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"Tuff Ernell" from renegade 2014

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Project by mpounders posted 142 days ago 618 views 0 times favorited 9 comments Add to Favorites Watch

“A man’s caliber is more important than his stature.” I’m still trying to catch up and complete all the carvings I started at the Renegade! This little guy was from Chris Hammack’s class. I believe I need more practice carving firearms! I knew it would give me trouble, but I like to pick rough outs that challenge me. Always something more to learn, I reckon. Chris did say that he goes more for humor than he does for realism, and it is a funny looking gun for sure! Chris is a good instructor and is always cracking jokes, so the class is a lot of fun. You can pick up a lot by listening and observing, even while he helps others. Thanks for looking!

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





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flintbone

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#1 posted 141 days ago

Good one Mike. He looks tuff.
flint

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

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Dale

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#2 posted 141 days ago

As always Mike, great carving.

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

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grizzman

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#3 posted 141 days ago

really nice c arving, this reminds me of a john wayne movie, they had that double barrell , it was cut way back, small enough it could be carried in a holster…when john wayne fired it , it just about threw him back…lol…a good carving for sure…

-- GRIZZMAN ...[''''']

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aussiedave

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#4 posted 141 days ago

I really like this little guy Mike, great expression on his face. Awesome carving.

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

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ohwoodeye

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#5 posted 141 days ago

Too cool. Wish I could do work like this.
The back pose with his bluejean rear sticking out of his chaps just made me giggle.
Great job.

-- Directions are just the Manufacturer's opinion on how something should be assembled. ----Mike, Waukesha, WI

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majuvla

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#6 posted 140 days ago

Beautiful carving. The man is so realistic.

-- Ivan, Croatia, Wooddicted

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Fishinbo

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#7 posted 136 days ago

You are having so much fun, he looks really cool and funny with great details. Excellent carving!

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PAJA

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#8 posted 132 days ago

What a great carving and quote. Love that lil guy!

-- PAJA - Zootown, Montana "It's the Indian, not the arrow"

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Roger

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#9 posted 123 days ago

Your characters are all so expressive. You’re a fine carver, mr. Mike

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

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