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Project by Dwight Magee posted 04-12-2017 10:31 PM 450 views 0 times favorited 16 comments Add to Favorites Watch
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Full size female kingfisher carved for a customer from basswood and painted with acrylics. The branch is a piece of driftwood supplied buy customer.

-- ~ Dwight





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ralbuck

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#1 posted 04-12-2017 11:36 PM

Fantastic work!

Put it in the window with a cat in the yard and record the result, or put in the yard where the neighbors cat can see it, and watch the cat against their window.

-- just rjR

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woodshaver (Tony)

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#2 posted 04-13-2017 12:35 AM

A very nice carving! I’m sure the customer will love it! Cute little birdie!

-- St Augustine FL, Experience is the sum of our mistakes!

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Redoak49

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#3 posted 04-13-2017 01:33 AM

What can one say but ….Beautiful

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#4 posted 04-13-2017 02:57 AM

Dwight he’s just fantastic. Such amazing detail!!! Truly awesome.

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builtinbkyn

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#5 posted 04-13-2017 03:42 AM

Wow that’s truly art and wonderful. Many skills associated with this project. Thanks for sharing it here.

-- Bill, Yo!......in Brooklyn :)

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oldnovice

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#6 posted 04-13-2017 04:06 AM

WOW, I wish I could carve one tenth as well!
I have seen these birds in the wild and you caught it in wood, nice wok!

-- "I never met a board I didn't like!"

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drawninstone

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#7 posted 04-13-2017 12:53 PM

That is beautiful! You have an incredible talent!

-- Darci, http://www.drawninstone.com

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pottz

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#8 posted 04-13-2017 01:24 PM

amazing work as usual,your talent blows me away,i just wish i could do something even close.just incredible.

-- sawdust the bigger the pile the bigger my smile-larry,so cal.

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bushmaster

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#9 posted 04-13-2017 02:45 PM

Beautiful carving. one of my favorite birds.

-- Brian - Hazelton, British Columbia

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Bud_3

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#10 posted 04-13-2017 07:31 PM

It’s so real…congratulations!

-- Personality and character of a man is like wood,must polish it to shine...

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helluvawreck

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#11 posted 04-13-2017 07:47 PM

This is such a beautiful piece. It displays a lot of nice details, artistic talent, and carving ability.

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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#12 posted 04-13-2017 07:51 PM

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TheWoodYogi

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#13 posted 04-13-2017 09:18 PM

Beautiful :)

-- Wood Yogi - Put your heart, mind, and soul into even your smallest acts. This is the secret of success. - Swami Sivananda

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Dwight Magee

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#14 posted 04-13-2017 10:05 PM

Wow, thank you all so much for your kind comments. There are so many of you it would take a page to thank you all individually. Thanks again for taking the time to look and post such kind words.

-- ~ Dwight

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woodify

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#15 posted 04-13-2017 11:32 PM

Fantastic job! It looks so real.

-- Woodify ~~ https://www.youtube.com/woodified

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