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Project by MShort posted 11-08-2016 04:41 PM 1249 views 1 time favorited 14 comments Add to Favorites Watch

I finished up the last 7 of the 21 and put them all in a library display this month for our woodcarving group. I put a picture of all 21 and some closer photos from left to right. This has been a fun project. I am working number 22 and 23 (policeman and fireman) to add to the collection. Thanks for looking.

  • I started all of these in Jan 2016 and worked on them to mid October keeping all of them in the confines of a block of wood that is 1.5” x 1.5” square x 4” tall to see how many different looks I could get from the same size wood. Thanks.

-- Mike, Missouri --- “A positive life can not happen with a negative mind.” ---





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Jim Jakosh

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#1 posted 11-08-2016 04:44 PM

WOW..That is a super group of carvings, Mike!!

Looks likes all the village people will be there with the fireman and the policeman!!

Cheers, Jim

-- Jim Jakosh.....Practical Wood Products...........Learn something new every day!! Variety is the Spice of Life!!

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#2 posted 11-08-2016 05:04 PM

They are so adorable and detailed, nice colours too. I like that they are of various themes. Quite good stuff for collectors.

-- Ivan, Croatia, Wooddicted

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lew

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#3 posted 11-08-2016 05:21 PM

Wow, Mike, you have been busy!

They are all awesome!

-- Lew- Time traveler. Purveyor of the Universe's finest custom rolling pins.

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the_other_ken

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#4 posted 11-08-2016 06:31 PM

Beautiful collection. Lots of detail in the carvings. How tall are they? It’s kind of hard to tell from the photos.

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#5 posted 11-08-2016 06:40 PM

Great project Mike. Shows a lot of imagination, right down to the variety of the hats.
Waiting to see the next 2. Wonderful.

-- John, British Columbia, Canada

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#6 posted 11-08-2016 09:00 PM

my fingers are getting sore as I look at your handy work – great job and obviously a lot of time invested

-- Dick, Malvern Ohio - my biggest fear is that when I die, my wife sells my toys for what I told her I paid for them

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MShort

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#7 posted 11-08-2016 11:24 PM



Beautiful collection. Lots of detail in the carvings. How tall are they? It s kind of hard to tell from the photos.

- theotherken

They are 4” tall

-- Mike, Missouri --- “A positive life can not happen with a negative mind.” ---

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#8 posted 11-09-2016 12:39 AM

they are all lovely little guys …... details are very amazing …....... GREAT JOB

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

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#9 posted 11-09-2016 01:18 AM

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#10 posted 11-09-2016 02:02 PM

That’s a lot of time. Keep it up.

-- Justin@ElwinDesigns.com

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#11 posted 11-09-2016 09:35 PM

My goodness….......these are terrific.
Incredible work.
Well done.

Perhaps a Dalmatian to go with the Fireman and a bank robber with a black mask (in handcuffs) to couple with the policeman???

-- Directions are just the Manufacturer's "opinion" on how something should be assembled. ----Mike, Waukesha, WI

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#12 posted 11-10-2016 02:00 PM

Amazing detail for such small pieces

-- Scott, Irmo SC

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#13 posted 11-11-2016 11:55 AM

Great job man, I like carving them too.

-- A childs smile is payment enough.

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WistysWoodWorkingWonders

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#14 posted 11-22-2016 01:20 AM

wicked work, these little guys are totally cool.

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

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