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My Dragon Foison.

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Project by Stonetimber posted 05-04-2012 05:11 PM 2351 views 4 times favorited 22 comments Add to Favorites Watch

Well better late than never. Foison was completed and set into place above the bar on 4/23/2012. He greets anyone that enters the shop. He is composed of Red Cedar with a satin poly finish. He is a build up or lamination. (spent more time watching glue dry than carving) He sports a growler from my sons employer, one of my old cork boots, his right ear is pierced with a screw that they took out of my foot when I broke it two years ago. And he watches the door with his one good staind glass eye illuminated from behind. Though concieved and carved by me. He was illistrated by a friend that was inspired by the poem I wrote for him to set the mood. His tail, wings, leg, and head are all componets that can be removed if need be for transportation.

-- Stonetimber





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Scott R. Turner

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#1 posted 05-04-2012 05:35 PM

Wow, that’s really unique!

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JoeyG

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#2 posted 05-04-2012 05:36 PM

That’s just over the top cool. Great job.

-- JoeyG ~~~ http://www.facebook.com/JHGWoodWorks

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mtnwild

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#3 posted 05-04-2012 06:15 PM

WOW! That really first comes to mind. Fantastic piece! What a creation!! Congratulations, well done…........

What a presence it has…..........

-- mtnwild (Jack), It's not what you see, it's how you see it.

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RockyBlue

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#4 posted 05-04-2012 06:36 PM

He looks satisfied with his hands on his belly, like he just ate some small children. Very unique piece.

-- I haven't had this much fun since hogs ate my little brother. www.rockybluewoodworks.com

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handmade24

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#5 posted 05-04-2012 06:59 PM

O how bad I need more time—Great work—-very different—

-- The price of the project can be found in the smiles of those who receive it. Some things are priceless.

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kapanen

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#6 posted 05-04-2012 07:30 PM

His eye is beyond creative…love it.

-- "Art washes away from the soul the dust of everyday life"....Pablo Picasso

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Woodbridge

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#7 posted 05-04-2012 08:41 PM

I’ve seen you earlier posts and the finished dragon is so cool. Amazing imagination and great craving skills.

-- Peter, Woodbridge, Ontario

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#8 posted 05-04-2012 09:30 PM

That’s super, very unique.

-- Martin ....always count the number of fingers you have before, and after using the saw.

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#9 posted 05-04-2012 09:36 PM

Finally Foison is finished! Good for you – I have been watching you posts and was eager to see him come to life.

I love the embellishments along the way!

-bob

-- Robert Rhoades WoodWorks / Email: rrww@rhoadesclan.com / www.rhoadesclan.com

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#10 posted 05-04-2012 10:13 PM

That is insane! Wonderful Job!

-- Ty, Up in Washington

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#11 posted 05-04-2012 10:43 PM

Super, nice to see him at rest and done.

-- Mel,

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jackthelab

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#12 posted 05-04-2012 10:45 PM

COOL!

-- Dave in Minnesota - If it ain't broke, improve it!

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learnin2do

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#13 posted 05-05-2012 02:56 AM

seriously…how do you come up with that and make it from square hunks of wood?
That is just an absolutely amazing piece of creativity!
~where is the poem?

-- christine

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jaykaypur

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#14 posted 05-05-2012 03:16 AM

Beautiful work. Your “scale” work on the head/face is excellent.

-- Use it up, Wear it out --------------- Make it do, Or do without!

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bake

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#15 posted 05-05-2012 05:15 AM

That is so cool!
Now how about the poem?

-- I love the smell of Home Depot in the morning, it smells like.......carpentry. Bake, Bar Lazy U Woodworks, Lehi,UT.

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