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Project by Kenny2946 posted 12-08-2012 06:07 PM 729 views 0 times favorited 7 comments Add to Favorites Watch

My first attempt at a horse. Very happy with the results! This was hard for me trying to get the legs into proportion. I was planning on keeping it nature, but had to beef up the shoulders with putty. The horse is hand carved out of pine and then took a piece of scrap pine and sanded to 400 grit for the base. Attached the two with epoxy. Finished in acrylic paints and covered in poly.

-- Kenny, New York





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Monte Pittman

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#1 posted 12-08-2012 06:26 PM

Proportions are one of the toughest parts of carving. I see you put some muscle tone in. That’s also a very tough thing to get right. You’ve taken giant steps in the right direction.

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

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#2 posted 12-08-2012 06:45 PM

Thank You Monte.

-- Kenny, New York

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#3 posted 12-08-2012 06:48 PM

Nice work Kenny! Good looking horse.

-- Robert B. Sabina, Ohio..... http://www.etsy.com/shop/WoodenfrogWoodenProd

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#4 posted 12-08-2012 06:50 PM

“I ride an old paint, I lead an old dan …”
I’m not a horse guy but I like what you have done here. I always enjoy your projects.

-- Grumpy old guy, and lookin' good Doin' it. ... Surprise Az.

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bonobo

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#5 posted 12-08-2012 09:27 PM

Super pose. Very lively and clear.

-- “The easy confidence with which I know another man's religion is folly teaches me to suspect that my own is also.” ― Mark Twain

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#6 posted 12-12-2012 09:22 AM

Oh man.

-- Holy scrap Barkman!

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#7 posted 12-12-2012 10:08 PM

Nice job. That’s pretty incredible.

-- Outside of a dog, a book is a man's best friend. Inside of a dog, it's too dark to read. -Groucho Marx

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