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medusa and the ogre (or is it me?)

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Project by Jim Sellers posted 01-13-2012 08:15 PM 1532 views 2 times favorited 7 comments Add to Favorites Watch

Hope no one finds this inappropriate. I guess it could be considered borderline obscene.

-- J.C.Sellers, Norcross, Ga. Just cut it right the first time. The best carpenters make the fewest chips.





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MasterSergeant

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#1 posted 01-13-2012 09:28 PM

Thanks you made me smile! How in the world did you do so well on the snakes?!

-- Kelly, woodworker under construction

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Jim Sellers

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#2 posted 01-14-2012 03:45 AM

haven’t you ever noticed those curly little sprigs that sprout off of grape vines? I cut them off but left the vine for the heads and hollowed them out. I drilled a bunch of holes in her bald head and left stems behind the curls to glue in the holes after some sorting and arranging.

-- J.C.Sellers, Norcross, Ga. Just cut it right the first time. The best carpenters make the fewest chips.

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#3 posted 01-14-2012 04:44 AM

Jim, I think it is pretty cool looking. The snakes and the concept you used to make them really neat.

Welcome to LumberJocks.

CtL

-- Chris L. "Don't Dream it, Be it."- PortablePastimes.com (Purveyors of Portable Fun and Fidgets)

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#4 posted 01-14-2012 05:11 AM

I remember when I first saw Medusa in Florence Italy – Perseus stands in the plaza with his hand entwined in her hair holding her severed head out like a trophy. I was shocked to say the least.

-- Love thy neighbour as thyself

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#5 posted 01-14-2012 05:36 PM

cool

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

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#6 posted 01-30-2012 09:56 PM

Cool design, Jim. If I thought it wouldn’t hurt so much, I’d consider those grape vines for my own bit of cranial real estate :-)

-- Bob, Potomac, MD

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#7 posted 02-17-2012 06:32 AM

I like it.

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