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Project by LittlePaw posted 08-09-2011 09:53 PM 1660 views 0 times favorited 9 comments Add to Favorites Watch

With a State-wide burn ban, I’m having a ball burning wood inside! If I had known that wood burning is this much fun , , , well, it’s like if I had known that grand kids are this much fun, I would have had them first ??! I was working up enough confidence to carve a whole bald eagle. Now I am seriously considering burning a life size whole bald eagle ! I just have to find a big enough piece of wood – for the eight-foot wingspan ! Okay, shut up, LittlePaw, you’re paining yourself into a corner!

-- LittlePAW - The sweetest sound in my shop, next to Mozart, is what a hand plane makes slicing a ribbon.





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degoose

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#1 posted 08-09-2011 10:15 PM

Heck I though you were burning wood…now I find that you are a pyrography aficionado and not a pyromaniac…lol

-- Drink twice... and don't bother to cut... @ lazylarrywoodworks.com.au For lovers of all things timber...

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Tim Kindrick

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#2 posted 08-09-2011 10:57 PM

More stunning work!!! I can’t wait to see the next pieces of artwork that you create!!!!!!!

-- I have metal in my neck but wood in my blood!!

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MShort

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#3 posted 08-09-2011 11:03 PM

Even though it is very HOT in Oklahoma, Those are very COOL !!! Nice work.

-- Mike, Missouri --- “A positive life can not happen with a negative mind.” ---

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mtnwild

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#4 posted 08-10-2011 12:54 AM

Nice projects! Lots of potential there with your talent.

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

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Roman Hrytsak

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#5 posted 08-10-2011 02:05 AM

When you’re hot, you’re hot! Waiting for your next piece. RH

-- Roman:... there are no mistakes, just opportunities for a design change!

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gfadvm

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#6 posted 08-10-2011 04:27 AM

WOW! That is amazing. I would title it: “but I am smiling”

-- " I'll try to be nicer, if you'll try to be smarter" gfadvm

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DocSavage45

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#7 posted 08-20-2011 03:57 PM

Nice work as usual. Wondering if it is freehand or a pattern? I’m guessing from your carving that it’s freehand?

-- Cau Haus Designs, Thomas J. Tieffenbacher

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LittlePaw

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#8 posted 08-20-2011 05:13 PM

Thanx for all the compliments, LJs. I wish I could do that freehand, Doc. I got it off a magazine. I am working on shading – getting it more even and gradual . . . burnt up a lot of wood trying it! But I’ve found that it’s almost impossible on grainy wood! I wonder if there is a special technique on rough or grainy wood, or just stay away from them?

-- LittlePAW - The sweetest sound in my shop, next to Mozart, is what a hand plane makes slicing a ribbon.

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DocSavage45

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#9 posted 08-21-2011 12:31 AM

I’m thinking a torch? With a difuse nozzel? But I wouldn’t do it in the house. LOL

-- Cau Haus Designs, Thomas J. Tieffenbacher

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