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Country Boy in Love

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Project by ClaudeF posted 04-16-2018 11:12 PM 513 views 0 times favorited 5 comments Add to Favorites Watch

Day 2 of the March 2017 RWR I spent in Chris Hammack’s class. He had roughouts of his “Professional” series with him and I chose the Lobster Fisherman. I started thinking about it, and decided to make him a crawfish fisherman instead. After I carved away the hat and the slicker, I realized that a proper-sized crawfish would only be about 1/4 inch long. Then I got inspired. The first photo is Chris’ “go by” and rough out. Carved from basswood, about 5 inches tall, including base.

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woodshaver Tony C

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#1 posted 04-16-2018 11:50 PM

This is great to see! Love how you displayed your work!

-- St Augustine FL, Experience is the sum of our mistakes!

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#2 posted 04-17-2018 10:11 AM

Great choice. nice job.

-- A childs smile is payment enough.

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ralbuck

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#3 posted 04-17-2018 04:34 PM

A fine project.

I like the 54 pickup too!

Is that yours? This was taken at a car show apparently.

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

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ClaudeF

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#4 posted 04-18-2018 01:35 AM

No, the truck is not mine. Found it on the internet and thought it looked like something a country boy might drive to town in to see his sweetie….

Claude

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#5 posted 05-17-2018 04:15 AM

Claude,

You’re turning this into an art form!

-- Cau Haus Designs, Thomas J. Tieffenbacher

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