Wizard Woodcarving, Pipe Smoker, by Josh Carte

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Project by Josh Carte posted 06-02-2014 06:32 PM 1496 views 1 time favorited 8 comments Add to Favorites Watch

” The Wizard of Woe”.... A packed pipe and a moment of reflection… This fella’ is carved from a Pine Knot. It’s a very light and holey piece of wood due to the prior inhabitants before the wizard moved in-ants…No worries, they are gone now :)


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#1 posted 06-02-2014 06:54 PM

Look out. he’ll burn his whiskers.

-- A childs smile is payment enough.

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#2 posted 06-02-2014 08:21 PM

Good call, Hunter :)


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#3 posted 06-02-2014 11:33 PM

Bingo! Another winner; amazing how you make them come alive, Great job.

-- Soli Deo gloria!

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#4 posted 06-03-2014 12:48 AM

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#5 posted 06-03-2014 02:06 PM

Each project you post makes me want to try my hand at carving, but then I will compare my work to yours and I will have to hang up my tools and bow to the master. Another great piece.

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#6 posted 06-03-2014 04:46 PM

TechTeacher04, you are too kind… I am still learning and that is what carving is all about. If you wish to carve, then carve. You will suck at first- so did I :) We just have to keep trying to get better and learn new things. Being a woodcarver never gets boring because there is always something new and exciting to figure out. Thank you very much for your compliments!


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#7 posted 06-03-2014 05:27 PM

Josh, this is a real nice carving. Congratulations.

helluvawreck aka Charles

-- If a man does not keep pace with his companions, perhaps it is because he hears a different drummer. Let him step to the music which he hears, however measured or far away. Henry David Thoreau

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#8 posted 06-04-2014 12:43 PM

Very cool. I believe you can find a face in any piece you pic up.

-- jerry

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