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I have been busy carving lately. I carved 8 of the snowman ornaments and 6 of the santa ornaments. Thanks for looking.
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#1 posted 10-27-2013 06:03 PM
What type of wood are these made from?
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#2 posted 10-27-2013 06:29 PM
Very nice carvings!! Do you do the painting too?...............Jim
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#3 posted 10-27-2013 07:10 PM
Jim – I do the painting as well. Not my strong point for sure but me and paint are starting to get along better.
#4 posted 10-27-2013 07:12 PM
Lew – These are made from basswood 3/8” thick boards. I picked them up at the wood carving show last year and just getting around to using some of it.
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#5 posted 10-27-2013 09:00 PM
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#6 posted 10-27-2013 10:43 PM
Sweetness! Very cute little ornaments.
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#7 posted 10-27-2013 10:59 PM
Nice carving work. I like them…. but the one Santa on the left looks like he got scolded by Mrs Claus.
-- I just got done cutting three boards and all four of them were too short. (true story)
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#8 posted 10-28-2013 12:19 AM
how many christmas trees show only one side of the carving ?
no matter what, I would stare at that ornament with one hand over one eye until it showed the other side of its face
hoping it wasn’t blank as what I see should match
-- "Good artists borrow, great artists steal”…..Picasso
#9 posted 10-28-2013 12:21 AM
they look like carved cookies
perhaps thats the point ?
#10 posted 10-28-2013 12:21 AM
carved cookie ornaments ?
#11 posted 10-28-2013 12:23 AM
i like it : )
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#12 posted 10-28-2013 04:54 PM
What fun to this sort of craft, I am not that talented to make carvings. These are outstanding, do you sell them?
-- Chuck Emery, Michigan,
#13 posted 10-28-2013 05:38 PM
Thanks everyone for all of the comments.
Chuck – I could not carve at all 2 years ago. I joined a local carving group and they helped teach me techniques and now I can carve much better 2 years later plus I have made alot of new friends as well. I have seen your turnings and you definately have talent and could carve. I have sold a couple items so far, this weekend is our club’s yearly carving show and I will be set up there with the woodturners and will have some of my turned items and carved items up for sale.
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