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Turquoise Inlaid Horse Head Art Wall Hanging/ Table Top

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Project by Tim & Candy Hicks posted 359 days ago 1564 views 1 time favorited 6 comments Add to Favorites Watch

My 8 year old daughter is building a table for her bedroom. She found this piece of redwood slab scrap and asked if I could help her inlay a design into it. I craved it out, and she helped me inlay the turquoise. This is going to be her table top…. more pictures to come when we help her finish the base

I would like to hang it on the wall

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NaFianna

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#1 posted 359 days ago

Very cool – that turquoise really stands out on that wood.

-- Cad a dheanfaimid feasta gan adhmad.......?

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HillbillyShooter

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#2 posted 359 days ago

Great father-daughter project! And, my wife really likes it—she looked over, saw it and requested my iPad to take a better look. Way to go!

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

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Monkman

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#3 posted 359 days ago

Nicely done, I know someone who would really treasure somthing like that.

-- MonkeyMonk

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Tim & Candy Hicks

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#4 posted 359 days ago

This was actually a mother- daughter project and we definitely treasure it. I look forward hopefully doing more projects such as this. My husband has always been the one that sands and polishes the turquoise on flat surfaces such as tables, because it can be difficult to keep it very with no dips….

I really took my time sanding down the turquoise and am quite pleased with the outcome. I am sure my son is going to want me to crave something that has to do with hunting

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leafherder

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#5 posted 358 days ago

Nice job, I really like the vine design in the corner. What are the dimensions? Just a suggestion but you might want to try malachite inlay for your son’s hunting scene – similar properties to turquoise but a good masculine green color – I can see a Stag or Bear or Fish. Be sure to post a picture for us.

-- Leafherder

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Fishinbo

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#6 posted 354 days ago

Gorgeous table top! The inlays look amazing with the beautiful wood. Excellent job! Looking forward to the son’s project.

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