shire dray horse

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Project by bobman58 posted 10-02-2012 06:18 PM 1602 views 4 times favorited 12 comments Add to Favorites Watch
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hi heres a dray horse i made from a garnet hall pattern the wood i used was douglas fir western red cedar mahogany and cherry the collar is ebonised mahogany i finished it with 3 coats of satin varnish it measures approx 14×14” quite a tricky one to make lots of small pieces thanks for looking

-- robert dignam

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#1 posted 10-02-2012 06:35 PM

very nice Bob.

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#2 posted 10-02-2012 06:40 PM

I think this is awesome. My daughter loves horses and would love for me to make one of these for her room.


Fav for sure!

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#3 posted 10-02-2012 06:44 PM

You did a great job shaping, the Intarsia turned out very nice.

-- Intarsia92

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#4 posted 10-02-2012 06:49 PM

That looks amazing. Nice work there.

-- Tim - I usally measure twice after I cut......then I know for sure that I cut it short.....

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#5 posted 10-02-2012 08:11 PM

Extreme gorgeousness!

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#6 posted 10-02-2012 11:45 PM

Giddy up, gr8!

-- Roger from KY. Work/Play/Travel Safe. Keep your dust collector fed.

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#7 posted 10-03-2012 01:51 PM

Thats a fantastic piece. Very nicely done! Display it proudly.

-- "Keep thy airspeed up, lest the earth come from below and smite thee." - William Kershner

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#8 posted 10-03-2012 04:19 PM

Very Nice piece….. It just jumps out at you…..

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

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#9 posted 10-03-2012 06:05 PM

Great looking intarsia. So how’s a guy in Great Britain getting woods that come from where I am in the Pacific Northwest (Washington State, SW BC) ? Can’t be common in Britain !

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

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#10 posted 10-03-2012 06:16 PM

thanks everyone for there kind comments montecristo i get my wood from a local wood yard where they import timber its the first time ive used western red cedar and douglas fir bob

-- robert dignam

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#11 posted 10-04-2012 03:35 AM

Great piece of work. I am just getting started on scroll, so I am a ways out from this level.

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#12 posted 12-10-2012 04:29 AM

Wow 10 out of 10

-- It's easy when you know how - but that's the hard part. Ontario, Canada

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