LumberJocks

Horse

  • Advertise with us
Project by Kenny2946 posted 497 days ago 653 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





7 comments so far

View Monte Pittman's profile

Monte Pittman

10812 posts in 839 days


#1 posted 497 days ago

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. - It's not ability that we often lack, but the patience to use our ability

View Kenny2946's profile

Kenny2946

44 posts in 790 days


#2 posted 497 days ago

Thank You Monte.

-- Kenny, New York

View WoodenFrog's profile

WoodenFrog

2737 posts in 1415 days


#3 posted 497 days ago

Nice work Kenny! Good looking horse.

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

View Grumpymike's profile

Grumpymike

958 posts in 817 days


#4 posted 497 days ago

“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.

View bonobo's profile

bonobo

223 posts in 558 days


#5 posted 497 days ago

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

View Sodabowski's profile

Sodabowski

1968 posts in 1334 days


#6 posted 493 days ago

Oh man.

-- Holy scrap Barkman!

View Nicholas Hall's profile

Nicholas Hall

339 posts in 608 days


#7 posted 493 days ago

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

Have your say...

You must be signed in to post the comments.

DISCLAIMER: Any posts on LJ are posted by individuals acting in their own right and do not necessarily reflect the views of LJ. LJ will not be held liable for the actions of any user.

Latest Projects | Latest Blog Entries | Latest Forum Topics

HomeRefurbers.com

Latest Projects | Latest Blog Entries | Latest Forum Topics

GardenTenders.com :: gardening showcase