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Project by kolwdwrkr posted 08-17-2011 02:52 AM 1516 views 0 times favorited 21 comments Add to Favorites Watch

friend designed this and asked me to carve it for him.

-- ~ Inspiring those who inspire me ~





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grizzman

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#1 posted 08-17-2011 03:11 AM

and i thought you were going to use your hands and arms for martial arts…uh huh…you rascal, you can take the boy out of the shop, but you cant take the shop out of the boy..you rascally wabbit….man , that is awesome…the USMC should commission you to do something like that for them…wow…

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

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Karson

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#2 posted 08-17-2011 03:44 AM

Keith a great looking carving. Nice job.

Welcome back.

-- I've been blessed with a father who liked to tinker in wood, and a wife who lets me tinker in wood. Southern Delaware karson_morrison@bigfoot.com †

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wseand

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#3 posted 08-17-2011 03:53 AM

What a incredible piece. Its quite moving.

-- Bill - "Freedom flies in your heart like an Eagle" Audie Murphy

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#4 posted 08-17-2011 04:16 AM

Very nicely done.

-- Terri, Rocky Mountain High Colorado!

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pat sherman

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#5 posted 08-17-2011 04:17 AM

that is one very very nice job. my brother was a marine. my grandson is a marine. one of my good friends is a ex marine. that is great. thanks for showing us.

-- pat,ohio...http://s5.photobucket.com/albums/y198/patshwigar/

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majeagle1

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#6 posted 08-17-2011 05:57 AM

Fantastic rendition of the Marine Corps Emblem….......and fantastic job on the carving…
Any Marine would be proud to hang this on their wall ! I know I would be…

Semper Fi – Do or die

-- Gene, Majestic Eagle Woodworks, http://majesticeagleww.etsy.com/, http://www.flickr.com/photos/majesticeagle/

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reggiek

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#7 posted 08-17-2011 06:06 AM

Beautiful carving…as a former Marine myself, I too would be proud to display a fine piece such as that…What a great gift for your friend.

-- Woodworking.....My small slice of heaven!

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degoose

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#8 posted 08-17-2011 06:45 AM

Semper Fi…

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

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Roger

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#9 posted 08-17-2011 11:27 AM

especially nice. very intricate carving

-- Roger from KY. Work/Play/Travel Safe. Kentuk55@bellsouth.net

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MasterSergeant

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#10 posted 08-17-2011 03:02 PM

Ditto’s on all the above comments! Thanks for sharing!

-- Kelly, woodworker under construction

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RedBarnWoodwkr

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#11 posted 08-17-2011 03:29 PM

Outstanding job!! Semper Fi

-- Most people spend an entire lifetime wondering if they made a difference, Marines don't have that problem...Ronald Reagan

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Rustic

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#12 posted 08-17-2011 04:45 PM

Pat—there is no such thing as an ex-marine. Once a Marine always a Marine. Love the carving

Semper Fidelis to all my Marine brothers out there

-- www.carvingandturningsbyrick.com, Rick Kruse, Grand Rapids, MI

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BreakingBoardom

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#13 posted 08-17-2011 06:14 PM

Nice project Keith. Glad to see you’re still putting those talented hands to work. This is a great carving and I’m sure the owner will enjoy it very much.

-- Matt - http://breakingboardom.wordpress.com/

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Kent Shepherd

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#14 posted 08-17-2011 10:45 PM

Good to see your work again Keith.

Looks GREAT!

-- She thought I hung the moon--now she just thinks I did it wrong

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#15 posted 08-17-2011 11:54 PM

Thanks for sharing Keith. It looks great. I’m sure you exceeded your friend’s expectations and made him very happy.

-- Dale Manning, Carthage, NY

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