Wolf attack - 1989

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Project by swampi posted 319 days ago 555 views 0 times favorited 9 comments Add to Favorites Watch

This piece is carved intact (one piece), except for the oval mounting base, out of Rock Maple.
I stained the bottom of the carving and the top of the mount base in an attempt to match the
mounting. I’ve since seen ways to create better mountings.
Oh well, whittle and learn !!!

-- Harry - Bonifay, FL

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Bob Collins

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#1 posted 319 days ago

Nice carving or is it whittling, your sure got the legs down fine and a terrific polish. Great piece of art.

-- Bob C, Australia. I love sharing as long as it is not my tools

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Eli Adamit

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#2 posted 319 days ago

You catch a unique moment in this sculpture. Very gentle work and need a lot of patient.

-- Eli Adamit, Israel

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Monte Pittman

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#3 posted 319 days ago

Very nice work

Welcome to LumberJocks

-- Mother Nature created it, I just assemble it. - It's not ability that we often lack, but the patience to use our ability

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Jim Sellers

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#4 posted 319 days ago

Great job Harry. Most people don’t understand or appreciate how difficult it is to carve dimensional, in the round pieces or to create action and movement the way you have.

-- J.C.Sellers

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#5 posted 319 days ago

Wow…great piece. Nice detail.

-- Wayne - Plymouth MN

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#6 posted 319 days ago

Very nice! I’m amazed that you could get the legs so perfect. You must have a very soft touch, as this sure looks like it would be too unstable and flimsy for my limited skills; I think if I tried this, I’d also need to provide crutches, because I’m pretty sure there would be broken legs. Thanks for sharing!

-- John B.

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#7 posted 319 days ago

Great job thank you for sharing this project

-- Todd

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#8 posted 317 days ago

Amazing how you can carve wonderful creations on wood. Very creative and imaginative with lots of patience and great craftsmanship. Excellent job!

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#9 posted 316 days ago

Thanks to everyone for their compliments and or critique on my attempts at carving/whittlin’.
I take it all and then attempt to learn from it.

-- Harry - Bonifay, FL

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