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6 1/2 ft eagle and fish totem with swivel head

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Project by Steve Esterby posted 645 days ago 1261 views 1 time favorited 14 comments Add to Favorites Watch

carved from port orford cedar . has head that swivels and gives the feeling that the eagle is in a tree surveying the suroundings. The eagle and the fish have abalone shell eyes and the fish has abalone shell inlays down its side. The swivel head really added the illusion of life.

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Monte Pittman

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#1 posted 645 days ago

Very, very nice. Love your work.

-- Mother Nature created it, I just assemble it. - It's not ability that we often lack, but the patience to use our ability

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grizzman

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#2 posted 645 days ago

steve that is a beauty for sure, i love the whole piece, i dont think ive seen an eagle like this, its quite ingenious , from the trout on up, i would love this in my yard.great work…yep…grizz

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Fishinbo

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#3 posted 645 days ago

Speaks of power and majesty !!!
Wow.

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nonickswood

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#4 posted 645 days ago

Wow! is right, Beautiful Work!!

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jaykaypur

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#5 posted 645 days ago

You definitely let the artist out on this one.

A beautiful piece.

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GenerationWW

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#6 posted 645 days ago

I think the word, WOW, would do but awesome work of art!

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Spoontaneous

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#7 posted 645 days ago

Very cool totem!

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

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Rustic

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#8 posted 645 days ago

So majestic. Awesome

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LittlePaw

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#9 posted 645 days ago

Very impressive work, Steve!

-- LittlePAW - The sweetest sound in my shop, next to Mozart, is what a hand plane makes slicing a ribbon.

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hunter71

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#10 posted 645 days ago

Nice totem, does it have family ties?

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DocSavage45

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#11 posted 644 days ago

Very powerful! Will it sit outside?

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peteg

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#12 posted 644 days ago

Wow Steve, that’s a fair sized chunk of timber, great carving as usual, bet this wil sell for a pretty dollar, well done indeed
Pete

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

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redryder

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#13 posted 644 days ago

Wild bird. Nicely done…...................

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MichaelA

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#14 posted 639 days ago

Looks like you had fun on this one Steve! Break out the scaffold and crane, must weigh allot!!!!!!!!! Nice carving, allot of work here!!!!

-- The best and most beautiful things in the world cannot be seen or even touched. They must be felt with the heart. "Helen Keller"

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