Red Tail Hawk

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Project by Time2beupinAZ posted 05-24-2013 06:26 PM 1311 views 0 times favorited 16 comments Add to Favorites Watch
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This is a red tail hawk I did out of the creative woodworks magazine. I loved the bird and wanted to do it once I seen it. Not sure where he is going yet. The wife really likes him. Many woods used on this bird to give it all the colors. The tail originally called for Purple Heart but it’s a red tail hawk. Why would I use Purple Heart? So I used African Padauk after I did some research and found that the tail is more orange then red. Hope you enjoy and thanks for looking.

-- Tim - I usally measure twice after I cut......then I know for sure that I cut it short.....

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#1 posted 05-24-2013 06:55 PM

Very Pretty and Beautiful Choice of Woods

-- Dave

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#2 posted 05-24-2013 07:01 PM

This is a very professional piece of work. Your attention to detail and your choice of wood species just top notch.

-- Lee - Northern idaho~"If the women don't find you handsome, at least they ought to find you handy"~ Red Green

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#3 posted 05-24-2013 07:35 PM

What a wonderful looking piece

-- Larry in Hawaii,

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#4 posted 05-24-2013 07:46 PM


-- Joel

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#5 posted 05-24-2013 08:22 PM

greay looking piece.

-- Chuck, wiswood2

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#6 posted 05-25-2013 12:43 AM

WOW!! Beautiful work, very classy, and outstanding, the detail, and choice of woods is superb. A real eyecatcher, when you make your next one, it can be sent toooooooo!!

-- Rockbuster,Ft. Wayne,In It is far better to remain silent, and appear the fool, than it is to open ones mouth, and remove all doubt.

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#7 posted 05-25-2013 01:54 AM

very very nice! Great choices of wood and nice carving to add depth and texture.

-- Peter, Woodbridge, Ontario

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#8 posted 05-25-2013 03:31 AM

Looks great

-- Dreaming patterns

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#9 posted 05-25-2013 03:38 AM

Beautiful piece of work. Got one of those guys around here. He stakes out a field (one of his hunting grounds) from his perch on the highway high-tension wires .

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#10 posted 05-25-2013 11:02 AM

orange or red its beautiful nice detail

-- Punk in PA

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#11 posted 05-25-2013 11:55 AM

Look like he’s ready pounce on something.

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#12 posted 05-25-2013 03:58 PM

Thanks for the nice comments everyone. It was very fun to do.

-- Tim - I usally measure twice after I cut......then I know for sure that I cut it short.....

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#13 posted 05-27-2013 07:46 PM

that is bada$$!

-- Ride hard or go home~

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#14 posted 05-29-2013 01:56 PM

Fantastic creation! Great design, wood colors and wood choices. The finish is spot on.

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#15 posted 05-29-2013 01:57 PM

It’s a beautiful piece of work. Congratulations.

helluvawreck aka Charles

-- 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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