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I started with a fish because I knew my nephew liked colorful fish. Than I needed an appropriate setting for it. Now I call it my lost treasure because I’m sure my ship has sunk.
-- Make every day the best day of your life. Chips, Mississippi
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#1 posted 03-30-2008 02:47 AM
This is a wonderful carving. I will never understand how carvers produce works like this. The talent it takes to do something like this is truly a gift.
Thanks for the post. The colors and detail on the piece are simply outstanding. I am sure your nephew will love this.
-- Challenges are what make life interesting; overcoming them is what makes life meaningful- Joshua Marine
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#2 posted 03-30-2008 03:43 AM
Hey Chips, how big was that when you started? How long did it take finish?
-- so much wood, so little time. Bradford. Wood-a-holics unanimous president
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#3 posted 03-30-2008 03:49 AM
Beautiful wood carving. It is a true work of art. I am sure your nephew loved it. Thanks for posting.
-- Mc Bridge Cabinets, Iowa
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#4 posted 03-30-2008 05:13 AM
Great tableau. I’m sure any kid would like this. I sure do.
-- "Bordnerizing" perfectly good lumber for over a decade.
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#5 posted 03-30-2008 05:46 AM
Looks like something you would see in a fish tank.
-- Gary - Never pass up the opportunity to make a mistake look like you planned it that way - Tyler, TX
#6 posted 03-30-2008 02:50 PM
It’s 12”x12”x11” high. Unknown time line. I built several other projects while working on this.
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#7 posted 03-30-2008 03:37 PM
oooooooh this is wonderful!! love it; love it
-- ~ Debbie, Canada (https://www.facebook.com/DebbiePribeleENJOConsultant)
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#8 posted 03-31-2008 02:26 PM
As soon as I saw this picture, the song “under the sea” from one of the Disney movies came to mind…..
Very nice piece.
-- Brian, Ontario Canada,
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#9 posted 03-31-2008 02:33 PM
Beautiful carving. A lot of hours in that one. A wonderful piece of art.
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#10 posted 07-29-2008 11:37 PM
Beautiful wood carving
-- jeanmarc manosque france
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#11 posted 11-03-2008 07:12 PM
Looks more like you found the treasure in the wood!
-- If you have gone through a whole day without learning something new, you wasted it.
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