Garden Guardian Woodspirit

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This is Hiram, another woodspirit. He is carved from a Maple log and is 20” tall. He is our garden guardian and keeps watch over our flowers and plants.

-- Craig, North Carolina

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#1 posted 1716 days ago

pleased to meet you Hiram
You are a fascinating ol’ soul! I’d love to hear what you have to say.

-- ~ Debbie, Canada (

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#2 posted 1716 days ago

Reminds me a bit of Tolken. Great art, you did well!

-- Never board, always knotty, lots of growth rings

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Ben Kahmann

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#3 posted 1716 days ago

Great carving!

-- Ben Kahmann Dayton, OH

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#4 posted 1716 days ago

I love that one!

-- Greg, CT

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#5 posted 1716 days ago

very cool

-- -erik & christy-

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#6 posted 1716 days ago

Looks good. You do some nice carving

-- ~ Inspiring those who inspire me ~

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#7 posted 1716 days ago

Wood spirit with a unique expression well done

-- Custom furniture

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#8 posted 1716 days ago

Very nice. You have a way of adding the “extra” to a piece by giving them their own expressions.

Keep it up.


-- Scrap Wood's the best...the projects are smaller, and so is the mess!

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#9 posted 1715 days ago

MS Debbie, I’m not so sure once he got to talkin you’d want to listen for long. Hiram is kind of my workshop steward. I have a tradition of drinking Guinness every evening when the days carving is done, and Hiram has been joining me for quite some time. One Guinness leads to another and some of the things that he comes up with aren’t fit for man or beast. Now Jasper is much more easy going. He likes to discuss things at great length, and is quite the intellectual. Of course, when he butts in when Hiram and I are having a discussion on the finer points of life ala Guinness, we usually get fed up and put him in a cabinet in the shop til we’re done.

We’re hoping with the intro of our newest woodspirit, Bartholomew, who seems to have his head in the right place, that these late night heated discussions will soon subside. I’m sure our neighbors will appreciate it as well.

-- Craig, North Carolina

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#10 posted 1714 days ago

Such creative work, i really dig it..

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

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pat sherman

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#11 posted 1689 days ago

love yuour wood spirits. and the story that goes with them.

fighting with tomato stakes huh? lol

-- pat,ohio...

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#12 posted 1537 days ago

Great eyes on this one.

-- R

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