Walnut caterpillar

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Project by SisQMark posted 12-18-2011 10:17 AM 1871 views 9 times favorited 9 comments Add to Favorites Watch

I thought I would make a small little caterpiller as a gift for my wife. This was fun as well as easy to do. I just glued up some walnut, canary wood & yellowheart & started carving. I added some rollie pollie eyes, some bent finishing nails, (I found a good use for what might have been destained for file 13)! I put a smile on his face and gave him a bath in tung oil & called it a day. She loves it, of course I knew she would. I hope somebody gets a chuckle out of this, I know I did. Well as always, thanks for lookin, & Merry Christmas.

-- Don't waste today, it is yesterdays tomorrow!~SisQMark

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#1 posted 12-18-2011 02:51 PM

very cute and colorful

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

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#2 posted 12-18-2011 03:05 PM

very nice. It brought a big smile to my face when I saw it, Quite a cheerfull and happy caterpiller. Thanks for sharing it with us.

-- Peter, Woodbridge, Ontario

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#3 posted 12-18-2011 03:14 PM

It adorable. You’ve given me an idea for one of my grandnieces. Thanks!

-- Have saw, Will travel

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#4 posted 12-18-2011 04:50 PM

I like it, cool, in my favorites. THANKS

-- polecat, south alabama

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#5 posted 12-18-2011 05:26 PM

Very cute. A few baby ones would make him smile more. I like it.


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#6 posted 12-19-2011 01:12 AM

Yours looks a lot better then mine.

Keep it up.


-- Scrap Wood's the best...the projects are smaller, and so is the mess!

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#7 posted 12-19-2011 08:01 AM

very cute. Looks like a friend of Jimminy Cricket’s. I’ll have to put that on my list to make. Your next challenge could be to make one that articulates.

-- In the end, when your life flashes before your eyes, will you like what you see?

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#8 posted 12-19-2011 10:12 AM

Thanks everyone for your nice comments. I am glad this has given some of you some ideas.
Scrappy: Yours is nice too!
OnlyJustME :I would have to give that some thought.
Any way, you all have a Merry Christmas.

-- Don't waste today, it is yesterdays tomorrow!~SisQMark

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#9 posted 12-19-2011 05:58 PM

That’s pretty dang cute and you sure did do a fine job on it.


-- helluvawreck aka Charles,

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