Santa Ornament

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Project by mpounders posted 08-18-2011 06:26 PM 1414 views 1 time favorited 5 comments Add to Favorites Watch

I’m trying to replenish my stock of inexpensive carvings sold and used as gifts for Christmas, so I am trying to do one or more Santas per week. I usually spend 4-5 hours on each, but it really depends on what I am trying. There isn’t a lot of money in it for me, but I enjoy doing them and people like getting them as gifts or as gifts for others. I get to practice and try out different things with these guys.

-- Mike P., Arkansas,

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#1 posted 08-18-2011 06:37 PM

more life comes out of every new carving you create. you are a gr8 woodcarver

-- Roger from KY. Work/Play/Travel Safe. Keep your dust collector fed.

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#2 posted 08-18-2011 06:39 PM

looking great as always

-- wizzardofwood..... "ITS MY JOB TO AMAZE YOU"

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#3 posted 08-19-2011 02:10 PM

With 128 dayz left until Christmas we all better get to work :) Nice job, you have inspired me to get started again.

-- "so much to learn and so little time"..

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#4 posted 08-23-2011 07:20 PM

You just keep it up! They are great, I love all your carvings!
Thanks for sharing.

-- Robert B. Sabina, Ohio.....

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#5 posted 08-24-2011 08:17 PM

Mike, It looks great. Your carving is so clean and crisp looking. I like the eyes a lot – are they painted?

You know, you ought to think about giving a tutorial on carving eyes. I think carving eyes gives a lot of beginners trouble. I know they give me trouble.

-- helluvawreck aka Charles,

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