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Project by dlcarver posted 2358 days ago 883 views 0 times favorited 7 comments Add to Favorites Watch

This chubby little guy is handcarved from basswood in one piece, then the head was cut off then turned a little to look more natural. I like to give my birds an action pose. Has glass eyes, and several coats satin varnish. Painted with acrylics. He goes 11” long x 6” wide x 5” high. Cute little guy. Brrrr! Makes me think cold.
THANKS FOR CHECKING OUT MY GALLERY!

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





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Dan'um Style

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#1 posted 2358 days ago

cool looking carving. how long did it take to make ?

-- keeping myself entertained ... Humor and fun lubricate the brain

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Scott Bryan

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#2 posted 2358 days ago

Hi Dave,

Wonderful post as usual. The third picture is my personal favorite.

-- Challenges are what make life interesting; overcoming them is what makes life meaningful- Joshua Marine

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itsme_timd

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#3 posted 2357 days ago

Dave,

All your birds are fantastic, thanks for sharing. True art, for sure!

-- Tim D. - Woodstock, GA

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Dick, & Barb Cain

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#4 posted 2357 days ago

Another very nice bird,

The third picture is saying,”Here’s Looking at You!”

-- -** 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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#5 posted 2357 days ago

Dave you are – as you probably already know – quite an artist. Beautiful bird.

-- Bill - "Suit yourself and let the rest be pleased." http://www.cajunpen.com/

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#6 posted 2355 days ago

very talented!!!!

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dlcarver

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#7 posted 2355 days ago

I have checked your site before. You are also quite talented. I really like your planter with the pierced carving. The rest of your stuff looks like it would go 100 years at least. Well made.

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

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