Sockeye salmon

  • Advertise with us
Project by skips posted 11-03-2013 08:40 PM 2545 views 0 times favorited 12 comments Add to Favorites Watch

22 inch sockeye salmon carved out of poplar wood and hand painted

-- skip I'm a maine maniac

12 comments so far

View KnotCurser's profile


2026 posts in 3217 days

#1 posted 11-03-2013 09:45 PM

Good Grief – you do FANTASTIC work, Sir!

You have certainly found your calling – I really can’t believe that last picture is a painted replica.

As with ALL of your creations – mighty fine build!


-- Robert Rhoades WoodWorks / Email: /

View mariva57's profile


666 posts in 2153 days

#2 posted 11-03-2013 10:02 PM

Looking at him from the snout seems alive, compliments.

-- The common man thinks. The wise man is silent. The stupid man discusses.

View polecat's profile


78 posts in 2818 days

#3 posted 11-03-2013 10:07 PM

Good job Skip, I’ts fantastic

-- polecat, south alabama

View facecarver's profile


154 posts in 1824 days

#4 posted 11-04-2013 12:41 AM

Well Done….

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

View HillbillyShooter's profile


5811 posts in 2441 days

#5 posted 11-04-2013 03:03 AM

Beautiful work! Very nicely done.

-- John C. -- "Firearms are second only to the Constitution in importance; they are the peoples' liberty's teeth." George Washington

View bannerpond1's profile


397 posts in 2047 days

#6 posted 11-04-2013 04:56 PM

Nicely done, Skips. Reminds me of a coffee table. Glass topped. Had fish like this “swimming” below the glass.

-- --Dale Page

View ralbuck's profile


5131 posts in 2415 days

#7 posted 11-04-2013 05:11 PM


I need to try to catch a salmon in 2014!

The Columbia River is about 10 miles away.

I do really like the look of that one.

There are/were some very nice fish carvings at a mall in Fargo ND. I do not remember the artists name.
About 5 years ago they were on a semi-permanent dispaly. Might have changed, but if close might be worth trying to see. West Acres Mall!

-- Wood rescue is good for the environment and me! just rjR

View Jofa's profile


272 posts in 1987 days

#8 posted 11-04-2013 05:35 PM

Simply amazing work.

-- Thank you Lord for the passion and ability to make things from your creation.

View Fishinbo's profile


11362 posts in 2324 days

#9 posted 11-07-2013 02:59 PM

Awesome work as usual, that fish looks amazing and very alive.

View skips's profile


223 posts in 2710 days

#10 posted 11-10-2013 03:03 PM

Thank you all for the great comments

-- skip I'm a maine maniac

View helluvawreck's profile


32083 posts in 3015 days

#11 posted 11-10-2013 04:57 PM

Very nice work.

helluvawreck aka Charles

-- helluvawreck aka Charles,

View savannah505's profile


1821 posts in 3735 days

#12 posted 11-24-2013 03:08 PM

Another great piece!!!!!!!!!!! Your so good at this skip.

-- Dan Wiggins

Have your say...

You must be signed in to post the comments.

DISCLAIMER: Any posts on LJ are posted by individuals acting in their own right and do not necessarily reflect the views of LJ. LJ will not be held liable for the actions of any user.

Latest Projects | Latest Blog Entries | Latest Forum Topics