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Project by William Hodgins posted 05-08-2016 06:34 PM 997 views 1 time favorited 11 comments Add to Favorites Watch

This is one of my most recent projects, inspired by the grace and beauty of large wild cats. The length is 17 inches and stands 7 inches tall. With this project I had created my own stain from oil paints and watco natural oil finish. The black lines in the tiger are hand burned in with a wood burner.

-- Wills Sculptures





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majuvla

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#1 posted 05-08-2016 07:33 PM

Wow! This is too scary authentic! Incredibly realistic.

-- Ivan, Croatia, Wooddicted

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ralbuck

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#2 posted 05-08-2016 08:36 PM

Do NOT LEAVE it outside—YOU WILL FREAK someone out!

AWESOME! AWESOME! And

-- just rjR

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#3 posted 05-08-2016 09:07 PM

That is really, Really cool!

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#4 posted 05-08-2016 09:23 PM

Very cool project! Nicely done

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DonSol

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#5 posted 05-08-2016 11:32 PM

That looks real. Great job William.

-- Don Solomon, New Castle, IN; Quality is not an act, it is a habit. Aristotle

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#6 posted 05-09-2016 12:43 PM

What a beautiful piece of art!

helluvawreck aka Charles
http://woodworkingexpo.wordpress.com

-- If a man does not keep pace with his companions, perhaps it is because he hears a different drummer. Let him step to the music which he hears, however measured or far away. Henry David Thoreau

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#7 posted 05-09-2016 05:21 PM

This is absolutely amazing!!

-- Derek ~ Omaha, NE

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leafherder

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#8 posted 05-09-2016 10:28 PM

THAT IS SO COOL!!!!! Great job capturing the power and grace of this beautiful creature. What type of wood did you use? Thanks for posting looking forward to your lions, and cheetahs and jaguars, and leopards, and panthers…

-- Leafherder

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Sasha

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#9 posted 05-10-2016 10:38 AM

EH, as you have used cunning.!!!!!!! And I have thought that he in the full size.

-- Ganchik Sasha

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schugi

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#10 posted 05-11-2016 03:29 AM

It’s Grrrrreat! C’mon, someone had to say it. Really though, beautiful work.

-- Chuck, Minnesota

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#11 posted 08-24-2016 12:28 AM

Just saw your dragon. This is really nice, as well. I should get my carving club to post their projects here. Carving doesn’t have much representation, here. I will ask around, Thursday.

-- Random Orbital Nailer

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