New Bears on Block

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Project by Brooklynwoods posted 1309 days ago 951 views 0 times favorited 2 comments Add to Favorites Watch

These came up during the Holidays. the one with my clients stands about 5’ plus pedestal. The second is 4’. Enjoyed carving them.

-- J. E. Ekholdt, Wrightwood,

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#1 posted 1308 days ago

That’s a biiig bear! Looks very lifelike to me, but we don’t see many over here in the UK!

I remember – years ago – being at a craft fair where the stall next to us was run by a group of woodcarvers.
A middle-aged lady picked up an exquisite carving of a bear, about twenty-four inches high.
“I like that”, she said to the man who said he had carved it , “how much is it?”
“Eight – fifty” was the response.
“I’ll have it”, she says – proffering a ten pound note!
After a pause, the carver said, “No, eight hundred and fifty!”
. . . . . . Exit lady in a huff!

-- Don, Somerset UK,

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#2 posted 1307 days ago

Thank you Don, I’ll be working on a couple of 6’ Cowboys next. The pictures will be up as soon as I’m done.

-- J. E. Ekholdt, Wrightwood,

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