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Project by hunter71 posted 01-07-2017 01:44 PM 521 views 0 times favorited 15 comments Add to Favorites Watch

This started out to be a Santa carving, but the guy looked more like a biker, so it went that way. Next came the motorcycle and I was going to build one like my truck, wagons, etc. BUT this was a carving, so I ventured off on thin ice and carved it. The “blond” was needed to fill the back seat and so another carving was started. Then the details started popping up and up and UP. This has proved to be one of the most taxing carving I have ever done, but it was fun. As a life long motorcycle rider this will find a place on a shelf in my shop. Carved from Russian Lipa, Apple acrylics.

-- A childs smile is payment enough.





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Dutchy

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#1 posted 01-07-2017 02:06 PM

A real Hunter. Very nice man.

-- My englisch is bad but how is your dutch?

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woodshaver (Tony)

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#2 posted 01-07-2017 02:09 PM

Love it! This is the best thing I’ve see all morning! You always put lot of detail into your work Doug! The old guy appears to be drinking while driving; and are you sure you weren’t thinking of Dolly Parton when caring the rider? LOL! Great work and worth a place on your shelf!

-- Tony C UAW, St Augustine FL, My high school shop teacher said "You can do it"... Now I can't stop!

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#3 posted 01-07-2017 02:32 PM

I like it…

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helluvawreck

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#4 posted 01-07-2017 03:08 PM

Nice work! Congratulations.

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

-- 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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doubleDD

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#5 posted 01-07-2017 03:11 PM

I couldn’t help notice how busty the back seat driver was, no wonder she is leaning back. LOL.
Good thinking on your part and it turned out great. I know a lot of bikers that would love this.

-- Dave, Downers Grove, Il. -------- When you run out of ideas, start building your dreams.

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GR8HUNTER

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#6 posted 01-07-2017 03:38 PM

WOW ….nice rack …LOL .....love this carving …... GREAT JOB :<)

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

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Ken90712

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#7 posted 01-07-2017 04:13 PM

Great work, love the carving Thx for sharing…...

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

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#8 posted 01-07-2017 04:25 PM

Great work! So funny!

-- Ivan, Croatia, Wooddicted

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ralbuck

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#9 posted 01-07-2017 05:03 PM

HHHHHHHHHHHHHHHHHHHHhh’’’’’’’’’’’’’’’’’’’’’’’’’’’’’’’’’’’’’‘MMMMMMMMMMMMMMMMMMMMMM!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!.

-- just rjR

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htl

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#10 posted 01-08-2017 02:54 AM

Way cute!!!! coming from another biker. LOL

-- There's a hundred ways to do anything, alot depends on the tools at hand.

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oldrivers

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#11 posted 01-08-2017 03:33 AM

Very Good, (you wired it up right.,) another good carving.

-- Soli Deo gloria!

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hunter71

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#12 posted 01-08-2017 12:03 PM

Thanks everyone. Carvings don’t make it to the top 3 much, thanks for looking. It was a fun project.

-- A childs smile is payment enough.

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FloridaArt

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#13 posted 01-08-2017 12:28 PM

Good work. Love the detail and the feelings this generates!

-- Art | Bradenton, Florida

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htl

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#14 posted 01-08-2017 03:27 PM

Carvings don’t make it into the big three much, but self portraits do??? LOL

-- There's a hundred ways to do anything, alot depends on the tools at hand.

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Roger

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#15 posted 01-10-2017 12:39 AM

Luvin it! Ride on

-- Roger from KY. Work/Play/Travel Safe. Keep your dust collector fed. Kentuk55@yahoo.com

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