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Project by kolwdwrkr posted 12-14-2008 05:55 AM 2684 views 0 times favorited 19 comments Add to Favorites Watch

This is my entry into the Knot Like No Other contest. I have always wanted to carve a wood spirit, and when I found a small junk of material with a knot in it I got an Idea. How did my spirit become a spirit? Well, because of the inspiration from the knot, maybe we all know now.

-- ~ Inspiring those who inspire me ~





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pat sherman

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#1 posted 12-14-2008 06:11 AM

hey nice carving. and neat idea. thanks for sharing.

-- pat,ohio...http://s5.photobucket.com/albums/y198/patshwigar/

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Woodhacker

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#2 posted 12-14-2008 06:36 AM

Kolwdwrkr – Your carving work is really nice. Looks like this spirit nearly got it between the eyes.

Thanks for posting it.

-- Martin, Kansas

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Allison

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#3 posted 12-14-2008 06:52 AM

Amazing as always. Such a great pleasure to see your craftsmanship
PEACE!!!

-- Allison, Northeastern Ca. Remember, Amateurs built the Ark. Professionals built the Titanic!

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#4 posted 12-14-2008 01:14 PM

Very Nice….

-- Brian, Ontario Canada,

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trifern

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#5 posted 12-14-2008 03:41 PM

Great carving. What kind of wood is it? Thanks for sharing.

-- My favorite piece is my last one, my best piece is my next one.

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#6 posted 12-14-2008 04:33 PM

Look like an early favorite in the contest!

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

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dustygirl

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#7 posted 12-14-2008 05:07 PM

Very nice carving.Good luck in the contest.

-- Dustygirl..Hastings,Ontario.. How much wood can 1 gal chuck if 1 gal can't cut wood?

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Bob

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#8 posted 12-14-2008 05:17 PM

Very nice, I like it a lot!

Looks a relative of mine…..

..Bob J. Lake Country

-- "How can a society that exists on instant mashed potatos, packaged cake mixes, frozen dinners, and instant cameras teach patience to its young?"

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kolwdwrkr

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#9 posted 12-14-2008 06:42 PM

Trifern, I carved this piece out of Maple. Thanks for all the comments.

-- ~ Inspiring those who inspire me ~

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Karson

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#10 posted 12-15-2008 06:38 AM

Great carving and good luck.

-- I've been blessed with a father who liked to tinker in wood, and a wife who lets me tinker in wood. Southern Delaware karson_morrison@bigfoot.com †

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irishcolleen

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#11 posted 12-15-2008 08:24 AM

Really nice carving! Ingenious use of the knot!

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#12 posted 12-15-2008 05:13 PM

fantastic work
just magnificent

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

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#13 posted 12-15-2008 09:41 PM

Good luck Keith. Great carving.

-- Grumpy - "Always look on the bright side of life"- Monty Python

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daltxguy

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#14 posted 01-02-2009 09:17 AM

sheesh, the ante is up pretty high already for the ‘knot like no other’ contest! I better get cracking on my project. Ive got a lot of catching up to do.

Nice idea and beautifully carved.

-- If you can't joint it, bead it!

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lew

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#15 posted 01-03-2009 01:12 AM

Great carving! I admire people who have the ability to see the project “inside” the medium they are working in.

Lew

-- Lew- Time traveler. Purveyor of the Universe's finest custom rolling pins.

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