Red Oak Doves

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Project by Dick, & Barb Cain posted 01-21-2008 07:25 PM 1975 views 5 times favorited 12 comments Add to Favorites Watch

When I seen Dusty’s beautifully designed stained glass memorial with the Dove, it reminded me of this.

I made this back in 1984.

The Doves are Red Oak, with Apple wood for the background.

The pieces are glued to 1/8” plywood.

The Frame is Red Oak, 9” X 11’’ O.D.

This is a good way to use up scrap wood.

-- -** You are never to old to set another goal or to dream a new dream ****************** Dick, & Barb Cain, Hibbing, MN.

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#1 posted 01-21-2008 07:37 PM

Very nice Dick.

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#2 posted 01-21-2008 07:43 PM

Great job. Nice idea.

-- Gary - Never pass up the opportunity to make a mistake look like you planned it that way - Tyler, TX

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#3 posted 01-21-2008 07:53 PM

I saw the first picture and I thought “who is the LJ? This looks like Dick Cain’s work”.. and I closed the pictures and checked out the woodworker—and there was his smiling face!!!! :)

-- ~ Debbie, Canada (

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#4 posted 01-21-2008 07:58 PM

Debbie! Sharp eyes.

You must have seen my finger prints. LOL

-- -** You are never to old to set another goal or to dream a new dream ****************** Dick, & Barb Cain, Hibbing, MN.

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#5 posted 01-21-2008 08:13 PM

These are quite nice and made from scraps to boot. Very cool.

-- Working at Woodworking

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#6 posted 01-21-2008 09:10 PM

Nice little project Dick.

-- Jeff, St. Paul, MN

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#7 posted 01-21-2008 09:10 PM

you make me enviouse with you carving – very nice

-- Tony - All things are possible, just some things are more difficult than others! - SKYPE: Heron2005 (

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#8 posted 01-21-2008 09:33 PM

Dick I always enjoy viewing your work. Great use of scraps.

-- Bill - "Suit yourself and let the rest be pleased."

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#9 posted 01-21-2008 11:03 PM

Everything you touch turns into something beautiful, Dick!

-- Charlie M. "Woodworking - patience = firewood"

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#10 posted 01-22-2008 01:19 PM


-- Jiri

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#11 posted 01-22-2008 05:53 PM

Beautiful Dick, where you been hiding that one? That does look a lot like Dusties except he’s got just the one.
Your’es is nice too though buddy. Tell Barb I said Hi. You hear anything from Jim Earl lately? I think he might be another that fell off the face of the earth. Take care and keep chippin away pal. mike

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

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#12 posted 01-22-2008 09:17 PM

There is beauty in the simplicity of this.

-- Chelle

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