In Memory

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Project by diggerdelaney posted 06-26-2012 06:05 PM 1218 views 1 time favorited 5 comments Add to Favorites Watch
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A friend asked me to make a small plaque for his brothers dog who got run over. I did explain that I would have a go as it would give me some practice and also told him not to expect to mush as I had only done one other plaque with letter carving on.
Anyway this is how it turned out. Made from Oak approximate size is 12” by 5 1/2” and took two days to complete. No finish as I will leave it up to them

-- Derek, Kent, UK,

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#1 posted 06-26-2012 07:06 PM

Nice tribute. I dread the day when my dogs pass. Hopefully it will be in the very distant future.

-- Crashn - the only thing I make more of than sawdust is mistakes

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#2 posted 06-26-2012 09:29 PM

Derek, very nice carving. I think I would have perhaps clipped the corners at a 45. It looks like alot of free space. Maybe a thought for next time??

-- ***Pat*** Rookie woodworker looking for an education!!!

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#3 posted 06-26-2012 10:23 PM

Nice job Derek, bugger of a way to loose your mate after 12 years, sure it will be treasured :)

-- Pete G: If you always do what you always did you'll always get what you always got

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#4 posted 06-27-2012 01:42 AM

That letter carving is perfect! What did you carve that with?

-- " I'll try to be nicer, if you'll try to be smarter" gfadvm

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#5 posted 06-27-2012 05:10 PM

Fantastic jod your friends brother must be happy with your plaque

-- Ray

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