Ellie Phant and Pachy

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I picked up the WCI #58 Issue and found Floyd Rhadigan’s article on carving a caricature elephant.

Being new to carving this was a perfect project for me to work on. I carved the smaller egg first and liked it so much and having a lathe I turned out an ostrich egg to carve out Ellie.

My daughter now wants a pink elephant.

The hen egg was turned out of jelutong and the osterich egg out of basswood. Both are painted with acrylics.

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

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#1 posted 774 days ago

Those are just too cool!! Thanks for sharing.



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#2 posted 774 days ago

Good work Mike!

-- Mike, an American living in Norway.

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#3 posted 774 days ago

nice job really cool

-- Lynn "If you think you can do a thing or think you can't do a thing, you're right". Henry Ford

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#4 posted 774 days ago

New to carving? Great for being new! They can only get even better, right?

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

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