Progress on my Eagle Carving

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Blog entry by Rustic posted 03-13-2011 08:28 AM 1841 reads 0 times favorited 9 comments Add to Favorites Watch

Well, I finally got around to taking the camera with me to my power carving class. and the following pictures are the result. The first few are what I have done so far. The Finished eagle head is the one I am using for reference. My instructor carved that one. and the final picture is the carving booth I was sitting at and I am eventually going to build. My instructor sells the booth supplies including the motor for dust control for $65.00. I am all over that. This guy is an awesome instructor. More pictures to come later.

--, Rick Kruse, Grand Rapids, MI

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#1 posted 03-13-2011 10:44 AM

looking good sofare Rustic :-)
great to hear you have a teacher to teach you the small secrets
and will give you a steep learning curve

take care

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#2 posted 03-13-2011 03:34 PM

Rustic: Way to go learing a new shill. Looks like a fun project.

-- I've been blessed with a father who liked to tinker in wood, and a wife who lets me tinker in wood. Southern Delaware soon moving to Virginia †

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#3 posted 03-13-2011 04:06 PM

The way that you’re picking up these carving skills is quite impressive. I believe there’s a lot more patience there than I am capable of. Very cool.

-- Working at Woodworking

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#4 posted 03-13-2011 06:22 PM

I still have a lot to learn.

--, Rick Kruse, Grand Rapids, MI

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#5 posted 03-13-2011 08:08 PM

Best of my thoughts,

-- MAD F, the fanatical rhykenologist and vintage architect. Democraticwoodworking.

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#6 posted 03-13-2011 09:46 PM

That looks great, Rick. The carving is really coming along.

-- Cheers and God Bless

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#7 posted 03-14-2011 04:30 PM


You have surely found your calling! Beautiful Work!


-- Lew- Time traveler. Purveyor of the Universe's finest custom rolling pins.

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#8 posted 03-14-2011 06:45 PM

Thanks lew

--, Rick Kruse, Grand Rapids, MI

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#9 posted 03-16-2011 11:59 AM

Hi Rick. Nice job. Paul

-- Take your time and do it right once.

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