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Burrl Fish Carving

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Project by Tom posted 04-10-2013 04:27 PM 597 views 1 time favorited 7 comments Add to Favorites Watch

An old friend gave me this cherry burrl. He was a fish carver in years past and thought I could do something with it. I thought a Rainbow Trout would be appropriate. This is my first attempt at a fish and painting is not one of my best skills. Well,here it is anyway.

-- chipsawturn





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Roger

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#1 posted 04-11-2013 12:59 PM

I think it looks incredible…..paint and all.

-- Roger from KY. Work/Play/Travel Safe. Kentuk55@bellsouth.net

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helluvawreck

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#2 posted 04-11-2013 01:24 PM

Hey! This is a wonderful carving. Congratulations.

helluvawreck aka Charles
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-- If a man does not keep pace with his companions, perhaps it is because he hears a different drummer. Let him step to the music which he hears, however measured or far away. Henry David Thoreau

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Taters

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#3 posted 04-11-2013 03:13 PM

Very nice indeed. The rope frame is a nice touch.

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#4 posted 04-13-2013 08:29 PM

Looks great, and I think the painting looks good too. Good use of the natural shape and grain of the burl.

-- - Kath

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#5 posted 04-15-2013 01:21 PM

It’s beautiful and creative. Like the carving, painting, the live edge and the rope accent. Well done!

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#6 posted 04-15-2013 09:53 PM

Wow. Beautifully done and a great tribute to a friend. Painting is well done!

-- Jack Tao, Connecticut

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#7 posted 04-29-2013 02:54 PM

Very Nice carving

-- www.carvingandturningsbyrick.com, Rick Kruse, Grand Rapids, MI

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