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Over-eater, Driftwood Carving, Josh Carte

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Project by Josh Carte posted 102 days ago 944 views 1 time favorited 14 comments Add to Favorites Watch

This fella’ just doesn’t know when enough is enough. I’ve heard of folks having eyes larger than their bellies, but this guy is taking it to a whole new level :)

I carved this unique, free-standing sculpture from a piece of driftwood. It is 6 1/2” tall x 7” wide x 2 1/2” thick. I used rotary hand tools and grinders to make this carving. I painted this guy with acrylics, and finished with spray lacquer. Sure turned out to be a wild, one-of-a-kind woodcarving :)

-- https://www.etsy.com/shop/JoshCarteArt





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ineedathis

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#1 posted 102 days ago

Perfect caption on this excellent work!

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Thewoodman2000

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#2 posted 102 days ago

Cool!!!

-- (the only thing in there she says is...... saw dust) - James

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hunter71

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#3 posted 102 days ago

Great imagination.

-- A childs smile is payment enough.

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#4 posted 102 days ago

very interesting piece, great job

-- steve, simple and effective woodworking---

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Skylark53

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#5 posted 102 days ago

Fun project; plenty of skill required. Thanks for sharing.

-- Rick, Tennessee, John 3:16

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Josh Carte

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#6 posted 102 days ago

Thank ya’ folks :)

-- https://www.etsy.com/shop/JoshCarteArt

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freddy1962

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#7 posted 102 days ago

Awesome vision and execution!

-- JEFF Illinois (Banks of the Mississippi)

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BritBoxmaker

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#8 posted 102 days ago

Witty project

-- Martyn -- Boxologist, Pattern Juggler and Candyman of the visually challenging. http://www.theartofboxes.com

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josh

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#9 posted 101 days ago

This is great and all, but why on earth would he decide to eat a tree branch? What, all the food was expired?

-- Josh; Former Pennsylvanian, current Coloradan

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Kaleb the Swede

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#10 posted 101 days ago

Very cool. Love this

-- Just trying to build something beautiful

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helluvawreck

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#11 posted 101 days ago

It’s very creative. Nice work.

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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peteg

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#12 posted 101 days ago

Very creative Josh, well done :)
Pete

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

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Rustic

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#13 posted 101 days ago

cool

-- www.carvingandturningsbyrick.com, Rick Kruse, Grand Rapids, MI

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#14 posted 100 days ago

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