Kyle's First Carving

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Project by RussInMichigan posted 846 days ago 975 views 1 time favorited 11 comments Add to Favorites Watch

My wife and I gave our son, Kyle, a Whittlin’ Jack and The Little Book of Whittling by Chris Lubkemann for the holiday. He carved out this knife after spending just a short while with an aspen 1 X 2 blank. I’m so proud and impressed I just had to show it off.

Happy Holiday all you lumberjocks.

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#1 posted 845 days ago

Well it looks like we have a young wood worker in the making. Tell him nice job! Us carvers are in for some competition. Merry Christmas to you & your family.

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

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#2 posted 845 days ago

Well that is very nice whittling project!!

-- Jim Jakosh.....Practical Wood Products...........Learn something new every day!!

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#3 posted 845 days ago

Very nice. He did a GREAT job on his first carving. Looking forward to more of his works. You should be proud dad.

-- Mike, Missouri --- “A positive life can not happen with a negative mind.” ---

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#4 posted 845 days ago

Excellent job! Can’t wait to see what he comes up with next.

-- Terri, Rocky Mountain High Colorado!

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#5 posted 845 days ago

Wow… are one proud Dad ..because this is really great work! Great post! Happy Holidays!!

-- "Make something you love tomorrow...and do it slowly" JLB

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#6 posted 845 days ago

Great project Kyle, You held a very straight line, which is very tough to do and completed a nice piece. Yes I should say your dad is one proud peacock!!!!!!! Look forward to seeing more of your art!

-- The best and most beautiful things in the world cannot be seen or even touched. They must be felt with the heart. "Helen Keller"

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#7 posted 845 days ago

pretty amazing for his first.

-- Custom furniture

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#8 posted 845 days ago

Thanks everybody. He’s having a great time with it, and the encouragement he gets from you wonderful lumberjocks makes it even more fun and enjoyable.

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Sheila Landry (scrollgirl)

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#9 posted 844 days ago

Great start for him! He seems to be well on his way. I also look forward to seeing him do more.


-- Contributing Editor, Creative Woodworks and Crafts, Sheila Landry Designs "Knowledge is Power"

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#10 posted 844 days ago

Thanks, Scrollgirl. My son is quite talented in many areas. I think he could be a great craftsman.

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#11 posted 844 days ago

You should be proud; he did a fine job.


-- 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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