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Project by mpounders posted 09-23-2011 04:39 PM 1459 views 1 time favorited 10 comments Add to Favorites Watch

This is loosely based on Jim McGuire’s “Candy Dish Santa” pattern from a few years back. I used his pattern for my blank, but changed a few details, such as the hands and a bag of toys instead of a backpack full of candy. And my face and paint job is different also. I really love the shape of ths guy; he’s kinda like a happy little gnome. I did one similar last year as a topper for a staff, but this one has a few extra details like the toys. They would be a little too delicate for a staff.
Thanks for looking!

-- Mike P., Arkansas, http://mikepounders.weebly.com





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Rob W

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#1 posted 09-23-2011 04:44 PM

Cute

-- Rob — I've cut it off twice and it's still too short!, http://www.witzkewood.com

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helluvawreck

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#2 posted 09-23-2011 05:06 PM

Wow, Mike, he’s beautiful. I love the eyes and the paint job. Matter of fact, I love your work. Period.

-- If a man does not keep pace with his companions, perhaps it is because he hears a different drummer. Let him step to the music which he hears, however measured or far away. Henry David Thoreau

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Dennis Zongker

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#3 posted 09-23-2011 05:16 PM

You did a incredible job on this Santa Carving! Great Job.

-- Dennis Zongker

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sgtq

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#4 posted 09-23-2011 05:19 PM

Really Great details especially the eyes, and the presents, wow as a matter of fact I find something new everytime I look.

-- There is nothing wrong with America that cannot be cured by what is right with America. ~William J. Clinton

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dakremer

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#5 posted 09-23-2011 05:25 PM

great carving!! i wish i could do that!

-- Hey you dang woodchucks, quit chucking my wood!!!!

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wizzardofwood

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#6 posted 09-23-2011 05:58 PM

great job

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

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marter1229

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#7 posted 09-23-2011 06:13 PM

Beautiful work Mike.

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Roger

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#8 posted 09-23-2011 09:18 PM

those eyes are real,........ aren’t they??? WOW

-- Roger from KY. Work/Play/Travel Safe. Kentuk55@bellsouth.net

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Lidiya Blaznina

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#9 posted 09-24-2011 03:25 AM

Very nice work, Mike !

-- Lidiya,Russia.http://www.reznoe.ru/

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#10 posted 09-24-2011 07:26 AM

Very nice.

-- Eli Adamit, Israel

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