph, great detail. Awesome scrool saw work.

-- Monty Q, Columbia, South Carolina.

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#11 posted 02-12-2011 02:57 AM

Great job!!! You did an awsome job!!

-- If you not making sawdust, your probably wasting your time. Kory

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Jesse

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#12 posted 02-12-2011 09:14 AM

I love your use of the grain! Great Job

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davidc

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#13 posted 02-13-2011 03:25 AM

The Joseph project is about 22” tall. Thinking ahead to another project was wondering if any of you have made a Westie dog from Kathy Wise pattern? If you have , would like to see it posted. Because the dog is pretty much all white, I’d like to know the wood used.

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Tom

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#14 posted 02-27-2014 09:12 PM

Just awesome!

-- --Tom - Saint Francis, WI

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#15 posted 02-22-2016 12:15 AM

Really amazing! A work of art!

-- Dave, York, PA, Wildside Woodworking

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