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Project by scrollingmom posted 01-01-2013 08:42 PM 1576 views 15 times favorited 20 comments Add to Favorites Watch

This picture was done for a friend of mine that makes jewerly. When I picked it out to make for her, later that same day, she had given me a necklace with a medallion of the very same picture. Do we know each other or what.

The picture measures 19”x19”x5/8”. It is made of Baltic Birch plywood and colored with Mahogany stain. The pattern is by Rashaan Ganief.

Hope you enjoy looking.

Thankyou, Kelly

-- Kelly, Allen,KS





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a1Jim

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#1 posted 01-01-2013 08:45 PM

Beautiful work Kelly.

-- http://artisticwoodstudio.com Custom furniture

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Sheila Landry (scrollgirl)

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#2 posted 01-01-2013 08:48 PM

Just Beautiful, Kelly! Awesome! :)

Sheila

-- Designer/Artist/Teacher. Owner of Sheila Landry Designs (http://www.sheilalandrydesigns.com) Scroll saw, wood working and painting patterns and surfaces. "Knowledge is Power"

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KnotCurser

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#3 posted 01-01-2013 08:56 PM

Really nice work, Kelly!

I enjoy how the entire center “floats” free of the rest of the work – it looks like a medallion inside of a heavy piece of wood.

I can’t believe this is BB Plywood – I didn’t realize it took stain that well! That is something I am going to remember for future use for sure.

I am certain your friend loves this gift.

-bob

-- Robert Rhoades WoodWorks / Email: rrww@rhoadesclan.com / www.rhoadesclan.com

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Dave Dufour

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#4 posted 01-01-2013 09:15 PM

Beautiful job Kelly, you need a lot of patients for delicate work.

-- Dave, from Canada, http://simplywoodproducts.ca

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dust4tears

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#5 posted 01-01-2013 09:19 PM

super cool~

-- Ride hard or go home~

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#6 posted 01-01-2013 09:31 PM

That is soooo nice

jamie

-- Who is the happiest of men? He who values the merits of others, and in their pleasure takes joy, even as though 'twere his own. --Johann Wolfgang von Goethe

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#7 posted 01-01-2013 09:45 PM

What a beautiful piece! Great work!

-- Anna http://richmondcarvers.com/

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jaykaypur

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#8 posted 01-01-2013 09:56 PM

very nice work and I bet she loves it !

-- Use it up, Wear it out --------------- Make it do, Or do without!

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#9 posted 01-01-2013 10:03 PM

really like this pattern..very eye catching

-- We call the destruction of replaceable human made items vandalism, while the destruction of irreplaceable natural resources is called development.

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#10 posted 01-01-2013 10:40 PM

I really luv this Kelly. Your tree of life is exactly that. And, it’s a beautiful piece of art.

-- Roger from KY. Work/Play/Travel Safe. Kentuk55@bellsouth.net

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#11 posted 01-01-2013 10:53 PM

This is absolutely beautiful, Kelly. I always look forward to your posts, and you never disappoint. Keep up the great work in 2013.

-- John C. -- "Firearms are second only to the Constitution in importance; they are the peoples' liberty's teeth." George Washington

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nickel

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#12 posted 01-01-2013 11:24 PM

was this made from the tree pictured? lol

-- -Nickel Risk

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#13 posted 01-01-2013 11:36 PM

this is really beautiful, i thought it was walnut when i first looked, you did a grand job here…its funny you and your friend wanted to give each other the same thing, very cool really…im inspired here to maybe do something similar..

-- GRIZZMAN ...[''''']

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#14 posted 01-02-2013 12:55 AM

Kelly, This is Wonderful! Great Work!

-- Robert B. Sabina, Ohio..... http://www.etsy.com/shop/WoodenfrogWoodenProd

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Woodenwizard

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#15 posted 01-02-2013 02:03 AM

Nice. Simple but elegant.

-- John, Colorado's (Wooden Wizard)

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