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Project by Jim Sellers posted 432 days ago 664 views 0 times favorited 8 comments Add to Favorites Watch

One of my very first carvings from about 25 yrs ago. While visiting dad I recognized this piece on a shelf and realized I didn’t have a picture of it. I do now so thought i would share. Carved it from an outline drawing. made from a 4×4 piece of western cedar. Roughed it out with a sabre saw and whittled the rest. I would recommend this type of stylized design for the beginner carver since it don’t have much detail and is hard to mess up.

-- J.C.Sellers





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a1Jim

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#1 posted 432 days ago

Very nice carving.

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#2 posted 432 days ago

well done Bud … great job

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

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#3 posted 432 days ago

neat carving.

-- Peter, Woodbridge, Ontario

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Roger

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#4 posted 432 days ago

It’s an awesome carving.

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

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MyWayChipCarving

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#5 posted 431 days ago

You can never “mess up” a carving, you only create an opportunity to use your imagination.

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#6 posted 430 days ago

Great carving and subject! Like the rough and raw look of it, an interesting art piece.

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#7 posted 428 days ago

Nice carving Jim! I like that you can see the chisel marks!!

-- 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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#8 posted 399 days ago

Good carving Jim, I like the flow of it. I like it !

-- Harry - Bonifay, FL

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