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    Made a billiard

    Here's a few pics of a billiard I just made for a friend.








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    That looks great, Steve! Nothing I love more than a nice Billiard.
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    Ooooo....very nice indeed!
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    Now't wrong with that, nice work.

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    Well done, Steve! For a first-time billiard that's not bad at all. The background material kind of messes with my eyes a bit, but the bowl shaping looks pretty spot on.
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    Nice work
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    I really like it, well done. Hey that pipe means you need stamping now.
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    Thank you gents for your comments. I do appreciate it.
    Piffyr, yeah, I probably Should use a different backdrop, but hell, if it plays with your eyes it doing it's job, right?
    Brooklyn Bill, yeah stamp would be nice, but I keep thinking how many briar blocks I could buy for the money.

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    Just excellent. A billiard is no easy thing to carve and you got the hard stuff done nicely. The bowl to shank transition, the symmetry of the whole 360 degree bowl, the proportion of stem to bowl-- all very nice. And a good use of the grain too.
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    Quote Originally Posted by BillyPM View Post
    Just excellent. A billiard is no easy thing to carve and you got the hard stuff done nicely. The bowl to shank transition, the symmetry of the whole 360 degree bowl, the proportion of stem to bowl-- all very nice. And a good use of the grain too.
    Thanks. You're right, a billiard is fiddly. I'll see if I can get another one right. Got a couple more Pipe Dan types I want do, just screwed up a couple, got to make up for that. Can't take much credit for the grain, gotta thank the tree for that.

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