Eagle Head is done

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Project by Rustic posted 06-03-2011 08:24 PM 1546 views 2 times favorited 18 comments Add to Favorites Watch

The Eagle head is no complete. It is made from butternut and is power carved. (my first one). I work on it for approx. 3 months 1 night a week 2.5 hours a class. I am very pleased with it. I am already getting requests for more. Enjoy.

--, Rick Kruse, Grand Rapids, MI

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#1 posted 06-03-2011 08:26 PM

Nice, that did come out well. :-)

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#2 posted 06-03-2011 08:33 PM

wow—wish I could do that. great job

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#3 posted 06-03-2011 08:52 PM

Richard – I sent you a message on Facebook. It’s just super!!!!


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#4 posted 06-03-2011 08:54 PM

That turned out well…...great job!

-- Mike P., Arkansas,

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#5 posted 06-03-2011 09:21 PM

Sarahss—you can do this I have only been carving since Oct of last year. I had a really awesome, award winning teacher. Orlando Villareal

--, Rick Kruse, Grand Rapids, MI

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#6 posted 06-03-2011 10:21 PM

I have never power carved myself but seeing your wonderful creation, has inspired me and I am going to look into this unique crafting. Thanks for sharing!

-- Flaws are only in the eye of the artisan!

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#7 posted 06-03-2011 10:29 PM

Very nice job on that Eagle Head. What is next??

-- Jim Jakosh.....Practical Wood Products...........Learn something new every day!! Variety is the Spice of Life!!

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#8 posted 06-03-2011 10:42 PM

Wow..looks great…fantastic detail!

-- Gary; Marysville, MI...Involve your children in your projects as much as possible, the return is priceless.

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#9 posted 06-03-2011 11:45 PM

Rick, this is Great! You have done a wonderful job making this look so real! Do you have another project in the works?

Thanks for sharing

-- Chuck Emery, Michigan,

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#10 posted 06-04-2011 01:58 AM

Wow you did a wonderful job – CONGRAT’S !

-- Everyday above ground is a good day.

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#11 posted 06-04-2011 02:11 AM

I said it before and I’ll say it again- Rick, you have found your calling!


-- Lew- Time traveler. Purveyor of the Universe's finest custom rolling pins.

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#12 posted 06-04-2011 02:48 AM

Nice work, on the Eagle
I just checked out your work. I do this by starting at your first Post and work forward.
I get to see how much you have improved. you have come a long way Buddy.
keep them coming.

-- OC down in Costa Rica. come down and see me some time. I'll keep the light on for you

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#13 posted 06-04-2011 03:19 AM

Great job. A yellow glass eye would really make it stand out.

-- Have a great day.

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#14 posted 06-04-2011 07:02 AM

Wow. I have said it before, I will say it again…artist raise the bar in woodworking. Great job. Thanks for posting.

-- " 'woodworker''s a good word, an honest word." - Sam Maloof

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#15 posted 06-06-2011 05:20 AM

Right now I am just putsing around with a few carvings. Actually I am going back to the santa head carving and seeing if I can do it myself.

Thanks everyone for the kind words.

--, Rick Kruse, Grand Rapids, MI

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