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Project by fishcarver2010 posted 05-12-2011 11:12 PM 1051 views 4 times favorited 9 comments Add to Favorites Watch

18” jumping rainbow it has a metal tail i carved to hold it to the base, this is the first fish to have all the detail
in the mouth

-- www. staceymitchellwildlifeart.synthasite.com





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Rustic

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#1 posted 05-13-2011 03:45 AM

Awesome

-- www.carvingandturningsbyrick.com, Rick Kruse, Grand Rapids, MI

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devann

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#2 posted 05-13-2011 05:12 AM

This one is so nice. The paint job looks so real.

-- Darrell, making more sawdust than I know what to do with

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#3 posted 05-13-2011 04:35 PM

Looked at all four I saw posted. My first thought was, someone made bases for taxidermy work, then it hit me! These are fantastic!
Almost forgot, WELCOME TO LJ’S!

-- "Man's ingenuity has outrun his intelligence" (Joseph Wood Krutch)

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fishcarver2010

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#4 posted 05-13-2011 11:14 PM

thanks!!

-- www. staceymitchellwildlifeart.synthasite.com

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#5 posted 05-14-2011 01:26 AM

Yes, welcome! and cool carvings! Really beautiful work…..........................

-- mtnwild (Jack), It's not what you see, it's how you see it.

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#6 posted 05-16-2011 05:30 AM

it is oh, so perfect! Those are really beautiful! I did a fish to put on a reclaimed chair for my Dad’s house, but it was hard, because i don’t look at them much, and it came out nowhere near resembling one of your wooden clones! Fishing was always something my Dad took me to do to be nice, or get me out of my mother’s hair or something -grew to despise it cause i always wanted to get in the water or eat the corn, or not get hooked in the neck!

-- christine

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#7 posted 05-20-2011 05:37 PM

That looks like something that takes my fly all summer long on the Weber River.
Stunning reality. After seeing where you are located, you probably fly-fish a lot of the rivers I do.
Very nice work.

Bruce

-- RusticBru of Utah, bpsheelydesigns.com

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fishcarver2010

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#8 posted 05-20-2011 08:04 PM

Thanks guys!!
Bruce, cant remember the last time i went fishing, guess it was 2001 in west yellow stone, never really had
much luck catching fish, so it is easier to just carve the size of the one that got away ;>)))
Christine i know what you mean, i had a hook in my hand when i was about 10 years old, i didn’t say anything until i got home, my dad had to cut one end off and pull it out the other side, didn’t care much for fishing after that

-- www. staceymitchellwildlifeart.synthasite.com

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#9 posted 06-03-2011 10:32 PM

Wonderful paint job is for sure!!!! And it’s not easy!

-- http://www.jordanstraker.com

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