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Project by Heidi Neely posted 01-28-2012 02:28 AM 1708 views 2 times favorited 34 comments Add to Favorites Watch

Hello again Lumberjocks…it’s been a while since I’ve had something to post! It’s been nice this past week to get in some shop time :) With this project done, I’m looking forward to moving on to my next one…just need to decide what to tackle next, lol!

This is my newest creation…I’m calling it Mother Nature for lack of a better name.

As all my pieces are, this too was hand carved. It’s done in Alder with a small inlay of walnut for her eye. It measures approximately 9×9

Thanks for looking, and all feedback positive or constructive is appreciated! :)

~Heidi

-- Heidi :) “The only source of knowledge is experience”





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EyeOfTheJen

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#1 posted 01-28-2012 02:38 AM

very nice! great design!

-- Jen ~ Happiness is being covered in sawdust.

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#2 posted 01-28-2012 02:41 AM

Very talented. Nice work.

-- Michael and Matthew

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#3 posted 01-28-2012 03:33 AM

That is beautiful,Heidi !!!

-- Lidiya,Russia.http://www.reznoe.ru/

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Jimthecarver

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#4 posted 01-28-2012 03:34 AM

Beautiful….nice detail.

-- Can't never could do anything, to try is to advance.

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Roger

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#5 posted 01-28-2012 04:20 AM

Mother Nature is beautiful. Outstanding carving as always Heidi

-- Roger from KY. Work/Play/Travel Safe. Kentuk55@bellsouth.net

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#6 posted 01-28-2012 04:34 AM

Well done, I like it.

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

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barkupatree

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#7 posted 01-28-2012 05:09 AM

Awesome carving as always.

-- Life is Good Enough -- http://www.barkupatreewoodworks.com/

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#8 posted 01-28-2012 05:13 AM

Beautiful carving very well done.

-- http://artisticwoodstudio.com Custom furniture

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#9 posted 01-28-2012 05:13 AM

Really nicely done. I like the use of the inlay.

-- John, British Columbia, Canada

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Heidi Neely

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#10 posted 01-28-2012 05:17 AM

Thanks everyone :) Druid- the walnut inlay for the eye was rather good a suggestion from my BF that I decided would be a pretty cool idea. I’m glad I went with it!

-- Heidi :) “The only source of knowledge is experience”

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#11 posted 01-28-2012 05:26 AM

Heidi
Very nice work. thanks for posting your work.

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#12 posted 01-28-2012 05:43 AM

Very nice relief carving. I like the walnut inlay for the eye.

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

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#13 posted 01-28-2012 05:57 AM

Amazing carving! Nice skill set you have there Heidi.

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Steve Esterby

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#14 posted 01-28-2012 06:16 AM

really nice ! This shows great skill level.

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

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BritBoxmaker

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#15 posted 01-28-2012 12:38 PM

Looking for all the world about to breath life into something. Subtlety with strength.

-- Martyn -- Boxologist, Pattern Juggler and Candyman of the visually challenging. http://www.theartofboxes.com

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