Cottonwood wood spirit

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Project by mysticcarver posted 01-04-2010 04:17 AM 2889 views 0 times favorited 13 comments Add to Favorites Watch

This is carved from black cottonwood bark.Measures about 18”x3.5”x3” . I find that carving wood spirits is quicker to carve but more mentally challengeing.My mind stays so focused on the face(and making faces as I go too…my son thinks its funny to watch me) .This is actually my first sold piece ,after I started to carve.It was quite thrilling to see my pieces being appreciated!!!

-- J.Palmer,Texas,

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#1 posted 01-04-2010 04:19 AM

very nice

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#2 posted 01-04-2010 04:22 AM

Very cool looks great.

-- Custom furniture

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#3 posted 01-04-2010 04:35 AM

Very cool indeed!!

-- Matt Garcia Wannabe Period Furniture Maker, Houston TX

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#4 posted 01-04-2010 04:40 AM

Great carving. Welocme 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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#5 posted 01-04-2010 03:00 PM

Very nice , how long have you been carving for? Carving is something i always wanted to do but never did. Maybe i will give it a try now that i am retired.

-- Mert,Oshkosh WI,

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#6 posted 01-04-2010 03:49 PM

fantastic job!
congrats on the “sold” :)

-- ~ Debbie, Canada (

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#7 posted 01-04-2010 04:06 PM

Love it !!!!

-- "Good artists borrow, great artists steal”…..Picasso

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#8 posted 01-04-2010 04:10 PM

Beautiful Carving! Welcome to Lumberjocks!!!

-- Dennis Zongker

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#9 posted 01-04-2010 04:47 PM

I kike it.

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

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#10 posted 01-05-2010 01:21 AM

I like that face a lot make me both smile and think at the same time

very well done


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#11 posted 01-05-2010 06:47 PM

nice wood spirit. like the bark. and congrats on it beign sold.

-- pat,ohio...

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#12 posted 01-06-2010 05:21 AM

Great carvings. Nice job.

-- I've been blessed with a father who liked to tinker in wood, and a wife who lets me tinker in wood. Southern Delaware soon moving to Virginia †

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#13 posted 12-21-2011 08:12 PM

True artwork, very nice, than-you for sharing.

-- I'll get it done when I get a-round-tuit.

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