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"Honkytonk Angel"

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Project by mpounders posted 09-06-2013 01:52 PM 1593 views 2 times favorited 17 comments Add to Favorites Watch

This young lady looks like she would be right at home down at the Flora-Bama Lounge & Oyster Bar in Perdido Key. Her name might be Rita, since that’s all she drinks?

She is based on another of Chris Hammack’s roughouts. I love all the little details that he puts in his carvings and I enjoy the challenge of trying to figure out how he did certain details. Thanks for looking!

-- Mike P., Arkansas, http://mikepounders.weebly.com





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maplerock

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#1 posted 09-06-2013 02:03 PM

Great carving. Very talented. The angle on that first photo though made me wonder… I thought it looked like a lot of other things besides a straw. The side pics look better.

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

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MShort

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#2 posted 09-06-2013 02:09 PM

Nice one Mike. I like the painting on her. Chris Hammack has some neat roughouts. I like all of his bar characters. Thanks.

-- Mike, Missouri --- “A positive life can not happen with a negative mind.” ---

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HillbillyShooter

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#3 posted 09-06-2013 02:11 PM

How can you not love a carving with that name? Great job of capturing details and character!

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

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Rob W

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#4 posted 09-06-2013 02:23 PM

Cute and very well done.

-- Rob — I've cut it off twice and it's still too short!, http://www.witzkewood.com

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WoodenFrog

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#5 posted 09-06-2013 03:57 PM

Awesome work Mike! She looks great!! Rita I love it!

-- Robert B. Sabina, Ohio..... http://www.etsy.com/shop/WoodenfrogWoodenProd

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Biff

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#6 posted 09-06-2013 05:24 PM

Uhhh, maybe I have a dirty mind but….

-- Interested in Oregon property? Visit me at http://www.willamettepropertiesgroup.com

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CL810

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#7 posted 09-06-2013 06:16 PM

That just don’t look right…. just sayin’

-- "The only limits to our realization of tomorrow will be our doubts of today." - FDR

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mpounders

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#8 posted 09-06-2013 06:31 PM

Well, I guess it would be better to just delete that one! Some of you guys have a better imagination than me!

-- Mike P., Arkansas, http://mikepounders.weebly.com

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HillbillyShooter

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#9 posted 09-06-2013 07:18 PM

Like I said: “You gotta love those Honkytonk Angels!”

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

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WoodenFrog

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#10 posted 09-06-2013 07:28 PM

I do not see anything bad about this!! Mike I would not delete it!

-- Robert B. Sabina, Ohio..... http://www.etsy.com/shop/WoodenfrogWoodenProd

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#11 posted 09-06-2013 07:59 PM

Nice work, again! I can picture this woman in real life…

-- Sometimes the creative process requires foul language. -- Charles Neil

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peteg

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#12 posted 09-06-2013 09:36 PM

One cute Chick Mike, love it
Pete

-- Pete G: If you always do what you always did you'll always get what you always got

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farmerdude

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#13 posted 09-06-2013 10:31 PM

Some people don’t mature as quickly as others, this is a fantastic job, and I envy your talent. Please don’t delete this.

-- Jeff in central Me.

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Spoontaneous

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#14 posted 09-07-2013 03:12 PM

I think I might know her. (jk) Another character filled carving and especially nice job on the ‘make up’. Keep posting!

-- I just got done cutting three boards and all four of them were too short. (true story)

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Roger

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#15 posted 09-09-2013 03:08 PM

She’s hot

-- Roger from KY. Work/Play/Travel Safe. Keep your dust collector fed. Kentuk55@yahoo.com

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