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Project by ClaudeF posted 06-25-2018 07:24 PM 553 views 0 times favorited 11 comments Add to Favorites Watch

Just in time for the July 4th parade! This is an elderly Vietnam Veteran, holding his flag at the parade. He is also a member of the American Legion. The carving is just under 7 inches tall, not counting the flag, and carved from basswood.

Claude

-- https://www.etsy.com/shop/ClaudesWoodcarving





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robscastle

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#1 posted 06-25-2018 07:34 PM

Very Patroic Claude!
Well done!

He has forgotten to put his service medals on.

-- Regards Rob

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#2 posted 06-25-2018 07:40 PM

Your best!!!!!!!!

-- A childs smile is payment enough.

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ralbuck

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#3 posted 06-25-2018 08:10 PM

Great job!
Very timely post too.

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

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#4 posted 06-25-2018 09:06 PM

I love him Claude. Another wonderful carving!

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#5 posted 06-25-2018 09:32 PM

Wonderfully rendered, Claude. You captured the old vet perfectly.

-- Gene 'The true soldier fights not because he hates what is in front of him, but because he loves what is behind him.' G. K. Chesterton

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#6 posted 06-25-2018 09:49 PM

Claude;

All of your work is awesome but this is my favorite.

Thanks for sharing

Bill in MI

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#7 posted 06-26-2018 02:33 AM

Well done!

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#8 posted 06-26-2018 05:11 AM

You simply amaze me with your ability not only to carve beautifully but also create character in the piece!

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

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#9 posted 06-26-2018 07:28 PM

Claude, this is a very nice carving. Congratulations.

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

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#10 posted 06-27-2018 12:31 AM

Very Nice & Well Done Claude!

-- (Rick S.)... "Don't Worry About What People Think! They Don't Do It Very Often Anyway!"

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#11 posted 06-27-2018 05:16 AM

Great one!

-- Ivan, Croatia, Wooddicted

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