Sperm Whale Carving

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Project by FuseCraft posted 05-27-2015 03:54 PM 1711 views 0 times favorited 6 comments Add to Favorites Watch

I recently signed up for classes at The American Woodcarving and Art School here in NJ. This is my first project after the three tutorials each student goes through. The first photo is the finish product, the next two is the starting blank, then I included a couple details of my favorite part, the tail.

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#1 posted 05-27-2015 04:58 PM

Beatiful. Nice job. Congratulations.

-- Disfruta tu trabajo (enjoy your work) (Bandera, Argentina)

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#2 posted 05-27-2015 05:08 PM

You did a fine job on this whale. Congratulations and welcome to Lumberjocks.

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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#3 posted 05-27-2015 05:10 PM

Thanks guys. I’ve got a long way to go…it’s amazing how the finish, in this case beeswax with orange oil, brings out all my sins.

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#4 posted 05-27-2015 10:33 PM

Very nice job. The base really works well with the carving as well.


-- She asked me, "Who are you going to please with that?" I said, "Me."

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#5 posted 05-28-2015 02:47 PM

Very nice project. Take step by step. You will discover the secreats wood

-- Dolev Meir --- Nes-Ziona Israel

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#6 posted 05-31-2015 08:03 PM

well done keep it up ,the more you try the better it gets; its all in doing it again and again till perfection.

-- Johan, South Africa,

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