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post #1 of 13 (permalink) Old 09-03-2008, 10:13 PM Thread Starter
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This is what I had in mind when I carved the little one. Just wanted to get the process down on the little one before I cut into the big piece This one is about 3 x 4 x 6 1/4 inches tall. Got about 10 hours into this piece.... took much longer than I thought it would, it's a big chunk of wood to hold and carve at the same time. Painted in acrylics and finished with satin lacquer. Thanks for looking as always.

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Quick Corey, rush out and plant a fast growing tree in your front garden because it's not going to be long before you're ready to go full size! Beautiful job Corey.

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Way to go Corey. They even look like Father and Son.




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Hi Corey

As usual a superb job, you have a keen eye for the little things that take it from a carving to a creation. I really like the way you detail with the acrylic.

Great job
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Love your work! Corey, thanks a bunch for sharing

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Nice carving Corey. I guess the next bigger one will be in the yard.

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Thanks all for your kind words. My wife actually asked for a bigger one So I guess I need to glue up some blocks! Any bigger though I will need a carver vice.... hey that's a new tool right?

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Corey,

I think it is page 123, sub section 4 paragraph 11,,,,,, of the marriage manual.
Quote,,,, I f said wife asks for a bigger project,,, said husband can purchase tool accordinally.
Be carful though sometimes the wife hasn't read the same book and said tool is over ruled.

Be careful quoting me on this, but I am sure I read it,,, wait Corey, it might be a dream.

Have a happy build, or I should say carve.
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Very Nice job bud

If you are going to make some bigger ones you will need to upgrade your tools

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I believe a chain saw in the right hands is capable of producing excellent carvings. Do you have one Corey?

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