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Project by ClaudeF posted 11-01-2016 08:24 PM 835 views 0 times favorited 9 comments Add to Favorites Watch

Just finished this carving – special order for a customer. Santa is carving a bust of an Elf, while another Elf is showing him the date, concerned about finishing in time. Santa stands 10 inches tall, including base, which is about 13 inches wide. Carved from basswood, with pine flooring. Based on an original design by Wayne Shinlever.

Claude

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





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ShaneA

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#1 posted 11-01-2016 08:55 PM

Awesome! I really like this one.

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#2 posted 11-01-2016 10:12 PM

Nice carving!— Too TRUE?????????

-- Wood rescue is good for the environment and me! just rjR

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#3 posted 11-01-2016 10:52 PM

Really nice….

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#4 posted 11-02-2016 12:54 PM

very cool, and the story in the work is obvious.

-- Scott, Irmo SC

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#5 posted 11-02-2016 01:23 PM

a carving….. carving ….. a carving …....what a great idea …......... not even gonna let the wife see this one ….........LOL …..... GREAT JOB

-- Tony---- Reinholds,Pa.------ REMEMBER TO ALWAYS HAVE FUN

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#6 posted 11-02-2016 05:15 PM

This is beautiful work. There are a lot of nice carving details in this piece.

helluvawreck aka Charles
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#7 posted 11-02-2016 05:45 PM

Incredible set and motive. Very well done facial expressions.

-- Ivan, Croatia, Wooddicted

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#8 posted 11-05-2016 12:14 AM

fantastic work, love this one!

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#9 posted 11-15-2016 08:33 PM

That’s just adorable! I love how Santa’s expression is all “Dude, no problem.”

-- I'm not as good as I once was, but I'm as good once as I ever was.

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