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Project by UltimateCarvercom posted 904 days ago 1390 views 3 times favorited 22 comments Add to Favorites Watch

I would like to show you a project what we did for a customer. I got a request to carve some crocodile corbels. They submitted to us a drawing of what they wanted and now we are just getting ready to send out the 2 crocodile corbels.

The owner of the corbels wants to put them behind his bar in his basement and have them look like they are holding up the shelf of booze. There will be a left and right crocodile. Also notice on the crock facing to the left he has a flat spot in which we installed a metal clip to hang it on the wall. Of course the shelf of booze will be held up with some reverse corbels to hold the weight.

-- Steve Groeneweg, http//www.UltimateCarver.com





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Brandon

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#1 posted 904 days ago

Simply amazing!

-- "hold fast to that which is good"

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Greg..the Cajun Box Sculptor

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#2 posted 904 days ago

Great carvings Steve…looks time consuming but creative. Know the difference between a crocodile and an alligator?
What wood is it carved from?

-- If retiring is having the time to be able to do what you enjoy then I have always been retired.

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UltimateCarvercom

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#3 posted 904 days ago

Greg…. it carved from mahogany.

-- Steve Groeneweg, http//www.UltimateCarver.com

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dpow

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#4 posted 904 days ago

Nice work, the croc looks happy. Thanks for sharing. Great website too!

-- Doug

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Martyroc

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#5 posted 904 days ago

That’s a great carving.

-- Martin ....always count the number of fingers you have before, and after using the saw.

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Steve Esterby

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#6 posted 904 days ago

fantastic carving!!

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

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HalDougherty

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#7 posted 904 days ago

That’s a beautiful carving! I can’t wait to see more of your work.

-- Hal, Tennessee http://www.first285.com

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a1Jim

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#8 posted 904 days ago

The ultimate corbel so creative and well carved very nice work.

-- http://artisticwoodstudio.com Custom furniture

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gfadvm

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#9 posted 903 days ago

Unbelievable job on those. They look lifelike enough to bite!

-- " I'll try to be nicer, if you'll try to be smarter" gfadvm

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#10 posted 903 days ago

that is insane! Amazing job

-- Hey you dang woodchucks, quit chucking my wood!!!!

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terry603

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#11 posted 903 days ago

wow!! i can only imagine the work it took.

-- may not always be right,but,never in doubt.

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bobasaurus

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#12 posted 903 days ago

That is one of the cleanest, nicest carvings I’ve ever seen. Do you power carve to get close to final form, then use hand tools? I can’t think of any other way to reduce a large block of wood into this form. Great work.

-- Allen, Colorado

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#13 posted 903 days ago

Very nice carving

-- Norman

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#14 posted 903 days ago

Go Gators! Great carvings!!

-- Erwin, Jacksonville, FL

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#15 posted 903 days ago

All i can say is wow, but I dont think wow covers how amazing it looks

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