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Project by KoryK posted 158 days ago 1160 views 2 times favorited 18 comments Add to Favorites Watch

This was a fun one to make because I love to add real life things into my projects to make them look more real. Using some old rusty chains, hooks, some old rope with the the fence made from our old deck we tore down last year. I did not sand or do anything to the old deck to make it look like an old fence. I also tried to make the shadows work for the piece and not make it so precise. It also let me practice some carving with the fingers, horses eyes, and the mans face. Hope y’all like it.

It is 24×18 and is made out of 19 different woods for color with no stains used. It has 140 different pieces and is finished in clear satin. The wood used were babinga, cherry, grinidillio, purple heart, osage, curly maple, american walnut, english walnut, palm, weathered pine, aspen, chechen, brazilian rosewood, lace wood, spalted tamerin, lignum, cortez, ebony, cocobola.

Thanks for Looking!

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





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TripleB

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#1 posted 158 days ago

Great job Kory, love the carving you did.

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Woodbridge

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#2 posted 158 days ago

Kory, beautiful work!

-- Peter, Woodbridge, Ontario

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Skylark53

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#3 posted 158 days ago

Very good project. This really jumped off the page when I opened up.

-- Rick, Tennessee, John 3:16

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luv2learn

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#4 posted 158 days ago

Fantastic piece Kory.

-- 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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steve_in_ohio

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#5 posted 158 days ago

beautiful work of art, awesome job

-- steve, simple and effective woodworking---

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DocSavage45

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#6 posted 158 days ago

140 pieces! Patience, practice, and precision! And you experimented. Another WOW! piece.

-- Cau Haus Designs, Thomas J. Tieffenbacher

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Bearpie

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#7 posted 158 days ago

Lovely piece Kory, very lovely!!

-- Erwin, Jacksonville, FL

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jfk4032

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#8 posted 158 days ago

Nice job as usual Kory, I really like the incorporation of other non wood pieces into the project.

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

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rtbrmb

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#9 posted 158 days ago

I am so glad the website is back to normal so I could zoom in on all of this project’s photos. You do fantastic work.

Thanks for sharing.

Bill in MI

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savannah505

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#10 posted 158 days ago

Starting to wonder if there’s nothing you can’t do. A wonderful job you’ve done here.

-- Dan Wiggins

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CalgaryGeoff

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#11 posted 158 days ago

Awesome job on this project. I’m always amazed by how many different colors of wood exist, just blows me away. Nice to have options. The work on the chain is terrific ;-), and rope, I think you made that. I have a friend who’s won Ribbons (1st,2nd,3rd) for his Intarsia work at the Calgary Stampede, he’s amazing, but your better. Wow !

I also sent him the link to this project.

-- If you believe you can or can not do a thing, you are correct.

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stefang

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#12 posted 158 days ago

Absolutely wonderful like all your work Kory.

-- Mike, an American living in Norway.

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Roger

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#13 posted 158 days ago

Your projects always make my eyes feel good.

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

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helluvawreck

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#14 posted 158 days ago

This is a very nice piece. You’ve really done a fine job on this.

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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JimmyHack

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#15 posted 157 days ago

Very nice… inspirational.

-- Jim Stilwell

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