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Project by Mikelknot posted 11-13-2009 03:14 AM 946 views 0 times favorited 5 comments Add to Favorites Watch
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A Live Oak root carving. The Indian and fire are live oak roots, the Indians legs are from bass wood, measures 12”X12”X8”deep. A real pain to carve, it’s actually a burl root, I spent more time sharpening my palm gouges than actually carving this piece. It took 3-yrs to complete since I’d grow bored (tired) after a half hour of working on him.

-- Mike, South Central Tx. www.woodenknotart.com





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grizzman

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#1 posted 11-13-2009 04:16 AM

i love it..good job..if your still bored with it..i can send my address…..some projects like this just take time…but when weve finished..its worth the effort we put in…thanks for sharing it..

-- GRIZZMAN ...[''''']

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Jim Bertelson

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#2 posted 11-13-2009 04:31 AM

Dramatic piece, I like it. It was worth all your effort….

-- Jim, Anchorage Alaska

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MsDebbieP

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#3 posted 11-13-2009 07:01 PM

stunning… the “finally finished” moment must have been a moment of pure joy!

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

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Loucarb

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#4 posted 11-14-2009 12:31 AM

Wow that is special. Well done.

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a1Jim

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#5 posted 11-14-2009 01:11 AM

Unique carving.

-- http://artisticwoodstudio.com Custom furniture

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