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Here’s some recent chainsaw n chisel fish. Next week I’ have to finish a 10 foot white sturgeon, should be totallyinsane!
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#1 posted 02-15-2011 02:45 PM
very nice work
-- Stelios L.A. Stavrinides: - I am not so rich to buy cheap tools, but... necessity is the mother of inventions - http://www.steliart.com --
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#2 posted 02-15-2011 02:46 PM
Somehow I find these very appealing. I can only hope you have found a market for these? Thanks for sharing your work with us.
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#3 posted 02-15-2011 04:28 PM
Very realistic looking fish, are you forced to catch the models for these carvings and thereby being tornbetween two wonderful activities; fishing and woodworking, or do you resort to pictures? Thank you for sharing. Been a couple of days since we saw any of those 10’ sturgeons around here though. LOL.
-- As ever, Gus-the 77 yr young apprentice carpenter
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#4 posted 02-15-2011 04:34 PM
-- Charlie M. "Woodworking - patience = firewood"
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#5 posted 02-15-2011 05:18 PM
Your fish are awsome! I love to make fish also, carving is easy but painting them is the hard part for me. A lot of my fish end up swimming in my wood stove! You my friend ,have got it nailed! Excellent work ,I’m inspired to try again.
-- So much wood, So little time
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#6 posted 02-15-2011 05:25 PM
Wow, nice carving..it looks almost fresh out of the water. I see you are from Mystic. Nice town. My wife and I were in Mystic recently. Have family in New London.
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#7 posted 02-15-2011 05:36 PM
That is so cool! I was immediately attracted to your fish because they brought back fond memories of home – then I see you’re from Mystic. I live in Virginia now, but I’m a native of Old Lyme! (actually Point O Woods) I worked as a picture framer in Mystic for years! LOVE the fish!
-- - Cindy, texture freak -
#8 posted 02-15-2011 07:30 PM
Yea, I’m a better painter than woodworker. But Love em’ both. Almost as much as fishing. We’ll see about a market. ha. No way I can keep up with a guy who makes 2-3 of these a day. more like one in 2-3 days. Hey it’s winter and there’s no roofing right now. I have some giant “sea” things I’ll be carving this spring.
Rainman, Hey if you where closer You could carve & I’d paint. Sounds good to me.
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#9 posted 02-15-2011 08:02 PM
Nice carving. You could sell that to a fishing campground for a welcome sign!!!
-- Jim Jakosh.....Practical Wood Products...........Learn something new every day!! Variety is the Spice of Life!!
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#10 posted 02-15-2011 09:33 PM
Awesome, what a scale that 10 footer will be… have fun with it…
-- Wood and Glass they kick (well you know) Have a great day - Dug
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#11 posted 02-16-2011 12:05 AM
Those are special good. Cool man….....................Paint and carving look good to me….........
-- mtnwild (Jack), It's not what you see, it's how you see it.
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#12 posted 02-16-2011 04:34 AM
Finally some fish big enough to catch with my fly. Great work with the fish cant wait to see the Sturgeon.
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#13 posted 02-16-2011 05:46 AM
Your fish are really detailed. You must do a lot of chiseling once you’re done with the chain saw! Great work. Thanks for posting.
-- Jesus is the ONLY reason for ANY season.
#14 posted 02-16-2011 02:30 PM
Some are 100% Chain Saw Like the big one’s … Most of em’ after the big chain saw I hit it with a small chainsaw wheel… Proxon. I used to be a chainsaw purist.and can get get pretty good detail with it. It’s funny I’ve run into people who are CS purists. I see no evil in the mini chainsaw wheel. It’s actually a ton of fun. You can basically draw in wood with the proxon or lancelot chain saw angle grinders. Plus you don’t hit your shins with a 14” chain saw blade. That’s just not worth the art.
But the Large sae bass is 100% all 14” SthiL chain saw… No mini’s no chisels no wheelz.
Rock n roll This week I’m going to attempt some more realistic salt water species, in a more 3d form.Wish me luck.. & Thanks for the feedback
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