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Project by OregonBurls posted 08-06-2011 07:34 PM 1887 views 3 times favorited 14 comments Add to Favorites Watch

This is our first Large finished CNC project. We have 25 hrs into it and it came out beautiful.
Lots of sanding as always. We finished it with a satin finish.

This is almost 6’ and the top and bottle are book matches and the corables (sp?) are book matched.
Thanks
Greg
www.oregonburls.com

-- Greg, Southern Oregon, www.oregonburls.com What can I say but God Is Good!





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turtlepan

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#1 posted 08-06-2011 08:07 PM

very nice work! I need something for over my mantle now!

-- John in GP

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fishcarver2010

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#2 posted 08-06-2011 08:55 PM

very nice!!!
Stacey

-- www. staceymitchellwildlifeart.synthasite.com

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#3 posted 08-06-2011 09:10 PM

greg this is so beautiful…i love the whole thing..this cnc work your doing now is great and i hope your able to get tons of work now that you have this ability…if you dont want this one , i will gladly hang it here and tell everyone who made it…doesnt that sound like a great deal…i think so…grizz

-- GRIZZMAN ...[''''']

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Toolz

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#4 posted 08-06-2011 09:16 PM

Very nice! Reminds me of Joe Dillett’s mantles; but he carves them by hand! http://www.thecarvingshop.net/photos.htm

-- Larry "Work like a Captain but Play like a Pirate!"

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#5 posted 08-06-2011 09:26 PM

I like it!

-- Erwin, Jacksonville, FL

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#6 posted 08-07-2011 12:23 AM

very nice job.
Chuck

-- Chuck, wiswood2 www.wisconsinwoodchuck.com

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sedcokid

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#7 posted 08-07-2011 03:49 AM

What a beautiful carving, can you imagine carving that by hand….

Thanks for sharing

-- Chuck Emery, Michigan,

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Dale J Struhar Sr

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#8 posted 08-07-2011 04:57 AM

Outstanding!

-- Dale, Ohio

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DLCW

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#9 posted 08-07-2011 05:48 AM

Greg, the carving looks very familiar (VectorArt3D). I made a mantel with a modified version of this carving about 16 months ago and take it to builders shows as a demo.

Very nice work. Looks like you have some hand carving in it to take care of the undercutting you did.

-- Don, Diamond Lake Custom Woodworks - http://www.dlwoodworks.com - "If you make something idiot proof, all they do is make a better idiot"

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#10 posted 08-07-2011 07:14 AM

Excellent work Greg.

-- Grumpy - "Always look on the bright side of life"- Monty Python

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OregonBurls

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#11 posted 08-07-2011 10:03 PM

It is done with fector art but lots of work afterwards. thanks everyone!

-- Greg, Southern Oregon, www.oregonburls.com What can I say but God Is Good!

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mmh

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#12 posted 08-07-2011 10:10 PM

This will be quite the statement piece for a grande home. I’d love to see the final installation.

-- "They who dream by day are cognizant of many things which escape those who dream only by night." ~ Edgar Allan Poe

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grosa

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#13 posted 08-13-2011 07:07 PM

Great job! That is a very nice carving. You should be proud of that one.

-- Have a great day.

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Carlosbu6969

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#14 posted 06-08-2015 05:51 AM

Nice work I owned a carve wright I loved what could do to many troubles machine blew apart

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