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Project by wizzardofwood posted 03-04-2013 08:38 PM 2155 views 2 times favorited 29 comments Add to Favorites Watch

just finished this for a customer in Md

-- wizzardofwood..... "ITS MY JOB TO AMAZE YOU"





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TZH

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#1 posted 03-04-2013 08:49 PM

WOW! Nice. Thanks for sharing!

-- Where The Spirit In Wood Lives On

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#2 posted 03-04-2013 08:56 PM

looks like the bear I ran out of my yard last evening!!! neat!

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wseand

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#3 posted 03-04-2013 09:13 PM

It’s not easy amaze when you’re as good as you are but I think you did it. Great looking bear the customers going to really love it.

-- Bill - "Freedom flies in your heart like an Eagle" Audie Murphy

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Earlextech

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#4 posted 03-04-2013 09:18 PM

Which one is the bear?!?

I love it Jim. Hey by the way I just moved to Lincolnton and I have a huge stump outside my dinning room window that begs to be carved into something. What time of year are you in NC and if I buy lunch will you make the trip down to talk about a project? I would love to own a Calder.

-- Sam Hamory - The project is never finished until its "Finished"!

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rlamb007

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#5 posted 03-04-2013 09:29 PM

I want one!! – Teach me how to do this. Are there any pictures of the process?
This is something I have always wanted to try. Great job.

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Sheila Landry (scrollgirl)

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#6 posted 03-04-2013 09:43 PM

Cool!

Sheila

-- Designer/Artist/Teacher. Owner of Sheila Landry Designs (http://www.sheilalandrydesigns.com) Scroll saw, wood working and painting patterns and surfaces. "Knowledge is Power"

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#7 posted 03-04-2013 09:44 PM

Great project. I’m pretty sure you didn’t carve that one with a pocket knife. As many others have said, I love your work

-- Larry in Hawaii,

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#8 posted 03-04-2013 10:44 PM

Awesome work !!

-- Measure "at least" twice and cut once

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#9 posted 03-04-2013 10:58 PM

Really nice carving! Always nice when a Lumberjock stands next to his work for perspective! Thanks for posting.

-- Erwin, Jacksonville, FL

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#10 posted 03-04-2013 11:09 PM

Superb job on this bear!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!

-- Dan Wiggins

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Hybridwoodwork

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#11 posted 03-05-2013 12:26 AM

Used to work for a guy that said “you can make anything with a chainsaw and a grinder”. Nice job!

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

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#12 posted 03-05-2013 12:41 AM

Great carving. I wish more of the chainsaw carvers would share.

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

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TopamaxSurvivor

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#13 posted 03-05-2013 12:43 AM

Awesome carving.

-- Bob in WW ~ "some old things are lovely, warm still with life ... of the forgotten men who made them." - D.H. Lawrence

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wizzardofwood

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#14 posted 03-05-2013 12:50 AM

everyone thank you for viewing and your gracious comments
the bear is about 85% hand carved and was great fun

-- wizzardofwood..... "ITS MY JOB TO AMAZE YOU"

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grenger

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#15 posted 03-05-2013 01:00 AM

wow! nice

-- Gerry (the beginner), Gatineau, QC, Canada

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