actually, truth be told, he still needs to be varnished and his platform needs to be painted, but i want to put my legs up and have a beer now. so we are calling it done.
here he is:
here we have griffin #2, primed, looking like an "alabaster angel" as Gordie said.
and this here will someday be griffin #3. That just the lumber and conduit skeleton. The real wire sculpting is yet to come. the third griffin will have two heads.