Carved Skull and Horns

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Project by miles125 posted 08-29-2009 06:39 PM 1594 views 2 times favorited 11 comments Add to Favorites Watch

I carved this out of some 6×8 long leaf Heart Pine beam material. The horns I attached with stair lag bolts. The finish is a clear semi gloss lacquer.

If i keep hand sanding projects like this i’ll probably be a contender in an arm wrestling championship somewere soon. Heart pine aint like Basswood or Balsa! Lol

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#1 posted 08-29-2009 06:41 PM

Very cool Miles

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#2 posted 08-29-2009 06:43 PM

Beautiful Miles, really gorgeous. m

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#3 posted 08-29-2009 08:55 PM

I think you got something going on there Miles. Looks great….........

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#4 posted 08-29-2009 09:02 PM

Tres cool. I gasped when I saw it.

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#5 posted 08-29-2009 09:39 PM

Miles, this is beautiful! Your hard work was worth it!

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#6 posted 08-29-2009 10:10 PM

Awesome. Great reuse of heart pine.

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#7 posted 08-29-2009 11:35 PM

this is fantastic.

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#8 posted 08-30-2009 02:22 AM

Neat idea
I have a real one I bought when I was in South Dakota.
I like yours better ; )


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#9 posted 08-30-2009 03:25 AM

Impressive, I bet those are real popular in your area. I love the color of the long leaf pine.

-- Terry Roswell, L.A. (Lower Alabama) "Life is what happens to you when you are making other plans."

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#10 posted 08-31-2009 05:16 AM

Very impressive work.

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#11 posted 09-09-2009 01:50 AM

I like it.

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