"Whiskey River"

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Project by mpounders posted 11-10-2012 04:00 PM 1829 views 1 time favorited 24 comments Add to Favorites Watch

Here is a horse, from a Janet Cordell roughout. Janet doesn’t have completed go-bys or photos; she kinda wants you to carve your own using what she teaches you about forms and anatomy. Which is good, since I was actually carving something else in her class and just listened to bits and pieces as she taught others to carve this horse! I loved the design and have managed to complete it after doing a little research. It stands about 10 inches tall and the title is from a Willie Nelson song. Thanks for looking!

-- Mike P., Arkansas,

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#1 posted 11-10-2012 04:12 PM

Very nice! One of my sisters favorite subjects for her artwork.

-- Folly ever comes cloaked in opportunity!

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#2 posted 11-10-2012 04:37 PM

Excellent !!!

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

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#3 posted 11-10-2012 05:41 PM

Beautiful Carving Mike

-- Custom furniture

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#4 posted 11-10-2012 06:30 PM


-- polecat, south alabama

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#5 posted 11-10-2012 07:18 PM

Very nicely done—a tribute to the song, which is one of my favorites.

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

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#6 posted 11-10-2012 07:25 PM

It is an eyecatcher!

-- Cau Haus Designs, Thomas J. Tieffenbacher

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#7 posted 11-10-2012 08:42 PM

Very beautiful

-- Mother Nature created it, I just assemble it.

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#8 posted 11-10-2012 09:35 PM

Very nice work!

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

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#9 posted 11-11-2012 12:06 AM

Beautiful Mike!!!
Very nice work!!!!
I was just admiring a carved horse on the front of a Treeline magazine cover, it is carved out of Poplar and carved by Mary Dame.
What is this carved out of?
So nice!!

-- Robert B. Sabina, Ohio.....

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#10 posted 11-11-2012 01:21 AM

mike what a beautiful bust of a horse, very nice, i really love horses, this makes me want to go for a ride and then brush her…its an inspiring piece…

-- GRIZZMAN ...[''''']

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#11 posted 11-11-2012 01:24 AM

Very handsome carving!

-- "They who dream by day are cognizant of many things which escape those who dream only by night." ~ Edgar Allan Poe

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#12 posted 11-11-2012 02:36 AM

Wow nice work Mike

--, Rick Kruse, Grand Rapids, MI

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

Wow. Wow. Wow. Love this piece. Wish I had this talent…wouldn’t know where to begin.
Had to fav this!

-- " 'woodworker''s a good word, an honest word." - Sam Maloof

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#14 posted 11-11-2012 03:48 AM

Really nice.

-- How it happened that Mastro Cherry, carpenter, found a piece of wood that wept and laughed like a child.

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#15 posted 11-11-2012 04:49 AM

Nice job !

-- Dwight - "Free legal advice available - contact Dewey, Cheetam & Howe""

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