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Project by Dooley posted 04-15-2008 02:36 PM 1671 views 0 times favorited 7 comments Add to Favorites Watch

This simple frame is a walnut and teak glue-up. It was the only way to get 50 inches to lay strait! My walnut would make for good boat building HAHA. My girl made the pins to mark where we’ve been. Pretty fun to do!

-- Dooley





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Dick, & Barb Cain

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#1 posted 04-15-2008 04:53 PM

A great project, it looks like you’re a world traveler.

-- -** 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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Ad Marketing Guy - Bill

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#2 posted 04-15-2008 06:25 PM

Very Nice project- what did you use for backing?

-- Bill - - Ad-Marketing Guy, Ramsey NJ

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Dooley

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#3 posted 04-15-2008 06:54 PM

I used 1/2 blue board, forget the official name, ya know the foam insulation you get at home depot.

-- Dooley

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Dominic Vanacora

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#4 posted 04-15-2008 07:19 PM

Most people that travel think of doing just that but you did it. Great follow thru and you get to travel. Take a picture once a year and date it for your elderly years.

-- Dominic, Trinity, Florida...Lets be safe out there.

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#5 posted 04-15-2008 07:30 PM

Dooley,

This is a nice frame and a wonderful idea to detail your travel experiences. I am sure that this is a conversation starter when guests arrive.

Thanks for the post and keep working on putting more pins in the map. :)

-- Challenges are what make life interesting; overcoming them is what makes life meaningful- Joshua Marine

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#6 posted 04-15-2008 07:44 PM

really nice frame

-- making sawdust....

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Dooley

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#7 posted 05-16-2008 02:24 PM

Just letting everyone know we’re adding pins for Naples, Venice, Rome and Sorrento, Italy to our map. How fun. I’ll let everyone know what cool woods I come across and anyone who already knows what I should be looking for please respond. Thanks.

-- Dooley

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