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Forum topic by Gene Howe posted 03-18-2011 03:52 PM 1182 views 0 times favorited 12 replies Add to Favorites Watch
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03-18-2011 03:52 PM

This crawled out as I was re sawing.
It will make a unique top panel for a humidor, don’t you think?

-- Gene 'The true soldier fights not because he hates what is in front of him, but because he loves what is behind him.' G. K. Chesterton


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#1 posted 03-18-2011 04:04 PM

the elusive ‘folded spider’

that’s a big one too !

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#2 posted 03-18-2011 04:16 PM

That’s pretty cool!

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#3 posted 03-18-2011 04:34 PM

Very cool.. Almost looks like an old man with a beard and.. antlers?

-- Dan, Rochester, NY

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#4 posted 03-18-2011 04:44 PM

Beautiful. Re-sawing can sometimes produce some neat stuff, can’t it. I had it occur & used it for the top of a jewelry box. I think it will be a great top for a humidor.

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#5 posted 03-18-2011 04:47 PM

Yep, A one eyed old man with a beard and antlers,, or smokin hair.

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#6 posted 03-18-2011 05:08 PM

The knot on the right is loose. I think I’ll pry it out and fill it with Turquoise and Iron Pyrite (fools gold).
Will kinda destroy the symmetry but, the little gal the humidor is for is rather off center, too.

-- Gene 'The true soldier fights not because he hates what is in front of him, but because he loves what is behind him.' G. K. Chesterton

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#7 posted 03-18-2011 05:10 PM

very nice

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#8 posted 03-18-2011 05:21 PM

That reminds me of the “Spyder” stickers that adorned the hoods of countless Chevrolet Monzas from when I was a kid…

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#9 posted 03-18-2011 06:05 PM

psychology for woodworkers – wood Rohrshach tests… ink blots, we don’t need no stinking ink blots ;)

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#10 posted 03-19-2011 12:02 AM

Don’t reckon that humidor would be used for some of that “left handed” tobacco do you?

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#11 posted 03-19-2011 06:49 AM

Hey Gene, instead of just filling the knot, why not (knot?) rout out a spider body shape including the defect and fill the whole area with your mixture? Just a thought.

-- Paul M ..............the early bird may get the worm but it’s the second mouse that gets the cheese! http://thecanadianschooloffrenchmarquetry.com/

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#12 posted 03-19-2011 07:05 AM

Thanks Paul.
I’ll play with it and see what jumps out at me. There are 4 such boards.

-- Gene 'The true soldier fights not because he hates what is in front of him, but because he loves what is behind him.' G. K. Chesterton

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