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Project by MichaelA posted 10-01-2010 10:54 PM 2325 views 0 times favorited 17 comments Add to Favorites Watch

I-was-watching-Merlins-apprentice-and-the-celtic-warrior-on-it-was-so-fierce.
I-decided-to-make-him-my-Viking.
I-was-kind-of-concerned-of-this-cedar-round,but-thought-oh-well.
Well-before-I-could-get-to-the-detail-work,bang-he-got-the-shakes.
I-guess-its-to-the-shelf-untill-I-can-research-a-fix-for-him.

-- 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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mtnwild

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#1 posted 10-01-2010 11:14 PM

Like he’s painted for war!

Good one….....................looks like a real individual…............................................

-- mtnwild (Jack), It's not what you see, it's how you see it.

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Jordan

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#2 posted 10-01-2010 11:25 PM

I think stuff like this is really true to the essence of wood carving – take a piece of wood and let it be what it will. I wish I was that courageous. Great job!

-- http://www.jordanstraker.com

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longgone

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#3 posted 10-02-2010 12:01 AM

Fantastic carving.

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RonPeters

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#4 posted 10-02-2010 01:14 AM

Carve everything away that doesn’t look like a face and this is what you get!

-- “Once more unto the breach, dear friends...” Henry V - Act III, Scene I

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Skylark53

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#5 posted 10-02-2010 01:46 AM

Great work!

-- Rick, Tennessee, John 3:16

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Sodabowski

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#6 posted 10-02-2010 01:47 AM

I guess your space bar needs a fix too, right? ;p
Stunning carving dude. Incredible personality.

-- Thomas - Pondering the inclusion of woodworking into physics and chemistry classes...

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imallchalkedup

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#7 posted 10-02-2010 05:35 AM

awesome, I love it and wish I could make one too. But when I carve it looks like a chunk of wood still.

-- RStadler

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Abbott

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#8 posted 10-02-2010 05:38 AM

Outstanding!

-- Ohh mann...pancakes and boobies...I'll bet that's what Heaven is like! ♣ ♣ ♣ ♣

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Eli Adamit

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#9 posted 10-02-2010 07:54 AM

very nice, I like the natural wood colors.

-- Eli Adamit, Israel

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Flemming

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#10 posted 10-02-2010 11:42 AM

definitely got his war paint on
fantastic!

-- Flemming. It's only a mistake if you can't fix it.

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BritBoxmaker

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#11 posted 10-02-2010 01:46 PM

Eerily lifelike. A splendid carving.

-- Martyn -- Boxologist, Pattern Juggler and Candyman of the visually challenging. http://www.theartofboxes.com

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TheGravedigger

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#12 posted 10-02-2010 10:34 PM

The sapwood line does give sort of a warpaint effect, doesn’t it? Beautiful work. You’ve definitely got the touch.

-- Robert - Visit my woodworking blog: http://littlegoodpieces.wordpress.com

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MsDebbieP

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#13 posted 10-03-2010 02:00 AM

amazing work

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

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MichaelA

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#14 posted 10-03-2010 02:14 AM

Thank-You-all-for-your-kind-words.
Their-are-sooo.many-talented-people-on-this-sight.
It-makes-it-so-easy-to-get-inspiration-from-all-the-beautiful-projects.

-- 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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#15 posted 10-04-2010 09:11 AM

It is pleasure to see your carving. Thanks for posting.

-- Jiri

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