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eagle head from deer antler

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Project by Steve Esterby posted 03-06-2012 11:22 PM 1297 views 0 times favorited 9 comments Add to Favorites Watch

Just a small quick carving. Carved from the butt of a blacktail deer antler mounted on a cedar base . The piece of antler is about as big around as your thumb. When I’m getting ready to start bigger projects,sometimes I just like doing something small just to get the juices flowing.

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





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ToddHolmDotCom

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#1 posted 03-06-2012 11:49 PM

It looks great. I have done some work with antler on my lathe and hate the way it makes my shop smell for weeks.

-- Todd "I am just a teacher and a carpenter, that doesn't mean I have a God complex. But I am complex."

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Eagle1

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#2 posted 03-06-2012 11:51 PM

Beautiful work. I only wish I could carve like the LJ’s on here..

-- Tim, Missouri ....Inside every older person is a younger person wondering what the heck happened

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Roman Hrytsak

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#3 posted 03-07-2012 12:20 AM

Nice work Steve. I find that the little projects get my creative juices going also. RH

-- Roman:... there are no mistakes, just opportunities for a design change!

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Martyroc

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#4 posted 03-07-2012 12:25 AM

Very cool,beautiful carving

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

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gfadvm

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#5 posted 03-07-2012 01:41 AM

You carvers just amaze me! This is so lifelike with the classic ‘stern’ expression.

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

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SirSalamander

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#6 posted 03-07-2012 01:52 AM

Unreal!

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Douwe

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#7 posted 03-07-2012 03:56 AM

Wish I could do half the job in double the time.
This is great carving! Thanks for sharing.

-- Douwe

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#8 posted 03-07-2012 10:49 AM

Very Cool! Great job!

-- Robert B. Sabina, Ohio..... http://www.etsy.com/shop/WoodenfrogWoodenProd

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hunter71

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#9 posted 03-07-2012 05:02 PM

GREAT!! I love it!

-- A childs smile is payment enough.

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