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Sonoma, CA badges (hand carved)

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Project by Brian Sims posted 1344 days ago 1189 views 2 times favorited 6 comments Add to Favorites Watch

I hand carved both of these badges for a retiring law enforcement officer. He spent his career with two agencies and his family wanted to commemorate both. The Deputy Sheriff badge is Cuban Mahogany and 18” wide. The SWAT badge is Avodire and 12” wide.

-- Brian, Ohio, http://hipshotwood.com, http://anniversaryoriginals.com





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JAGWAH

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#1 posted 1344 days ago

Nice work. I envy carvers. Especially those that can spell.

-- ~Just A Guy With A Hammer~

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SteveMI

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#2 posted 1344 days ago

WHAT!
You mean there isn’t a backspace function on a carving knife????

Really my amazement is in getting all of the detail so it looks that one thing is in front of the other. I could see myself reversing some of the cutting and having everyone point.

Steve.

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ND2ELK

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#3 posted 1344 days ago

You are truely blessed in your God given talent as a wood carver. Very impressive work. Thanks for posting.

God Bless
tom

-- Mc Bridge Cabinets, Iowa

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Brian Sims

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#4 posted 1343 days ago

Tom,
Thank you so much! I am thankful every day for the gift I have been given. My only regret is I didn’t find it sooner. I often tell people, we all have a gift, most of us doubt it when we should be exploring it. Not everyone has the gift of art, but everyone has a gift. Our task is to find it and share it. Self doubt is often the roadblock on the way to happiness.
Peace,
Brian

-- Brian, Ohio, http://hipshotwood.com, http://anniversaryoriginals.com

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Woodbutcher3

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#5 posted 1338 days ago

Great detail. Beautiful results. I know it will be a hit and cherished for years to come in the family!

-- Rod ~ There's never enough time to finish a project, but there's always time to start another one.

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Brian Sims

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#6 posted 1337 days ago

Rod, Thank you for the kind words!

-- Brian, Ohio, http://hipshotwood.com, http://anniversaryoriginals.com

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