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Project by Bob Collins posted 1885 days ago 1252 views 0 times favorited 17 comments Add to Favorites Watch

This is the third of the Wild Cats series I am carving. These are enjoyable to carve, start with plenty of wood and mistakes can be carved out until you run out of wood or get it right. I think I am improving with each one. Have included the first two for those who may have missed them, they are Tiger and Snow Leopard.

-- Bob C, Australia. I love sharing as long as it is not my tools





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TopamaxSurvivor

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#1 posted 1885 days ago

They look pretty good to me. Looks like a lot of wood left too ;-)) Beautiful work. How many will there be?

-- "some old things are lovely, warm still with life ... of the forgotten men who made them." - D.H. Lawrence

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#2 posted 1885 days ago

Very beautiful carvings. Great job.

-- (You just have to please the man in the Mirror) Mike from Michigan -

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toyguy

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#3 posted 1885 days ago

I’m not a big fan of cats…but your carving is terrific.

-- Brian, Ontario Canada,

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Dick, & Barb Cain

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#4 posted 1885 days ago

Very nice, I like this one the best.

-- -** You are never to old to set another goal or to dream a new dream ****************** Dick, & Barb Cain, Hibbing, MN. http://www.woodcarvingillustrated.com/gallery/member.php?uid=3627&protype=1

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Splinterman

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#5 posted 1885 days ago

Hey Bob….......your getting better mate…........nice job.

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pat sherman

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#6 posted 1885 days ago

well my frieind. the cats are getting better. the eyes on this one are better. way to go.

what is next the lion? or the jaguar or the american cougar?

-- pat,ohio...http://s5.photobucket.com/albums/y198/patshwigar/

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CharlieM1958

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#7 posted 1885 days ago

You could scare little kids with this one!

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

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Chips

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#8 posted 1885 days ago

Beautiful Carving. Love all of them.

-- Make every day the best day of your life. Chips, Mississippi

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mtnwild

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#9 posted 1884 days ago

This is going to be a great series. Great idea and execution. Beautiful…...........

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

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DaleM

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#10 posted 1884 days ago

I agree with the others that they’re all great, but I like the leopard the best, mainly because you did such a good job bringing the eyes to life. I’m looking forward to the rest.

-- Dale Manning, Carthage, NY

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Allison

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#11 posted 1884 days ago

Always spectacular!!!

-- Allison, Northeastern Ca. Remember, Amateurs built the Ark. Professionals built the Titanic!

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SCOTSMAN

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#12 posted 1884 days ago

beautiful don’t forget though Alison God made the ICEBERG LOL Alistair

-- excuse my typing as I have a form of parkinsons disease

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savannah505

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#13 posted 1884 days ago

What a treat to see your work, very nice.

-- Dan Wiggins

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Bob Collins

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#14 posted 1884 days ago

Thanks to all above for your comments and encouragement. So many big cats that I may have created a monster for myself but Lions sound good for the next project. First some cosmetic surgery on the first two, a bit of botox around the eyes on the Tiger and as there is a lot of wood on the Snow Leopard a complete make over.
I agree with you that this is the best, I should stop while in front. Great site, great members. Thanks again.

-- Bob C, Australia. I love sharing as long as it is not my tools

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mcoyfrog

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#15 posted 1881 days ago

Great job

-- Wood and Glass they kick (well you know) Have a great day - Dug

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