Valentine Gift

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Project by Tom Pritchard posted 02-14-2014 05:02 PM 724 views 0 times favorited 5 comments Add to Favorites Watch
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After over 34 years with my best friend and partner, I wanted to knock out something for Valentines day. She really loved it.
This guy is about 3.5” tall. I turned on lathe to get the rough shape and hand carved the rest. Painted with acrylic paints. Started with the brown then carved the hair. Used black to rub in the hair grooves and paint nose, eyes, etc. Later sprayed with a gloss laquer.

-- Tom in Madison, Indiana

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#1 posted 02-14-2014 05:48 PM

Very fun and cuddly little bear! I can see why the Mrs. loved it.

-- Hand Crafted by Brett Peterson John 3:16

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#2 posted 02-14-2014 07:02 PM

Tom, what a fine project. I can see why she likes it. It is just the right combination of fun and personality to make it a real winner. Thanks for sharing this with all of us, but I don’t think I’ll share this with my wife. I don’t want to be thought of as a shirker. What a super gift. Keep boxing and keep posting.

-- Big Al in IN

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#3 posted 02-14-2014 10:04 PM

Very Nice Indeed Tom! Thanks For Sharing.


-- Hope Everyone Is Doing Well! .... Best Regards: Rick

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#4 posted 02-16-2014 09:36 PM

Awwwww. good stuff.

-- Roger from KY. Work/Play/Travel Safe.

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#5 posted 02-19-2014 05:21 PM

Cute and adorable bear carving. Like the colors and textures. Your love really shows in your work.

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