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Project by mpounders posted 711 days ago 1161 views 0 times favorited 15 comments Add to Favorites Watch

I finally got my shed remodeled and found time to paint this old fellow. This from a roughout by Roger Stegall who gave me some tips on improving my carvings, that I am trying to incorporate. When I get advice, I try and take it! He suggested making deeper undercuts to improve the shadow lines, and I have tried to use those techniques in my last few carvings. I hope to get the other painted in a few days. Thanks for looking!

-- Mike P., Arkansas,

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#1 posted 711 days ago

Another winner Mike!


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#2 posted 711 days ago

hey mike, this makes me wanna say ho ho ho…what a jolly ole fella, what a great job on this one…

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#3 posted 711 days ago

Looks good,

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#4 posted 711 days ago

I do like the heavier shadow-lines … adds something.

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#5 posted 711 days ago

Very expressive!

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#6 posted 711 days ago

Impressive character development. Thanks for sharing.

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#7 posted 711 days ago

Cool, Looks almost like he’s going to say something.

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

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#8 posted 710 days ago

Nice work Mike, I love the nose.

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#9 posted 710 days ago

Good job Mike.

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#10 posted 710 days ago

Wow that is cool and well done. I wish I was that artistic. Great job!

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#11 posted 710 days ago

this is wonderful, Mike. Just really great.


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#12 posted 710 days ago

Really nice!

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#13 posted 710 days ago

The details you talk about really bring him to life. You are a carve-master Mike

-- Roger from KY. Work/Play/Travel Safe.

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#14 posted 710 days ago

Really nice, great carve!

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#15 posted 710 days ago

one more to my add list nice work

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