A few new carvings

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Project by mikega posted 10-28-2009 01:45 AM 1434 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 10-28-2009 02:15 AM

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

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#2 posted 10-28-2009 02:16 AM

great work how did the show go

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#3 posted 10-28-2009 02:18 AM

These are great carvings fantastic job Mike

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#4 posted 10-28-2009 02:30 AM

awesome work

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#5 posted 10-28-2009 04:43 AM

Outstanding craftsmanship thanks for sharing your art work.

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#6 posted 10-28-2009 02:49 PM

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 10-28-2009 04:39 PM

Your carvings a really good!

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#8 posted 10-28-2009 11:47 PM

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 10-29-2009 01:56 AM

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

-- A childs smile is payment enough.

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#10 posted 11-28-2009 09:53 PM

very nice

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#11 posted 07-01-2010 04:16 AM

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

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#12 posted 07-08-2010 02:12 AM

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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