Presentation 1911

Discussion in 'The 1911 Forum' started by BrianPowley, May 25, 2011.

  1. BrianPowley

    BrianPowley New Member

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    I was commissioned to engrave this for the Commander of the 23rd Fighter Squadron of the U.S. Air Force.
    I did the metal work, engraving, inlay and finish. Woodnut did the grips.
    These are also posted on my blog. You can enlarge them there.

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  2. jack404

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    That Folks is Beauty

    Brian, Woodnut , great work ! seriously ...

    how well does it shoot ? ;) kidding ;)

    mind is i steel a copy for the screen saver here ??

    yes i have a extensive gun porn collection and its just become incomplete
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  3. Double D

    Double D Administrator Staff Member Supporting Member

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    True piece of art!
  4. Shooter45

    Shooter45 *Administrator* Staff Member

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    Brian, Woodnut, excellent work as usual.
  5. BrianPowley

    BrianPowley New Member

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    Jack404---help yourself
  6. graehaven

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    Absolutely fantastic work! Thanks for posting.
  7. Woodnut

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    Thanks for posting Brian. The gun is more than beautiful.
  8. BrianPowley

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    Carl, I'll get some better pictures for you in the near future. I ran out of "piddling time" and had to get back to work.
    This is one of those guns you'll want to have in your picture portfolio---I'm pretty sure this one wil get some national attention. (I'd be surprised if it didn't)
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    Wonderful American Craftmanship

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    JLA Well-Known Member

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    A professional masterpiece from true professionals. Great work guys. Im jealous of the CO of the 23rd Fighter Squadron of the USAF.
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    Thanks Brian, I know it will get plenty of attention, and I can't wait to get better picture for my Gallery.
    Thanks again.
  12. woolleyworm

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    You and anyone else that has ever had a passion for 1911's ! That is one beautiful gun!!! The guys at work were very impressed at the detail and craftsmanship that oozes from every inch of it!
  13. watsisname

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    Truly amazing craftsmanship!
  14. Munch

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    That is a a beautiful piece of art. You are both incredibly talented individuals. and I am now regretting not becoming a pilot...
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    Extra nice Brian, Thanks for sharing!
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    You're reputation preceeds you! Amazing work .
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    I think I've finally found a media in which my engraving abilities can be as equal satisfying as yours Brian -



    Ice cream and a tablespoon !!
  18. BrianPowley

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    You've learned to engrave ice cream? LOL!
    I'm going to have to give that a try myself!
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