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« on: December 14, 2014 10:16:08 AM »

I made this for my husband for Christmas. He used to be a butcher many moons ago and is still smitten with meaty things. He smokes his own bacon, makes his own sausage and even dries his own meats. Basically, he feels the same way about meat as I feel about crafting Tongue



The outside measurements are around 7.5" x 5.8". It's pretty dang small and the inside space was even teenier so it was a chore to arrange all the inside bits and still have it close up.
Here's a business card and pencil for size reference...



I made all of the meats with polymer clay. I'm usually pretty relaxed with the realism in my work so this level of non-imaginaryness was a change for me.



And that's that! Now to wrap this sucker up and hide it before he peeks... he is a total peeker. Seriously, worse than my kid  Tongue

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« Reply #1 on: December 14, 2014 10:30:32 AM »

It's amazing!
I'm not that fond of (especially raw) meat, but you did an awesome job on all of those details. It's just perfect.
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« Reply #2 on: December 14, 2014 10:55:17 AM »

I love that it is so small!  Excellent work!   Smiley
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« Reply #3 on: December 14, 2014 11:37:29 AM »

This is fabulous!
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« Reply #4 on: December 14, 2014 11:52:43 AM »

Spot on! I love you have the family name on the window.
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« Reply #5 on: December 14, 2014 02:39:53 PM »

Wonderful job!  It's so realistic and I'm sure your husband will love it.
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« Reply #6 on: December 14, 2014 05:26:53 PM »

That is seriously amazing, he's going to love it!
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« Reply #7 on: December 14, 2014 07:43:29 PM »

Holy fatback!  This is amazing and the perfect marriage* of a passion of each of you! 

*see what I did there?
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« Reply #8 on: December 15, 2014 06:45:20 AM »

Great work on all the meat items! They look so realistic! Beautiful presentation.
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« Reply #9 on: December 15, 2014 07:45:07 AM »

Holy fatback!  This is amazing and the perfect marriage* of a passion of each of you! 

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