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Project by Jp_rolak posted 04-19-2010 04:28 PM 1240 views 2 times favorited 14 comments Add to Favorites Watch
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Wife got me carving lessons for christmas and this was the first project in the beginners kit. From this point on I was hooked!





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Jimthecarver

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#1 posted 04-19-2010 05:55 PM

Wow…. awesome for your first carving

-- Can't never could do anything, to try is to advance.

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Rob W

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#2 posted 04-19-2010 07:17 PM

Great job for a first carving.

-- Rob — I've cut it off twice and it's still too short!, http://www.witzkewood.com

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#3 posted 04-20-2010 12:44 AM

Very nicely done.

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woodworm

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#4 posted 04-20-2010 03:26 AM

Beautiful work!

-- masrol, kuala lumpur, MY.

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Richard Alexander

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#5 posted 04-20-2010 03:43 AM

That’s just impressive. I’d be thrilled if it was my tenth piece, let alone first.

-- Richard- Tulsa, Oklahoma

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ND2ELK

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#6 posted 04-20-2010 06:24 AM

I think you have found your thing. Looks good. Thanks for posting.

God Bless
tom

-- Mc Bridge Cabinets, Iowa

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Toolz

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#7 posted 04-20-2010 12:43 PM

Super job on your first carving.

-- Larry "Work like a Captain but Play like a Pirate!"

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Les Casteel

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#8 posted 04-20-2010 04:54 PM

Great Carving. Sorry, but I’ve just got to say it….. “Simply a WHALE of a job”

Good Luck on future projects!

-- Les, Arkansas, www.woodthatrocks.com

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Jordan

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#9 posted 04-22-2010 03:53 AM

Time for you to start spouting off about your newly discovered talents! LOL – seriously, really really great especially for your first. You’ll love carving and I look forward to seeing more from you!

-- http://www.jordanstraker.com

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Jp_rolak

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#10 posted 04-26-2010 01:18 AM

thanks everyone, my teacher was a big help.The hardest part for me was doing the rope border and keeping the angles around the curves. My eyes were buggn out of my head by the time i was finished.

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Karson

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#11 posted 05-17-2010 05:06 AM

Nice job. on the whale.

-- I've been blessed with a father who liked to tinker in wood, and a wife who lets me tinker in wood. Southern Delaware soon moving to Virginia karsonwm@gmail.com †

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#12 posted 05-17-2010 05:26 AM

Looks great nice carving

-- http://artisticwoodstudio.com Custom furniture

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#13 posted 09-21-2010 06:09 PM

That’s a really neat carving. Good job!

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#14 posted 09-21-2010 06:14 PM

That’s neat!

-- Ohh mann...pancakes and boobies...I'll bet that's what Heaven is like! ♣ ♣ ♣ ♣

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