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Project by Amcarver posted 08-29-2010 03:20 AM 4368 views 6 times favorited 35 comments Add to Favorites Watch

This is a project I completed while studying at the Geislor Moroder School of Woodcarving in Elbiganalp Austria. If you haven’t been there, and want to learn from European Master Carvers, this is the place to go.

Completed with Chainsaw and Sanders only. Too bad I had to leave it behind.

-- E.R. Bunn, http://www.hollandmountainwoodworks.com





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nurvreck

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#1 posted 08-29-2010 03:27 AM

That is one beautiful piece of art. Amazing job!

-- Dan, Sgt/USMC, Jacksonville, NC, http://thefamelesswoodworker.com

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Doug Scott

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#2 posted 08-29-2010 03:28 AM

ya ! Right ! it to good to be done by a chainsaw, Keep up the nice work

-- Doug, Michigan, http://www.furniturebydouglas.com

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Manitario

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#3 posted 08-29-2010 03:30 AM

wow, that is amazing

-- Sometimes the creative process requires foul language. -- Charles Neil

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psh

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#4 posted 08-29-2010 03:31 AM

+1 AMAZING!

-- Peter, Central VA

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brunob

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#5 posted 08-29-2010 03:31 AM

Wow. Amazing.

-- Bruce from Central New York...now, if you'll pardon me, I have some sawdust to make.

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Bearpie

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#6 posted 08-29-2010 03:47 AM

Why did you have to leave it behind? school requirement or no way to bring it home? Very good carving job on it.

Erwin, Jacksonville, FL

-- Erwin, Jacksonville, FL

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BTKS

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#7 posted 08-29-2010 04:09 AM

Simply AMAZING, WOW

-- "Man's ingenuity has outrun his intelligence" (Joseph Wood Krutch)

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#8 posted 08-29-2010 04:11 AM

Fantastic work!.
They tought you well.

-- Can't never could do anything, to try is to advance.

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Chip

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#9 posted 08-29-2010 04:28 AM

Just when you think you’ve seen it all on this site. Wow, just terrific work E.R. I don’t think I could have left it behind.

-- Better to say nothing and be thought the fool... then to speak and erase all doubt!

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Ted Pagels

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#10 posted 08-29-2010 04:32 AM

Certainly a cut above the rest!

-- Ted Pagels, Green Bay, WI

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CSlabon

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#11 posted 08-29-2010 04:34 AM

pretty darn good to me.

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Richard

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#12 posted 08-29-2010 05:05 AM

I like to know what became of your master piece. Did you sell it, or donated it? I bet we all would like to know the story behind it. Also what species is it, the grain looks very fine.

-- Richard Boise, Idaho

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#13 posted 08-29-2010 06:02 AM

That is quite a display of talent!

-- Charlie M. "Woodworking - patience = firewood"

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rivergirl

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#14 posted 08-29-2010 12:28 PM

Incredible to think you did this with a CHAINSAW! Wow!

-- Homer : "Oh, and how is education supposed to make me feel smarter? Besides, every time I learn something new, it pushes some old stuff out of my brain."

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AaronK

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#15 posted 08-29-2010 12:57 PM

great work! the grain adds an interesting dimension to the sculptural quality. say, what are the approximate dimensions?

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