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Whittling fun. I started with a 1/2” x 5/8” x 4” piece of wood and whittling most of this little guy with just a knife. He is 2” tall.
-- Mike, Missouri --- “A positive life can not happen with a negative mind.” ---
Jul 04, 2016
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#1 posted 07-03-2016 06:52 PM
Great job! You must have the eyes of an eagle. LOL
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#2 posted 07-03-2016 07:16 PM
Wow, Mike. Neat. Something to do on a rainy Missouri weekend. What are you gonna do tomorrow?
-- Bill M. "People change, walnut doesn't" by Gene.
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#3 posted 07-03-2016 07:19 PM
You really have the talent, Mike, That is so small and with such detail!!
-- Jim Jakosh.....Practical Wood Products...........Learn something new every day!! Variety is the Spice of Life!!
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#4 posted 07-03-2016 08:05 PM
Ditto what the others said! Nice work!
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#5 posted 07-03-2016 08:37 PM
For a small carving this little guy has a lot of very nice details. Well done.
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#6 posted 07-03-2016 10:35 PM
Love the tiny detailed work that you do, and this is an excellent example. You mentioned “just a knife”, and I’m wondering if it is the small one that you made from a scraper?
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#7 posted 07-03-2016 11:58 PM
Incredible detail—very nicely done!
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#8 posted 07-04-2016 12:12 AM
Druid – I did use that knife from the scraper blade. It is very sharp and I can do a lot with the point of the knife. Thanks.
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#9 posted 07-04-2016 07:28 AM
A very nice little whitle I must say!great to have eyes capable of doing such fine work!I would have so many Maggy lamps and magnifiying glasses just to see what I was doing there would be no ability to hold any tools!!
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#10 posted 07-04-2016 09:25 AM
pretty sure I don’t have a knife that will do that kind of intricate work
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#11 posted 07-04-2016 09:44 AM
Cool. Reminds me of Brooks. At least I think that’s the name. The old librarian in “The Shawshank Redemption”.
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#12 posted 07-04-2016 02:50 PM
Nice! Great detail in such a small item.
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#13 posted 07-04-2016 06:07 PM
Great face. Not many can do faces that well. Got any bigger tools? (chuckle, chuckle)
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#15 posted 08-22-2016 12:52 AM
totally cool work, am jealous a little, or you could say I am “whittely” impressed…
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