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Dwight Magee

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04-08-2015 03:20 AM

Male Monarch carved full size from basswood, black base is maple, and the rock is basswood. Wing thickness = .7 mm

-- ~ Dwight


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shipwright

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#1 posted 04-08-2015 04:55 AM

Welcome to LJ.
This is beautiful but you should post it as a project where it will get the attention it deserves.

-- Paul M ..............If God wanted us to have fiberglass boats he would have given us fibreglass trees. http://thecanadianschooloffrenchmarquetry.com/

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Dwight Magee

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#2 posted 04-08-2015 01:39 PM

Thanks for your kind words shipwright, but unfortunately I am new here and do not know where to post things at this time.

~Dwight

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#3 posted 04-08-2015 05:55 PM

Very nice, Dwight .. a lot of hand work there.

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Dwight Magee

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#4 posted 04-08-2015 09:58 PM

Thank you Yonak, your kind words are appreciated.

-- ~ Dwight

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Hammerthumb

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#5 posted 04-08-2015 10:14 PM

I think I would go blind trying to make something that delicate. Beautiful!

-- Paul, Las Vegas

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Dwight Magee

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#6 posted 04-08-2015 10:44 PM

Thanks Hammerthumb for dropping by and posting such kind words.

-- ~ Dwight

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leafherder

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#7 posted 04-08-2015 11:09 PM

Let me get my mind around this – the rock is wood?!? FANTASTIC!!!!! The butterfly is beautiful, but to put so much time and effort into making a realistic looking rock is incredible.
Great job, welcome to Lumberjocks. I look forward to seeing more of your work.

-- Leafherder

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#8 posted 04-08-2015 11:51 PM

All I can say is WOW it looks so real.
Well done well done.

-- It is always the right time, to do the right thing.

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Dwight Magee

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#9 posted 04-09-2015 12:01 AM

Leafherder and Arlin Eastman, thank you both for such kind words, you both made my day, thank you.

-- ~ Dwight

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#10 posted 04-09-2015 12:29 AM

Incredible! Very intricate work. I hope to see more of your projects posted.

-- No, I don't want to buy the pink hammer.

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#11 posted 04-09-2015 01:23 AM

Absolutely amazing! WOW!

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#12 posted 04-09-2015 02:07 AM

Truly fantastic. Incredible work.

-- Nature created it, I just assemble it.

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#13 posted 04-09-2015 04:30 AM

Stunningly lifelike. Done by a pro. Thanks for sharing.

-- Still trying to master kindling making

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#14 posted 04-09-2015 04:53 AM

Beautiful! Welcome to LumberJocks!

-- God bless, Candy

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#15 posted 04-09-2015 03:32 PM

Nice, thanks for sharing, my first thought was WOW but others said it first.

-- Bob Kassmeyer, Nebraska

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