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Project by skips posted 05-21-2013 10:46 PM 1126 views 2 times favorited 16 comments Add to Favorites Watch

Rainbow trout, is 20 inches long, made out of cherry wood

-- skip I'm a maine maniac





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HillbillyShooter

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#1 posted 05-21-2013 11:28 PM

Another winner—looks great!

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

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#2 posted 05-21-2013 11:38 PM

Fry it up, that looks good enough to eat.!!!!!

-- Dan Wiggins

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SYPUCK

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#3 posted 05-22-2013 12:04 AM

Great job makes me wish the lakes were thawed so I could go catch one myself. Maybe this weekend.

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doubleDD

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#4 posted 05-22-2013 01:19 AM

Beautiful, beautiful work. I also checked out your northern pike and musky. Great coloring. With projects like this, who needs to go fishing?

-- --Dave, Downers Grove, Il. When you run out of ideas, start building your dreams

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Jim Jakosh

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#5 posted 05-22-2013 01:34 AM

Wow, Skip, that looks so real I thought you might be getting ready to filet him. Nice work all around- carving and painting!!!!!!!!!!

I got out with my grand daughter tonight and she got the biggest fish- A big largemouth bass in our pond across the street. This was her second one. I can’t find the picture of the big one:

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

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TDominy

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#6 posted 05-22-2013 02:39 AM

Very nice work.

-- By hammer in hand, all things do stand.

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RonInOhio

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#7 posted 05-22-2013 02:48 AM

Jaw wide open. Thats amazing workmanship.

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firefighterontheside

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#8 posted 05-22-2013 03:44 AM

You say it’s made with cherry, but it looks like it’s made with skin and bone.

-- Bill M. I love my job as a firefighter, but nothing gives me the satisfaction of running my hand over a project that I have built and just finished sanding.

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skips

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#9 posted 05-22-2013 07:52 AM

Nice catch Jim, thank everybody for all the great comments.

-- skip I'm a maine maniac

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SCOTSMAN

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#10 posted 05-22-2013 06:41 PM

Wow thats really nice those things sell for a lot of money here in Scotland more so if you made it a hundred years ago. You did didn’t you? well done Alistair

-- excuse my typing as I have a form of parkinsons disease

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#11 posted 05-22-2013 06:51 PM

Beautiful trout, Skip. It’s very realistic. 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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#12 posted 05-23-2013 12:16 AM

you do beautiful work, your a true artist.

-- Don, northern Maine

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warden4u

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#13 posted 05-23-2013 05:04 AM

Great job! never seen trout look so real.

-- Charles, Kiefer, Oklahoma, http://www.woodworker.com

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Fishinbo

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#14 posted 05-24-2013 03:59 PM

Your fish carving is spectacular. The shape and the mix of colors look like the real thing. Very creative and talented, impressive work indeed!

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dust4tears

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#15 posted 05-27-2013 07:57 PM

wow!

-- Ride hard or go home~

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