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Project by watcher posted 09-15-2009 06:57 AM 1067 views 1 time favorited 11 comments Add to Favorites Watch

this is my first carving well really my second my first was a 5 inch long 1 1/2 by 1 1/2 squar piece of red ceder that i had to carve round to the size of a quarter all the way along it the guy that was showing me how to carve he made me do that first to learn the proper control on the carving knife, but any ways this is my first real carving been a few years ago but have to hold onto your first if you know what i mean

-- in wood working there is no need for perfection as inperfections just go to show that the project was done by hand with love and care





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#1 posted 09-15-2009 07:03 AM

Fun and Unique good job

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#2 posted 09-15-2009 08:55 AM

Looks good man…the nice curves in the tongue and the toe make it really come to life. Nice work!

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#3 posted 09-15-2009 10:07 AM

Great carving. You’d never know it was a first by looking at it..

-- Mike, an American living in Norway.

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Les Hastings

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#4 posted 09-15-2009 12:21 PM

Nice job byron! A boot like this was my very first carving of any kind also.

-- Les, Wichita, Ks. (I'd rather be covered in saw dust!)

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#5 posted 09-15-2009 03:21 PM

Way Cool!

-- Don, Flower Mound, TX

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#6 posted 09-15-2009 03:50 PM

Wow, that’s a first carving, what are the current works looking like, must be amazing! BTKS

-- "Man's ingenuity has outrun his intelligence" (Joseph Wood Krutch)

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#7 posted 09-16-2009 04:10 AM

What a great first carving! Looks like you carved away everything that didn’t look like a boot! lol well done.

-- John @ http://www.thehuffordfurnituregroup.com

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#8 posted 09-16-2009 05:07 AM

That looks familiar! Nice work!

My husband’s very first carving was the same boot also. It took him 62 hours to carve it. (I can’t say he’s gotten any faster.) Maybe my husband, Les and you all had the same teacher!

-- Jesus is the ONLY reason for ANY season.

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#9 posted 09-16-2009 05:20 AM

the boots look comfortable

4 a first carving

10/10

-- "Good artists borrow, great artists steal”…..Picasso

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#10 posted 09-16-2009 06:07 AM

Now all you need are an old woman and a bunch of kids hanging out of the top. Nicely done…and fun.

-- Beth, Oklahoma, Rambling Road Designs

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#11 posted 09-23-2009 06:46 PM

Great job

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

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