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Project by glynn posted 01-25-2013 at 05:50 PM 2775 views 16 times favorited 49 comments Add to Favorites Watch

made of 122 pieces of maple,9in tall and 11 in in diameter,2 days to turn 8 days to carve

-- jim nevada





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#1 posted 01-25-2013 at 05:54 PM

Marvelous!!! Very Beautiful Work!
I will say you have Talent!!! I mean Real TALENT!!!!

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Greg..the Cajun Box Sculptor

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#2 posted 01-25-2013 at 05:54 PM

Wow…! that is amazing and Very creative…Did it take you 10 days for both or 10 days each?

-- If retiring is having the time to be able to do what you enjoy then I have always been retired.

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#3 posted 01-25-2013 at 05:56 PM

Jim,

I think this is your best yet. This is very beautiful work !!!

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

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#4 posted 01-25-2013 at 06:03 PM

Wowie Jim, this is a way real cool piece, you’re getting into some tricky turning / carving now days.
What type of glue do you use for the segment glue up?.
I can understand the 8 day carve time.
This has to go DT3
Fabulous Mate
Pete

-- Pete G: If you always do what you always did you'll always get what you always got

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#5 posted 01-25-2013 at 06:08 PM

That is absolutely gorgeous! Congratulations, that is a great piece of art.

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ldl

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#6 posted 01-25-2013 at 06:09 PM

When I first looked at this I said how in the world did he do this. Then I read the desc. Great job.

-- Dewayne in Bainbridge, Ga. - - No one can make you mad. Only you decide when you get mad - -

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#7 posted 01-25-2013 at 06:09 PM

cool

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#8 posted 01-25-2013 at 06:13 PM

Way beyond amazing , incredible work of art.

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#9 posted 01-25-2013 at 06:18 PM

Beautiful!

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#10 posted 01-25-2013 at 06:18 PM

Lot of work to make one bowl and then carve it into such a wonderful shape. Congratulations and thank you
for sharing.

-- As ever, Gus-the 75 yr young apprentice carpenter

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#11 posted 01-25-2013 at 06:27 PM

exquisite!!!!

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#12 posted 01-25-2013 at 07:14 PM

Very nice

-- Vince

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#13 posted 01-25-2013 at 07:21 PM

very awesome

-- The mark of a good carpenter is not how few mistakes he makes, but rather how well he fixes them.

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#14 posted 01-25-2013 at 07:40 PM

One of the most amazing things I have seen. Great Job!

-- Who is John Galt?

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#15 posted 01-25-2013 at 07:46 PM

WOW

-- Jim in Cushing Oklahoma

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