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Greg the Great Guitarist Maple Burl Carving

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Project by Josh Carte posted 12-01-2014 06:28 PM 1171 views 1 time favorited 11 comments Add to Favorites Watch

Greg the Great
Doesn’t hesitate
To sing a song
of Praise

He plays and sings and
Makes the trees dance
They’re influenced by his
Positive Ways

All that surrounds him
Is all that Greg is
The happiest creature
Ever known

Love is Greg’s answer
The Mighty tree dancer
Reaps the fruits of the
Seeds he has sewn.

I made this carving in a piece of Maple burl. It is 13 1/2” tall, 6 1/2” wide and 1 1/4” thick. You can find this carving for sale in my shop https://www.etsy.com/shop/JoshCarteArt

https://www.Facebook.com/JoshCarteArt

The direct link to this carving is https://www.etsy.com/listing/213552834/guitar-player-wood-tree-carving-fine-art?ref=shop_home_active_1

Much love!

-- https://www.etsy.com/shop/JoshCarteArt





11 comments so far

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mmh

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#1 posted 12-01-2014 06:31 PM

Very Zen.

-- "They who dream by day are cognizant of many things which escape those who dream only by night." ~ Edgar Allan Poe

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helluvawreck

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#2 posted 12-01-2014 06:32 PM

You have a wonderful style. This one is very nice.

helluvawreck aka Charles
http://woodworkingexpo.wordpress.com

-- If a man does not keep pace with his companions, perhaps it is because he hears a different drummer. Let him step to the music which he hears, however measured or far away. Henry David Thoreau

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Josh Carte

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#3 posted 12-01-2014 08:15 PM

Thank you,Charles :) Thanks, mmh :)

-- https://www.etsy.com/shop/JoshCarteArt

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Ken90712

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#4 posted 12-02-2014 12:20 AM

Wow Amazing work and vision. Great job!

-- Ken, "Everyday above ground is a good day!"

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BobWemm

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#5 posted 12-02-2014 12:51 AM

Great job Josh,
I can even hear him singing.

Bob.

-- Bob, Western Australia, The Sun came up this morning, what a great start to the day. Now it's up to me to make it even better. I've cut this piece of wood 4 times and it's still too damn short.

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Josh Carte

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#6 posted 12-02-2014 12:52 AM

Thanks, Ken and Bob :) What key, Bob? Just kidding. Much love!

-- https://www.etsy.com/shop/JoshCarteArt

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Jim Jakosh

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#7 posted 12-02-2014 01:58 AM

That is really cool, Josh. I like the way you make so much out of a piece of wood – any shape!!..Jim

-- Jim Jakosh.....Practical Wood Products...........Learn something new every day!! Variety is the Spice of Life!!

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hunter71

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#8 posted 12-02-2014 02:31 AM

LOOKS LIKE A FUN CARVING JOSH

-- A childs smile is payment enough.

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Josh Carte

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#9 posted 12-02-2014 03:14 AM

Thanks so much, Jim and Hunter :)

-- https://www.etsy.com/shop/JoshCarteArt

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Roger

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#10 posted 12-06-2014 12:28 PM

Not only are you a carving magician, but, a poet to boot. Fine fine fine stuff Josh.

-- Roger from KY. Work/Play/Travel Safe. Keep your dust collector fed. Kentuk55@yahoo.com

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Josh Carte

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#11 posted 12-06-2014 05:03 PM

Thank you, Roger! Much love to you :)

-- https://www.etsy.com/shop/JoshCarteArt

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