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Project by MichaelA posted 1390 days ago 1380 views 1 time favorited 6 comments Add to Favorites Watch

I-did-this-carving-to-practice-folds-and-flow-technique-and-to-take-a-break-from-human-form.You-are-free-to-make-what-ever-strikes-you-at-the-moment.Its-relaxing-and-fun.I-picked-the-worst-piece-of-mesquite-I-had-and-let-all-the-worm-holes-lead-me-where-ever-they-were.They-were-every-where.This-carving-reminds-me-of-hidden-places-in-utah-where-platinum-is.

-- 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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cwdance1

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#1 posted 1390 days ago

I think its wonderful

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lightweightladylefty

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#2 posted 1390 days ago

A lovely way to show off the grain. Thanks for sharing.

L/W

-- Jesus is the ONLY reason for ANY season.

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Ken90712

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#3 posted 1390 days ago

Like it what kind of finish did you use? I have a some wood I need to put finish on that just like this.

-- Ken, "Everyday above ground is a good day!"

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MichaelA

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#4 posted 1390 days ago

Thanks-for-your-comments————-Ken-I-only-use-minwax-pre-stain-and-Howards-beez-wax-and-orange-oil-on-all-my-projects-only-because-Iam-after-the-natual-wood-color.I-can-also-use-the-wax-while-I-carve-to-see-my-flaws-and-if-I-undercut-far-enough-especially-on-eyes.That-sculpture-is-the-Texas-white-mesquite-not-the-red.The-white-will-turn-a-golden-brown.If-you-dont-use-the-pre-stain-it-will-turn-darker-yet.Thanks-again.(sorry-about-the-dashes-my-spacebar-went-out.)

-- 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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Jiri Parkman

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#5 posted 1389 days ago

The dashes are horrible :-). But your sculpture is beauriful. And the wood is beautiful too. Thanks for this post.

-- Jiri

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TheHarr

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#6 posted 1043 days ago

Really cool, I am beginning to learn how to make complex shapes and I also find it relaxing. This should be entered in a few art shows. I’ll bet it takes a prize, or two.
Nict job, keep foolin’ around.

-- The wood is good.

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