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Wife's 2018 Christmas carving

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Project by hunter71 posted 09-14-2018 10:43 AM 677 views 1 time favorited 12 comments Add to Favorites Watch

Every year we get another Christmas themed carving for the house. This year it was done quite early. She helped with the painting. My own design, carved from Russian Lipa, acrylic pants, gel stain antique. Flowers are from a craft store, too small for my talents.

-- A childs smile is payment enough.





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crowie

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#1 posted 09-14-2018 10:46 AM

Doug, You sir are one clever talented carver…. nice done!!

-- Lifes good, Enjoy each new day...... Cheers from "On Top DownUnder" Crowie

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#2 posted 09-14-2018 11:38 AM

Another mighty fine carving! Nice work from you and the Mrs.!

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

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#3 posted 09-14-2018 01:32 PM

That is a very nice Jolly Old St Nick there. He looks like a character, I’ll just bet he’ll drink all your Milk, and eat every Cookie in the house.

Thanks for posting, and if I don’t get another opportunity before he has to go to work, have a safe holiday with a Merry Christmas, and a Happy New Year.

-- Think safe, be safe

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#4 posted 09-14-2018 01:40 PM

another winner Doug … dont forget the artist wife …. GREAT JOB BOTH :<)) no doubt be top 3 so congratz early lol

-- Tony---- Reinholds,Pa.------ REMEMBER TO ALWAYS HAVE FUN

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#5 posted 09-14-2018 02:07 PM

Great carving and painting.

-- “We all die. The goal isn't to live forever; the goal is to create something that will.” - Chuck Palahniuk

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#6 posted 09-14-2018 03:35 PM

Ho—-Ho—-Ho—-Go—Go—Goo—-..

Make more that is a terrific job!

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

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#7 posted 09-14-2018 05:29 PM

Santa looks a lot like your LJ picture with that awesome beard. What a great family Christmas tradition. You should post a picture of the entire collection of carvings so we can see all of them.

-- Earl "I'm a pessamist - generally that increases the chance that things will turn out better than expected"

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#8 posted 09-14-2018 08:03 PM

Great looking Santa!

Claude

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#9 posted 09-15-2018 01:44 AM

very impressive-just like the rest of the projects in your portfolio.

Thanks for sharing.

Bill in MI

#10 posted 09-15-2018 04:18 AM

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#11 posted 09-18-2018 02:23 PM

Very nice.

-- Brian - Hazelton, British Columbia

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#12 posted 09-22-2018 05:44 PM

-- Ganchik Sasha. Life is not a draft, tomorrow you will not redo......

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