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Project by mpounders posted 03-02-2014 04:24 AM 1310 views 0 times favorited 16 comments Add to Favorites Watch

Here is another of Chris Hammack’s Barfly roughouts. I really enjoy all the challenging details he puts in his work and I feel like I learn something every time I attempt one. I bought five last year at the Renegade and still have one to start! Thanks for looking!

-- Mike P., Arkansas, http://mikepounders.weebly.com





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PaulDoug

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#1 posted 03-02-2014 05:02 AM

Very good. I envy carvers. Like 3-D painting.

-- “We all die. The goal isn't to live forever; the goal is to create something that will.” - Chuck Palahniuk

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#2 posted 03-02-2014 10:22 AM

Hey Mike, that’s pretty neat work

What process and products did you use to colour the timber?

-- Regards Robert

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#3 posted 03-02-2014 10:56 AM

Good job Mike.
Keep up the good work.
flint

-- If I had only known, I would have been a locksmith. - Albert Einstein

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#4 posted 03-02-2014 12:05 PM

I can see her at the local pub. Awesome carving, as always Mike.

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

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#5 posted 03-02-2014 01:22 PM

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#6 posted 03-02-2014 01:31 PM

Another great carving Mike.

-- Dale West Central Pa. Do it all, before last call.

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#7 posted 03-02-2014 01:35 PM

Pretty cool. I think I’ve met her.
Great carving and finishing, Mike.

-- Gene 'The true soldier fights not because he hates what is in front of him, but because he loves what is behind him.' G. K. Chesterton

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#8 posted 03-02-2014 02:26 PM

Wonderful carving!

-- Peter, Woodbridge, Ontario

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#9 posted 03-02-2014 02:30 PM

This is a great carving, Mike. Your work is constantly improving and you are wonderfully talented.

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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#10 posted 03-02-2014 02:35 PM

Very nice carving—captures a lot of character.

-- John C. -- "Firearms are second only to the Constitution in importance; they are the peoples' liberty's teeth." George Washington

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#11 posted 03-02-2014 03:00 PM

Nice, it has a good base :)

-- Eli Adamit, Israel

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#12 posted 03-02-2014 04:08 PM

It’s a bust, Eli.

-- Gene 'The true soldier fights not because he hates what is in front of him, but because he loves what is behind him.' G. K. Chesterton

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#13 posted 03-02-2014 06:48 PM

I know :)

-- Eli Adamit, Israel

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#14 posted 03-03-2014 03:52 AM

Thanks all! Robert, I use acrylic paints thinned down for painting and then brush on satin polyurethane for the finish. I blot off the excess polyurethane after a minute, with paper towels and it gives a nice matte finish.

-- Mike P., Arkansas, http://mikepounders.weebly.com

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#15 posted 03-03-2014 04:55 AM

Some Chick there Mike :)
great work as usual
Pete

-- Pete G: If you always do what you always did you'll always get what you always got

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