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This guy is handcarved from Apple wood. One day about 15 years ago a limb fell out of my mother-in-law’s Apple tree. This guy poped out like a genie from a bottle and said ” Bring it on. ” , so I took it home and low and behold a few days later, I found him. He stands close to 8” tall. He’s a friendly fellow.
Thanks for viewing!

-- Dave Leitem,Butler,Pa.,

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Marcel T

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#1 posted 03-31-2008 02:10 PM

This guy scared the crap out of me. Looking, looking, bark, some grain…BOOM! AGH!
Great job.

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#2 posted 03-31-2008 04:04 PM

I have to try carving something like this someday . He looks pretty good, a bit of a far away stair but I guess if you where stuck in side of a chuck of wood for all those years you would be a bit bewildered for a while after seeing the world through someone else’s eyes :)

-- "so much to learn and so little time"..

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#3 posted 03-31-2008 04:07 PM

wonderful :)
a little tipsy I think hehee
great vision and creation

-- ~ Debbie, Canada (

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Lee A. Jesberger

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#4 posted 03-31-2008 05:05 PM


That’s incredible!

You have quite an imagination to come up with that!

Not to mention the talent to accomplish it.


-- by Lee A. Jesberger

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#5 posted 03-31-2008 06:56 PM

I agree quite the imagination nice work, I carve but have not tried the spirit faces. Im going to put it on my to do list.
Thanks for the posting.

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

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Scott Bryan

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#6 posted 04-01-2008 12:27 AM


You have a wonderful imagination. I simply would have seen a piece of firewood. But you saw the inner beauty of the wood.

Thanks for the post.

-- Challenges are what make life interesting; overcoming them is what makes life meaningful- Joshua Marine

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#7 posted 04-01-2008 03:12 AM

Pretty cool looking!

-- Gary - Never pass up the opportunity to make a mistake look like you planned it that way - Tyler, TX

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#8 posted 04-01-2008 10:50 AM

This is really a nice carving David. Thanks for sharing it with us.

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#9 posted 04-02-2008 03:01 PM

very cool.

-- hap, gunbarrel city tx.

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#10 posted 07-14-2008 12:26 AM

Only 8” high ?? wow that’s a lot of detail in a small space : )

-- I'm absolutely positive that I couldn't be more uncertain!

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