Cozy Cottonwood Cottage

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Project by mysticcarver posted 01-03-2010 06:31 AM 1801 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,

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

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

-- Custom furniture

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#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

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#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,,

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#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

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

just amazing!! AMAZING!
love it

-- ~ Debbie, Canada (

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#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

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#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.,

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#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,

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

Great job on the carving, welcome to Lumber Jocks.

-- Mert,Oshkosh WI,

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#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"

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#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

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#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 -

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

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


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#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.

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

INSANE…and I love it

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