butterflied peacock bass

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Project by skips posted 355 days ago 629 views 0 times favorited 7 comments Add to Favorites Watch

This is a butterflied peacock bass, that was caught in Florida last year it is 27 inches it was released, I was asked to make a replica ,made out of poplar wood,it was a fun carving.

-- skip I'm a maine maniac

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#1 posted 355 days ago

I am blown away by the talent of the people on Lumberjocks. Your version of this bass is amazing. Very well done! I am sure you had a happy customer. May I ask what you would charge for a piece like tis? And… what was the primer coat? Just paint?

-- Jerry... making sawdust in the Knobs of Southern Indiana

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#2 posted 355 days ago

I am warming up the pan just looking at it.

-- Regards Robert

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#3 posted 354 days ago

Very nice! The fisherman knew the right guy to have carve this beauty! I’m sure your customer was thrilled with the carving.

-- John B.

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#4 posted 354 days ago

Jerry,The primer I use is Krylon sandal ,and I normally don’t sell them, it’s only a hobby,so I don’t have a fixed price, thanks the great comment.

-- skip I'm a maine maniac

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#5 posted 354 days ago

Very cool piece. Your really the best at this.

-- Dan Wiggins

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#6 posted 352 days ago


That looks good enough to eat!


-- Jesus is the ONLY reason for ANY season.

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#7 posted 346 days ago

That is so much cooler than fiberglass. Great job.

-- Yussef, Philadelphia,

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