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I asked my boyfriend what he wanted for his birhthday, and I told him to think of something I could make since I didn’t have any money and he told me he wanted a Pheonix. I talked to my Instuctor, Mr. Mark Dunn, to get permission. Then after 3 weeks or so of hard work, a beautiful 2×3 foot Pheonix intarsia was born. Bryan Loved it and has it hanging up in his room right now. It it made out of MDF and Oak Plywood. i later wnt in and put a red boarder around it. -Melissa Doty, age 17, Gutherie Job Corps Center

-- ahhh, Woodworking...... What more is there to say?





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GaryK

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#1 posted 2337 days ago

Great looking Phoenix! I really like the colors.

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

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Tomcat1066

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#2 posted 2337 days ago

WOW! Very nice!

-- "Give me your poor tools, your tired steel, your huddled masses of rust." Yep, I ripped off the Statue of Liberty. That's how I roll!

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Thor

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#3 posted 2337 days ago

That is just wonderful. I know it was well received.
Great future you have in woodworking!
Christina

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Grumpy

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#4 posted 2337 days ago

Beautiful job Melissa. Welcome to Lumberjocks.

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

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Bradford

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#5 posted 2337 days ago

Absolutely beautiful piece. I am awe struck by the detail. You definitely have a good future ahead of you.

-- so much wood, so little time. Bradford. Wood-a-holics unanimous president

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Blake

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#6 posted 2337 days ago

Way cool.

-- Happy woodworking! http://www.openarmsphotography.com

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Scott Bryan

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#7 posted 2337 days ago

That is one nice project. I am sure your boyfriend was overjoyed with the gift. Something like this is a gift from the heart and is far more meaningful than a gift that is bought and wrapped in the prettiest paper. With regards to monetary value this one is priceless.

Thanks for sharing.

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

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Dan'um Style

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#8 posted 2337 days ago

I like it !

-- keeping myself entertained ... Humor and fun lubricate the brain

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Scott

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#9 posted 2337 days ago

You did a great job. He is a lucky boy

-- Scott, Kentucky ----- "Let us so live that when we come to die even the undertaker will be sorry" Mark Twain

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woodpecker

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#10 posted 2337 days ago

Thank you all very much for your support! Yes, you all should have seen his face! his eyes got all big and stuff!. i don’t know if you can see it in the picture, but i shaped each piece on a sander before i put them together so it looks and feels like real fire! (74 pieces in all) This website is so cool! i am glad my istructor told us about it!

(THX MR. DUNN!!!)

-woodpecker

-- ahhh, Woodworking...... What more is there to say?

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woodup

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#11 posted 2337 days ago

Nice detail and color choices. There is a burn survivor support group called the Phoenix Society. You captured the flames in the birds image very nicely! Michael

-- Michael, Fort Worth, TX. "I wood if I could!"

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MsDebbieP

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#12 posted 2336 days ago

Extraordinary.

absolutely stunning.

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

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rpmurphy509

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#13 posted 2336 days ago

WOW (again).

Really fantastic work!

-- Still learning everything

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rikkor

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#14 posted 2336 days ago

Very good work young lady. It is beautiful.

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CharlieM1958

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#15 posted 2336 days ago

Wow! Really beautiful work, Melissa.

-- Charlie M. "Woodworking - patience = firewood"

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