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LIFESIZE CANADA GOOSE (Alert Position)

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Project by dlcarver posted 03-17-2008 02:15 AM 874 views 0 times favorited 4 comments Add to Favorites Watch

This Canada Goose is handcarved from several pieces of white pine glued together to make a lifesize Goose. Done and completed in the americana style. He is carved then torch burned for all the main dark areas. The chest area is burned with a wood burning pen. Sidepocket feathers and back feathers are painted with a matching light color (unbleached titanium white) acrylic. Glass eyes. He measures 17” long x 8” wide x about 12” high. Several coats semi-gloss varnish applied. A Regal looking fellow !
THANKS FOR VIEWING THE WOODCARVERS’ SHOP!

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





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Scott Bryan

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#1 posted 03-17-2008 03:13 AM

Dave,

As usual this is a beautiful piece. The details are simply wonderful. I can almost hear him calling for his mate.

Thanks for posting this project.

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

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cajunpen

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#2 posted 03-17-2008 09:33 AM

Dave, I really like this one – your work is so beautiful.

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

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#3 posted 03-17-2008 06:30 PM

very beautiful work!!

-- ~ Debbie, Canada (https://www.facebook.com/DebbiePribeleENJOConsultant)

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Dick, & Barb Cain

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#4 posted 03-19-2008 05:57 PM

Beautiful!!

-- -** 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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