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Project by BigFoot Products Canada posted 02-10-2009 03:31 AM 2208 views 1 time favorited 13 comments Add to Favorites Watch

Hi Everyone,
I recently found this site and decided to join. I’d like to show some of my works.
This is a Moose Antler Train that I’ve made, no plans, I just made it from pictures. CPR Railroad published a picture of it in their National Magazine called Momentum recently. I’ve aslo done a Church, a Schoolhouse, and a Lighthouse, all out of moose antler. Pictures will follow.
I’m going to post my Lewis Chess set also, that I carved out of Maple and Walnut.
I do a lot of woodworking also but I really enjoy carving.
I look forward to networking with everyone.
Say hi anytime.
David Bethune

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toyguy

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#1 posted 02-10-2009 03:38 AM

Well sir. being a big fan of toys and models I must say I am very impressed with your choo choo…..and made out of a moose antler/// How cool is that.

“A Tip of the Hat to you sir”

Also a great big Lumber Jock welcome to you..It’s a great site… a quick check of your profile shows we are neigbours… I’m in Caledonia.

-- Brian, Ontario Canada,

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BigFoot Products Canada

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#2 posted 02-10-2009 03:54 AM

Hi Toyguy,
Thanks for the comment. Yes we are neighbors..:)
This seems like a really good site.
Say hi anytime and if your ever up this way drop by.
David Bethune

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CanalboatJim

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#3 posted 02-10-2009 04:07 AM

I love your train. It reminds of the work of Ernest Warther. If you ever visit Northeast Ohio you need to see the Warther Museum in Dover, Ohio. Many of his trains are on display there including his model of the Lincoln Funeral Train done in ebony with ivory fittings.

-- Jim Westbrooks

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BigFoot Products Canada

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#4 posted 02-10-2009 04:13 AM

Hi Jim,
I’ve seen Ernest’s work. AMAZING. Mine are not that caliber for sure but I enjoyed making it.
Mine are more folk art than anything.
Thanks fo commenting.

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John Gray

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#5 posted 02-10-2009 06:59 AM

I love trains and yours is super, thanks for the post.

-- Only the Shadow knows....................

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ND2ELK

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#6 posted 02-10-2009 07:59 AM

Great looking train. You did a beautiful job on it. Thanks for posting.

God Bless
tom

-- Mc Bridge Cabinets, Iowa

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Tom "BUG" Janos

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#7 posted 02-11-2009 05:03 PM

Thanks David for sharing your pieces with us. Once again…. Super Job!

-- Bug from Minnesota. Creating Designer Firewood Since 2006

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thelt

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#8 posted 03-10-2009 08:14 PM

Great work, David. Welcome to the forum. This is a great site, and you have posted some great projects. I would hope that someday before long I can turn out work as good as yours and the other guys on here.

-- When asked what I did to make life worthwhile in my lifetime....I can respond with a great deal of pride and satisfaction, "I served a career in the United States Navy."

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woodchic

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#9 posted 04-06-2009 04:32 PM

Your trains are absolutely amazing…........love em!

-- Robin Renee'

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Mark A. DeCou

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#10 posted 02-19-2010 08:57 PM

very nice. I think you would appreciate the David Warther Museum

He and his ancestors have carved some pretty incredible pieces from ivory, trains, ships, etc. that I think you will enjoy seeing.

m

-- Mark DeCou - American Contemporary Craft Artisan - www.decoustudio.com

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#11 posted 11-04-2012 05:14 AM

David I am totally impressed!

-- Love thy neighbour as thyself

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nitewalker41

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#12 posted 01-21-2013 02:25 AM

Man talk about some impressive deail, let alone being done out of horn, needless to say You did Yourself Proud) thanks for sharing

-- "older I get, the more fun I have"

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#13 posted 08-03-2014 11:59 PM

Very nice.

-- Leonard H.

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