Fairy door

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Project by Thor posted 08-12-2008 10:11 PM 1316 views 0 times favorited 10 comments Add to Favorites Watch
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I’ve seen a few of these here and enjoyed them very much.
This was a quick little fun piece I tried, and now I think I have to do more.
It’s carved in white pine, painted with goauche for color and coated with boiled linseed oil.
I was inspired by the fun ones here in the projects posted. Mine has a bit of the Swedish porch look to it.

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#1 posted 08-12-2008 10:14 PM

Great Job

--, Rick Kruse, Grand Rapids, MI

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Callum Kendall

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#2 posted 08-12-2008 10:16 PM

Great job!

Thanks for the post


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#3 posted 08-12-2008 11:39 PM

not a post I expected by someone named Thor. Hah. Nice work.

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#4 posted 08-13-2008 12:48 AM

Nice job. I’m begining to think the winter contest should be a fairy door contest.

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#5 posted 08-13-2008 01:15 AM

Very nice, much better than mine.
I put one on a retaining wall outside, when my grandkids saw it they couldn’t understand how the fairys get in and out till I explained that fairys are quite magical. That seemed to settle it for them but they watch it closely and wanted to make one to take home for their yard.

-- If you say 'It's good enough', it probably isn't.

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#6 posted 08-13-2008 02:41 AM

I haven’t enjoyed ours as much as my daughters have, but I wouldn’t be surprised to find more of them pop up. I think they are a little addicting!

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#7 posted 08-13-2008 11:40 AM

this is wonderful. Love the colours and the carvings..

-- ~ Debbie, Canada (

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#8 posted 08-13-2008 11:43 AM

Paul: have we seen your fairy door yet?

-- ~ Debbie, Canada (

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Dick, & Barb Cain

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#9 posted 08-13-2008 02:11 PM

Very nice!

What fairy could not resist using this door?

-- -** You are never to old to set another goal or to dream a new dream ****************** Dick, & Barb Cain, Hibbing, MN.

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#10 posted 08-13-2008 07:20 PM

Great job!


-- jeanmarc manosque france

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