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  • Inlaid Dragon Puzzle

    I took a page from Cathie Jade's book, and added my own special twist...

    I made this for my grand-nephews 3rd B-day...
    Dragon name puzzle fin' x01.jpg Dragon name puzzle fin' x02.jpg Dragon name puzzle fin' x04.jpg Dragon name puzzle fin' x03.jpg
    Measures 8" X 9.5". Made from aspen, butternut, cherry, and poplar with 1/8" and 1/4" BB ply.
    There are only four pieces to the dragon, and of course 5 pieces for the name...
    I added flocking to the back of the pieces to make it a little easier to assemble.

    I made this easle so it can be displayed in his room.
    Dragon name puzzle easle x01.jpg Dragon name puzzle easle x02.jpg

    I designed it hoping he'll be able to display it for many years to come...

    Thanks for clicking in....

    As always, comments and critique are welcome...
    Jim

    The limits of the imagination are imaginary.
    No task is too tedious for Art.
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  • #2
    Jim very fine work indeed.

    When I look at people's work on here, I tend to slip them into three catagories without too much analysing.

    1) That's nice - I could do that.
    2) Ah hah that's a good idea I could use that in some way.
    3) Oh My, some day I might just do that.

    I put this in 3 Jim.
    Experience is something you don't get until just after you need it.

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    • #3
      Wonderful!!
      DeWalt 788

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      • #4
        Very cool Jim. I bet Tyler loves it!
        T
        Theresa

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        • #5
          I am sure he will be happy.

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          • #6
            Cool idea. You did a wonderful job.
            Scott
            Creator of fine designer sawdust.

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            • #7
              That ranks very high on the "cool meter" Jim......well done!
              Shawn Ferguson

              Come visit at The Ferguson Puzzle Company !

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              • #8
                That is very cool, your nephew will surely treasure it for years to come! And I agree with Mayo on his approach and where he put this one, a definite 3 for me.
                Don

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                • #9
                  Sweeeet project Jim, some cool ideas to file away, but......I thought dragons are suppose to be scary.
                  Gloria ............... Two memorable things to say in life, "Hello" for the first time, and "Good-bye" for the last.

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                  • #10
                    That is so neat! Gives me more ideas!
                    Tammy

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                    • #11
                      Nicely done. I like that you went the extra and made the easel. Nice touch.
                      "Still Montana Mike"

                      "Don't worry about old age--it doesn't last that long."
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                      • #12
                        Thanks for the accolades everyone.
                        Tyler's so cute. The first words out of his mouth were, "That goes on my bureau."
                        Not to worry WD, Tyler is a fearless dragon slayer.

                        Hopefully, he'll still have it when he's 20..
                        Jim

                        The limits of the imagination are imaginary.
                        No task is too tedious for Art.
                        Rock and Scroll

                        My Gallery

                        My Website
                        Featherwood Woodcrafts

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