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Project by ClaudeF posted 10-05-2013 01:11 AM 2215 views 1 time favorited 10 comments Add to Favorites Watch

This is a carving based on a bronze statue in the plaza of the town of Ronda, Spain, up in the mountains of Southern Spain. The bronze is about 8 feet tall, and this carving is around 10 inches tall, carved from walnut.

Claude

-- https://www.etsy.com/shop/ClaudesWoodcarving





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#1 posted 10-05-2013 02:09 AM

Very, very nicely done!

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#2 posted 10-05-2013 03:24 AM

Great job

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#3 posted 10-05-2013 09:38 AM

Very nice work

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#4 posted 10-05-2013 10:26 AM

Nice sculpting…well done.

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#5 posted 10-05-2013 10:01 PM

Very nice. I’m very impressed with the smooth finish! Is it mostly hand-sanded? How long from cut-out (bandsaw?) to finished product?

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#6 posted 10-07-2013 01:18 PM

Nice work Claude. ‘dem womens is easy to look at but hard to carve’

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

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#7 posted 10-07-2013 02:14 PM

This is a nice piece, Claude. Well done.

helluvawreck aka Charles
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#8 posted 10-08-2013 01:22 PM

Beautiful art sculpture! Great shape and the walnut is gorgeous. Excellent carving!

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#9 posted 04-29-2015 10:53 PM



Very nice. I m very impressed with the smooth finish! Is it mostly hand-sanded? How long from cut-out (bandsaw?) to finished product?

- maplerock

Jerry: I don’t remember how much time I spent on it, but likely around 8-10 hours total. I used my 1/2 inch long x 1/2 inch diameter sanding drum in my Dremel for the rough sanding 80/120/220 grits, then by hand with 400 for the final sanding. Finished with Minwax Poly (clear). No stain – the color is from the natural wood.

Claude

-- https://www.etsy.com/shop/ClaudesWoodcarving

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#10 posted 06-12-2015 06:53 PM

Miracle….. Grace…... At me the patience won’t be enough to bring to such gloss. Bravo…

-- Ganchik Sasha

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