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    Not one piece of Oak in it -

    Leaves are different shades of Poplar
    Acorns are Western Cedar
    Ribbon is Box Elder
    Frame is White Pine
    Backboard is 1/4" Aspen Ply

    This was a fun one - hardest one so far. At the end of the I'm back to Judy's Studio for the Intermediate1 class. Gotta make my racoon.
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    The good woodworker does not craft the wood for honor. He uses his craft to honor the wood.

  • #2
    Looks great, nicely done
    Would be awesome to attend one of her classes
    Brett

    Only Robinson Crusoe could get everything done by Friday!

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    • #3
      Beautiful workmanship!
      DeWalt 788

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      • #4
        Good work. Great result

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        • #5
          You really did a fine job with this project from wood selection to shaping. You better make sure that the squirrels outside don’t see those acorns, they will try to break in.
          Rolf
          RBI G4 26 Hawk, EX 16 with Pegas clamps, Nova 1624 DVR XP
          Philosophy "I don't know that I can't, therefore I can"
          Proud Member of the Long Island Woodworkers Club
          And the Long Island Scrollsaw Association

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