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Here is a manatee I carved out of Pine, she is 24 inches long and mounted on old barn board.
-- skip I'm a maine maniac
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#1 posted 07-31-2012 07:26 PM
Skip, I have to say you do some very lovely work…thanks for sharing with us
-- Larry in Hawaii,
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#2 posted 07-31-2012 07:30 PM
This is really good. Her coloring and features are so realistic. I like the drawing labelled “mermaid” :-)
-- Kay - Just a girl who loves wood.
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#3 posted 07-31-2012 09:54 PM
Nice job! I like your carving and the board you mounted it on. Thanks for sharing your work.
-- Hal, Tennessee http://www.first285.com
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#4 posted 08-01-2012 12:56 AM
That pair are the most lifelike carvings I have ever seen. She even looks like she’s protecting her baby. Amazing talent you have. Hard to believe that ancient mariners thought these were beautiful mermaids. I think they had been at sea too long!
-- " I'll try to be nicer, if you'll try to be smarter" gfadvm
#5 posted 08-02-2012 12:15 AM
Thank you all the great comments, and yeah they call them mermaids for being at sea too long and I think too much rum might had something to do with it.
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#6 posted 08-02-2012 06:56 AM
Very nice !I love manatees -so seldom seen as art piece – and yours is particularily beautiful.
-- Muriel, Belgium
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#7 posted 01-18-2013 05:25 PM
I love this and all of your carvings. You are very talented!
-- that WOOD be cool..... JL
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