salmon carving

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Project by Steve Esterby posted 11-27-2010 05:27 PM 2726 views 0 times favorited 7 comments Add to Favorites Watch
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This salmon is carved from port orford cedar.The rocks in the background and the fish are the same carving.I painted the rocks to create more depth.The eye is a sea shell.

--,the best teacher is repetition.

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#1 posted 11-27-2010 05:36 PM

That is a very nice carving and my hat is off to you for doing it so well.

-- If a man does not keep pace with his companions, perhaps it is because he hears a different drummer. Let him step to the music which he hears, however measured or far away. Henry David Thoreau

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#2 posted 11-27-2010 06:46 PM

Great job carver , salmon are one of my faverite subjects.

-- Everyday above ground is a good day.

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#3 posted 11-27-2010 06:50 PM

Very nice, Orford Cedar aye? I have recently heard that people are using this for endgrain Cutting Boards. Do you think its dense enough for that?

-- Ken, "Everyday above ground is a good day!"

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#4 posted 11-27-2010 06:58 PM

Great job I really like your presentation!

-- So much wood, So little time

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#5 posted 11-29-2010 05:14 AM

-one piece?! -that’s pretty amazing!

-- ~christine @ used2btrees

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#6 posted 11-30-2010 04:46 AM

WOW ! You have a talent for carving fish. Awesome job.

-- Have a great day.

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#7 posted 02-15-2011 08:09 PM

Aye aye capt. Keep it up !

-- PJM.`·.¸¸.·´¯`·.¸¸.·´¯`·.¸ ><((((º> ""BY HAMMER AND HAND ALL ARTS DO STAND""1785-1974 nyc Semper Fi, Patrick M

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