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A few new carvings

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Project by mikega posted 1757 days ago 1419 views 0 times favorited 12 comments Add to Favorites Watch

It’s been awhile since I posted any new carvings. I just completed these for a woodcarving show that I was in past weekend. Hope you enjoy them.

-- Mike www.flickr.com/photos/paturner





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huff

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#1 posted 1757 days ago

Great detail in your carvings. Love the facial expressions. Great job.

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

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#2 posted 1757 days ago

great work how did the show go

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#3 posted 1757 days ago

These are great carvings fantastic job Mike

-- http://artisticwoodstudio.com Custom furniture

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#4 posted 1757 days ago

awesome work

-- ~ Inspiring those who inspire me ~

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#5 posted 1757 days ago

Outstanding craftsmanship thanks for sharing your art work.

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#6 posted 1756 days ago

You capture their faces so well that you can see what mood they are in.
Fantastic work Mike!

-- Having fun...Eric

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#7 posted 1756 days ago

Your carvings a really good!

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

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#8 posted 1756 days ago

wonderful.. as I’m going through the pictures I thought “you can see the sadness in their eyes” and I started feeling sad and then I hit the group picture! So much for being sad as a chuckle took over :)

-- ~ Debbie, Canada (https://www.facebook.com/DebbiePribeleENJOConsultant)

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#9 posted 1756 days ago

Great work, wish I could carve, anything.I still try.

-- A childs smile is payment enough.

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Tom "BUG" Janos

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#10 posted 1725 days ago

very nice

-- Bug from Minnesota. Creating Designer Firewood Since 2006

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#11 posted 1511 days ago

Mike another beautiful piece. How is the butternut wood to carve compared to basswood?

-- The best and most beautiful things in the world cannot be seen or even touched. They must be felt with the heart. "Helen Keller"

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#12 posted 1504 days ago

Mike
The butternut is easy to carve. The only thing you need to watch is that it can be a little difficult on very detailed items like the eyes because of the hard and soft grain. Just keep your tools good and sharp.

-- Mike www.flickr.com/photos/paturner

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