Cozy Cottonwood Cottage

  • Advertise with us
Project by mysticcarver posted 01-03-2010 06:31 AM 1948 views 5 times favorited 17 comments Add to Favorites Watch

This is a piece I carved from Black cottonwood bark.I put alot of whimsy into this piece.Measures approx. 23” x 4” x 3”. Used a deft finish.

-- J.Palmer,Texas,

17 comments so far

View a1Jim's profile


117091 posts in 3574 days

#1 posted 01-03-2010 07:00 AM

Hey J
This is a terific carving it’s full of whimsy and joy.

-- wood crafting & woodworking classes

View TopamaxSurvivor's profile


18269 posts in 3673 days

#2 posted 01-03-2010 07:14 AM

Tha tis a great carving. Welcome to LJ!!

-- Bob in WW ~ "some old things are lovely, warm still with life ... of the forgotten men who made them." - D.H. Lawrence

View majeagle1's profile


1426 posts in 3493 days

#3 posted 01-03-2010 08:02 AM

Wonderful carving and love the “fun” you put into it…......... Welcome to LJ’s !!!!!

-- Gene, Majestic Eagle Woodworks,,

View isetegija's profile


763 posts in 3512 days

#4 posted 01-03-2010 08:50 AM

Your Mystic Carvings are really beautiful.
Thanks for sharing with us and welcome to Lumberjocks community.

-- Not my woodworking

View MsDebbieP's profile


18615 posts in 4158 days

#5 posted 01-03-2010 12:51 PM

just amazing!! AMAZING!
love it

-- ~ Debbie, Canada (

View Scott Bryan's profile

Scott Bryan

27250 posts in 3819 days

#6 posted 01-03-2010 03:18 PM

This is nice. It took not only talent but a lot of imagination as well to “see” this and to free it from the wood.
This is really a gorgeous piece that I am sure you had fun doing.

-- Challenges are what make life interesting; overcoming them is what makes life meaningful- Joshua Marine

View scrounger's profile


107 posts in 3081 days

#7 posted 01-03-2010 03:42 PM

Great piece!! The detail you put into it is amazing, how long did it take you to carve this? It is so imaginative.

-- Dave, Southern IL.,

View mysticcarver's profile


52 posts in 3063 days

#8 posted 01-03-2010 03:45 PM

Thank you all for the first words of encouragement!!!! An artist and a craftsman always like to know their work is appreciated.It took me about 8 hours of solid work to get this done.Thanks again for the great welcome!!!!

-- J.Palmer,Texas,

View gmerteng's profile


122 posts in 3110 days

#9 posted 01-03-2010 04:19 PM

Great job on the carving, welcome to Lumber Jocks.

-- Mert,Oshkosh WI,

View 8iowa's profile


1580 posts in 3758 days

#10 posted 01-03-2010 04:32 PM

This is wonderful artistry. It needs to be place inside, or better yet, placed in a juried show.

-- "Heaven is North of the Bridge"

View Chips's profile


199 posts in 3710 days

#11 posted 01-03-2010 06:13 PM

Well done. Welcome to lumberjocks. I’ll be watching your work.

-- Make every day the best day of your life. Chips, Mississippi

View jockmike2's profile


10635 posts in 4244 days

#12 posted 01-03-2010 08:45 PM

Very cool carving. Looks like you had fun with it.

-- (You just have to please the man in the Mirror) Mike from Michigan -

View Dennisgrosen's profile


10880 posts in 3112 days

#13 posted 01-03-2010 09:54 PM

great funny looking hause I like it
and welcome to L J


View Jimthecarver's profile


1124 posts in 3783 days

#14 posted 01-04-2010 12:34 AM

Hi J. Palmer,
First off Welcome to LJ’s glad your a member.
Looking at your Bark carving makes me want to get out there and finish mine up. I found myself stuck so I stopped working on it.
I like the finish and the detail you have accomplished in this carving. I look forward to seeing more of your work.
Thanks for posting

-- Can't never could do anything, to try is to advance.

View Grandson_Of_Rue's profile


31 posts in 3059 days

#15 posted 01-10-2010 04:44 AM

INSANE…and I love it

showing 1 through 15 of 17 comments

Have your say...

You must be signed in to post the comments.

DISCLAIMER: Any posts on LJ are posted by individuals acting in their own right and do not necessarily reflect the views of LJ. LJ will not be held liable for the actions of any user.

Latest Projects | Latest Blog Entries | Latest Forum Topics