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The Chase - part of my Walnut Navy series

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Project by GoneNuts posted 01-23-2013 01:33 PM 939 views 4 times favorited 10 comments Add to Favorites Watch

Morning – This is the 2nd in my Walnut Navy Series. I call this piece The Chase. Each ship is done in a Walnut shell. The decking is basswood, sails are Maple, masts are Oak and the “ocean waves” is out of Cottonwood bark I harvested myself. Just to tease you, my next project will be a Pirate Cove with many ships at anchor. I hope you enjoy.
Thank you
Larry

-- GoneNuts





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Dale

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#1 posted 01-23-2013 01:47 PM

They are so cooool, looking forward to the Pirate Cove. Larry, you are very creative.

-- Dale West Central Pa. Do it all, before last call.

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Triumph1

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#2 posted 01-23-2013 02:16 PM

That is pretty cool. I really like how you did the sails.

-- Jeff , Illinois Please...can I stay in the basement a little longer, please!

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stefang

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#3 posted 01-23-2013 05:11 PM

Interesting and fun. Well done too.

-- Mike, an American living in Norway.

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Fishinbo

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#4 posted 01-23-2013 05:36 PM

This is awesome! Like the bark and the sails and how wonderful you put them together into a work of art.

—www.sawblade.com

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redryder

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#5 posted 01-23-2013 05:40 PM

Now that’s different.
I like it…..................

-- mike...............

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Surfside

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#6 posted 01-23-2013 08:54 PM

Sharp idea! Cool craftsmanship!

www.bandsawparts.com

-- "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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shipwright

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#7 posted 01-23-2013 10:14 PM

I love this work and your creative thinking as well.
My only thought is “Who is getting chased?”
Maybe the ship out front should be a merchantman…??

Not a criticism, just a thought.

What a fun piece.

-- Paul M ..............If God wanted us to have fiberglass boats he would have given us fiberglass trees. http://prmdesigns.com/

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TopamaxSurvivor

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#8 posted 01-24-2013 12:55 AM

I love it! Nice work.

-- "some old things are lovely, warm still with life ... of the forgotten men who made them." - D.H. Lawrence

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sbuckle

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#9 posted 01-24-2013 05:06 AM

They bring a smile to my face, well done!

-- Thanks for looking! Steve B.

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#10 posted 01-24-2013 12:16 PM

Great job. I love them.

-- A childs smile is payment enough.

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