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Fish carving from bass wood

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Project by kevinruiz posted 05-02-2013 07:24 PM 1256 views 1 time favorited 15 comments Add to Favorites Watch

Fish carving from bass wood. The rocks on the stand are also carved and painted.





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Hawaiilad

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#1 posted 05-02-2013 07:36 PM

Very nice carving. I haven’t tried that as yet.

-- Larry in sunny and warm Hawaii,

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#2 posted 05-02-2013 08:17 PM

That’s pretty good work! Nice painting also.

-- Mike P., Arkansas, http://mikepounders.weebly.com

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#3 posted 05-02-2013 08:43 PM

Wonderful carving and painting work and I also like the artistic way you are displaying it.

-- Mike, an American living in Norway.

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#4 posted 05-02-2013 09:20 PM

Very nicely done.

-- John C. -- "Firearms are second only to the Constitution in importance; they are the peoples' liberty's teeth." George Washington

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#5 posted 05-02-2013 11:39 PM

Very impressive Kevin !

-- Fumbling and Bumbling Woodworking Todd

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#6 posted 05-03-2013 12:30 AM

Nice job! Never done any carving but this looks like it was fun.

-- Dennis, South Bend ( Go Irish) Indiana

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#7 posted 05-03-2013 12:38 AM

That is great!!!!!!!!!!!!..............Jim

-- Jim Jakosh.....Practical Wood Products...........Learn something new every day!! Variety is the Spice of Life!!

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#8 posted 05-03-2013 02:40 AM

well done … great painting and carving

-- keeping myself entertained ... Humor and fun lubricate the brain

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#9 posted 05-03-2013 09:48 AM

I’m guessing that the fish is a bass? Sorry, I couldn’t help myself.

-- "They don't want it perfect - they want it SPECIAL"

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#10 posted 05-03-2013 04:40 PM

Very creative and well done! Even though I’m watching it snow right now, you’ve given me fishing fever. Thanks!

-- John B.

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kevinruiz

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#11 posted 05-03-2013 05:31 PM

Yes, it was intended to be a bass but I did not have the courage to put that in the title incase people did not recognize it as a bass. lol. First try at a fish.

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#12 posted 05-03-2013 11:10 PM

Looks good Mix of power tools and hand?

I have two fish carvings I need to finish at some point. Like so many of my projects they get started and then get to a point and sit for years.

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#13 posted 05-06-2013 01:52 PM

Wow! Looks like the real thing as well as the rocks. Great carving and great job!

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#14 posted 05-11-2013 04:16 AM

Wonderful carving and painting Kevin. Your display is nicely done!!!

-- 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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#15 posted 08-13-2014 10:46 PM

Aha, now I get the whole football as a first turning thing. You’re already an accomplished artist and woodworker. This is a really stunning piece bro.

-- Joseph, Lake Forest, CA, http://instagram.com/palas_woodcraft#

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