A few new carvings

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Project by mikega posted 1731 days ago 1411 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

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#1 posted 1731 days ago

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

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#2 posted 1731 days ago

great work how did the show go

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#3 posted 1731 days ago

These are great carvings fantastic job Mike

-- Custom furniture

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#4 posted 1731 days ago

awesome work

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#5 posted 1731 days ago

Outstanding craftsmanship thanks for sharing your art work.

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#6 posted 1730 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 1730 days ago

Your carvings a really good!

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

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#8 posted 1730 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 :)

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#9 posted 1730 days ago

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

-- A childs smile is payment enough.

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#10 posted 1699 days ago

very nice

-- Bug from Minnesota. Creating Designer Firewood Since 2006

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#11 posted 1485 days ago

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

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#12 posted 1478 days ago

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

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