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lewis and clarke (no relation)

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Project by Steve Esterby posted 01-14-2012 11:16 PM 1149 views 0 times favorited 10 comments Add to Favorites Watch

Last year I sent pictures of my bear friend “Lewis”.He lives in my shop and was starting to look a little lonely so I carved him a friend.His name is “Clarke”. The next one is going to be a raven.I think it will be a female.I’ll call her sacajawia.It just seems like a catchy name.I don,t know where these ideas come from. Lewis and Clarke both have heads that swivel.They are both carved from redwood driftwood and Clarkes head and feathers are carved from port orford cedar(white cedar). Clarke is 4ft tall and lewis is a little over 5ft. Lewis got a new coat (of finish) for the occasion.

-- steve...e-mail-themantelshop@hotmail.com........remember,the best teacher is repetition.





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#1 posted 01-15-2012 12:27 AM

This is awesome!!!!!!!!!!!!!!

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#2 posted 01-15-2012 01:39 AM

COOL!

-- Dave in Minnesota - If it ain't broke, improve it!

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#3 posted 01-15-2012 02:45 AM

Nice carving,good-looking !!!

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#4 posted 01-15-2012 04:53 AM

Unique carvings can’r wait to see sacajawia.

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#5 posted 01-15-2012 06:40 AM

like it!

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#6 posted 01-15-2012 07:23 AM

Nice Project! Very well done!

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#7 posted 01-15-2012 03:32 PM

Great !

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#8 posted 01-16-2012 03:07 AM

Those are great. I think I see a business opportunity for you.

-- --bch

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#9 posted 01-17-2012 06:19 PM

I love your carvings!

-- Sometimes the creative process requires foul language. -- Charles Neil

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#10 posted 01-26-2012 10:34 PM

I like your carvings. I live in Idaho, Sacajawea was born not to far from me. Last summer on a camping trip I drove over Lewis Pass. That is where the expedition just happened to run on to a group of Indians that was led by Sacajawea’s bother. She had not seen in since she was captured over 10 years earlier. Also remember if you do Sacajawea that she was carrying Pompey, her infant son.

Randy

-- That was not wormy wood when I started working on it.

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