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Project by bradnelson posted 697 days ago 1308 views 0 times favorited 8 comments Add to Favorites Watch

made of maple. made on the scroll saw. this was definitely a labor of love. don’t know if id make another.





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Gshepherd

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#1 posted 696 days ago

Wow, Talk about the labor of love>>>> How many hours do you have invested? Did you put a finish on it? Very fine job…...

-- What we do in life will Echo through Eternity........

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Alongiron

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#2 posted 696 days ago

Geez..Thats one heck of a project right there! I bet you went through a few blades on that one! Congratulations on your skill work and patience!

-- Measure twice and cut once.....

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Kookaburra

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#3 posted 696 days ago

wow. That must have taken an impressive amount of time and an unnaturally steady hand. And the scariest part for me is that no matter how well made, it is not going to be very sturdy – one flip of a dog’s tail and that all she wrote. It is really quite beautiful – just like the original. Take lots of pictures :-)

-- Kay - Just a girl who loves wood.

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MonteCristo

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#4 posted 696 days ago

Amazing. Needs a “Handle With Care” sign on it !

-- Dwight - "Free legal advice available - contact Dewey, Cheetam & Howe""

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majuvla

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#5 posted 696 days ago

This is definately hard labor but now it’s priceless and looks magnificant

-- Ivan, Croatia, Wooddicted

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Diggerjacks

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#6 posted 696 days ago

Hello

A wonderful piece as the original

How many time did you need to make the eiffel tower?

Thanks for sharing

-- Diggerjack-France ---The only limit is the limit of the mind and the mind has no limit

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helluvawreck

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#7 posted 696 days ago

It’s a beautiful thing and I can see how it would take a lot of time. Congratulations.

helluvawreck aka Charles
http://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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oldnovice

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#8 posted 695 days ago

The last time I saw Paris ... the last time I saw a model of the Eiffel Tower it was laser cut … this one looks a lot better and has more detail (guess you can only burn wood so small before it’s gone)! What is the height of the model?

Have you ever seen the real thing? It is awesome and to think it was to be torn down after the world’s fair!

-- "I never met a board I didn't like!"

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