Pacific NW Style Dogs

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Project by Phil32 posted 10-30-2018 10:32 PM 443 views 0 times favorited 4 comments Add to Favorites Watch

This is a wall decoration carved in the Pacific NW style of my two miniature dachshunds and their common ancestor – a wolf. The dogs are carved in relief with typical ovoids, split U’s, etc. Their eyes are set with tiger-eye stones. The wolf head in the center is fully shaped with cat-eye shell insets for the eyes and symbolic eagle & orca. The carving is in poplar with acrylic paints.

Photos: 1. complete carving, 2. back panel w/slot for worlf head, 3. worlf head (unfinished), 4. unfinished parts assembled, 5. Right side dachshund, 6. wolf head w/orca

-- Phil Allin - Ventura, CA

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#1 posted 10-31-2018 02:03 AM

That is really unique. nice job of carving AND painting.!!


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#2 posted 10-31-2018 11:14 AM

Very well done, carving, painting , not to forget the imagination behind all that. bravo.

-- andrek

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#3 posted 10-31-2018 06:17 PM


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#4 posted 10-31-2018 09:05 PM

I really like this piece as I am found of that Pacific Northwest style!

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

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