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This is by far my most difficult , but fun and challenging project. Its made of red oak, and trimmed with mahogany. I’ve placed it in the south Carolina statw fair lady week ….. It won first prize …..I hope al of my lumberjock buddies like it .





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#1 posted 10-08-2013 02:31 PM

Incredible work Marka1969!

Congratulations on the win as well.

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#2 posted 10-08-2013 02:37 PM

Thank you very much , I’m not a pro but I sure do love a challenge

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#3 posted 10-08-2013 03:07 PM

Awesome!!! Thanks for sharing and congrats on taking 1st prize, certainly deserved…

-- Dan

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

Only 1 ribbon? For that piece they should’ve just given you the whole stack! Impressive to say the least.

-- When at first you don't succeed, get a bigger hammer.

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#5 posted 10-08-2013 03:10 PM

Wow! This scroll saw work is full of a lot of fine detail. I don’t see how you had the patience to do this but you sure did a fine job on it.

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

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#6 posted 10-08-2013 03:11 PM

excellent work – kudos!

-- Greg Simon

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#7 posted 10-08-2013 03:51 PM

Outstanding work!

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

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#8 posted 10-08-2013 04:05 PM

AMAZING!!!!!!!!!!!!! How long did it take you to build? I’m assuming patience is a strong character trait of yours. Absolutely beautiful!!!!!

-- Gary,Nebraska

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marka1969

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#9 posted 10-08-2013 04:12 PM

I started it in early February of this year and finished about a week ago. Although the plans didn’t call for it , I thought that the dark mahogany would be a nice touch.thank you for the compliments

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#10 posted 10-08-2013 04:19 PM

Great build. Looks like a ton of work.

-- We must guard our enthusiasm as we would our life - James Krenov

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#11 posted 10-08-2013 05:41 PM

A real test of endurance and dedication. That’s one incredible piece.

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#12 posted 10-08-2013 07:57 PM

Very very nice job.

-- Todd

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#13 posted 10-08-2013 08:03 PM

Awesome! Sure I like it! And congratulations on the win too. Any idea of the approx number of hours spent on it?

Best,

Serge

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#14 posted 10-08-2013 08:21 PM

A lot of work but well worth it in the out come. Its beautiful.

-- Dave, Downers Grove, Il. -------- When you run out of ideas, start building your dreams.

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#15 posted 10-08-2013 08:34 PM

Amazing, (How did he do that)

-- Common sense is so rare anymore when you do see it, it looks like pure genius.

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