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Goldfinch

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Project by 2x4xDoug posted 08-29-2015 02:27 AM 729 views 1 time favorited 5 comments Add to Favorites Watch

Just got started carving birds this spring. A lot of work, but worth it. Here is my first go of it with a goldfinch. I am not proud of the feet. But I am getting better at making them out of wire and epoxy putty.





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#1 posted 08-29-2015 04:55 AM

Doug, that’s really nice. I know I couldn’t carve anything like that. Good Job.

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hhhopks

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#2 posted 08-29-2015 11:03 AM

Nice, keep it away from the cats.

-- I'll be a woodworker when I grow up. HHHOPKS

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#3 posted 08-29-2015 01:33 PM

That’s a beauty. I hope to do that some day!!

-- Jim Jakosh.....Practical Wood Products...........Learn something new every day!! Variety is the Spice of Life!!

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#4 posted 08-29-2015 02:00 PM

You did a very nice job on this goldfinch.

helluvawreck aka Charles
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#5 posted 08-29-2015 08:34 PM

Your profile doesn’t say where you live, but I’d guess that as the Goldfinch is the Washington State bird, you live in the Pacific Northwest ???
Great carving … Hard to believe that this is your first try… keep up the great work

-- Grumpy old guy, and lookin' good Doin' it. ... Surprise Az.

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