lobster and sea turtle

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Project by skips posted 06-19-2012 09:10 PM 1340 views 0 times favorited 10 comments Add to Favorites Watch

Is a couple of things I’ve carved the last few weeks a lobster made out of Poplar and a sea turtle made out of Poplar the lobster took about 45 hours to complete and the sea turtle took about 17 hours joy doing them both, I just thought I would share them with you all.

-- skip I'm a maine maniac

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#1 posted 06-19-2012 09:30 PM

Man that lobster looks good…and the sea turtle and mounting ! Wow ! You are one prolific Dude ! Keep it up my friend ! You should create a sea-life museum !

-- The pig caught under the fence is always the one doing all the squealing !

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#2 posted 06-19-2012 11:20 PM

From one Maineah to another, that looks wicked good guy!!

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#3 posted 06-20-2012 01:13 AM

these are great!!!!! that lobster looks real.

--,the best teacher is repetition.

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#4 posted 06-20-2012 01:20 AM

Your carving skills are amazing and more so the way you have colored them. Great work!!

-- Lee - Northern idaho~"If the women don't find you handsome, at least they ought to find you handy"~ Red Green

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#5 posted 06-20-2012 02:53 AM


We agree with Porchfish. Your next project should be building a million gallon aquarium to display all your sea life! The lobster and turtle are both terrific.


-- Jesus is the ONLY reason for ANY season.

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#6 posted 06-20-2012 07:47 AM

amazing! both of them looks awesome. the lobster looks very real! :)

-- Spofeo/Kristian

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#7 posted 06-20-2012 08:45 AM

Fantastic work, just amazing.

-- Mike, an American living in Norway.

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#8 posted 06-20-2012 05:55 PM

Thanks everybody for all of the great comments, there are a lot of talented woodworkers on here.

-- skip I'm a maine maniac

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#9 posted 06-20-2012 06:26 PM

Skip, are you sure you didn’t just draw a lobster on a board and then take a picture of a real lobster! :)

That is fantastic! Well done!


-- "Hey, you dang woodchucks! Quit chuckin' my wood!"

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#10 posted 06-20-2012 07:45 PM

That’s really nice work, Skip.


-- If a man does not keep pace with his companions, perhaps it is because he hears a different drummer. Let him step to the music which he hears, however measured or far away. Henry David Thoreau

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