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I used Walnut for the dark stripes, Honey Locust for the light stripes, and Box Elder for the White Stripes. Ebony for the lips, Aromatic Red Cedar for the Tongue, and Fruitwood for the inside of the mouth with Yellowheart for the eyes.

I am doing the Cedar Valley Woodcarvers Show at the Best Western Longbranch Feb 1st and 2nd in Cedar Rapids, Iowa. Stopped by and see me if you are close.

-- Verne, Iowa, vernebuehler@q.com





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grizzman

6787 posts in 1902 days


#1 posted 182 days ago

aw what a beauty, i would have a hard time parting with such pieces, i do hope you are paid well for these, you sure deserve it..these are grand…if the bears dont sell and you just want to send them to someone out of the kindness of your heart,lol…

-- GRIZZMAN ...[''''']

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bazz135uk

310 posts in 451 days


#2 posted 182 days ago

WOW ! Nice one well done. Finnish is great and a supurb choise of timbers. Looks like a whole lot of dedication when into this project ::

-- BAZZ, WINDSOR UK A workshop is not a luxury . We need it to preserve our sanity in this frantic world we live in. A place to be at peace.

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AlBCuttnWud

491 posts in 1288 days


#3 posted 181 days ago

Looks like an Auburn Tiger to me…..I’m biased though….great work.

-- -Al, Patuxent River, MD

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DocSavage45

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#4 posted 181 days ago

Powerful piece!

-- Cau Haus Designs, Thomas J. Tieffenbacher

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gwolfe1977

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#5 posted 181 days ago

AWESOME!!!!! Beautiful job and great detail!

-- Gary,Nebraska

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InsideTheBox

37 posts in 273 days


#6 posted 181 days ago

Wow, that is really nice. I like how the “light” stripes themselves are striped :)
If you don’t mind my asking, because I am still new to this, what did you use for finish?

-- There's no such thing as a mistake; only a quick change of plans.

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Michaelgurrado

33 posts in 182 days


#7 posted 181 days ago

This is awesome!!! I would love to try making something like this, I should really get my hands on a scroll saw and start practicing.

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Hawaiilad

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#8 posted 181 days ago

You did a wonderful job on that one…looks great

-- Larry in sunny and warm Hawaii,

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Richard Miller

105 posts in 569 days


#9 posted 181 days ago

Another super job. Hope to go to the show on the 1st. weather and health permitting.

-- Dick F,Burg Iowa

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helluvawreck

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#10 posted 181 days ago

You really did a beautiful job on this. Congratulations.

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

-- If a man does not keep pace with his companions, perhaps it is because he hears a different drummer. Let him step to the music which he hears, however measured or far away. Henry David Thoreau

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majuvla

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#11 posted 181 days ago

Awsome work,amaizing details and colours!

-- Ivan, Croatia, Wooddicted

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woodkandy

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#12 posted 180 days ago

Oh my, this brought tears to my eyes! This is the very first intarsia pattern that my late husband tackled when he had to quit his job due to his health. You did an amazing job! Thank you for sharing this.

-- Kandy, Alberta, Canada

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Fishinbo

11216 posts in 774 days


#13 posted 177 days ago

Stunning piece! The wood colors are perfect to each detail and the finish is awesome. Excellent job!

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