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Project by dlcarver posted 03-12-2008 12:50 PM 998 views 0 times favorited 7 comments Add to Favorites Watch

This little bird is handcarved from bass wood, then painted with acrylics to look life-like. He has all of his feathers burned in detail, and several coats satin varnish applied….GLASS EYES, and metal legs and feet. He makes a “toweee” sound when he chirps. Has cracked corn in his beak. He is 6 1/2” high x 6” wide x 4” thick at the base.
The bird is life size….. 6” long
THANKS FOR COMING TO THE WOODCARVER’S SHOP GALLERY.

-- Dave Leitem,Butler,Pa.,http://dlcarver.etsy.com





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Scott Bryan

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#1 posted 03-12-2008 02:11 PM

Dave,

This is a very realistic carving. As usual the details are simply outstanding.

By the way I wnated to look at more of your works and tried to access both THE WOODCARVER’S SHOP GALLERY and dicarver@etsy.com but my search did not find any web site matching this link.

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#2 posted 03-12-2008 02:42 PM

A very nice carving of a beautiful little creature of nature.

-- -** You are never to old to set another goal or to dream a new dream ****************** Dick, & Barb Cain, Hibbing, MN. http://www.woodcarvingillustrated.com/gallery/member.php?uid=3627&protype=1

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#3 posted 03-12-2008 03:01 PM

Another of my passions….............Nice Work.

Have you heard of the “Ward World Championships”. Definitly worth a trip to Maryland for it.

I am fortunate to live near some of the best carvers in the world and even more fortunate to have been taught by them. Wayne Simkin, Patrick Godin, Bob Lavender, and Bruce…......most live within ten minutes of me. All have won the masters at the “Ward”, some several times…........inspiration plus.

Nice carving Dave

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#4 posted 03-12-2008 04:23 PM

This may be my favorite of all the ones you have posted.

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#5 posted 03-14-2008 10:23 AM

I agree with Charlie, the ducks are beautiful, but this one is my favorite.

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#6 posted 03-17-2008 03:56 AM

this one is sweet. a real treat to see.

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#7 posted 03-18-2008 04:15 PM

Hi Dave

This was my mothers favorite bird. You do some beautiful work my friend. Thanks for posting.

God Bless
tom

-- Mc Bridge Cabinets, Iowa

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