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Project by oldbear posted 11-17-2013 05:58 PM 580 views 0 times favorited 8 comments Add to Favorites Watch

Here’s a Bengal tiger I just finished up. The carving part wasn’t bad, getting the color I wanted and the stripe pattern were the hardest for me. He is airbrushed with the stripes hand painted. Clear glass eyes were hand painted to get the right color. The base is black walnut with the rocks hand carved. Hope you enjoy.

Harold

https://www.etsy.com/listing/169581124/hand-carved-wood-carving-bengal-tiger?ref=shop_home_feat

-- oldbearx2





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TheWoodfather

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#1 posted 11-17-2013 06:02 PM

Good god that is wonderful!
I’m scared to ask, but how many hours go into something like this?

-- www.thewoodfather.com - A daddy that loves playing with his kiddies and his tools!

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Woodbridge

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#2 posted 11-17-2013 06:16 PM

great looking carving. The eyes look really cool.

-- Peter, Woodbridge, Ontario

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Bob K

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#3 posted 11-17-2013 06:47 PM

OMG that is magnificent, Harold!

-- Bob, New Jersey, https://www.etsy.com/shop/RWKWoodcarving

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#4 posted 11-18-2013 12:02 AM

That is just magnificent! I’m at a loss for words so I’ll give it a Thumbs Up.

-- Bill - "Suit yourself and let the rest be pleased." http://www.cajunpen.com/

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oldbear

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#5 posted 11-18-2013 02:12 AM

Thanks guys, I have about 80 hours tied up in carving, texturing, burning and painting the tiger and carving the base.
Probably another 10 or so in research and pattern making. This is only the second tiger I’ve ever carved, they usually get a bit easier after I carve about 20 or so. LOL

Harold

-- oldbearx2

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#6 posted 11-18-2013 10:52 AM

Really beautiful work

-- Mother Nature created it, I just assemble it.

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#7 posted 11-21-2013 03:34 PM

That’s spectacular, almost looks like the real thing. Awesome carving and paint job.

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#8 posted 11-21-2013 04:17 PM

This is a very nice carving. It looks great.

helluvawreck aka Charles
http://woodworkingexpo.wordpress.com

-- If a man does not keep pace with his companions, perhaps it is because he hears a different drummer. Let him step to the music which he hears, however measured or far away. Henry David Thoreau

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