Piece for a friend

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This is a Pyrography I did for an Auburn fan in Alabama.
Wouldn’t you know, once it was finished I started to spray it with white paint instead of polyurethane by mistake.
I spent several days undoing that crazy mistake.
I like this style though, and I think I will do some more pieces with transparency overlays.
This was done on Poplar & took about 29 hours. Poplar does not burn as quickly as Red Cedar (My usual choice), and the painting on this was much more involved. I would say using the Poplar took an additional 10 hours.
It measures 19” x 13.5 “

-- Doris Oakwood Ga

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#1 posted 11-12-2011 09:17 PM

Great Job, [ WAR EAGLE ]

-- polecat, south alabama

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#2 posted 11-12-2011 09:27 PM

Very nice work… Roll Tide!

-- I'm not crying... That's dust in my eyes!

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#3 posted 11-12-2011 11:40 PM

Ugliest piece of wood I have every seen ( GO DAWGS) but nice work.

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#4 posted 11-13-2011 01:11 AM

That is absolutely incredible!


-- by Lee A. Jesberger

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#5 posted 11-13-2011 02:20 AM

Very interesting layering.
Great visual effect.

-- Paul M ..............If God wanted us to have fiberglass boats he would have given us fiberglass trees.

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#6 posted 11-13-2011 04:10 AM

Nice workmanship. I do find it strange that Auburn doesn’t know whether they want to be “Wareagles” or “Tigers” – either way though LSU beat them – oh and Alabama too :-))

And you Bama and Auburn fans don’t get mad – I’m just basking in the glory (as long as it lasts)

-- Bill - "Suit yourself and let the rest be pleased."

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#7 posted 11-13-2011 07:52 PM

Ware Eagle!

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#8 posted 11-15-2011 11:25 PM

Very nice work.

Cajun LSU didn’t beat Bama, Bama beat Bama.

-- Docopac (a carpenter in a different medium)

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