LumberJocks

Sven & Olie

  • Advertise with us
Project by TheDane posted 06-08-2017 10:46 PM 614 views 9 times favorited 20 comments Add to Favorites Watch

Remnants from the scrap bin can make good spindle-turning practice!

Sven (on the left) is about 5-inches tall … his spear is about 6-1/2-inches long. Olie (on the right) is about 4-inches tall. The spear and ax handle, are 1/8-inch hand-turned spindles. Tenons for the arms, nose, etc. are all 1/8-inch.

-- Gerry -- "I don't plan to ever really grow up ... I'm just going to learn how to act in public!"





20 comments so far

View builtinbkyn's profile

builtinbkyn

1228 posts in 606 days


#1 posted 06-08-2017 10:57 PM

Hey they’re great. I used to draw figures just like this in my notebooks during class when I should have been taking notes LOL Fun project Gerry.

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

View ralbuck's profile

ralbuck

3112 posts in 1932 days


#2 posted 06-08-2017 11:02 PM

Deeys do looeek fetty gut der 0—by gosh—UFF-DAH!

-- SAWDUST is THERAPY without a couch! just rjR

View Joe Lyddon's profile

Joe Lyddon

9759 posts in 3718 days


#3 posted 06-08-2017 11:02 PM

Very CUTE & clever!

The Vikings are Coming!

... Flintstones…?

-- Have Fun! Joe Lyddon - Alta Loma, CA USA - Home: http://www.WoodworkStuff.net ... My Small Gallery: http://www.ncwoodworker.net/pp/showgallery.php?ppuser=1389&cat=500"

View Ken90712's profile

Ken90712

17330 posts in 2854 days


#4 posted 06-08-2017 11:55 PM

These are awesome, I have to try this. My goodness I’ll ne V er n have time for all my to do items.

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

View peteg's profile

peteg

4055 posts in 2489 days


#5 posted 06-09-2017 01:50 AM

These are real cute little guys, nicely done Gerry
pete

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

View robscastle's profile

robscastle

3929 posts in 1870 days


#6 posted 06-09-2017 01:52 AM

Nice family shot there Gerry but what have you been making?

What did you use for the hair?... very realistic I might add

-- Regards Robert

View TheDane's profile

TheDane

5182 posts in 3329 days


#7 posted 06-09-2017 03:23 AM

What did you use for the hair?... very realistic I might add

My wife found some fake fur material at a local fabric shop. Doesn’t take much … each one only took a strip a half inch wide and 2 inches long.

Nice family shot there Gerry …

LOL … I guess they do look like some of my relatives!

-- Gerry -- "I don't plan to ever really grow up ... I'm just going to learn how to act in public!"

View Dutchy's profile

Dutchy

2272 posts in 1834 days


#8 posted 06-09-2017 06:28 AM

Cute looking and nicely made. Are this two danes Dane?

-- https://dutchypatterns.com/

View Jim Jakosh's profile

Jim Jakosh

18498 posts in 2771 days


#9 posted 06-09-2017 11:29 AM

Very cool pieces. I heard a lot of stories about Sven and Olie and Lena!!

Cheers, Jim

-- Jim Jakosh.....Practical Wood Products...........Learn something new every day!! Variety is the Spice of Life!!

View helluvawreck's profile

helluvawreck

26385 posts in 2532 days


#10 posted 06-09-2017 12:01 PM

All right, Gerry! You sure are a creative soul and I just love these little guys. The are very cute and are real eye catchers. Everyone will want to pick them up and take a closer look. These are a great project.

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

View doubleDD's profile

doubleDD

6145 posts in 1709 days


#11 posted 06-09-2017 12:26 PM

They look like trouble makers to me but would be a great compliment to the shop. Some nice turning and imagination.

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

View PaulDoug's profile

PaulDoug

1290 posts in 1369 days


#12 posted 06-09-2017 01:22 PM

Oh, those would sell for sure. Very cute.

-- “We all die. The goal isn't to live forever; the goal is to create something that will.” - Chuck Palahniuk

View GR8HUNTER's profile

GR8HUNTER

2074 posts in 378 days


#13 posted 06-09-2017 02:39 PM

are they your new shop buddies …LMAO :<)) GREAT JOB GRATZ TOP 3

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

View moke's profile

moke

960 posts in 2442 days


#14 posted 06-09-2017 04:54 PM

Very cool…and creative….the one on the right bears a striking resemblance to my sister!!
Mike

View leafherder's profile

leafherder

1134 posts in 1618 days


#15 posted 06-09-2017 06:07 PM

Adorable! Trademark those – they could be the next new animated craze! LOL Thanks for making me smile!

-- Leafherder

showing 1 through 15 of 20 comments

Have your say...

You must be signed in to post the comments.

DISCLAIMER: Any posts on LJ are posted by individuals acting in their own right and do not necessarily reflect the views of LJ. LJ will not be held liable for the actions of any user.

Latest Projects | Latest Blog Entries | Latest Forum Topics

HomeRefurbers.com