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Project by Aristocraft posted 440 days ago 949 views 1 time favorited 10 comments Add to Favorites Watch

Ok, first let me say, I did not make this – a good friend of mine did. I found a similar one he made on the internet and he was kind enough to make me a personalized one! I just thought I would share this with everyone, cause it is such a special piece and so wonderfully done. My granddad was a wood turner and is the reason I am now a wood turner. My granddad has been gone 20 + years and he would have gotten such a kick out of this carving. I built a display case for this piece, it will be cherished!!

-- http://www.aristocraftwoodworking.com --- Never a failure - Always a lesson





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Bluepine38

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#1 posted 440 days ago

I think I kinda sorta resemble that character, as do a few others on this site. A wonderful character that
deserves a special display case, and he might just get copied a few times. Thank you for sharing, and your
granddad just might be chuckling over your shoulder.

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

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Aristocraft

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#2 posted 440 days ago

Thanks, you may be right – he would be chuckling!! And I thought it looked like me??? Guess all of us wood folks look alike!! :O

-- http://www.aristocraftwoodworking.com --- Never a failure - Always a lesson

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Jim Jakosh

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#3 posted 440 days ago

That is so cool!!!!!!!!

-- Jim Jakosh.....Practical Wood Products...........Learn something new every day!! Variety is the Spice of Life!!

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hunter71

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#4 posted 440 days ago

Now thats COOL.

-- A childs smile is payment enough.

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mtenterprises

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#5 posted 440 days ago

Where’s the chips, you gotta have chips. Very nice carving.
MIKE

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HillbillyShooter

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#6 posted 440 days ago

Great carving!

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

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peteg

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#7 posted 440 days ago

You gotta love this little guy, great way to cherish a memory of your Dad, what are the dimensions??
Your mate did you proud :)
Pete

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

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AlBCuttnWud

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#8 posted 439 days ago

That is so awesome. People have some creativity and skill. Update with some pics of the case too when you get a chance.

-- -Al, Patuxent River, MD

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Yussef

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#9 posted 439 days ago

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Fishinbo

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#10 posted 438 days ago

Incredible work on that awesome carving. He’s adorable and looks great.

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