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another piggy bank, cedar, Dutch oil finish
-- GaryW, Edgefield SC, Too old to start over, can't remember why...
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#1 posted 11-05-2011 04:13 AM
-- www.carvingandturningsbyrick.com, Rick Kruse, Grand Rapids, MI
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#2 posted 11-05-2011 05:29 AM
GaryW, this is quite an interesting piece. It reminds me of a combination of things I’ve seen before, including, but not limited to some Native American artwork and jewelry.
Did you bend the brass slotted plate to fit the curve, or trace the plate to make the curve?
-- Jonathan, Denver, CO "Constructive criticism is welcome and valued as it gives me new perspectives and helps me to advance as a woodworker."
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#3 posted 11-05-2011 07:01 AM
Nice job, I like this piggy a lot ;-)
-- Bob in WW ~ "some old things are lovely, warm still with life ... of the forgotten men who made them." - D.H. Lawrence
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#4 posted 11-05-2011 11:37 AM
A very modernistic piece.. clean crisp..
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#5 posted 11-05-2011 02:09 PM
The brass bend is very mild, no kinks, want to change the screws to a round top instead of the now counter sunk. The white stripe was the hardest to do, didn’t allow for the blade width when I glued back together.
Thank you for the kind coments.
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#6 posted 11-05-2011 02:40 PM
Nice design, Gary. My grandson would like this little piggy. Is there any accommodation for removing the accumulated wealth?
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#7 posted 11-05-2011 03:07 PM
Cool design Gary. I love the ilttle strip in it adds alot to it I think. Thanks for sharing.
-- Tim, Missouri ....Inside every older person is a younger person wondering what the heck happened
#8 posted 11-05-2011 09:26 PM
You will never save by removing the saved. But if you have to, remove the two screws, what goes in will come out the way.
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#9 posted 11-06-2011 10:30 PM
Nice work I like it.
-- Ken, "Everyday above ground is a good day!"
#10 posted 03-31-2012 03:13 AM
SOLD FOR $10
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