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Project by MichaelA posted 06-29-2010 10:04 PM 1534 views 1 time favorited 18 comments Add to Favorites Watch
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This one is carved in a Texas cedar log.

-- The best and most beautiful things in the world cannot be seen or even touched. They must be felt with the heart. "Helen Keller"





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mtnwild

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#1 posted 06-30-2010 12:15 AM

This one and Geronimo are my favorite. Those are spot on. Very cool….............very sad…..............

-- mtnwild (Jack), It's not what you see, it's how you see it.

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Edward83

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#2 posted 06-30-2010 12:17 AM

Wow these are impressive, about how long does it take you to carve one of these?

-- Praise God in all things, especially the bad things because they make the best learning experiences.

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michelletwo

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#3 posted 06-30-2010 12:23 AM

very impressive skills you are sharing with us..all are lovely.

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#4 posted 06-30-2010 12:27 AM

wonderful carving so life like.

-- http://artisticwoodstudio.com Custom furniture

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#5 posted 06-30-2010 12:58 AM

Amazing detail. This is a great carving.

-- - Eric Indianapolis, IN

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MichaelA

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#6 posted 06-30-2010 01:17 AM

Thank you all for your generous comments I look forward to seeing as many of your works of art as I can.There is so much to see and learn here.So thanks again and Edward it can take me more than a month to complete a carving because when I run into a area that I am lost Imust go over and over practice pieces because I’am learning and reading every book Jeff Phares published.

-- The best and most beautiful things in the world cannot be seen or even touched. They must be felt with the heart. "Helen Keller"

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CSlabon

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#7 posted 06-30-2010 02:04 AM

All nice! I like this one the best. Cedar is a great choice for color and the grain really fits the piece. Great job.

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Dark_Lightning

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#8 posted 06-30-2010 03:35 AM

That’s really nice! Also, you could have used one of my nephews for the model. That looks so much like him it’s uncanny.

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#9 posted 06-30-2010 10:42 PM

WOW very cool

-- Wood and Glass they kick (well you know) Have a great day - Dug

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#10 posted 06-30-2010 11:57 PM

this is wonderful .. the eyes are extraordinary

-- ~ Debbie, Canada (https://www.facebook.com/DebbiePribeleENJOConsultant)

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damon

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#11 posted 07-01-2010 10:11 AM

beautiful workmanship, but this piece really shines in the character embodied in the face – excellent portrait.

-- Damon, Right Angle Construction

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steiner

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#12 posted 07-01-2010 08:12 PM

You brought it to life. Very nice carvings.

-- Scott - Houston, Texas

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mikega

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#13 posted 07-03-2010 02:45 PM

Great expression on this one Mike. Looking forward to seeing more of your work.

-- Mike www.flickr.com/photos/paturner

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lizardhead

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#14 posted 01-11-2012 07:15 AM

I once heard when I was just a kid—A whittler was asked—Hey how do you carve out that horse—The whittler say well son you just cut away what ain’t horse

-- Lizardhead---Yeah but it's a dry heat--Tempe, Az

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MichaelA

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#15 posted 04-26-2012 03:42 AM

Lizardhead, I to have heard that saying. Well the whittler was correct all we do is release what already is captured in nature!!!!!!!!

-- The best and most beautiful things in the world cannot be seen or even touched. They must be felt with the heart. "Helen Keller"

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