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Project by Thor posted 04-10-2007 06:22 PM 1228 views 0 times favorited 11 comments Add to Favorites Watch
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This is a handcarved white pine box. I don’t usually carve whimsical subjects, so this was just for fun. It’s 24” across, and 16” high.





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MsDebbieP

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#1 posted 04-10-2007 07:05 PM

hahah fun, for sure. That is too cute.
Great carving and box.

-- ~ Debbie, Canada (https://www.facebook.com/DebbiePribeleENJOConsultant)

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dennis mitchell

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#2 posted 04-10-2007 07:26 PM

Makes me want to go play in the hills.

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Dick, & Barb Cain

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#3 posted 04-10-2007 08:28 PM

Very nice, you must be getting ready for the camping season.

-- -** You are never to old to set another goal or to dream a new dream ****************** Dick, & Barb Cain, Hibbing, MN. http://www.woodcarvingillustrated.com/gallery/member.php?uid=3627&protype=1

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CharlieM1958

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#4 posted 04-10-2007 08:32 PM

Very creative!

-- Charlie M. "Woodworking - patience = firewood"

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Todd A. Clippinger

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#5 posted 04-10-2007 08:39 PM

I love your style.

-- Todd A. Clippinger, Montana, http://americancraftsmanworkshop.com

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Thor

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#6 posted 04-10-2007 08:49 PM

Thanks all for the kind words.
Dick, my husband and I are living in a 1971 airstream right now while we sell our house and get ready to build a small one here on the same property. The word “camping” has taken on a whole new meaning.

This idea was inspired by my obsession with vintage campers and a doodle I drew. We’ve renovated several (read 5) vintage campers, and this one is fictitious, but inspired by a 1960’s Scotty that we worked on. It was cute and fun, but now I have an airstream and a 1964 Barth to restore.
Thanks again.
Christina

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Dick, & Barb Cain

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#7 posted 04-11-2007 12:42 AM

Barb & I lived in a 25’ Spartan trailer the first two years of our marriage.
It was shaped just like your picture, only aluminum.
It was hot in the summer, & cold in the winter. The blankets would freeze to the walls.

-- -** You are never to old to set another goal or to dream a new dream ****************** Dick, & Barb Cain, Hibbing, MN. http://www.woodcarvingillustrated.com/gallery/member.php?uid=3627&protype=1

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Jeff

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#8 posted 04-11-2007 01:47 AM

Ewwww…. Dick, you are truly from ‘Da Nort’

Christina, the box is really fun. I’d be interested in seeing some blogs and photos for anything related to those renovations. I think those little things are awesome and would like to get my hands on one some day.

-- Jeff, St. Paul, MN

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Chip

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#9 posted 04-11-2007 02:59 AM

That is a very creative piece. I would call it Folk Art. Beautiful.

-- Better to say nothing and be thought the fool... then to speak and erase all doubt!

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#10 posted 04-11-2007 03:28 AM

Very cool camp box! Spent some time in a 25 footer myself back in the ‘70s.

-- Jimmy

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#11 posted 04-16-2007 01:42 AM

Love it! Great piece of folk art.

-- Carpe Lignum; Tornare Lignum (Seize the wood, to Turn the wood)

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