"Chicken and Dumpling"

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Project by mpounders posted 03-21-2012 03:37 AM 1547 views 2 times favorited 23 comments Add to Favorites Watch

A good friend has several grandchildren who are quite active in 4H activities and I tease the youngest about her show chickens. I had the idea to do a carving of a young girl at a county fair, carrying showmanship to an extreme! If a dog is man’s best friend, then perhaps a young girl’s best friend is a chicken?!??? Hope it makes you smile! Thanks for looking!

-- Mike P., Arkansas,

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#1 posted 03-21-2012 03:45 AM

the quality of carving is just wonderful and your passion shows! This definitely got a big smile.

--,the best teacher is repetition.

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#2 posted 03-21-2012 03:58 AM

Great expression on this one….....................

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

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#3 posted 03-21-2012 03:59 AM

Fun and well done carving,

-- Custom furniture

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#4 posted 03-21-2012 04:01 AM

Outstanding work on this one. I really enjoy all of the carving that you do. This one is definitely one of my favs. Thanks.

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

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#5 posted 03-21-2012 04:03 AM

I love it when a plan comes togather, im sure it will get many smiles.
Perfectly finished… fine job.

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

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#6 posted 03-21-2012 04:06 AM

another Hit!

way to go Mike,

-- Mark DeCou - American Contemporary Craft Artisan -

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#8 posted 03-21-2012 05:21 AM

Very nice Mike! Very nice!
Keep up the good work!

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

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#9 posted 03-21-2012 10:16 AM

I thought I lived way out in the sticks, but I’ve never seen anyone walking a chicken on a leash before. You’ve got a lot of great carvings in your projects. This one looks like one of your most interesting!

-- Hal, Tennessee

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#10 posted 03-21-2012 10:46 AM

Love the title!! And what’s not to like about the carving?! Very well done, shows a lot of character and passion. Really great and fun piece.

-- I just got done cutting three boards and all four of them were too short. (true story)

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#11 posted 03-21-2012 11:53 AM

This is very impressive,Mike.


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#12 posted 03-21-2012 12:17 PM

Cute and amusing and very well carved Mike.

-- Mike, an American living in Norway.

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#13 posted 03-21-2012 12:35 PM

Great carving,very well done

-- Bill in Mich

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#14 posted 03-21-2012 12:36 PM

Very wonderful carving, but if you show this one to the youngest you have been teasing, your carving
may just have a new owner. Thank you for sharing.

-- As ever, Gus-the 76 yr young apprentice carpenter

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#15 posted 03-21-2012 01:11 PM

I like this, I’m not quite sure why, but I like this. A lot.

-- Martyn -- Boxologist, Pattern Juggler and Candyman of the visually challenging.

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