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Project by ClaudeF posted 12-05-2016 07:43 PM 424 views 2 times favorited 8 comments Add to Favorites Watch

Original design by Don Lang, Page 62 of Woodcarving Illustrated Magazine #77. Mine also stands about 7 inches tall, is basswood and painted with acrylics. I modified Don’s design slightly to give the Angel a gold halo. Made for a friend…



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#1 posted 12-05-2016 08:11 PM

Very nice work

-- Pete in NC

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#2 posted 12-05-2016 08:18 PM

Well done!

Way past my patience or skill set.

-- just rjR

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#3 posted 12-05-2016 08:41 PM


-- A childs smile is payment enough.

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#4 posted 12-05-2016 09:36 PM

This is a very nice piece.

helluvawreck aka Charles

-- If a man does not keep pace with his companions, perhaps it is because he hears a different drummer. Let him step to the music which he hears, however measured or far away. Henry David Thoreau

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#5 posted 12-06-2016 02:11 AM

Way past my patience or skill set.

- ralbuck

rjR: After looking at your scroll saw work, definitely not past your patience. I’d estimate total working time for this angel at 2.5 hours, including scanning the magazine article, resizing, tracing the pattern on the wood, cutting on the bandsaw, then carving and painting. Three tools (other than the bandsaw) were used: knife, v tool, #7/10 gouge (for the wings). It took about a day and a half, all told, but most of that was waiting for paint to dry and working on something else while waiting.


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#6 posted 12-06-2016 04:10 AM

Claude that is just plain lovely!

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#7 posted 12-06-2016 05:58 AM

Merry Christmas Santa Claude

-- Cau Haus Designs, Thomas J. Tieffenbacher

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#8 posted 12-06-2016 06:23 AM

Beautiful work – sure looks Christmass authentic.

-- Ivan, Croatia, Wooddicted

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