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Project by skips posted 12-04-2011 03:25 AM 1251 views 4 times favorited 14 comments Add to Favorites Watch

A fish with an Attitude

-- skip I'm a maine maniac





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Woodbridge

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#1 posted 12-04-2011 06:06 AM

That’s one cool fish. Although the fish looks none too happy your carving brought a smile to my face. Thanks for sharingyour work. Well done!

-- Peter, Woodbridge, Ontario

#2 posted 12-04-2011 07:37 AM

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Joe Lyddon

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#3 posted 12-04-2011 07:43 AM

NICE JOB!

What a COOL Trout! That facial expression! Awesome!

What kind of wood did you use?

Thank you.

-- Have Fun! Joe Lyddon - Alta Loma, CA USA - Home: http://www.WoodworkStuff.net ... My Small Gallery: http://www.ncwoodworker.net/pp/showgallery.php?ppuser=1389&cat=500"

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lightweightladylefty

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#4 posted 12-04-2011 07:55 AM

Skip,

He looks to me like he could be related to Charlie the Tuna, but I didn’t think tuna and trout were related!

L/W

-- Jesus is the ONLY reason for ANY season.

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#5 posted 12-04-2011 09:45 AM

Nice photos of your work….........

-- mike...............

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#6 posted 12-04-2011 02:13 PM

That is a great looking trout Skip, only problem is that it looks just the way my wife did when I . . . Oh well no reason to go into that

Great Carving Skip!

-- I am responsible for how I respond to everything in my life - - Deadwood SD

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helluvawreck

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#7 posted 12-04-2011 03:43 PM

That’s a nice pattern and a very good job on the carving of it. Congratulations.

-- 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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ivan

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#8 posted 12-04-2011 04:00 PM

Skip, This trout has character! Great job on the pose. What kind of wood is it? I looks like hardwood, was it difficult to carve?

-- Ivan, Bay Area, California

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DocSavage45

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#9 posted 12-04-2011 06:49 PM

Great piece of fun sculpture! Checked the other carvings. Nice. Soon you will have an aquarium? Went to an older friends graduation from grad school and one of his friends found I was a “woodworker”. Took me to his car and showed me a beautiful hand carved and painted fish lure. I’m thinking you could make one that would be next to real? Just a Sunday morning thought. LOL

-- Cau Haus Designs, Thomas J. Tieffenbacher

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soccer2010

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#10 posted 12-04-2011 07:47 PM

that is too much … great job

-- John

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mtnwild

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#11 posted 12-04-2011 08:10 PM

Oh yea, cool one! Great piece, lol…................

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

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Lee A. Jesberger

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#12 posted 12-04-2011 08:12 PM

Well done.

Lee

-- by Lee A. Jesberger http://www.prowoodworkingtips.com http://www.ezee-feed.com

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skips

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#13 posted 12-04-2011 08:53 PM

She’s carved out of a Oak coffee table top that I found beside the road, it wasn’t difficult to carve I prefer hardwood, and yeah Docsalvage I have been thinking about trying custom Lure. Thanks everybody for the great comments, there are some really talented people on here. I’ll repost her when finished.

-- skip I'm a maine maniac

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grosa

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#14 posted 02-10-2012 12:11 PM

Skip if you like to carve hard wood you should try carving Beech wood. very nice to carve and it is light in color.

-- Have a great day.

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