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This Indian is carved in butternut. I am getting ready for the Lancaster County Woodcarvers show that is held at Millersville University in Millerville PA. The show is March 8 and 9. If you make it to the show stop in at table 36 and say hello.

-- Mike www.flickr.com/photos/paturner





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Scott Bryan

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#1 posted 02-28-2008 05:22 AM

Hi Mike,

I hope you do well at the show. This is a very nice carving. It takes both talent and artistic ability to produce something like this. Well done.

Thanks for the post.

-- Challenges are what make life interesting; overcoming them is what makes life meaningful- Joshua Marine

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#2 posted 02-28-2008 05:43 AM

Looks like a winner Mike. What is the size?

-- "Hold on to instruction, do not let it go; guard it well, for it is your life" Solomon

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#3 posted 02-28-2008 06:32 AM

Nice piece Mike! Well done thats for sure. I’m sure you will win a blue with it.
I also have a show that im intering a piece into on the 8th. Very good luck to you!

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

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#4 posted 02-28-2008 08:18 AM

Mike you are truly a gifted craftsman. I really enjoy the carvers that post here, and your work is certainly on par with our best carvers. Thanks for sharing and good luck with your show.

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

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#5 posted 02-28-2008 08:41 AM

Be prepared to accept “Best of Show”. I like to carve, but I can’t like that. You’ve got some great talent there and this piece shows it! Wonderful work and attention to details. Let us know how you did at the show – although I suspect I know the answer anyway…

-- --Chuck

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#6 posted 02-28-2008 01:44 PM

Great statue. Congratulations.

-- Jiri

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schwingding

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#7 posted 02-28-2008 02:25 PM

Very nice work! Thanks for mentioning the show, if I can get there, I will stop by.

-- Just another woodworker

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#8 posted 02-28-2008 02:39 PM

That’s wonderful.. the details. Nice job.
Best of luck at the show!

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

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#9 posted 02-28-2008 03:14 PM

I like the use of color, just enough to make it stand out. Good luck at the show.

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

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herbr

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#10 posted 02-28-2008 04:57 PM

Very nice job! Good luck in the show!

-- Spread love with our work

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#11 posted 02-28-2008 06:07 PM

That is a serious nice carving. The grain really sets it off.

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#12 posted 02-28-2008 06:43 PM

being a “carver” myself I got say…........that is impressive and I see a blue riibbon coming to you soon.

-- "Good artists borrow, great artists steal”…..Picasso

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gene

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#13 posted 02-28-2008 11:01 PM

Beautiful Art. You are truly gifted! Good Luck
God bless

-- Gene, a Christian in Virginia

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#14 posted 02-28-2008 11:02 PM

Very, very nice!

-- My favorite piece is my last one, my best piece is my next one.

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Dan'um Style

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#15 posted 02-29-2008 03:05 AM

beautiful work. the carving is very life-like !

-- keeping myself entertained ... Humor and fun lubricate the brain

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