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Project by lightweightladylefty posted 07-05-2008 05:52 AM 1935 views 1 time favorited 20 comments Add to Favorites Watch

Here are two fish carvings which my husband carved and painted as gifts a few years ago. The largemouth bass is carved from bass and mounted on a piece of rustic oak (along with a tiny bass which he also carved and painted). The pumpkinseed is carved from bass also, but mounted in front of a piece of driftwood. (The pumpkinseed is actually somewhat larger than those of like species that we catch around here.)

-- Jesus is the ONLY reason for ANY season.





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Allison

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#1 posted 07-05-2008 06:37 AM

These are very nice. I have been finding lately a lot of people that I never even knew were here on Lumberjocks!
I wish that my “brown boxes” worked I would love to see these bigger!
Nice meeting you!, Thanks for posting!
PEACE!!!

-- Allison, Northeastern Ca. Remember, Amateurs built the Ark. Professionals built the Titanic!

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#2 posted 07-05-2008 01:58 PM

Very nice carvings.

-- -** You are never to old to set another goal or to dream a new dream ****************** Dick, & Barb Cain, Hibbing, MN. http://www.woodcarvingillustrated.com/gallery/member.php?uid=3627&protype=1

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#3 posted 07-05-2008 02:15 PM

Gorgeous carvings…true works of art. Thank you for sharing.

-- My favorite piece is my last one, my best piece is my next one.

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#4 posted 07-05-2008 03:26 PM

Really nice work!

-- Charlie M. "Woodworking - patience = firewood"

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#5 posted 07-07-2008 06:49 PM

these are great pieces and I love the natural display rather than it just being a fish on the wall. Awesome job

-- ~ Debbie, Canada (https://www.facebook.com/DebbiePribeleENJOConsultant)

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#6 posted 07-29-2008 07:01 AM

Very nice carvings.

-- jeanmarc manosque france

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#7 posted 09-30-2008 05:51 AM

WOW, top rate, super works of art.

-- mtnwild (Jack), It's not what you see, it's how you see it.

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#8 posted 01-14-2009 06:48 AM

Superb work, beautiful fish.

-- Dan Wiggins

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#9 posted 01-15-2009 03:46 AM

We certainly do appreciate all the encouraging remarks.

-- Jesus is the ONLY reason for ANY season.

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#10 posted 08-11-2010 08:05 PM

These are awesome,,

-- Wood and Glass they kick (well you know) Have a great day - Dug

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#11 posted 08-12-2010 06:34 AM

Thanks, McCoy, for the nice compliment. I wish we had clearer photos of them so everyone could see how really great they are! (My prejudice – LOL)

L/W
P.S. How is your wife’s health? Is the cancer cured?

-- Jesus is the ONLY reason for ANY season.

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#12 posted 10-29-2010 03:21 PM

Awesome! Nice project/s. I like the way you’ve incorporated the limbs, etc. Really looks good

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

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#13 posted 10-30-2010 03:28 AM

Thanks, Roger. I need to get hubby back to carving again!

L/W

-- Jesus is the ONLY reason for ANY season.

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#14 posted 10-30-2010 03:34 AM

Super carving LWLL

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#15 posted 10-30-2010 03:41 AM

Jim, thanks for the compliment. I sure would like to take some better photos of hubby’s carvings, but he gives them all away. :-(

L/W

-- Jesus is the ONLY reason for ANY season.

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