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Carpenter Ant

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Project by CGMillay posted 11-09-2012 01:06 AM 1124 views 4 times favorited 5 comments Add to Favorites Watch

Turned a “Carpenter Ant” today. Started out making a Snowman, but had a split on the edge that took it out of round, so I “modified” it! (Cherry and copper) 6” long.

-- -Chris, Pennsylvania, www.facebook.com/millaywoodworks





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Don Broussard

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#1 posted 11-09-2012 02:22 AM

Very clever save! Maybe you could put a very small hand plane or circular saw in one of it little copper legs to make it a real carpenter . . .

-- People say I hammer like lightning. It's not that I'm fast -- it's that I never hit the same place twice!

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#2 posted 11-09-2012 04:53 AM

Nice rendition. Had some carpenter ants in Eureka, CA; yea they’re that big (or so it seemed when you stepped on them). I think you have a great salable item there.

-- Greg, No. Cal. - "Gaudete in Domino Semper"

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#3 posted 11-09-2012 05:06 AM

Scarry but beautiful.

-- Ivan, Croatia, Wooddicted

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#4 posted 11-09-2012 06:41 PM

Great save, Chris. They could be a seller.

-- A family man has photos in his wallet where his money used to be.

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#5 posted 11-09-2012 08:34 PM

Very neat!

-- Abbas, Castro Valley, CA

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