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Project by mpounders posted 07-31-2010 12:50 AM 1304 views 2 times favorited 10 comments Add to Favorites Watch

Disclaimer: any resemblance to MsDebbieP and her hat is entirely accidental!

I have a friend who collects snowmen and she persuaded me to carve one last year, which my daughter confiscated. So I carved a different one for my friend. This is my first one this year and I am keeping my fingers crossed that I can at least post some pictures before they start grabbing at it! They are kinda fun to carve, but not as easy as I thought they would be. Still learning as I go. Thanks for looking!

-- Mike P., Arkansas, http://mikepounders.weebly.com





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joey

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#1 posted 07-31-2010 01:31 AM

Great looking snowman, I have been planning to give one a go here soon, right now I’m working on some Santa ornaments for Christmas. Your right it does resemble MsDeb…lol
Thanks for sharing
Joey

-- Joey~~Sabina, Ohio http://sleepydogwoodworking.blogspot.com/

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Jordan

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#2 posted 07-31-2010 01:39 AM

Really good – is it a tree ornament or a larger desk type ornament?

-- http://www.jordanstraker.com

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mpounders

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#3 posted 07-31-2010 02:22 AM

Tabletop thingie…. old Lynn Doughty always says you can charge more if it has a pretty base and I need all the help I can get!

-- Mike P., Arkansas, http://mikepounders.weebly.com

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ND2ELK

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#4 posted 07-31-2010 06:43 AM

Excellent job. Thanks for posting.

God Bless
tom

-- Mc Bridge Cabinets, Iowa

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TJ65

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#5 posted 07-31-2010 11:28 AM

Thats really cute- I like it, I can see why they get pinched all the time!

-- Theresa, https://sites.google.com/site/tmj65treasure/

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MsDebbieP

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#6 posted 07-31-2010 11:40 AM

hahaha you are funny :)

this guy is REALLY cute. Good job.

(and I love the tip re: charging more because of the base)

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

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Moron

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#7 posted 07-31-2010 01:08 PM

love it

-- "Good artists borrow, great artists steal”…..Picasso

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tdv

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#8 posted 07-31-2010 01:16 PM

That’s a great snowman Mike you have a real talent for carving It kind of reminds me of those Scandinavian chip carvings. Well done, just don’t show it to your daughter.
God bless
Trevor

-- God created wood that we may create. Trevor East Yorkshire UK

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Vicki

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#9 posted 08-01-2010 07:07 AM

Awesome job on the details. Love the whimsical shape of the hat.

-- Vicki on the Eastern Shore of MD

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#10 posted 10-22-2010 05:06 PM

this is so cute. you are a talented carver. I’d buy one… or you can give me one, i’ll be your friend ;)

-- Please visit my Etsy site, http://www.etsy.com/shop/cgurnham or http://www.christinagurnham.com You can also follow me on my artfire blog: http://www.artfire.com/users/cgurnham/blog

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