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Project by KarenW posted 794 days ago 1023 views 1 time favorited 12 comments Add to Favorites Watch

Taken from a photo of a friend’s golden retriever.
Done on clear maple and framed with jatoba, about 14×18

-- Happiness does not come from doing easy work but from the afterglow of satisfaction that comes after the achievement of a difficult task that demanded our best. --Theodore I. Rubin





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woodpezzer

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#1 posted 794 days ago

Awww.. this is fantastic! I love it! Very nice detail and shading. I’d love to have something like this made for my furry family members.. someday. Really nice work and welcome to Lumberjocks!

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#2 posted 794 days ago

Looks great Karen, welcome to LJs.

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twistedfuse

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#3 posted 794 days ago

Awesome Job, love the simple clean look of the frame with the highly detailed woodburning. You definitely have a knack for art.

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Ken90712

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#4 posted 793 days ago

Love it, I have a Chlt Lab that is my little girl as well. It would be fun to do this.

-- Ken, "Everyday above ground is a good day!"

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Hawaiilad

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#5 posted 793 days ago

Welcome Karen. I just love your woodburning. This one reminds me of our Molly we lost a few years ago. Thank you for sharing.

-- Larry in sunny and warm Hawaii,

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Tag84

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#6 posted 793 days ago

wow, you are really good!

-- -Thomas -

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#7 posted 793 days ago

Another nice wood burning project. Someday I want to take up wood burning but I’ll have to save up for some equipment to try it.

helluvawreck
https://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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#8 posted 793 days ago

That looks just like Maggie the neighbor’s Golden Retriever..Nice job!!.............Jim

-- Jim Jakosh.....Practical Wood Products...........Learn something new every day!! Variety is the Spice of Life!!

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motoman

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#9 posted 793 days ago

Nice job Karen,Have always wanted to try woodburning.On my bucket list.

-- Mike Wix

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spunwood

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#10 posted 793 days ago

really well done. Thanks for sharing

-- I came, I was conquered, I was born again. ἵνα ὦσιν ἓν

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KarenW

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#11 posted 793 days ago

Another nice wood burning project. Someday I want to take up wood burning but I’ll have to save up for some equipment to try it

Believe it or not I don’t use any fancy equipment – just a single temp burning pen which I’ve had for years and years. A few months ago I ordered one of those Optima set-ups and the company never filled the order or charged my card for it. They also never returned any inquiry emails so I sorta shelved that desire. One day I will get that setup but for now I stick with my old, comfortable pen.

Thanks everyone for the nice replies. :)

-- Happiness does not come from doing easy work but from the afterglow of satisfaction that comes after the achievement of a difficult task that demanded our best. --Theodore I. Rubin

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cathyb

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#12 posted 792 days ago

For I second there I thought I was looking at Buddy, my Golden. The burning is fabulous and you are pretty amazing. Thanks so much for sharing.

-- cathyb, Hawaii, www.cathyswoodworking.com

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