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Project by KoryK posted 201 days ago 1288 views 3 times favorited 19 comments Add to Favorites Watch

Hello to all and I hope everyone had a great holiday,

I finished this one recently and it was a challenge from beginning to end. I have seen this pattern before but there were some things I wanted to change. I made my own pattern and made the changes that I wanted. Being my own worst enemy, the wings were a real challenge with the accent cuts , shaping, and sanding. I really liked the way the spalted tamerin turned out, because it looked like marble for the alter. Hope y’all like it.

It had 135 individual pieces (mostly in the wings) with nine different woods and no stains were used to achieve colors. It is 18×18 and is about 1 inches to 1/8 thick finished in satin.

Woods used.
Skin, hair, laurel Yellow heart, curly maple, lignum, blood wood
Alter Spalted tamerin, walnut
Dress Cypress, cherry
Wings Aspin

-- If you not making sawdust, your probably wasting your time. Kory





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DocSavage45

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#1 posted 201 days ago

When I saw you had posted I quickly came to see your work, Damned Impressive sir!

-- Cau Haus Designs, Thomas J. Tieffenbacher

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HillbillyShooter

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#2 posted 201 days ago

Beautiful work! Outstanding!

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

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Hawaiilad

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#3 posted 201 days ago

Damn Kory that piece is Beautiful…you did a great job.

-- Larry in sunny and warm Hawaii,

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sras

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#4 posted 201 days ago

As always it is a treat to see your work! Thanks for sharing.

-- Steve - Impatience is Expensive

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Moose82

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#5 posted 201 days ago

Amazing!!

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luv2learn

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#6 posted 201 days ago

This is truly a beautiful piece of art, congratulations Kory on a masterful job.

-- Lee - Northern idaho~"If the women don't find you handsome, at least they ought to find you handy"~ Red Green

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Woodbridge

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#7 posted 201 days ago

absolutely beautiful work!

-- Peter, Woodbridge, Ontario

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Verne Buehler

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#8 posted 201 days ago

Nice piece Kory. I am so glad you are back in top form.

-- Verne, Iowa, vernebuehler@q.com

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oldnovice

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#9 posted 201 days ago

That is beautiful in every way, absolutely stunning in detail!

-- "I never met a board I didn't like!"

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a1Jim

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#10 posted 201 days ago

I was told your middle name was amazing but they were wrong…it’s your first name,wow just plan wow.

-- http://artisticwoodstudio.com Custom furniture

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Sheila Landry (scrollgirl)

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#11 posted 201 days ago

Your work is always amazing Kory. Just beautiful!

Sheila

-- Contributing Editor, Creative Woodworks and Crafts Magazine, If you like reading my blog, come visit at Sheila Landry Designs http://www.sheilalandrydesigns.com "Knowledge is Power"

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jfk4032

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#12 posted 201 days ago

Another instant classic with your signature look to the shaping and design. Many of us look forward to seeing your next beautiful creation and you always seem to meet our high expectations!

Best to you and glad you’re back in the groove again.

-- ---Joel; Central MD...rookie empter nester and getting back into woodworking!

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Roger

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#13 posted 201 days ago

Total Beauty.

-- Roger from KY. Work/Play/Travel Safe. Kentuk55@bellsouth.net

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Woodenwizard

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#14 posted 201 days ago

WOW! I can’t add much to what has already been said. Thanks for sharing your talents.

-- John, Colorado's (Wooden Wizard)

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scrollingmom

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#15 posted 200 days ago

You did a great job…that looks fantastic.

-- Kelly, Allen,KS

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