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"Burning the Midnight Oil"

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Project by Patti Zongker posted 05-12-2013 08:08 PM 1406 views 4 times favorited 23 comments Add to Favorites Watch

This is my 3rd wood burning project that I have just completed. It is of my husband, Dennis Zongker carving. Using a photograph I transferred the image onto a piece of basswood 15-in. x 21-in. Being that Dennis’ carving area is in the “Old Metz Brewery” which was built in 1859 the idea was to create an old time feeling. I still have a lot to learn but this piece has a lot of meaning behind it and it was a pleasure to burn.

Thank you Dennis for your advice while burning, applying the finish and taking these photos you are a great inspiration to me. Thank you

-- Follow your passion, and success will follow you.





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Dennis Zongker

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#1 posted 05-12-2013 08:13 PM

You did a great job on this Little Bit!!!

I’m very proud of how hard you worked on this, and how you took your time, working on small areas at a time to perfection.

-- Dennis Zongker

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dust4tears

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#2 posted 05-12-2013 08:18 PM

Great detail! Wow~

-- Ride hard or go home~

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Mosquito

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#3 posted 05-12-2013 08:21 PM

That is very nicely done. I wish anything I did for only the 3rd time turned out that great lol

-- Mos - Twin Cities, MN -- Stanley #45 Evangelist - www.youtube.com/MosquitoMods

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Brandon

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#4 posted 05-12-2013 08:24 PM

This is just fantastic! I’d love to know more about your procedure.

-- "hold fast to that which is good"

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shipwright

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#5 posted 05-12-2013 08:35 PM

Very nice for a third (or any) attempt. ..... but then you have an extremely talented teacher.
Thank you for this one and keep them coming Patti.

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

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Jim Earl

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#6 posted 05-12-2013 10:42 PM

Very nice work, After seeing the whole picture, and reading THIS IS your third burning you are very talented. please keep Burning and keep showing us your work.

-- Jim Earl http://www.myspace.com/earle5

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Karson

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#7 posted 05-12-2013 10:53 PM

Wow, Beautiful and a very detailed job.

A fantastic piece.

-- I've been blessed with a father who liked to tinker in wood, and a wife who lets me tinker in wood. Southern Delaware soon moving to Virginia karsonwm@gmail.com †

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scrollsaw

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#8 posted 05-12-2013 10:54 PM

Great art work and great job

-- Todd

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#9 posted 05-13-2013 12:17 AM

Way to go Patti!!!!!! So cool to see it finished and it turned out great!!!

-- Dan Wiggins

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HillbillyShooter

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#10 posted 05-13-2013 12:49 AM

Very nicely done with great detail.

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

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Mathew Nedeljko

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#11 posted 05-13-2013 01:35 AM

Very nicely done, with tremendous detail. You will only get better, so keep these projects coming!

-- Aim high. Ride easy. Trust God. Neale Donald Walsch

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Lee A. Jesberger

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#12 posted 05-13-2013 01:39 AM

Beautiful job.

Lee

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Patti Zongker

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#13 posted 05-13-2013 12:03 PM

Thank you everyone for your kind words you made my day~~~ :)

-- Follow your passion, and success will follow you.

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DanZongker

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#14 posted 05-13-2013 02:51 PM

I’m so very proud of you Patty, You need a remarkable job and the detailing is wonderful~!! You’re becoming a true Zongker~!!....LOLOL…...Soon we will have you making furniture…lol.

-- -Dan Zongker-Zongkers Custom Furniture-Omaha, NE

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DanZongker

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#15 posted 05-13-2013 02:54 PM

oops, you “did a remarkable job”.......typo :)

-- -Dan Zongker-Zongkers Custom Furniture-Omaha, NE

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