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Project by learnin2do posted 02-20-2011 09:40 PM 2078 views 3 times favorited 14 comments Add to Favorites Watch

I am trying to establish a collection of similar item from different wood highlighting interesting features in the wood. I hand-picked them from the wood splitter -sometimes almost too late! -So far i have cherry, ash, oak, and a walnut on the way.
They hang on the wall to hold things.

-- ~christine @ used2btrees

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#1 posted 02-20-2011 09:44 PM

Nice work, very handy :)

-- Mark, Lithuania,

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#2 posted 02-20-2011 09:58 PM

They are very “hand-some” ! :-)
seriously they look great, I love the idea that it comes out of the wood and wall

-- Theresa,

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#3 posted 02-20-2011 10:24 PM

Very cool. I have to HAND it to you!

-- It's better to have people think you're stupid rather than open your mouth and remove all doubt.

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#4 posted 02-20-2011 11:18 PM

Very nice you can give me a hand with mine. They look a little spooky though bet you could sell one to Spielberg & he’d make a film about it! Seriously though it’s a very original idea & I’ve said it before about your work very organic & artistic 10 out of 10

-- God created wood that we may create. Trevor East Yorkshire UK

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#5 posted 02-21-2011 01:04 AM

If the women don’t find you handsome, they should at least find you handy. (Red Green)

. Nice job.

-- Backer boards, stop blocks, build oversized, and never buy a hand plane--

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#6 posted 02-21-2011 01:46 AM

That’s creative. Very interesting, good conversation pieces, and never hurts to have an extra hand at times…...............

-- mtnwild (Jack), It's not what you see, it's how you see it.

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#7 posted 02-21-2011 05:31 AM

You’ve got a handle on it! How tough are hands to carve? I’ve heard that they are the second hardest body part to get right, the first being the face.


-- make it safe & keep the rubber side down.

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#8 posted 02-21-2011 06:11 AM

Man! At first glance I thought you cut something off and picked it up. That hand looks real. I wish I could carve like that. Wow.

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#9 posted 02-21-2011 08:37 AM

I thought this was a woodworking forum! -it’s full of out of work comedians?! -Y’all are a riot!

-- ~christine @ used2btrees

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#10 posted 02-21-2011 08:39 AM

whiskey, i beg to differ; you got to think, you look at them all day long -especially if you use them to manipulate power tools-i hope!!

-check out rd’s stuff- wa-a-ay more refined than mine! -he helped me learn to not give up, even when things seem like they are falling apart -they can be glued back together!!

-- ~christine @ used2btrees

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#11 posted 02-21-2011 09:58 AM

Very nice, Christine. You’re going to have a wonderful handful of art objects, when finished. Soon I’ll be ready to once again work on more hands, can’t wait!

...and thanks for the kind words!

-- Rick, south Sweden

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#12 posted 02-22-2011 07:22 AM

Very cool!

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#13 posted 02-23-2011 05:44 PM

This one’s really out there girl. ;) How do you carve those hands like that? I wouldn’t even try. You are coming up with some interesting ideas during this long winter… Can’t wait to see what you carve up next.

-- Homer : "Oh, and how is education supposed to make me feel smarter? Besides, every time I learn something new, it pushes some old stuff out of my brain."

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#14 posted 04-10-2011 05:56 AM

I love your work…Hands are tough, keep up the nice work….You would go nuts with some blacksmithing

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