Goshawk carving

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Project by kevinruiz posted 02-11-2014 01:48 PM 610 views 0 times favorited 5 comments Add to Favorites Watch

Goshawk carved from basswood and painted with acrylics. This was my first attempt at a bird carving. The base is made of walnut burl with a dowel vertical support.

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#1 posted 02-11-2014 03:06 PM

wow, that looks real, great work

-- steve, simple and effective woodworking---

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#2 posted 02-11-2014 03:16 PM

This is really impressive, Kevin. Congratulations.

helluvawreck aka Charles

-- 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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#3 posted 02-12-2014 07:23 PM


-- Bill, SW Florida

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#4 posted 02-13-2014 09:01 PM

Wish I was this good on a first attempt. Nice work

--, Rick Kruse, Grand Rapids, MI

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#5 posted 02-17-2014 03:17 PM

Beautiful carving, pretty impressive for a first. Great paint job and the burl base is gorgeous.

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