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Wifes woodworking first time

Post in 'The Inglenook' started by WellSeasoned, Dec 23, 2012.

  1. WellSeasoned

    WellSeasoned Guest

    We cut a ton of wood yesterday, and she saw a piece (center of owl) that she wanted to keep as a picture frame. Well she decided to turn it into an owl, and a pretty good one at that! Here it is:

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  2. WellSeasoned

    WellSeasoned Guest

    Heres another one

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  3. tbuff

    tbuff Feeling the Heat

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    Very nice.
  4. Swedishchef

    Swedishchef Minister of Fire

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    Those came out really really nice!!

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  5. ScotO

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    That's really cool, WS! She ought to start making them over the winter, and selling them on Craigslist. Betcha she could make some play money off of those.
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    How do you keep them from cracking?
  7. WellSeasoned

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    I just asked her, and she said she don't know yet. She also said when she finds out, she'll let u know:)
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  8. Hearth Mistress

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    Use teak oil, just a quick rub down with a rag. They will soak it up and bring out the natural colors of the wood. Mineral oil works too, I use that on my cutting boards :)
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  9. Eatonpcat

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    Looks good...very creative!
  10. begreen

    begreen Mooderator Staff Member

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    That's pretty crafty. She has a good eye.
  11. Thistle

    Thistle Minister of Fire

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    Those are cool.
  12. Gasifier

    Gasifier Minister of Fire

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    I like those WellSeasoned. Different. Thanks for showing us.
  13. Jasper 83

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    Id buy one. Everyone will be somewhat unique too.
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    Those are neat WS cool idea.
  15. Doing The Dixie Eyed Hustle

    Doing The Dixie Eyed Hustle Minister of Fire

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    Neat !!

    I second the oil, use it on cutting boards here, too.

    I sense a theme coming on your walls :)
  16. Jags

    Jags Moderate Moderator Staff Member

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    Cool stuff. My artistic ability allows me to screw up a stick man.
  17. Delta-T

    Delta-T Minister of Fire

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    that is super cool. I'm totally diggin the feet.
  18. jimmieguns

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    WOW--very cool-------love it! :)
  19. katwillny

    katwillny Guest

    Thats actually pretty cool. yea teak oil should help with cracking

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