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OK….I confess… I have the Christmas Ornament Bug…. This is the third one for me. Lots more to come.

This one is maple and butternut. Some have asked for a coin in the picture to show scale; however when I take the picture it is hanging by a bent coat hanger. A coin lying beside it would through the scale idea off. With that said. these are not big at all. This one is 1.5” in dia (main body) and a total of 4” in length. Both body and roof are hollowed to about 1/16” thinkness. In fact, this one is too big in my opinion. The next one I do in this fashion will be smaller.

Thanks for looking…......

-- Brian, Ontario Canada,

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#1 posted 10-17-2009 09:31 PM

Good work Brian looks like fun


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#2 posted 10-17-2009 10:29 PM

Looks like it “turned” out good!

-- I GIVE UP!!!! I've cut this @!&*!% board 3 times.... its still too short!

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#3 posted 10-17-2009 11:22 PM

Fantastic ornament. I too am getting that bug. (or is it buged?) The wife would like all wood ornaments on the tree. Might be a prety bare tree this year. haha

Fantastic job. Great design. Do you get the bird from a craft store?

Keep up the fantastic work.


-- Scrap Wood's the best...the projects are smaller, and so is the mess!

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#4 posted 10-18-2009 12:16 AM

Brian, that’s a clever ornament and cool!

-- John @

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#5 posted 10-18-2009 02:23 AM

The bird came from a craft store up here in the great white north…Michaels.

-- Brian, Ontario Canada,

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#6 posted 10-19-2009 04:10 AM

Very beautiful indeed! This is the kind of bird I welcome hanging around the top of my truck… The live ones get too messy!

-- ToGoMan ------ "No ONE of us knows as much as ALL of us." (anon.) ----

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#7 posted 04-27-2013 12:51 AM

Really nice. Where do you get your birds?

-- Leonard H.

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#8 posted 04-28-2013 12:16 PM

[email protected]

-- Leonard H.

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#9 posted 04-28-2013 12:56 PM

This is really cute and nicely done.

helluvawreck aka Charles

-- helluvawreck aka Charles,

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#10 posted 03-07-2018 03:42 PM

After seeing your latest project of the 1917 truck I realized I had missed most of your projects for quite awhile so I went to your gallery. Lots of really great work her. I chose to comment to you on this one because of the Cardinal. I saved a photo from a recent Home Mail online article showing this yellow Cardinal which they said was one in a million. I thought you might enjoy seeing it.

-- Mike, an American living in Norway.

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