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Driftwood Knot Carving

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Project by Josh Carte posted 49 days ago 617 views 1 time favorited 10 comments Add to Favorites Watch

Here is one of the pieces of driftwood that I picked up when the girls (my two daughters and wife) and I went to The Falls of the Ohio River Park. This is a Pine Knot that was in the river for a long, long time and then washed ashore. Although knots have unique shapes on their own, the shape of this knot was aided by the sandy river bottom and the churning of the current. The mixture of water and then sun also gave this piece a nice, grayish tent.

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hunter71

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#1 posted 49 days ago

mean ole’ guy

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Josh Carte

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#2 posted 49 days ago

Yeah, I don’t think this fella’s too friendly, Hunter…..

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HillbillyShooter

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#3 posted 49 days ago

Lots of character—great carving!

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DocSavage45

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#4 posted 49 days ago

Looking Good, Josh.

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oldrivers

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#5 posted 49 days ago

Very Nice great job.

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okwoodshop

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#6 posted 49 days ago

I can almost here him talking. Looks like an old fisherman.

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Josh Carte

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#7 posted 48 days ago

Thanks, guys :) okwoodshop, I call him, ” Beach Bummed…” He’s seen the sun a time or two in his day :)

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pashley

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#8 posted 48 days ago

I really like this; you’ve taken something that would be considered “junk” or “useless” and transformed it into a fine object. Good work!

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Josh Carte

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#9 posted 48 days ago

Thank you, Pashley :)

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Joni Hamari

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#10 posted 42 days ago

Great work! Keep producing!

-- Joni Hamari, www.HamariDesign.com

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