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"Remember?" #4: Finishing up

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Blog entry by mpounders posted 06-19-2011 11:40 PM 725 reads 0 times favorited 8 comments Add to Favorites Watch
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I completed a few details and completed this practice piece this weekend. Overall, it turned out ok and it improved my confidence and helped jog my memory a bit …..I just need to practice more of what I was taught! So I will continue to carve some more, but I may throw a cane or a Santa in, just to keep it from becoming a grind. Thanks for looking and following along. I will post more of the finished carving under the projects section.

-- Mike P., Arkansas, http://mikepounders.weebly.com



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Rustic

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#1 posted 06-20-2011 12:00 AM

Wow nice work

-- www.carvingandturningsbyrick.com, Rick Kruse, Grand Rapids, MI

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BobTheFish

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#2 posted 06-20-2011 01:34 AM

better than before. Amazed how much grain seems to come through…

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spunwood

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#3 posted 06-20-2011 02:26 AM

Just lovely. What kind of wood?

-- I came, I was conquered, I was born again. ἵνα ὦσιν ἓν

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mahadevwood

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#4 posted 06-20-2011 05:46 AM

Wow, Great job.

-- http://www.mahadevwood.com

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mpounders

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#5 posted 06-20-2011 03:13 PM

The carving is basswood and the base is paduak, I think.

-- Mike P., Arkansas, http://mikepounders.weebly.com

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Dick, & Barb Cain

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#6 posted 06-24-2011 04:44 PM

I loved this series. The finished product is astoundingly beautiful. I love the grain figure in the Basswood which usually hasn’t much character.

-- -** You are never to old to set another goal or to dream a new dream ****************** Dick, & Barb Cain, Hibbing, MN. http://www.woodcarvingillustrated.com/gallery/member.php?uid=3627&protype=1

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Wiggy

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#7 posted 06-25-2011 12:42 PM

What a beauty! Following the progression has been much like watching your own child grow and mature.
You have an enviable gift, Mike.

-- 'I sand, therefore, I am'. Richard/Wiggy.. whatever. Washington, State.

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Mark Shymanski

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#8 posted 06-26-2011 04:58 AM

Wow, what a great carving! I really enjoyed your blog on this.

-- "Checking for square? What madness is this! The cabinet is square because I will it to be so!" Jeremy Greiner LJ Topic#20953 2011 Feb 2

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