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This is a Woodcarving done on Poplar. 22 Little Sea Turtles hatching out & headed for the sea. I grew up on the coast & love little sea turtles. There are also 3 unhatched eggs, and 2 shells. I didn’t stain this piece but added some acrylic on the shells & turtles. Then I finished it with Polycrylic.
It measures 18 3/4 by 12 1/2.

-- Doris Oakwood Ga

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#1 posted 01-25-2010 03:18 AM

Interesting piece. Are the turtles carved into the main piece, or are they added on individually?

-- ~Jason~ , Albuquerque NM

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#2 posted 01-25-2010 03:41 AM

neat carving

-- Custom furniture

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#3 posted 01-25-2010 04:08 AM

Very realistic looking.Thanks for sharing.

-- Bruce, Arnold MD

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#4 posted 01-25-2010 04:22 AM

Very good carving, living here in Florida, makes it that much more interesting.

-- Dan Wiggins

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#5 posted 01-25-2010 04:42 AM

Nice carving ,very cool

-- "everything has a soul"

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#6 posted 01-25-2010 04:55 AM

i think its really cool…..thanks for posting it..very unique

-- GRIZZMAN ...[''''']

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#7 posted 01-25-2010 05:06 AM

what an awesome way to capture one of natures most interesting activities…

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

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#8 posted 01-25-2010 12:45 PM

wonderful—wonderful image, and carving.

-- ~ Debbie, Canada (

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#9 posted 01-25-2010 03:59 PM

Too Cool !!!

-- Ken, "Everyday above ground is a good day!"

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#10 posted 01-25-2010 07:13 PM

You always come up with a wonderfully original idea and presentation! I think you’ve outdone yourself with this one. Well Done!

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#11 posted 01-25-2010 07:19 PM

Well done carving of hatching turtles keep up the good work.

-- Best Regards With Personalized Rocking Chairs And Furniture On My Mind,

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#12 posted 01-26-2010 02:06 AM

Thanks for the nice comments. In answer to JayJay. The turtles are carved in the Main piece. I really enjoy carving beach themes, I can’t wait to start the next one.

-- Doris Oakwood Ga

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#13 posted 03-03-2010 03:02 PM

Looks so real. You did an outstanding job on this project. A+

-- so much wood, so little time. Bradford. Wood-a-holics unanimous president

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