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Project by mpounders posted 05-10-2012 09:29 PM 1544 views 6 times favorited 19 comments Add to Favorites Watch

Here is an old timer carved from basswood and finished with acrylic paint and polyyurethane. I like the way the hat and fringe turned out. Thank’s for looking!

-- Mike P., Arkansas,

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#1 posted 05-10-2012 09:33 PM

Another great character study. You amaze me with your work and productivity. Thanks for sharing.

-- John C. -- "Firearms are second only to the Constitution in importance; they are the peoples' liberty's teeth." George Washington

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#2 posted 05-10-2012 09:39 PM

That is fantastic. I admire people that have such skill.

-- Peter, A man convinced against his will is of the same opinion still.

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#3 posted 05-10-2012 09:55 PM

That is a fantastic carving. Characters are my favorites. Well done!

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#4 posted 05-10-2012 10:06 PM

great job

-- wizzardofwood..... "ITS MY JOB TO AMAZE YOU"

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#5 posted 05-10-2012 10:20 PM

Nice job!!

-- "some old things are lovely, warm still with life ... of the forgotten men who made them." - D.H. Lawrence

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#6 posted 05-10-2012 10:55 PM

A hunk of wood comes to life! This is a fantastic carving.

-- Erwin, Jacksonville, FL

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#7 posted 05-10-2012 11:05 PM

He’s got spunk. Great carving!

-- "The way to make a small fortune in woodworking- start with a large one"

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#8 posted 05-10-2012 11:29 PM

Jeremiah Johnson. You are on a a roll with these characters. Pretty soon you will have a village. Keep them coming.

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

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#9 posted 05-11-2012 12:32 AM

Great job. It looks really great.

-- John from Jackson, Michigan

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#10 posted 05-11-2012 01:32 AM

he’s fantastic!!

--,the best teacher is repetition.

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#11 posted 05-11-2012 02:17 AM

another great one Mike. I enjoy seeing the details you include in your work.


-- Mark DeCou - American Contemporary Craft Artisan -

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#12 posted 05-11-2012 02:42 AM

You are so diverse in your carving skills. Amazed again at your work. Thanks.

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

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#13 posted 05-11-2012 02:59 AM

That’s a realy great piece of carving Mike, fabulous

-- Pete G: If you always do what you always did you'll always get what you always got

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#14 posted 05-11-2012 12:10 PM

Great carving, he has a Swiss look to him, my wife would love this, probably choose him over me, LOL.

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

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#15 posted 05-11-2012 12:14 PM

He’s too cool. Great job!

-- Dan, Naperville IL, I.G.N.

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