Cardinal in an apple tree

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Project by jawdoc posted 12-01-2011 08:19 PM 1411 views 0 times favorited 14 comments Add to Favorites Watch

This is my first songbird carving. My instructor Bruce Sterling here in Calgary is so very good.

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#1 posted 12-01-2011 08:43 PM

Awesome work. My wife loves them because they remind her of her father.

-- Russ

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#2 posted 12-01-2011 10:42 PM

Nice work! This is my favorite.

-- You have not really lived until you do something for someone who can never repay you.

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#3 posted 12-02-2011 04:56 AM

Very nice, great looking Cardinal.

-- Style is simple, but not my execution of it.

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#4 posted 12-02-2011 06:54 AM

When the student surpasses the teacher, he is very proud indeed! Your work is incredible.


-- Jesus is the ONLY reason for ANY season.

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#6 posted 12-02-2011 07:21 PM

Its probably against this guidelines of this site to photograph a real bird and claim it as a hand made piece. ;-)

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#7 posted 12-02-2011 07:37 PM

Really “Super!” carvings jawdoc! Welcome…...............

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

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#8 posted 12-02-2011 08:33 PM

stunning! nice work.

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#9 posted 12-02-2011 09:29 PM

That’s a fine carving. I hope to try my hans at carving some birds.

-- 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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#10 posted 12-03-2011 05:57 PM

Very nice work.

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#11 posted 12-05-2011 02:01 AM

It looks so natural,excellent.

-- Billp

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#12 posted 12-05-2011 07:47 PM

Great job, do they have those in southern Alberta?

Nicely done, and welcome to Lumberjocks, nice to see another Albertan on the site.

-- Randy "You are judged as much by the questions you ask as the answers you give..."

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#13 posted 12-11-2011 05:11 AM

Very nice cardinal.

-- Bug from Minnesota. Creating Designer Firewood Since 2006

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#14 posted 01-26-2012 03:34 AM

that is a beautiful carving of that fine bird. very nicely done

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

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