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Project by RWAARM posted 04-19-2013 05:10 PM 1320 views 4 times favorited 19 comments Add to Favorites Watch

11 LAYERS CUT FROM 1/4” WALNUT. HAND SANDED AND SHAPED. BURNED WITH PENCIL TORCH TO HIGHLIGHT. GLUED AND CLAMPED. SPRAYED WITH SIMI-GLOSS. MOUNTED ON DRIFT WOOD AND WALNUT BASE.

-- RITA, INDIANA-RWAARM@YAHOO.COM





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mariva57

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#1 posted 04-19-2013 05:16 PM

Project meticulous attention to detail, I  like, compliments.

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YoungWilly

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#2 posted 04-19-2013 05:39 PM

The detail is amazing! I especially love the detailing on the fur at the front of the magnificent beast.

-- -- Measure twice, cut once; why, did the wood grow?

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Jamie Speirs

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#3 posted 04-19-2013 06:15 PM

Rita, that is an amazing piece
The detail is wonderful.
Jamie

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AlBCuttnWud

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#4 posted 04-19-2013 06:31 PM

WOW, very nice. I see there is a horse in one of the pictures. Is the horse put together the same way? Great looking finished piece of art!

-- -Al, Patuxent River, MD

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#5 posted 04-19-2013 06:59 PM

15.

Your craftsmanship is special and unique. Breath taking, to say the least.!

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WoodGuyNC

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#6 posted 04-19-2013 11:51 PM

Very nice work.

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#7 posted 04-20-2013 12:26 AM

Spectacular!!

-- Honey thats not a mistake, it's a design feature!

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Woodbridge

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#8 posted 04-20-2013 01:52 AM

Beautiful work. Quite an interesting technique to make a sculpture/carving. the result is very nice.

-- Peter, Woodbridge, Ontario

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Monte Pittman

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#9 posted 04-20-2013 02:45 AM

Beautiful piece

-- Mother Nature created it, I just assemble it.

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Lidiya Blaznina

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#10 posted 04-20-2013 04:40 AM

Rita, very interesting project !!!

-- Lidiya,Russia.http://www.reznoe.ru/

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#11 posted 04-20-2013 05:22 AM

This is beautiful ,great art.

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#12 posted 04-20-2013 06:40 AM

Great job, love the detail

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michelletwo

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#13 posted 04-20-2013 11:17 AM

wonderful!

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violaine

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#14 posted 04-20-2013 01:33 PM

i wonder how much time did you spend on this alone ms. rita?

i bet you have all the time in this world for this wonderful hobby and that is woodworking..

perhaps this project of yours will be the last to be auctioned at Sotheby’s 100 years from now..

great job from someone with a skilled patient hands.

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#15 posted 04-20-2013 04:28 PM

Amazing details ! This is just awesome : )

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