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Project by mpounders posted 199 days ago 833 views 5 times favorited 12 comments Add to Favorites Watch

This is from the Shawn Cipa design published in Woodcarving Illustrated a few years back. It’s still pretty close to his, with a different paint job, and the beard carved a little more. It’s one of those patterns I’ve always wanted to try and I decided to just make a little time for it. My wife started dropping hints that she might want to keep it, before it was even completed! Heres a link to a video.

Thanks for looking!

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





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MShort

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#1 posted 199 days ago

Well done Mike.

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

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peteg

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#2 posted 199 days ago

C’mon Mike, this guy should be in the Royal ballet, :: ))
Lovely job Mate on the Old man of the Universe
Pete

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

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Ken90712

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#3 posted 198 days ago

Nice work, such life.

-- Ken, "Everyday above ground is a good day!"

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Spoontaneous

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#4 posted 198 days ago

Great carving job… and looking at the video, this guy has all the right moves. I think your wife has a point. This one is a keeper.

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

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Underdog

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#5 posted 198 days ago

I really liked this design too. And you’ve more than done it justice!

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Woodbridge

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#6 posted 198 days ago

super carving. I really like the curve of the hat and beard and the animation is cool.

-- Peter, Woodbridge, Ontario

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a1Jim

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#7 posted 198 days ago

A great carving fun and whimsical.

-- http://artisticwoodstudio.com Custom furniture

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Avg_Joe

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#8 posted 198 days ago

Wow! Great Carving!! Someone is not getting coal in his stocking this year! Awesome job! Santa will be proud!

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Moron

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#9 posted 198 days ago

I think you just keep getting better and better at this carving hobby.

Thanks for posting

-- "Good artists borrow, great artists steal”…..Picasso

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Fishinbo

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#10 posted 197 days ago

Excellent carving on that adorable and fun dancing Santa. No wonder the wife already claimed it. Truly a keeper!

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StevenAntonucci

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#11 posted 196 days ago

Yours came out way better than mine did.

-- Steven

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Roger

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#12 posted 194 days ago

Very kool Mike.

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

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