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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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#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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#2 posted 04-10-2007 07:26 PM
Makes me want to go play in the hills.
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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#4 posted 04-10-2007 08:32 PM
-- Charlie M. "Woodworking - patience = firewood"
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
#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
#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.
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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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#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.
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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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