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Project by KoryK posted 220 days ago 1692 views 6 times favorited 39 comments Add to Favorites Watch

This was a really fun project that was inspired by a Norman Rockwell painting from 1929. I did do something I usually do not do, I painted some of it. I just thought it looked better to paint some green pine for the fence and then sanded to distress it to give it a weathered look (everything else is natural wood color). I used a lot of different kinds of wood for color on this one and I was pleased with the results. I’m sure you all know that some projects are a pleasure to work on while making it (like this one) and others are like pulling teeth to get it done.

It has 379 different pieces of wood using 24 different woods. It is 20 inches tall x 16 inches wide and is up to one inch thick. Woods used were cherry, aspen, ebony, mahogany, cocabolo, oak, babinga, osage, grinidillio, pine, purple heart, spalted tamerin, curly maple, walnut, yellow heart, wenge, blood wood, cypress, lace wood, ash, lignum, zebra wood, black mesquite, cortez. It is finished in satin.

Thanks for looking and hope y’all like it.

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





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HillbillyShooter

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#1 posted 220 days ago

Great detail—simply 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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Woodbridge

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#2 posted 220 days ago

fabulous work!

-- Peter, Woodbridge, Ontario

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#3 posted 220 days ago

You hope we really like it and I hope you just keep making these great pieces.

-- Cau Haus Designs, Thomas J. Tieffenbacher

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shipwright

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#4 posted 220 days ago

I love it Kory. Those dogs look pretty good but what is that he’s smoking? :-)

Thanks.

-- Paul M ..............If God wanted us to have fiberglass boats he would have given us fiberglass trees. http://prmdesigns.com/

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Hawaiilad

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#5 posted 220 days ago

My God Man, that is beautiful. What detail. How in the heck did you do the newspaper? You are really an Artist.

-- Larry in sunny and warm Hawaii,

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bulldog557

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#6 posted 220 days ago

That is Awesome Work.

-- Ricky

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sras

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#7 posted 220 days ago

I’ve looked this over a few times and each time I see new details. A fanstastic piece!

-- Steve - Impatience is Expensive

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KoryK

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#8 posted 220 days ago

Thank you all for your kind comments and Paul, I hope it’s a hand rolled cigarette lol.

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

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#9 posted 220 days ago

Very true to Norman Rockwell art, could have spotted that a mile away!
Just wonderful execution and craftsmanship.

Thanks for sharing it with us.
Dale

-- Smitty

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Michael Parrish

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#10 posted 219 days ago

Love the detail in this one :)

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lanwater

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#11 posted 219 days ago

This looks out of this world Kory.
It’s fantastic!

To say you did a great job is an understatement.

-- Abbas, Castro Valley, CA

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deon

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#12 posted 219 days ago

Great work!

-- Dreaming patterns

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luv2learn

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#13 posted 219 days ago

Outstanding work Kory, you just keep getting better and better. Thanks for sharing your talent with us.

-- 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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redryder

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#14 posted 219 days ago

That’s a beauty.
Great detail right down to the feet….....................

-- mike...............

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Sheila Landry (scrollgirl)

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#15 posted 219 days ago

Kory – it is always a treat to see your work. Such wonderful detail and colors! This is incredible! :)

Sheila

-- Designer/Artist/Teacher. Owner of Sheila Landry Designs (http://www.sheilalandrydesigns.com) Scroll saw, wood working and painting patterns and surfaces. "Knowledge is Power"

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