Nosey Santa

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Project by Bob K posted 12-01-2013 06:08 PM 1464 views 5 times favorited 9 comments Add to Favorites Watch

Nosey Santa is carved from basswood, painted with acrylics and finished with polyurethane. He is carved from a roughout designed by Mike Shipley.

-- Bob, New Jersey,

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#1 posted 12-01-2013 07:41 PM

Nice work! I like Mike’s patterns also. CJ

-- CJ,

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#2 posted 12-01-2013 09:00 PM

Very nice carving. I have one question, I have traveled to many carving shows and you wouldn’t believe the different styles of santas that are out there. One thing they all have in common is that the santas wearing robes always have one foot showing. Why is that?

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#3 posted 12-01-2013 10:47 PM

There really is no particular reason why only one foot is showing. The only thing I can think of is that there is always one foot in front of the other. If both feet are side by side and showing it would appear that the robe is too short. Just my thought.

-- Bob, New Jersey,

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

Great job

-- The Old Rednek Workshop

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#5 posted 12-02-2013 02:48 AM

Nice one Bob.

-- Mike, Missouri --- “A positive life can not happen with a negative mind.” ---

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#6 posted 12-02-2013 02:24 PM

Great job! I believe the one foot showing is usually to give some sense of movement, and allows wrinkles to be added to the robe in that area. Generally, it adds a little realism, since people often stand with their weight on one foot and the other extended a bit for balance, or to take a step.

-- Mike P., Arkansas,

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#7 posted 12-02-2013 02:25 PM

This is a very nice carving. Welcome to Lumberjocks.

helluvawreck aka Charles

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#8 posted 12-03-2013 11:18 AM

Way Cool !!!

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

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#9 posted 12-06-2013 02:21 PM

Beautiful work! Like your Santa’s expressions and colors. Great carving!

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