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Project by EGA posted 05-13-2008 12:49 PM 1423 views 1 time favorited 12 comments Add to Favorites Watch

I get my wood burning materiel from a little cabinet shop down the way a mile or so(my next door neighbot).
Had this scrap of oak plywood thought I would make something usefull out of it and share with the site. The second picture is a larger one of the same subject on the right rear door of my 1956 Chev Pael Delivery. As one can tell I love fighting the grain trying to make it all blend together. Semper Fi

-- www.flickr.com/photos/egamarine/





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jjohn

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#1 posted 05-13-2008 01:21 PM

what we have here is an artist woodworker. Amazing.

-- JJohn

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Scott Bryan

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#2 posted 05-13-2008 01:35 PM

EGA,

This is a beautiful piece of artwork. To me this is begging to be put in a frame and mounted on a wall, as any fine picture should be.

Nice post. I enjoyed looking at this.

-- Challenges are what make life interesting; overcoming them is what makes life meaningful- Joshua Marine

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bryano

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#3 posted 05-13-2008 06:18 PM

Im with Scott on this one, put it in a frame. I really like ram portrats. good work.

-- bryano

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jockmike2

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#4 posted 05-13-2008 07:26 PM

WOW! When I first looked at it I thought it was an actual rams head. I thought man thats a nice head. Great job. Beautiful and real looking. mike

-- (You just have to please the man in the Mirror) Mike from Michigan -

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Richard Williams

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#5 posted 05-13-2008 11:09 PM

You are an artist extroadinare’ Very nice work Marine.

-- Rich, Nevada,

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mrtrim

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#6 posted 05-14-2008 12:33 AM

another great piece of work e g a ! very nice .
semper fi

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EGA

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#7 posted 05-14-2008 12:20 PM

Thanks for the comments, keeps me motivated to the max. I enjoy the work of each of you and really appreciate the space for a little art. HMckinley

-- www.flickr.com/photos/egamarine/

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pat sherman

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#8 posted 05-14-2008 03:30 PM

love the mt. sheep. he is lovely. any time you want to do a picture for me i will love it.

thanks.

-- pat,ohio...http://s5.photobucket.com/albums/y198/patshwigar/

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EGA

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#9 posted 05-14-2008 04:16 PM

A Picture is a big subject, name it my friend and I will work it in. Might take a long time to try and equal your expertise with the burning iron. I’ll try, just name the subject.

-- www.flickr.com/photos/egamarine/

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sharad

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#10 posted 05-17-2008 08:28 PM

Extra ordinary piece of wood burning. The ram looks like a photograph. I would like to see your other wood burning projects.
Sharad

-- “If someone feels that they had never made a mistake in their life, then it means they have never tried a new thing in their life”.-Albert Einstein

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EGA

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#11 posted 05-17-2008 10:44 PM

Yes Sir!, thanks for the comment. Woodburning or pyrography is a neat way to get involved with wood. The Ram was burned on oak, preferably not a good wood to burn. I think Birch is the best all around that I have found. Sharad, I don’t know why my flickr site dosen’t come up with this post below. Just click on to my avatar up by EGA and it will take you to my home page. The blue site click on and it will take you to some of my art on Flickr. Glad you found this outstanding woodworking site. So from here to you in India, welcome and you can get help here from anyone, I have!! Thanks and Semper Fi.

-- www.flickr.com/photos/egamarine/

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Rj

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#12 posted 06-12-2009 05:02 PM

Spectacular Work! Your a true artist

Fantastic Work!!!!

-- Rj's Woodworks,San Jose & Weed Ca,

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