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J Christopher White inspired me to try my hand with movement in carving. This was carved out of a large Walnut burl. As you can see there was a large blemish in the wood in the lower wing that adds interest. His work is truly inspiring.





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#1 posted 05-19-2013 07:34 PM

Remarkable Craftsmanship and beautiful wood : )

-- I'm absolutely positive that I couldn't be more uncertain!

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#2 posted 05-19-2013 07:36 PM

whow!!!

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#3 posted 05-19-2013 07:44 PM

That is soooo cool!!! :)

-- If a woodchuck could chuck wood, he's probably not a Lumberjock --

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#4 posted 05-19-2013 08:23 PM

Impressive, I would love to see more views of this one. A beautiful piece.

-- Steve - Impatience is Expensive

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#5 posted 05-19-2013 09:27 PM

well done … one of my favorites

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

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#6 posted 05-19-2013 11:53 PM

Beautiful. Would love to see more pictures.

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

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#7 posted 05-20-2013 12:34 AM

beautiful i wish i could do that

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#8 posted 05-20-2013 01:20 AM

that is a beautiful carving. You have really captured the sense of movement. wonderful!

-- Peter, Woodbridge, Ontario

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#9 posted 05-20-2013 01:22 AM

Coming soon to an art gallery near you…....if you haven’t considered this yet already.

-- Just a man with his chisel.........

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#10 posted 05-20-2013 03:14 AM

That’s really nice!

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

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#11 posted 05-20-2013 03:23 AM

OMG that is stunning! Inspirational piece. Straight into my favourites to inspire me ion the future. Thanks for sharing.

-- Milton Toal, Doncaster, Melbourne Australia.

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#12 posted 05-20-2013 06:18 AM

One word to say . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . AMAZING.

-- Tim, Sydney Australia, http://www.youtube.com/user/TheTalkingGrape?feature=watch, https://www.facebook.com/pages/Tims-Wooden-Wonders/1433591433543077?ref=hl

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#13 posted 05-20-2013 06:50 AM

You say your work is inspired by Christopher White. I say your work has inspired me!! Awesome job friend!

-- The wood often tells me what it wants to be... great... now the voices in my head have company....

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#14 posted 05-20-2013 12:33 PM

wow, I love it. beautiful carving and beautiful wood burl. I mark it as my favorite.

-- Eli Adamit, Israel

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#15 posted 05-20-2013 12:44 PM

Nice piece of art. You have wonderful creative instincts.

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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