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Project by Steve Esterby posted 02-29-2012 11:28 PM 1834 views 1 time favorited 9 comments Add to Favorites Watch
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carved porch pole.

--,the best teacher is repetition.

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#1 posted 03-01-2012 02:11 AM

I like it Steve, I have thought for years about that very thing for our cabin in colorado. Oh well,maybe I ll get to it. May have to now after seeing yours. JB

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#2 posted 03-01-2012 02:29 AM

Nice carving. It will bring many comments for years to come.

-- Dr. Ken, Florida - Durch harte arbeit werden Träume wahr.

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#3 posted 03-01-2012 05:13 AM

Nice carving, I like the design you put into it.

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

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#4 posted 03-01-2012 05:16 AM

There is not enough views on this post! I love the contrast, beautiful piece :)

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#5 posted 03-01-2012 08:00 AM

Now were talkin’....................

-- mike...............

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#6 posted 03-01-2012 06:39 PM

I like it! really cool looking!

-- Robert B. Sabina, Ohio.....

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#7 posted 03-01-2012 08:38 PM

I agree with handsmadeforwood about wanting more pictures….and an explanation of how you achieved the contrast between the carved figures and the old wood. Is it just fresh wood vs. weathered wood? In any case, you’ve got an eye-popping pole there. Thanks for posting.

-- "Life's nonsense pierces us with strange relation." Wallace Stevens

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#8 posted 03-01-2012 11:49 PM

Can you supply more pictures and an explanation how you did it? I am redundant to other posters, I know.

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#9 posted 03-05-2012 11:47 PM

Nice carving Steve. Wonderful contrast with flowing lines that also blend with your window trim. Then your main pole base blends with the siding, well done Steve!!!!!!!!!!!

-- The best and most beautiful things in the world cannot be seen or even touched. They must be felt with the heart. "Helen Keller"

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