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Driftwood Knot Carving

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Project by Josh Carte posted 07-03-2014 05:42 PM 793 views 2 times 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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#1 posted 07-03-2014 08:36 PM

mean ole’ guy

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Josh Carte

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#2 posted 07-03-2014 11:03 PM

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

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#3 posted 07-04-2014 12:01 AM

Lots of character—great carving!

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#4 posted 07-04-2014 12:08 AM

Looking Good, Josh.

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#5 posted 07-04-2014 12:32 AM

Very Nice great job.

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#6 posted 07-04-2014 11:41 AM

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

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#7 posted 07-04-2014 01:17 PM

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

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#8 posted 07-04-2014 05:30 PM

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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#9 posted 07-04-2014 08:45 PM

Thank you, Pashley :)

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#10 posted 07-11-2014 06:07 AM

Great work! Keep producing!

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