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Project by MShort posted 01-27-2012 10:17 PM 1121 views 2 times favorited 11 comments Add to Favorites Watch

This is my next attempt as caricature carving. I am still learning to carve and painting may never happen for me… LOL !! Chubbs is 3 1/4” tall and made from basswood. Thanks.

-- Mike, Missouri --- “A positive life can not happen with a negative mind.” ---





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a1Jim

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#1 posted 01-27-2012 10:20 PM

Looks like you had fun on this carving ,practice makes perfect.

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#2 posted 01-27-2012 10:52 PM

Getting better with each one Mike :: ))
Pete

-- Pete G: If you always do what you always did you'll always get what you always got

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#3 posted 01-27-2012 11:05 PM

That is really cute, Mike. I also like your turnings, especially the Diamond in the Rough!

-- LittlePAW - The sweetest sound in my shop, next to Mozart, is what a hand plane makes slicing a ribbon.

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#4 posted 01-28-2012 01:02 AM

How do you make it so the eyes are always watching me….or am I just paranoid?

-- Measure with a micrometer, mark with a crayon, cut it with a chainsaw.

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#5 posted 01-28-2012 02:08 AM

very good

-- www.carvingandturningsbyrick.com, Rick Kruse, Grand Rapids, MI

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#6 posted 01-28-2012 03:27 AM

Great Job!

Thanks for sharing

-- Chuck Emery, Michigan,

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#7 posted 01-28-2012 04:18 AM

Good job! Looks kind of like my foster dad.

-- I just got done cutting three boards and all four of them were too short. (true story)

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#8 posted 01-28-2012 07:50 AM

Very cool. each piece you do just gets better and better.

-- If you not making sawdust, your probably wasting your time. Kory

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#9 posted 01-28-2012 01:24 PM

Very cute…. Looks real

-- Ken, "Everyday above ground is a good day!"

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#10 posted 01-28-2012 01:56 PM

Great carving Mike, this figure has a lot of personality. You definitely have the talent for this kind of work. Don’t worry about the painting, you will perfect that with experience.

-- Mike, an American living in Norway.

#11 posted 01-28-2012 04:03 PM

Very interesting project !

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