Santas coming

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Project by Time2beupinAZ posted 10-25-2012 07:42 PM 1269 views 1 time favorited 10 comments Add to Favorites Watch
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Well I started getting ready for christmas. Saw this pattern and thought it would go good with all the christmas stuff the wife puts out. She loved it when I suprised her with it. This is only my forth piece I have cut and am still learning with every try at this wonderful art form. The woods I used are bloodwood for the suit, pine for the beard, ash for the cuffs and hat, and I dont know what for the face. Its not ash but looks like it in the picture. I think it might be oak. My wife loves the way the cheeks are highlighted on it. Thanks for looking and enjoy.

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

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#1 posted 10-25-2012 07:51 PM

Ohh.. Christmas is really coming. I’m impressed and that’s very magnificent.

-- "someone has to be wounded for others to be saved, someone has to sacrifice for others to feel happiness, someone has to die so others could live"

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#2 posted 10-25-2012 09:19 PM

Getting ready for you Santa! Hanging socks.

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#3 posted 10-25-2012 10:20 PM

Very nice, I like the way the grain looks in the beard.

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#4 posted 10-25-2012 10:22 PM

very nice job

-- Chuck, wiswood2

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#5 posted 10-26-2012 12:33 PM

HO Ho Ho! Really nice work.

-- Chris K

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#6 posted 10-26-2012 01:15 PM

Great work on this project. Good color mix on the woods and the I like the way the grain turned out as well on the beard.

-- Mike, Missouri --- “A positive life can not happen with a negative mind.” ---

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#7 posted 10-26-2012 05:56 PM

Beautifull,true Christmass spirit.

-- Ivan, Croatia, Wooddicted

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#8 posted 10-26-2012 07:27 PM

Very nicely done; I like him.

helluvawreck aka Charles

-- 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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#9 posted 10-26-2012 08:21 PM

Thanks everyone for the nice comments.

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

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#10 posted 10-28-2012 06:48 AM

You did a great job on the wood selection, like your wife said the highlighted cheeks are great and the grain on beard looks like the pine was grown for your project. great post

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