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Project by ClaudeF posted 10-28-2018 05:47 PM 663 views 0 times favorited 10 comments Add to Favorites Watch

Just to show that I can carve something besides Santa Claus, I carved this back in 2006. Carved from a scrap of walnut, finished with clear water-based varnish. Stands 3.5 inches tall.

Claude

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





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ralbuck

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#1 posted 10-28-2018 05:56 PM

HHHH’’’’’’’MMMMMMM!

Very well done!

My question is; Does it still look like you or has “Father Time” modified you enough that it is unrecognizable?

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#2 posted 10-28-2018 06:07 PM

That’s a really nice self-portrait Claude!

-- Phil Allin - Ventura, CA

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#3 posted 10-28-2018 07:32 PM

Very nice! Reminds of some Pole-dweller, though… :D

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#4 posted 10-28-2018 10:05 PM

Here’s a photo taken two years after the carving was finished – needed a haircut, though…

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

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#5 posted 10-29-2018 03:16 AM

Claude, where is your Santa hat?

-- Think safe, be safe

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#6 posted 10-29-2018 04:03 AM

Outstanding….

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#7 posted 10-29-2018 10:05 AM

Very well done.

-- A childs smile is payment enough.

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#8 posted 10-29-2018 11:40 PM

Great photo of you Claude and really great carving of yourself.

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#9 posted 11-01-2018 01:23 AM

Hats off to you! It is never an easy feat to carve a facial expression and to be able to do it so intricately is simply amazing!

-- Cameron Robertson, Manager of storage Dee Why - http://supercheapselfstorage.com.au/facilities/sydney/northern-beaches/self-storage/cameron-robertson/

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#10 posted 11-02-2018 09:09 PM

It’s even more impressive after seeing your photographs

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