Another Day In Paradise

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Project by davedarlene posted 01-30-2011 03:00 PM 1292 views 1 time favorited 5 comments Add to Favorites Watch
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This is my latest woodcarving project made out of basswood. I have it hanging in my office at work as an inspiration during the day! The palm trees were carved separately out of basswood and glued to the base carving to add dimensionality to the carving.

-- David W./Central Florida

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#1 posted 01-30-2011 03:09 PM

I love it! Going to have to carve myself one for work. Nice job.

-- Mike, Somewhere in Indiana with a splinter or two!

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#2 posted 01-30-2011 03:15 PM

I glued the palm trees on before painting the carving but in retrospect it may have been easier to paint them before gluing them to the painted backgroud-thanks for the comment and feel free to use the design!

-- David W./Central Florida

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#3 posted 01-30-2011 04:13 PM

That’s a nice carving and I’m sure it’s very inspirational. Unfortunately, mine might have to say “Another day in the dungeon.” ;)

-- 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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#4 posted 01-30-2011 04:52 PM


So….....where is paradise? Florida, S. California, Texas?

But then, if you have a happy family and friends, you have paradise – even if there is snow & sleet outside.

-- "Heaven is North of the Bridge"

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#5 posted 01-30-2011 05:51 PM

Paradise is in Florida or in your heart wherever you’re at!

-- David W./Central Florida

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