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Gary the snail picture frame

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Project by hairy posted 03-21-2013 07:10 PM 4940 views 4 times favorited 11 comments Add to Favorites Watch

Mickey Mouse has a pet dog, Spongebob Squarepants has a pet snail, and I’m ok with that.

This will be a gift for my grandaughter. I have a picture of her mother at a younger age to put in, unless she meets my price to lose the picture. I have to supplement my retirement income somehow, why not blackmail?

Basswood, acrylic paints and spray poly to seal it.

-- stay thirsty my friends...





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ChrisK

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#1 posted 03-21-2013 07:25 PM

Not a fan of SpongeBob, but nice work on the snail.

-- Chris K

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rrdesigns

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#2 posted 03-21-2013 08:02 PM

Fun project. What tools did you use to do the shaping?

-- Beth, Oklahoma, Rambling Road Designs

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hairy

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#3 posted 03-21-2013 08:06 PM

Thanks! Lathe,bandsaw, scroll saw and handtools.

-- stay thirsty my friends...

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Tom Godfrey

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#4 posted 03-21-2013 08:10 PM

Nice to see you posting something again. Great project as always. Hope all is well with you and family.
Been real busy lately with making lots of bowls. Just trying to get to be the best I can be and not there yet. I can see a lot of improvement but still suck when it comes to the final finish. I keep trying different things and that is getting better also. Guess I need to start posting some of my work.

-- Tom Godfrey Landrum South Carolina (tomhcww@gmail.com)

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Dan'um Style

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#5 posted 03-21-2013 10:07 PM

whoa-ho Hairy ! ... very cool

-- keeping myself entertained ... Humor and fun lubricate the brain

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wiswood2

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#6 posted 03-21-2013 11:20 PM

great job.
Chuck

-- Chuck, wiswood2 www.wisconsinwoodchuck.com

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Ken90712

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#7 posted 03-22-2013 08:13 AM

Great job, What a cute project… Bet she LOVES it….. Nice colors….

-- Ken, "Everyday above ground is a good day!"

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WoodenFrog

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#8 posted 03-22-2013 10:19 AM

I love it Hairy!
Nice work!
Oh….Who lives in a pineapple under the sea…..!!

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

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ohwoodeye

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#9 posted 03-22-2013 01:35 PM

Gary is the best character on Spongbob…....with Pearl a close second. Well done.

-- Directions are just the Manufacturer's opinion on how something should be assembled. ----Mike, Waukesha, WI

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Roger

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#10 posted 03-24-2013 01:01 PM

Nicely done, Hairy

-- Roger from KY. Work/Play/Travel Safe. Keep your dust collector fed. Kentuk55@yahoo.com

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helluvawreck

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#11 posted 03-24-2013 01:05 PM

It’s pretty cute, Hairy. I like it.

helluvawreck aka Charles
http://woodworkingexpo.wordpress.com

-- If a man does not keep pace with his companions, perhaps it is because he hears a different drummer. Let him step to the music which he hears, however measured or far away. Henry David Thoreau

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