flyfishing bear

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Project by Steve Esterby posted 03-24-2012 02:10 AM 1598 views 2 times favorited 11 comments Add to Favorites Watch

The body and fish are elk antler, the head is yew wood limb and the base is redwood. My version of flyfishing.

--,the best teacher is repetition.

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#1 posted 03-24-2012 02:35 AM


--, Rick Kruse, Grand Rapids, MI

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#2 posted 03-24-2012 02:57 AM

Mr. Esterby, you never fail to amaze me. Both in quality of work as well as imagination.

-- Mother Nature created it, I just assemble it.

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#3 posted 03-24-2012 03:59 AM

Been a long winter? Getting a little cabin fever? I know I am, but I just love my shop….....................Fun project….................

-- mtnwild (Jack), It's not what you see, it's how you see it.

#4 posted 03-24-2012 06:11 AM

Very interesting idea,Steve.Good luck.


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#5 posted 03-24-2012 07:59 AM

Quite interesting Steve. I like it.

Thanks for posting your work for us to see..

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

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#6 posted 03-24-2012 11:25 AM

Now this is different and very nice carving.

helluvawreck aka Charles

-- helluvawreck aka Charles,

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#7 posted 03-24-2012 11:56 AM

That’s funny! Gave me a smile.
Nice carving.
I like the close up of the salmon. It reminds me of the fate of all post spawn ones.

-- Mel,

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#8 posted 03-24-2012 12:15 PM

Very nice project, unique design and carving shape/form.

-- masrol, kuala lumpur, MY.

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#9 posted 03-24-2012 01:29 PM

Steve, as always beautiful carving

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

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#10 posted 03-24-2012 01:33 PM

I am forwarding this to my daughter and her hubby. They are both crazy about fly fishing. I’m sure they’d love it!

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

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#11 posted 03-24-2012 03:00 PM

Nice carving Steve. Like the theme and design.

-- Oldworld, Fair Oaks, Ca

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