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This is my second attempt at carving a piece. It came out better than the first one but I still need a lot more practice. Spalted maple 4 1/2” tall 3 3/4” wide aline dyed with a spray on poly finish. Thanks for looking.
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#1 posted 11-26-2011 08:05 PM
That is very creative and I really like the form.
-- The mistakes I make in woodworking are not mistakes they just give my projects character- Me
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#2 posted 11-26-2011 08:07 PM
Lou, I think it turned out pretty well. I don’t know the look you were hopeing for but I like it… No matter what it is that we do, we are own wurst critic….. And we never stop learing!! This piece looks a little bit like a project that I have done.
Thanks for sharing
-- Chuck Emery, Michigan,
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#3 posted 11-26-2011 08:14 PM
Amazing, you are the man! Next you could do one of these with a Celtic knot in the center? HAHAHA.
-- For God so loved the world, that he gave his only begotten Son, that whosoever believeth in him should not perish, but have everlasting life. John 3:16
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#4 posted 11-26-2011 08:31 PM
VERY COOL TURNING. A TRIFERN ORIGINAL. NICE FINISH AND PHOTO.
-- (You just have to please the man in the Mirror) Mike from Michigan -
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#5 posted 11-26-2011 09:21 PM
Man, that’s small…..
Looks great, well sculptured form….......I like the color too….............so tiny…........
-- mtnwild (Jack), It's not what you see, it's how you see it.
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#6 posted 11-26-2011 09:25 PM
Lou your artistic ability is really starting to show…........ well done my friend.
-- Brian, Ontario Canada,
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#7 posted 11-26-2011 10:56 PM
What a georgous little piece Lou, man you’re sure getting the hang of this carving & the finish is super, very well done. :: )))
-- Pete G: If you always do what you always did you'll always get what you always got
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#8 posted 11-26-2011 11:05 PM
Very cool Lou a real work of art
-- http://artisticwoodstudio.com Custom furniture
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#9 posted 11-27-2011 02:02 PM
Lou! you are improving with leaps & bounds..the carving is wonderful & i love the neck treatment. Go Lou!
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#10 posted 11-27-2011 06:32 PM
i get inspiration every time i open one of these notifications…thanks, lou…
-- rookie ...we'll see what happens...
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#11 posted 11-29-2011 12:44 AM
it’s beautiful Lou, great job!
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#12 posted 12-28-2015 06:33 PM
That turned out nicely. Congratulations.
helluvawreck aka Charleshttp://woodworkingexpo.wordpress.com
-- If a man does not keep pace with his companions, perhaps it is because he hears a different drummer. Let him step to the music which he hears, however measured or far away. Henry David Thoreau
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