Getting started for Christmas

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Blog entry by mpounders posted 08-11-2011 09:14 PM 909 reads 0 times favorited 5 comments Add to Favorites Watch

It’s that time of the year where I really get busy with my carving! I finished the birdhouse contest entry and worked on some twisted crosses. I had company this past week for my daughter’s wedding and just needed small stuff to fill in some time. I sold my last Santa ornament and gave away three canes and an elf as gifts to different relatives, so I need to get stocked back up for Christmas! This is just a skinny Santa ornament that I made up as I carved it. I like just carving freestyle, simple things like this and they sell OK too. The carving club starts meeting again in September and I’m going to a carving seminar also in September. Starting to get busy!

-- Mike P., Arkansas,

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#1 posted 08-11-2011 09:22 PM

Awesome, as usual

-- Rob — I've cut it off twice and it's still too short!,

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#2 posted 08-11-2011 09:33 PM

Looks good except the eyes look a bit beady to me, Santas usually look friendlier with bigger eyes. I like everything else about this carving though. However that is just my opinion.

-- Erwin, Jacksonville, FL

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#3 posted 08-11-2011 10:18 PM

Looks great to me. I am getting ready for Christmas as well. Santas, wizards and maybe some scoops

--, Rick Kruse, Grand Rapids, MI

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#4 posted 08-11-2011 11:32 PM

ho ho ho for sure. that season will be here in a blink of an eye. nice Santa ornament

-- Roger from KY. Work/Play/Travel Safe.

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#5 posted 08-12-2011 06:39 AM

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