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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.” ---





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Northwest29

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#1 posted 07-03-2016 06:52 PM

Great job! You must have the eyes of an eagle. LOL

-- Ron, Eugene, OR, "Curiosity is a terrible thing to waste."

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firefighterontheside

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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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Jim Jakosh

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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

-- Jim Jakosh.....Practical Wood Products...........Learn something new every day!! Variety is the Spice of Life!!

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lew

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#4 posted 07-03-2016 08:05 PM

Ditto what the others said! Nice work!

-- Lew- Time traveler. Purveyor of the Universe's finest custom rolling pins.

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helluvawreck

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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.

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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Druid

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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?

-- John, British Columbia, Canada

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HillbillyShooter

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#7 posted 07-03-2016 11:58 PM

Incredible detail—very nicely done!

-- John C. -- "Firearms are second only to the Constitution in importance; they are the peoples' liberty's teeth." George Washington

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MShort

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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.

-- Mike, Missouri --- “A positive life can not happen with a negative mind.” ---

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robscastle

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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!!

-- Regards Robert

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recycle1943

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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

-- Dick, Malvern Ohio - my biggest fear is that when I die, my wife sells my toys for what I told her I paid for them

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murch

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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”.

-- A family man has photos in his wallet where his money used to be.

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Dark_Lightning

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#12 posted 07-04-2016 02:50 PM

Nice! Great detail in such a small item.

-- Random Orbital Nailer

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Justin Gordon

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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)

-- Justin@ElwinDesigns.com

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ClaudeF

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#14 posted 07-04-2016 08:42 PM

Excellent carving!

Claude

-- https://www.etsy.com/shop/ClaudesWoodcarving

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WistysWoodWorkingWonders

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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…

-- New Project = New Tool... it's just the way it is, don't fight it... :)

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