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Forum topic by ClaudeF posted 09-05-2016 09:09 PM 204 views 0 times favorited 2 replies Add to Favorites Watch
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ClaudeF

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09-05-2016 09:09 PM

Topic tags/keywords: wood carving santa basswood

This is a carving of Santa holding a bottle of Mountain Dew. Santa is 9 inches tall, carved from basswood and painted with acrylic paints.

The first thing I did was to trace the drawing I had onto the block of wood and then cut out the outline with my bandsaw.

I mounted the Santa to my carving vise with a couple of drywall screws so I could cut away the waste wood with mallet and gouges.

Once I had most of the waste wood removed, I took the carving off the vise and continued with knives and gouges to start carving in the details.

I continued to add details until I was finished.

The completed and painted Santa photos are in my Projects.

Claude

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NSBruce

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#1 posted 09-05-2016 09:18 PM

Hey Claude

Nice Santa, good to have a look at how he was created

Bruce

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#2 posted 09-05-2016 11:40 PM

DEW?, I would have to use wine.

-- A childs smile is payment enough.

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