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Project by hap posted 01-11-2008 12:48 PM 1403 views 0 times favorited 11 comments Add to Favorites Watch

this is my first carving. i used a rotoy tool

-- hap, gunbarrel city tx.





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hap

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#1 posted 01-11-2008 12:49 PM

thanks to everyone for saying hello. this is a cool sight.

-- hap, gunbarrel city tx.

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Dick, & Barb Cain

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#2 posted 01-11-2008 01:00 PM

You’re off to a good start. Those spirit figures are a good place to start carving.

-- -** You are never to old to set another goal or to dream a new dream ****************** Dick, & Barb Cain, Hibbing, MN. http://www.woodcarvingillustrated.com/gallery/member.php?uid=3627&protype=1

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hap

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#3 posted 01-11-2008 01:27 PM

thanks dick, you make some killer things

-- hap, gunbarrel city tx.

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#4 posted 01-11-2008 01:47 PM

Great start. (Looks like he has a nasal congestion issue)

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hap

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#5 posted 01-11-2008 02:37 PM

maplewood that the hartwood. look like he got hit in the nose

-- hap, gunbarrel city tx.

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#6 posted 01-11-2008 03:30 PM

well done!!!

-- ~ Debbie, Canada (https://www.facebook.com/DebbiePribeleENJOConsultant)

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#7 posted 01-11-2008 07:11 PM

Good first try. Keep up the good work. Welcome to the best site on the net. mike

-- (You just have to please the man in the Mirror) Mike from Michigan -

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GaryK

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#8 posted 01-11-2008 08:22 PM

Great first attempt. I would end up making the face look like a gragoyle.

-- Gary - Never pass up the opportunity to make a mistake look like you planned it that way - Tyler, TX

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rpmurphy509

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#9 posted 01-11-2008 10:04 PM

I have no talent for carving (although I do enjoy it), any of you that can make
recognizable images in wood have my envy in your pocket. Great job. If I
might be so bold as to make a suggestion from one who has been there
before, use a small set of hand carving blades and chisels. The rotary (powered)
tools usually get the job done much faster, but you give up a lot of control
in the process, which leads to mistakes and the feeling you must rush the job at hand.

-- Still learning everything

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TreeBones

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#10 posted 01-11-2008 10:34 PM

Some nice work here, very cool.

-- Ron, Twain Harte, Ca. Portable on site Sawmill Service http://westcoastlands.net/Sawmill.html http://westcoastlands.net/SawBucks2/phpBB3 http://www.portablesawmill.info

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hap

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#11 posted 05-08-2014 11:33 PM

This is a few years back.

-- hap, gunbarrel city tx.

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