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Project by Jimthecarver posted 01-14-2008 06:17 PM 1348 views 0 times favorited 12 comments Add to Favorites Watch

This little carving is carved in English Walnut that was cut from a tree in my sisters backyard.
I enjoy using found wood instead of factory milled wood…It proves to be much more of a challenge.
Notice the hole in the boat from the beaching on the rocks, its hard to see but there is a cave carved in the rocks.

-- Can't never could do anything, to try is to advance.





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Paul

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#1 posted 01-14-2008 06:20 PM

You certainly met the challenge of found of woed and prevailed beautifully!

Wonderful work!

-- Paul, Texas

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#2 posted 01-14-2008 06:20 PM

Pretty cool!

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

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#3 posted 01-14-2008 06:31 PM

Great carvings.. You have a real talent for this kind of work.

-- 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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#4 posted 01-14-2008 07:06 PM

and now we see what “experience” brings… amazing.
The idea is brilliant, the execution wonderful, and those little touches (the cave and the hole) puts it over the top! Well done

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

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#5 posted 01-14-2008 07:19 PM

Very nice. What are the dimensions?

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#6 posted 01-14-2008 08:49 PM

That is so cool. What a great carving. I love it!

-- Happy woodworking! http://www.openarmsphotography.com

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#7 posted 01-14-2008 11:53 PM

Thank you all, your to kind.
This piece is about 1.75”x 2.5”x 8”

-- Can't never could do anything, to try is to advance.

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#8 posted 01-15-2008 01:50 AM

Another great piece. Nice detail and surprises.

-- I've been blessed with a father who liked to tinker in wood, and a wife who lets me tinker in wood. Southern Delaware karson_morrison@bigfoot.com †

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#9 posted 01-15-2008 02:54 AM

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Dick, & Barb Cain

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#10 posted 01-15-2008 02:58 AM

Putting mother nature to work. Great!

-- -** 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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#11 posted 01-15-2008 11:00 AM

You are quite the carver Jim. And you got a Great from one of our premier carvers – Hi Dick.

-- Bill - "Suit yourself and let the rest be pleased." http://www.cajunpen.com/

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#12 posted 08-03-2009 06:05 PM

Another great piece

-- Wood and Glass they kick (well you know) Have a great day - Dug

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