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ORCA!!! - another project finally completed!

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Project by Roman - THE BOOTMAN posted 01-03-2017 08:43 PM 867 views 0 times favorited 9 comments Add to Favorites Watch

This is my attempt at some wood sculpting. Had started this a long time ago but did not have the courage to complete it. Found it on my to-do shelf and thought it was good enough to finish. All that was needed was a lacquer finish which was applied late last night and I gave it a nod this morning to have it posted .
I’ve forgotten the wood type only to say that it had some severe blemishes which I left positioned on the dorsal side of the carving.
Hope you like it.
Regards to all, Roman

-- Author of POWER CARVING BOOTS & SHOES - Schiffer Publishing. Available online or your favourite bookstore.





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GR8HUNTER

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#1 posted 01-03-2017 09:22 PM

WOW ….that’s 1 a day …if you keep this pace up …you will make us all look bad … GREAT JOB :<)

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

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ClaudeF

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#2 posted 01-03-2017 10:18 PM

Beautiful carving!

Claude

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Druid

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#3 posted 01-03-2017 10:41 PM

So you’re making a splash with a different type of carving!
I have the same problem of having pieces of wood that are “unknown”, so I usually classify those as FOG (Found On Ground). Feel free to adopt the FOG term if it suits you.
Looking forward to your next piece.

-- John, British Columbia, Canada

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htl

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#4 posted 01-04-2017 01:45 AM

Nicely done!!! but where’s the boot??? LOL

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bushmaster

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#5 posted 01-04-2017 04:23 AM

That’s a whale of a nice carving. I just heard of the news tonight that a pod of orcas in BC waters lost their matriarch
leader, they thought she was born around 1911.

-- Brian - Hazelton, British Columbia

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crowie

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#6 posted 01-04-2017 07:41 AM

Very nicely done Roman!!

Have you ever done a dolphin??

-- Lifes good, Enjoy each new day...... Cheers from "On Top DownUnder" Crowie

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helluvawreck

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#7 posted 01-04-2017 03:09 PM

Very nice work, Roman. It looks beautiful from every perspective.

helluvawreck aka Charles
http://woodworkingexpo.wordpress.com

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#8 posted 01-04-2017 07:57 PM

Lovely departure from your signature work Roman :)
Pete

-- Pete G: If you always do what you always did you'll always get what you always got

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ralbuck

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#9 posted 01-05-2017 05:55 PM

GREAT!

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

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