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Horse head carved from Basswood. Mounted on a scrap piece of padauk and maple. I used hand tools and sandpaper. Finished with shelac.
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#1 posted 05-14-2013 06:43 PM
Nice work Kevin.
-- Mike, an American living in Norway.
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#2 posted 05-14-2013 07:03 PM
You have some serious talent in carving my friend, very very nice.thanks for sharing, and keep on carving.
-- On the eighth day God was back in His woodworking shop! SteveW
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#3 posted 05-15-2013 02:17 AM
great looking carving. It looks great. I especially like the detail in the mane. I also like the way you have mounted it with the two offset contrasting boards. It all adds up to a very nice carving.
-- Peter, Woodbridge, Ontario
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#4 posted 05-15-2013 04:23 AM
-- www.carvingandturningsbyrick.com, Rick Kruse, Grand Rapids, MI
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#5 posted 05-15-2013 07:44 AM
Looks great and awesome much better than my first carving of a bird that looked like a blob of poop.
-- No tree was harmed in the making of this project...... wait a minute, yes there was, uh oh
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#6 posted 05-16-2013 12:18 AM
That’s really nice, good job!
-- How it happened that Mastro Cherry, carpenter, found a piece of wood that wept and laughed like a child.
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#7 posted 05-16-2013 02:35 AM
It looks great. How long did it take to make?
-- I have to remember this is a hobby..
#8 posted 05-16-2013 07:09 PM
It started out as the head for a rocking horse I was going to build for my newborn. I threw in the towel after about 2 weeks of not being happy with how the body was coming out. The head took about 5 hours of work
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#9 posted 05-16-2013 08:13 PM
This is a real nice carving. Congratulations and welcome to Lumberjocks.
helluvawreck aka Charleshttp://woodworkingexpo.wordpress.com
-- 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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#10 posted 05-20-2013 02:38 PM
Cool carving! Like the details on the face and the mane of the horse and the base as well. Superb work!
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#11 posted 02-24-2014 10:33 PM
Sweet my wife would love it
-- Wood and Glass they kick (well you know) Have a great day - Dug
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