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Seems to me like I spend a lot of time in my shop, but get very little finished…. Well I did finish one yesterday. It is another Fiona Kingdon pattern. Called “Foliate Crucifix”. Cut in maple, 10” in diameter 1/2” thick. Finish is dipped in BLO/MS then sprayed with 4 coats of Deft satin lacquer.

-- “We all die. The goal isn't to live forever; the goal is to create something that will.” - Chuck Palahniuk





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crowie

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#1 posted 03-24-2021 11:09 PM

Their is a reason for that Paul? The fine intricate complicated patterns you’re doing that take heaps of time, patience and craftsmanship to do so well sir.
First class job!

-- Lifes good, Enjoy each new day...... Cheers from "On Top DownUnder" Crowie

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#2 posted 03-24-2021 11:17 PM

Nicely done !

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Kelly

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#3 posted 03-25-2021 12:29 AM

Something I’d be proud to hang on my wall, and I’m fussy. Good job.

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#4 posted 03-25-2021 12:48 AM

I agree, very nice.

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#5 posted 03-25-2021 04:18 AM

Very nice. The best takes time. And then there is life

-- Ken

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#6 posted 03-25-2021 08:12 AM

Magnificant! The scale of fine details is just amaizing!

-- Ivan, Croatia, Wooddicted

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#7 posted 03-25-2021 02:41 PM

I completly agree with what all the others have said. This type of work takes a lot of time. You have done an excellent job.

-- Retired and lovin it

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#8 posted 03-25-2021 02:43 PM

Very nice. As with anything excellence takes a while to nail down.

-- Think safe, be safe

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#9 posted 03-25-2021 03:27 PM

this is a very beautiful work of pure art GREAT JOB :<)))))

-- Tony---- Reinholds,Pa.------ REMEMBER TO ALWAYS HAVE FUN :<))

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mtnwild

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#10 posted 03-26-2021 03:49 AM

Really a beauty!!!

Steady hand…

-- mtnwild (Jack), It's not what you see, it's how you see it.

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#11 posted 03-28-2021 09:12 PM

“Seems to me like I spend a lot of time in my shop”
That, sir, is obvious. and time well-spent.
We all get impatient, at times, but there is a LOT to be said
about slow and steady. This is an excellent example of patience
and price in creativity.. Well done.

-- Cats, beer and wood...perfect.

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#12 posted 03-30-2021 03:44 PM

I really like this. Very nice

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Calmudgeon

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#13 posted 04-08-2021 01:14 PM

I’m never sure if projects this intricate make me want to fire up my scroll saw or just put it away for good.
Great work.

-- "As are the things we make, so are we ourselves." - Lin Yutang

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