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Project by mpounders posted 10-15-2013 08:14 PM 1129 views 5 times favorited 9 comments Add to Favorites Watch

One jug of moonshine = $30.
A pig who has learned to fetch a jug of moonshine….... priceless!

The hillbilly is a roughout I got from Allen Goodman, but it didn’t have a picture or drawing to go with it, so I just kinda guessed how it should go. I liked the looks of him, but he seemed a little lonely, so I started adding a few things and this is where it ended up! Woooooooooooo Pig sooooie!

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





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ClaudeF

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#1 posted 10-15-2013 09:00 PM

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#2 posted 10-15-2013 11:33 PM

For some reason this reminds me of the very first episode of the Beverly Hillbillies. Jed comes in and says… “Granny, looks like dem hawgs got in the corn agin.” Granny said, “How much they drink?”

Nice carving!

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

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#3 posted 10-16-2013 05:03 AM

Nicely done Mike

-- www.carvingandturningsbyrick.com, Rick Kruse, Grand Rapids, MI

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#4 posted 10-16-2013 11:10 AM

haha. I like it!

-- Dave -

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#5 posted 10-16-2013 12:21 PM

Looks like a Kentuckian. :)

-- Roger from KY. Work/Play/Travel Safe. Kentuk55@yahoo.com

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#6 posted 10-16-2013 01:26 PM

Very whimsical carving, can almost taste that good corn. Now I am going to have to stop by the Likker Store
and see if the still stock that Platt Valley. Thank you for sharing.

-- As ever, Gus-the 76 yr young apprentice carpenter

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Woodbridge

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#7 posted 10-16-2013 01:30 PM

I like how you have created this little vignette. The hillybilly looks deep in contemplation carefully studying his pigs find.

-- Peter, Woodbridge, Ontario

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#8 posted 10-17-2013 01:30 AM

So Nice Mike! SOOOOO NIIICE!!!

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

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facecarver

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#9 posted 11-01-2013 09:22 PM

Well done,and comical too !!!

-- Dennis Stallings; I am what I am,And that's all what I am...

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