Cottonwood Bark Carving

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I do a little wood carving and I enjoy doing western faces. I did this one out of a piece of cottonwood bark

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#1 posted 02-25-2009 11:39 PM

Very nice carving , well done.

Thanks for sharing with us and welcome to Lumberjocks community.

-- Not my woodworking

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#2 posted 02-25-2009 11:46 PM

Nice carving, fits right in there. Nice looking piece of bark. Welcome and thanks for the post.

-- mtnwild (Jack), It's not what you see, it's how you see it.

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#3 posted 02-25-2009 11:52 PM

Great looking carving. very well done. One of these days….............. I keep saying that. I have just got to learn to carve one of these.

-- Jerry--A man can never have enough tools or clamps

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#4 posted 02-26-2009 12:44 AM

Very nice.

-- Father of two sons. Both Eagle Scouts.

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#5 posted 02-26-2009 01:41 AM

very nice carving

-- ~ Inspiring those who inspire me ~

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#6 posted 02-26-2009 02:20 AM

I love spirit carvings like this. Great job!

-- "Safe woodworking isn't just about avoiding injury, it is also about avoiding extinction." CKG

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#7 posted 02-26-2009 03:30 AM

I can see why you like to do it – your very good.

-- "Have you hugged your pet today?" ---------- Larry

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#8 posted 02-26-2009 03:32 AM

I like it

-- "Good artists borrow, great artists steal”…..Picasso

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#9 posted 02-26-2009 04:07 AM

Beautiful carving. Very nicely done. Thanks for posting.

God Bless

-- Mc Bridge Cabinets, Iowa

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#10 posted 02-26-2009 06:10 AM

Great carving. I have completed two small cottonwood bark carvings but nothing as good as yours. I am also about 40% done on a similar Native American Head that I am carving in butternut…. I can only hope it turns out as good as yours. Thanks for sharing.

-- Bug from Minnesota. Creating Designer Firewood Since 2006

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#11 posted 02-26-2009 06:16 AM

A great looking carving. A very nice job.

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

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#12 posted 02-26-2009 02:13 PM

in bark. !
this is magnificent work. Well done.

-- ~ Debbie, Canada (

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#13 posted 02-26-2009 04:42 PM

You’ve done a really nice job on this.Looks good.

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

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#14 posted 02-08-2010 01:18 AM

I am fixing to order my first piece of cotton wood bark for Carving. I am new at carving but I have heard that cotton wood is alot of fun.

-- Tim, Tallahasse FL

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#15 posted 02-08-2010 01:21 AM

Fantastic carving

-- Custom furniture

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