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Project by mpounders posted 271 days ago 874 views 4 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 271 days ago

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Spoontaneous

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#2 posted 271 days ago

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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Rustic

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#3 posted 270 days ago

Nicely done Mike

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

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DaveGlx

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#4 posted 270 days ago

haha. I like it!

-- Dave -

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Roger

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#5 posted 270 days ago

Looks like a Kentuckian. :)

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

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Bluepine38

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#6 posted 270 days ago

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 75 yr young apprentice carpenter

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Woodbridge

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#7 posted 270 days ago

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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WoodenFrog

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#8 posted 270 days ago

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 254 days ago

Well done,and comical too !!!

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

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