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Tribute to the Chesapeake Bay......18 ft Siberian Elm hand carved

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Project by wizzardofwood posted 07-01-2014 09:29 PM 1105 views 0 times favorited 19 comments Add to Favorites Watch

this 18 ft Siberian Elm 13,200 lbs and beautiful color inside the perfect tree to tribute to the Chesapeake Bay with carvings of the fish and bay life that live there…....hope you enjoy this hand carved beauty

-- wizzardofwood..... "ITS MY JOB TO AMAZE YOU"





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TZH

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#1 posted 07-01-2014 09:32 PM

WOW! Incredible! Thanks for sharing.

TZH

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#2 posted 07-01-2014 09:51 PM

Really spectacular!

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

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wizzardofwood

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#3 posted 07-01-2014 10:05 PM

thank you both was fun to create

-- wizzardofwood..... "ITS MY JOB TO AMAZE YOU"

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Joseph Jossem

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#4 posted 07-01-2014 10:32 PM

Awesome!

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wizzardofwood

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#5 posted 07-01-2014 10:34 PM

thanks Joseph

-- wizzardofwood..... "ITS MY JOB TO AMAZE YOU"

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English

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#6 posted 07-01-2014 10:58 PM

Beautiful Work Neighbor. Hope to see it in person.

-- John, Suffolk Virgina

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#7 posted 07-02-2014 01:52 AM

Wow, impressive.

-- Jeff NJ

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#8 posted 07-02-2014 03:06 AM

WOW

-- Noel

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#9 posted 07-02-2014 04:36 AM

Quite a few people saying WOW, as will I and many others who will post. Wow is one of those words where your left almost speechless. Terrific work!!!!!!!!

-- Dan Wiggins

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#10 posted 07-02-2014 12:37 PM

Nice work. Quite big piece. Looks wonderful.

-- Mike, an American living in Norway.

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harveysoriginals

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#11 posted 07-02-2014 01:21 PM

I echo the above comments. It is an INCREDIBLE work of art. And you did indeed amaze me!

-- The most dangerous tool in my shop is the one I am currently using! Harvey

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wizzardofwood

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#12 posted 07-02-2014 02:12 PM

everyone likes to be noticed for the work they do ,and my friends on here have stood up and shouted for me thank you all
Jim

-- wizzardofwood..... "ITS MY JOB TO AMAZE YOU"

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Mainiac Matt

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#13 posted 07-02-2014 03:42 PM

beautiful work,

just out of curiosity, was the tree standing dead?

-- Pine is fine, but Oak's no joke!

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jinkyjock

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#14 posted 07-02-2014 04:19 PM

Fantastic piece of craft.
I have had very little exposure to wood-carving in the past.
But looking at pieces like this from yourself (and other carvers on Lumberjocks),
my eyes have been opened wide to this new (for me) medium.
Thank you.
Cheers, Jinky (James).

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wizzardofwood

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#15 posted 07-02-2014 06:11 PM

the tree had to be taken down ….disease.but the tree man called me to save it from the fire pit .my thanks to his foresight and love of art

-- wizzardofwood..... "ITS MY JOB TO AMAZE YOU"

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