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"West Willie" the Elf Wizard carved by Gary "Wiz" Burns the treewiz

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I introduce to you “West Willie” the Elf Wizard. He’s a very wise soul. He is always cheery, even under huge pressure. “West Willie” has such a wonderful energy and lifts the spirits of all that he is around. He is inspiring to all that he meets. He loves passing on his Wizdom but is a very good listener. Peace and Joy are always with him, wherever he goes. He is loved by all and welcomed in all woodland gatherings. The shape of this piece of wood is very special. Most of the knots that I get are straight on the sides. I love working the hair into the sweeping sides. There is a lot of detail in this carving. This is the link to him in my etsy shop:

https://www.etsy.com/listing/172699266/wood-spirit-wood-carving-art-ooak-wooden

TO GO TO MY SHOP CLICK: https://www.etsy.com/shop/TreeWizWoodCarvings

TO SEE ALL OF MY AVAILABLE WIZARDS CLICK:
https://www.etsy.com/shop/TreeWizWoodCarvings?section_id=6599787

I have flattened the back so that he hangs on the wall. He measures 14” tall x 5 1/2” wide x 2 3/4” deep.

-- Gary "Wiz" Burns, Oregon, http://www.treewiz.etsy.com





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Monte Pittman

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#1 posted 133 days ago

I am so impressed by the detail and how clean your work is. Truly awesome work.

-- Mother Nature created it, I just assemble it. - It's not ability that we often lack, but the patience to use our ability

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#2 posted 133 days ago

Absolutely wonderful!!! He’s alive and full of joy!!!

-- John, British Columbia, Canada

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#3 posted 133 days ago

Incredible job

-- Can't never could do anything, to try is to advance.

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#4 posted 133 days ago

Fantastic carving!!

-- "some old things are lovely, warm still with life ... of the forgotten men who made them." - D.H. Lawrence

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#5 posted 133 days ago

Great character…......................

-- mike...............

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#6 posted 133 days ago

Gary, that is so real looking, you are truly the Wiz of carving!! Cheers, Jim

-- Jim Jakosh.....Practical Wood Products...........Learn something new every day!!

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#7 posted 133 days ago

Willie looks great ,a very fine carving.

-- http://artisticwoodstudio.com Custom furniture

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#8 posted 133 days ago

Looking good!

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#9 posted 133 days ago

Impressive detail and the expression is great! amazing

-- Jim, Marostica Italy

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#10 posted 133 days ago

ART !!

-- My englisch is bad but how is your dutch?

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#11 posted 133 days ago

Outstanding

-- To realize our true destiny, we must be guided not by a myth from our past, but by a vision of our future

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#12 posted 133 days ago

Another great carving Gary…such a happy joyful expression on the wizards face, so real.
Excellent carving as always.

-- Dave.......Keep calm and make more sawdust....

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#13 posted 133 days ago

The Wonderful Wizard of Oz-some.

-- I just got done cutting three boards and all four of them were too short. (true story)

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#14 posted 133 days ago

Awesome job.

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#15 posted 132 days ago

He looks to be a very happy soul. Superb carving. & what Spoontaneous said

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

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