Tree Stump int a Squirel

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Project by Robert Smith posted 11-17-2009 05:31 AM 2017 views 0 times favorited 19 comments Add to Favorites Watch

A friend,and myself took on this project. the stump was about 2 and 1/2 tall. sweet gum.with all the rain we had been having it tooks us 3 days.

-- Robert,

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#1 posted 11-17-2009 05:35 AM

Great, I love it!

-- Joanne, New York,

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#2 posted 11-17-2009 05:40 AM

Kind of squirrely :-)) Good job

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#3 posted 11-17-2009 06:10 AM

Great carving Robert. Will you leave the stump in the ground?

-- Bob C, Australia. I love sharing as long as it is not my tools

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#4 posted 11-17-2009 06:19 AM

That’s awesome !

-- Bruce Free Plans

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#5 posted 11-17-2009 09:07 AM

Wonderful carving. Squirrel was hidden in the stump, the artist in both of you was needed to expose her by removing the unwanted wood. Great job.

-- “If someone feels that they had never made a mistake in their life, then it means they have never tried a new thing in their life”.-Albert Einstein

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#6 posted 11-17-2009 12:41 PM

Now that’s cool. Stumps can be a real bother sometimes and this is the best way I’ve seen to deal with them. Very slick.

-- Working at Woodworking

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#7 posted 11-17-2009 01:04 PM

Absolutely wonderful!!

Love it to death.

Drown it preservative, let it stay for years.


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#8 posted 11-17-2009 01:18 PM

that’s awesome!!! Bravo

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#9 posted 11-17-2009 02:34 PM

Yeah, I love it.

-- "so much to learn and so little time"..

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#10 posted 11-17-2009 03:57 PM

Who was it that said when sculpting just chip away anything that doesn’t look like the subject. Makes sense to me.

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#11 posted 11-17-2009 04:05 PM

Great job, I like very much

-- Even a broken clock is right twice a day, unless, it moves at half speed like ....-As the Saw Turns

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#12 posted 11-17-2009 05:18 PM

Excellent carving!
Maybe I can cut down one of my trees while my wife isn’t looking and try my hand at carving.

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#13 posted 11-17-2009 05:30 PM

WOW !!! ... now that is awsome … great talent ….

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#14 posted 11-17-2009 05:37 PM

Cool, did you put some finish on it. I have no idea what would happen if you finished something still planted.

-- If all you have is a hammer, everything looks like a nail!

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