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cedar burl bird skull

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Project by jeffro posted 01-02-2012 07:42 PM 2192 views 2 times favorited 11 comments Add to Favorites Watch

Hello Lumber jocks, This is a bird skull carved from a salvaged cedar burl, it was dug out of the ground by some machinery and I was lucky to spot on top of a huge burn pile it looked like a muddy nugget. From being burred for so long it soaked up some great colors. One day I looked at it the rite way and thought that might work for that big bird skull I wanted to carve and boy did it, my friend and I had a good time getting some sweet shots of it too. If you guys get a chance I’m always posting interesting stuff on www.facebook.com/jeffrouitto

Cheers and a happy new year full of sawdust
Jeffro

-- Jeffro,knockonwood





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#1 posted 01-02-2012 08:15 PM

Man, that thing is great. It’s amazing what time and a different angle can make on a piece of wood. Great job!

-- Use it up, Wear it out --------------- Make it do, Or do without!

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#2 posted 01-02-2012 08:16 PM

What are the diminsions of it?

-- Use it up, Wear it out --------------- Make it do, Or do without!

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#3 posted 01-02-2012 08:24 PM

Excellent carving…and that is one large bird skull…must have been a terradactly.

-- If retiring is having the time to be able to do what you enjoy then I have always been retired.

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#4 posted 01-02-2012 09:08 PM

Tweety Birds Mom??? dats awesome

-- Roger from KY. Work/Play/Travel Safe. Kentuk55@bellsouth.net

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#5 posted 01-02-2012 09:30 PM

I just checked your facebook. All I can say is wow. Some of the most gorgoeus uses of natural wood I have ever seen.

-- nate.

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#6 posted 01-03-2012 01:22 AM

Most unique.

-- http://artisticwoodstudio.com Custom furniture

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#7 posted 01-03-2012 03:37 AM

Is that BIG BIRD ?…. or was that big bird.

-- Paul , Calfornia

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#8 posted 01-18-2012 03:47 AM

That’s pretty cool.

-- Darrell, making more sawdust than I know what to do with

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#9 posted 01-20-2012 12:36 AM

Did you freehand carve it or did you do research….and what’s your process?

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#10 posted 02-03-2012 06:52 PM

Love it

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

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#11 posted 03-30-2012 02:03 AM

Mysterious Magpie Magic!

Very FUN stuff! Getting old is a priviledge. Staying young is magical! One should strive to grow old, just don’t grow up!

-- "They who dream by day are cognizant of many things which escape those who dream only by night." ~ Edgar Allan Poe

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