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Old 08-09-2004, 09:40 PM   #1 (permalink)
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Straight from fhqwhgads' workshop...

I built a couple more of these gnome doors recently. They measure about 7-8 inches high, and about 5-6 inches wide. I used some walnut for the accents on this one, and I liked it so much I kept this one for myself. I told the neighborhood toddlers that there's a gnome that lives inside there, and one of them swears that he's seen the door open before.






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Old 08-09-2004, 09:42 PM   #2 (permalink)
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Oh, that is excellent!
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Old 08-09-2004, 09:54 PM   #3 (permalink)
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Pretty spiffy.
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Old 08-09-2004, 10:36 PM   #4 (permalink)
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I don't like gnomes, and I think the way people "kidnap" them is funny, but these are cool.

Very nice indeed.

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Old 08-09-2004, 11:54 PM   #5 (permalink)
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That's awesome!!
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Old 08-10-2004, 03:00 AM   #6 (permalink)
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that looks like excellent workmanship - i like the design too ... if i was a gnome i would want a front door like that
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Old 08-10-2004, 06:18 AM   #7 (permalink)
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Hail Fhqwhgads!

I like the little mailbox off to the side.
That doors needs a knocker so the kids can check to see if the gnome is home. I bet he is usually away on business.

Nice work,
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Old 08-10-2004, 06:39 AM   #8 (permalink)
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I want a full sized door like that...

By the way... you need a little red flag on the mailbox so the gnome knows when he has mail...
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Old 08-10-2004, 09:08 AM   #9 (permalink)
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hmm... that is great! That would kick ass to have a real door like that.
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Old 08-10-2004, 10:03 AM   #10 (permalink)
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That has got to be one of the coolest things that I've seen in a long time. You could sell those things by the truckload.
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Old 08-10-2004, 10:55 AM   #11 (permalink)
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I appreciate all the comments. I have actually sold one of them, to a member of TFP. (I needed donation money). I have thought about selling them before, but I'm not even sure what I would charge... A friend of mine runs a booth at a RenFest, and I'm sure he'd put a couple out if I asked... hmm...
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Old 08-10-2004, 11:37 AM   #12 (permalink)
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A little magical doorway into a fantasy world of the imagination is a wonderful conception to materialize. The execution, as art/craft, looks impeccable.

here, here!
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Old 08-10-2004, 12:37 PM   #13 (permalink)
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Very Cool...
nice work.
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Old 08-11-2004, 02:40 PM   #14 (permalink)
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That's great! You should definitely have your friend put some up in his Ren fair booth. I can see them going quick at an event like that.
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Old 08-14-2004, 06:17 AM   #15 (permalink)
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fuckin' eh dude..........nice wood work.
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Old 08-23-2004, 01:03 AM   #16 (permalink)
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I really admire your craftmanship, fhqwhgads, and I like the design of the little house - the mail box is a particular nice touch
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Old 08-23-2004, 05:13 AM   #17 (permalink)
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That's great mate!

You make me want to live in a tree that sits in the middle of a tranquil forest, I don't know why, it just does
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Old 08-24-2004, 07:08 PM   #18 (permalink)
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ahhhh! that's sweet.
yes! make more. make a mint at ren fairs. there's your most perfect market place.
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Old 08-25-2004, 05:35 AM   #19 (permalink)
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So, so awesome! That really looks cool. You could make one a bit bigger and it'd be a hobbit door .
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Old 08-25-2004, 05:45 AM   #20 (permalink)
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That is freaking COOL.

I wish I were a gnome so I could fit through it
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Old 09-16-2004, 01:02 PM   #21 (permalink)
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that's really cool! got any more pics of your woodwork?
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Old 09-18-2004, 08:41 AM   #22 (permalink)
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that's really cool! got any more pics of your woodwork?
There's a couple more threads around here somewhere...

http://www.tfproject.org/tfp/showthread.php?t=28652

http://www.tfproject.org/tfp/showthread.php?t=40426

http://www.tfproject.org/tfp/showthread.php?t=48912 (my favorite. My dad actually cried a little when he opened it)
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Old 09-19-2004, 12:06 AM   #23 (permalink)
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That is just too cool!!
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Old 10-17-2004, 12:22 AM   #24 (permalink)
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very nice. thanks for sharing.
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Old 10-17-2004, 01:22 AM   #25 (permalink)
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very nice. thanks for sharing.
I see about a dozen threads in Artwork and about the same in Photography where you've posted "very nice. thanks for sharing" or "very cool. nice job". Are you trying to boost your post count?? I'd much rather read a post where you shared your opinion about something than read a post where you simply hit ctrl-v.
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