Golf heads on golf heads

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Project by hunter71 posted 02-04-2015 09:43 AM 1215 views 0 times favorited 12 comments Add to Favorites Watch

We have all seen the carved Duck heads on old golf clubs. Well, why not caricature heads on them too? The 1st guy has stuck out his tongue about his last score card, the 2nd seems to be seriously contemplating the game, The 3rd old geezer , well what can I say, he’s played the game too long to care about his scores.
As many know I am working in Russia right now and golf isn’t popular enough to find even new stuff. So my friend Brian scrounged up to send me. These are the first of many I will be carving from Russian Lepa wood. Paints are Acrylic.

-- A childs smile is payment enough.

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#1 posted 02-04-2015 11:36 AM

Perfect gift for the golfer who has everything! Nice work.

-- Art | Bradenton, Florida

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#2 posted 02-04-2015 12:39 PM

Your carvings are always a pleasure to see. Be safe over there.

-- Roger from KY. Work/Play/Travel Safe. Keep your dust collector fed.

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#3 posted 02-04-2015 01:08 PM

I always look forward to seeing your next project Doug! For a guy with a travailing workshop you sure do some really nice work. They all look great favorite would be the head with the pipe!

-- Tony C UAW, St Augustine FL, My high school shop teacher said "You can do it"... Now I can't stop!

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#4 posted 02-04-2015 01:21 PM

хорошая работа (If google is correct, that’s Russian for “Nice job” )

Guten tag, Comrade

-- Perform A Random Act Of Kindness Today ... Pay It Forward

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#5 posted 02-04-2015 01:47 PM

Great work Doug. Now I know a better use for my clubs! They all look great, but I like the guy with the pipe best too. Maybe because we don’t see many using pipes these days. Hows the weather there?

-- Mike, an American living in Norway.

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#6 posted 02-04-2015 09:13 PM

great job Doug

-- Chuck, wiswood2

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#7 posted 02-05-2015 01:10 AM

Love e’m, really great.

-- Grumpy old guy, and lookin' good Doin' it. ... Surprise Az.

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#8 posted 02-05-2015 01:24 AM

There’s just no end to your talents Doug…..well done. I thought my idea of making coat rack with irons was a good idea but yours is so much better….hope you have a warm office! Russia can be very cold.


-- George..." I love the smell of a workshop in the morning!"

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#9 posted 02-05-2015 02:54 AM

Thanks to everyone. The idea hit me and with Brian’s help I got the “woods” . Lepa, or as we call it Basswood is available here and very good to carve. It is what the popular Matryohska dolls are made from.

-- A childs smile is payment enough.

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#10 posted 02-05-2015 03:03 PM

I’d like to show this on this weekend’s episode of “Behind the Sawdust”. Do you mind?

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#11 posted 02-05-2015 03:14 PM

Go for it, When I post things they are for everyone to share. Just one thing, send me a copy.

-- A childs smile is payment enough.

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#12 posted 02-05-2015 03:23 PM

This is a very creative use for all the old clubs. Nice work.

helluvawreck aka Charles

-- 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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