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Project by William King posted 02-27-2009 02:36 AM 2334 views 3 times favorited 32 comments Add to Favorites Watch

Carved from cypress For color i used a propane torch no stains was used

-- William King, Florida, http://www.woodwrestler.com





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Randy Moseley

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#1 posted 02-27-2009 02:41 AM

VERY nice! You wood carvers totally intimidate me!

-- Randy, DeKalb, Illinois

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ND2ELK

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#2 posted 02-27-2009 02:49 AM

Great looking carving. Very nice job. Thanks for posting.

God Bless
tom

-- Mc Bridge Cabinets, Iowa

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Scott Bryan

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#3 posted 02-27-2009 02:51 AM

This is an amazing project. I cannot imagine the talent and effort that it took to create this piece.

This is a wonderful creation.

-- Challenges are what make life interesting; overcoming them is what makes life meaningful- Joshua Marine

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#4 posted 02-27-2009 03:01 AM

That’s one sharp carving… very cooool!

-- As iron sharpens iron, so one man sharpens another. (Proverbs 27:17) †

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mtnwild

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#5 posted 02-27-2009 03:12 AM

That is awesome man! Really excellent work. Nicely proportional, nice size, good pose, excellent detail, great finish, very cool!

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

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SPHinTampa

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#6 posted 02-27-2009 03:16 AM

Wow. Looks like the one that lives in the lake next to me.

-- Shawn, I ask in order to learn

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#7 posted 02-27-2009 03:34 AM

Welcome to LumberJocks. Wow!! Very nice carving can not wait to see more.

CtL

-- Chris L. "Don't Dream it, Be it."- PortablePastimes.com (Purveyors of Portable Fun and Fidgets)

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#8 posted 02-27-2009 03:50 AM

That will keep the neighbors out of your yard!

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

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savannah505

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#9 posted 02-27-2009 04:03 AM

Superb work, looking forward to more of your work.

-- Dan Wiggins

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trifern

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#10 posted 02-27-2009 04:06 AM

WOW…you can come to my shop and burn something anytime. Thanks for sharing.

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

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jim1953

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#11 posted 02-27-2009 04:43 AM

Great Lookin Gator Nice Job

-- Jim, Kentucky

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8iowa

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#12 posted 02-27-2009 05:07 AM

Go Gators! Nice work.

-- "Heaven is North of the Bridge"

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Beaverwood

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#13 posted 02-27-2009 06:09 AM

Torch works good… looks great! Very rich finish did you just use a clear coat?

-- Dave, North Dakota,http://www.northdakotanart.com

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William King

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#14 posted 02-27-2009 06:29 AM

Thanks everybody, I appreciate all the nice comments. To Beaverwood: I used spry lacquer about 15 coats.

-- William King, Florida, http://www.woodwrestler.com

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Tom "BUG" Janos

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#15 posted 02-27-2009 06:49 AM

very nice carving. I had planned on doing a gator head but never have had time to start it yet.

-- Bug from Minnesota. Creating Designer Firewood Since 2006

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