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Sometimes you find the right piece of lumber for your project. That’s what happened here! It’s a piece of Ash that had a dark spot in the center and that is where the pheasant’s head ended up! The grass was a different shade of color along with ring of lighter wood. Took a piece of pine with bark on it and painted it hunter green. Gave the pheasant a couple of coats of shellac and then glued it to pine! The Ash was fairly fragile so I needed the backer board.

-- Curly, South Dakota! Now where did I put that board stretcher?





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Bluepine38

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#1 posted 186 days ago

I can almost hear the muted thunder of his takeoff signalling an immediate lift and lining up of the shotgun.
Never have gotten over the thrill those ringnecks gave a gangly hilghschool freshman. Very good use of
the wood colors and excellent scrollwork.

-- As ever, Gus-the 75 yr young apprentice carpenter

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thiswoodshop

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#2 posted 186 days ago

It looks Beutiful

-- Mo... For safety is not a gadget but a state of mind. ~ "Eleanor Everet" - www.thiswoodshop.com

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MikesProjects

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#3 posted 186 days ago

wow!!! nice.

-- -Mike, Southern California, YouTube User ( Give & Take )

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majuvla

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#4 posted 186 days ago

Awsome piece of wood, excellent scrolling.

-- Ivan, Croatia, Wooddicted

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Monte Pittman

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#5 posted 186 days ago

Very nice work

-- Mother Nature created it, I just assemble it. - It's not ability that we often lack, but the patience to use our ability

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helluvawreck

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#6 posted 186 days ago

This is a nicely done project and I love the design and methodology of it.

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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Dave777

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#7 posted 185 days ago

Super work on a select piece of wood. I am still waiting to put together a combination such as yours. I really enjoy your skill.
Dave

-- the stone rejected by the builders will become the capstone

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markbeckert

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#8 posted 185 days ago

Wow, beautiful work and a great idea!

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HillbillyShooter

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#9 posted 185 days ago

Very nice work.

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

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steve_in_ohio

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#10 posted 185 days ago

very cool, it was a perfect choice of wood, great work

-- steve, simple and effective woodworking---

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LMJ

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#11 posted 185 days ago

Very nice piece!! I miss those cold winter days when that sight and sound would send a rush of adrenaline through my veins like no other. Beautiful work.

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scrollingmom

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#12 posted 161 days ago

Very nicely done. Have you seen the one with the eagle. It is somewhat along the same lines as the pheasant.

-- Kelly, Allen,KS

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