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Project by bong posted 02-10-2008 09:33 PM 1792 views 4 times favorited 19 comments Add to Favorites Watch

this done very intricate carving and finished in goldleafing.

-- Bong





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Les Hastings

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#1 posted 02-10-2008 09:57 PM

Holly molly,,,,If I start now I might be done before I die! Excellent job!

-- Les, Wichita, Ks. (I'd rather be covered in saw dust!)

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GaryK

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#2 posted 02-10-2008 10:09 PM

You built the entire thing? Carving and all? Looks fantastic. Where are you from?

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

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bong

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#3 posted 02-10-2008 10:23 PM

I am from Philippines and I have my craftsmen who work for me. And I do furniture and interior design, most of my client and project are from middle east.

-- Bong

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GaryK

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#4 posted 02-10-2008 10:28 PM

Anong part ng Philippines ka naroon?

That was from my wife since I don’t speak tagalog.

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

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Scott Bryan

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#5 posted 02-10-2008 10:35 PM

Only one word to describe this work- utterly gorgeous (maybe two). I could not imagine trying to apply gold leaf to this massive of a project.

Thanks for sharing.

-- Challenges are what make life interesting; overcoming them is what makes life meaningful- Joshua Marine

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bong

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#6 posted 02-10-2008 10:47 PM

Gary, taga Pampanga ako 72 km ang layo sa Manila, ang lugar namin ay tinawag sa the athens of the philippines, where you will find from 7 years old started working in carving. and from history, one of the famous carver who did caved the 4-pillars in the cathedra of vatican.

-- Bong

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bong

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#7 posted 02-10-2008 10:52 PM

Thank you Scotch, for nice appreciation of my projects. But all these cometh form the father who giveth wisdom, knowledge and talent.

-- Bong

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dennis mitchell

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#8 posted 02-10-2008 11:04 PM

Good wisdom bong.

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Damian Penney

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#9 posted 02-11-2008 02:25 AM

Amazing

-- I am always doing that which I can not do, in order that I may learn how to do it. - Pablo Picasso

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jockmike2

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#10 posted 02-11-2008 02:29 AM

Very good appreciation of your talent. From God all things come. Your work is superb. mike

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

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griff

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#11 posted 02-11-2008 02:42 AM

I second that, AMAZING

-- Mike, Bruce Mississippi = Jack of many trades master of none

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Sawhorse

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#12 posted 02-11-2008 02:42 AM

Totally Awesome!!!! That’s all I can say…..

-- Sawhorse - Sulphur Springs, TX - www.sawhorseworkshop.com

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gene

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#13 posted 02-11-2008 03:36 AM

True Craftsmanship!
God bless

-- Gene, a Christian in Virginia

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Chessnut

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#14 posted 02-11-2008 06:59 AM

I’d love to see Bong carve and gild a knight for a chess set!

-- Mike, Airdrie Alberta

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MsDebbieP

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#15 posted 02-11-2008 02:56 PM

amazing
amazing
amazing

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

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