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"OLD MAN" BIKE WEEK 2018

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Project by hunter71 posted 02-07-2018 12:02 PM 1060 views 0 times favorited 12 comments Add to Favorites Watch

I have been making a carving for Daytona Bike Week each year for some time now. This little guy will also qualify for my “OLD MAN” collection too. Nearly 8” tall he is carved from Russian Lipa. Painted with washed acrylics. His rings, chain and buckle are from my box of costume jewelry I pick up at yard sales. Shirt buttons are from nail art. Foam on his beer is Gorilla glue.
Had to do some R&D with that to get it right.

-- A childs smile is payment enough.





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#1 posted 02-07-2018 01:35 PM

I like it, nice work.

-- Chris K

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#2 posted 02-07-2018 02:14 PM

Great carving and coloring.

-- Brian - Hazelton, British Columbia

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#3 posted 02-07-2018 02:15 PM

Carved beer drinking. I like it!

-- Mike, an American living in Norway.

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#4 posted 02-07-2018 02:21 PM

Doug you certainly have captured the bike week feel in this fine carving …GREAT JOB :<))

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

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#5 posted 02-07-2018 03:27 PM

Crusty looking old rascal he is, nice work. I would like to see him in a group shot with his buddies from years past.

-- Think safe, be safe

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#6 posted 02-07-2018 05:01 PM

I always love the wood carvings. Great job.

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

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#7 posted 02-07-2018 06:18 PM

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#8 posted 02-07-2018 07:59 PM

Very clever Doug…

-- Lifes good, Enjoy each new day...... Cheers from "On Top DownUnder" Crowie

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#9 posted 02-07-2018 09:09 PM

I’ve seen this guy by the at the Spirit motorcycles store down the street from my house.
Really nice carving, you captured the character!

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

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#10 posted 02-07-2018 09:27 PM

Neat!

If you had come to Oregon; we could have visited a few 100 breweries for research purposes only!

We could even have gone to the Figured North Woods warehouse store—another great place!

-- Wood rescue is good for the environment and me! just rjR

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#11 posted 02-07-2018 10:29 PM

Hunter, you did a fine job on this and I really like it. It’s a great eye catcher.

helluvawreck aka Charles
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-- helluvawreck aka Charles, http://woodworkingexpo.wordpress.com

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#12 posted 02-09-2018 06:26 AM

Amamizing carving! Nice colours too.

-- Ivan, Croatia, Wooddicted

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