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Project by alain posted 09-07-2008 07:37 PM 2203 views 7 times favorited 34 comments Add to Favorites Watch

done with a home made lathe
i choose the wood of “muiricatiara”tree, good to turn and finish
6” high , black “french” ebonizing

-- http://freewebs.com/linse_alain





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Steelmum

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#1 posted 09-07-2008 08:25 PM

Wow, that is just beautiful.

-- Berta in NC

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#2 posted 09-07-2008 08:28 PM

Very nice work! Beautiful set.

-- Tom, Surfside Beach, SC - Romans 8:28

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Dick, & Barb Cain

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#3 posted 09-07-2008 08:36 PM

A fantastic looking chess set, & also some very nice carving.

-- -** You are never to old to set another goal or to dream a new dream ****************** Dick, & Barb Cain, Hibbing, MN. http://www.woodcarvingillustrated.com/gallery/member.php?uid=3627&protype=1

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Dan'um Style

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#4 posted 09-07-2008 08:37 PM

Wow ! That is some nice work DUDE ! You are really good. Your website is very nice too. Really something else.

That horse head carving has a lot of expression !

-- keeping myself entertained ... Humor and fun lubricate the brain

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woodyone

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#5 posted 09-07-2008 08:40 PM

Wow, Very nice, the horses head are amazing. Well done.

Woody.

-- Woody, UK

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#6 posted 09-07-2008 08:42 PM

Very nice work

-- jeanmarc manosque france

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lew

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#7 posted 09-07-2008 08:43 PM

Stunning!

I have never heard of the muiricatiara tree. Is that local to your area?

Lew

-- Lew- Time traveler. Purveyor of the Universe's finest custom rolling pins.

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#8 posted 09-07-2008 08:45 PM

Superb!

-- Larry "Work like a Captain but Play like a Pirate!"

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alain

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#9 posted 09-07-2008 09:10 PM

thank you very much everybody, muiracatiara ou gonçalo alves, to you I think is “tiger wood”, and yes it is local wood , realy pleasant to work ,but let the fingers black !!

-- http://freewebs.com/linse_alain

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teenagewoodworker

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#10 posted 09-07-2008 09:45 PM

amazing!

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Dean

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#11 posted 09-07-2008 10:05 PM

Very attractive pieces! I would also like to see your home made lathe.

Thanks!

-- "Skol, Vikings"

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alain

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#12 posted 09-07-2008 10:10 PM

thank you Dean
it’s coming but slowly we are living far, very far!

-- http://freewebs.com/linse_alain

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#13 posted 09-07-2008 10:52 PM

Awesome work…..

-- Frank, Dallas,TX , http://www.allthingsrustix.com , “I have a REALLY BIG chainsaw”

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#14 posted 09-07-2008 10:55 PM

amazing!!
beautiful work.

-- ~ Debbie, Canada (https://www.facebook.com/DebbiePribeleENJOConsultant)

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#15 posted 09-08-2008 12:28 AM

BEAUTIFUL work, just gorgeous.

-- (You just have to please the man in the Mirror) Mike from Michigan -

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