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this was a labor of love carves into a tree about 1/4 of a mile from where I grew up as a child .afforded me the pleasure of seeing many old friends and leaving a large memory behind
-- wizzardofwood..... "ITS MY JOB TO AMAZE YOU"
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#1 posted 06-17-2011 02:21 PM
Fantastic work, as usual. That’s certainly something for them to remember you by!
-- Charlie M. "Woodworking - patience = firewood"
Sheila Landry (scrollgirl)
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#2 posted 06-17-2011 02:39 PM
Simply awesome! You did a beautiful job!
-- Designer/Artist/Teacher. Owner of Sheila Landry Designs (http://www.sheilalandrydesigns.com) Scroll saw, wood working and painting patterns and surfaces. "Knowledge is Power"
#3 posted 06-17-2011 03:12 PM
Thanks Charlie and Shelia was a fun time and was even better to see old friends …........not to mention get paid for it ,,,lol
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#4 posted 06-17-2011 03:35 PM
Great work. Must be quite the vision for drivers. It’s not everyday that you see a 12ft eagle sitting roadside.
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#5 posted 06-17-2011 03:37 PM
I love it – you did a great job!!!
-- Everyday above ground is a good day.
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#7 posted 06-17-2011 03:44 PM
Woodzy ,it has been a traffic slower,,,,,,,,,,,the homeowners love it twice 1. as a carving 2. it slows trafficplus they get to meet the nieghbors
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#8 posted 06-17-2011 03:46 PM
Great idea, visit old friends, have fun carving and get paid for it! You not only manage to amaze me, youdo great carvings, live a wonderful life, and leave a lot of beautiful memories. Thank you for sharing.
-- As ever, Gus-the 77 yr young apprentice carpenter
#9 posted 06-17-2011 03:55 PM
thanks gus ,,,,,,,,,,,,,,,,,was a riot
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#10 posted 06-17-2011 04:01 PM
All I have to say is WOW!
-- Hey, woodworking ain't brain surgery. Just do something and keep trying till you get it. Doc
#11 posted 06-17-2011 04:14 PM
thanks Doc,,,,,,,,,,,,,its all fun next one is 3ft from the water ,,,,,,,,,,,,,,,,,,,,,,,,,,,keep posted
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#12 posted 06-17-2011 04:17 PM
-- Shameless - Winner of two Stumpy Nubs Awards
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#13 posted 06-17-2011 04:30 PM
Amazing work, very very nice!
-- Ken, "Everyday above ground is a good day!"
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#14 posted 06-17-2011 05:08 PM
just absolutely beautiful! It seems like it would be very difficult to carve from a scaffold.
-- ~christine @ used2btrees
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#15 posted 06-17-2011 05:31 PM
You did an awesome job carving that bird with fish, well done. What species of tree is it? Like my Grandma and art teachers used to tell me, sign & date.
-- Darrell, making more sawdust than I know what to do with
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