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Mahi-Mahi.

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Project by Vince posted 02-09-2012 12:56 PM 1407 views 1 time favorited 7 comments Add to Favorites Watch

This is my first attempt at creating something from a 2X12 piece of lumber. This is a Mahi- Mahi or dolphin, dorado. I painted it with water colors while attempting to keep the grain of the wood still visible. I really like the way it turned out and can’t wait to try another species.

-- "Putty and paint make the carpenter I ain't"





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smithy

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#1 posted 02-09-2012 02:10 PM

pretty neat, I like it!

-- Kevin, Indiana

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#2 posted 02-09-2012 03:00 PM

Looks delicious!

-- Steve, Pennsylvania

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#3 posted 02-09-2012 03:27 PM

Hook up!
Excellent replication. Very nice work.

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#4 posted 02-09-2012 03:49 PM

Good carving.

-- http://artisticwoodstudio.com Custom furniture

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#5 posted 02-09-2012 04:15 PM

Looks great, Very nice work.

-- Bob in Montana. Kindness is the Language the blind can see and deaf can hear. - Mark Twain

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#6 posted 02-10-2012 11:51 AM

Nice job! I caught a few of them, there fun to catch and more fun to eat. You should try a Snook or Red fish next. Nice work.

-- Have a great day.

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#7 posted 02-12-2012 02:16 PM

looks great!

-- skip I'm a maine maniac

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