Wood carving projects

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Re: Wood carving projects

Post by C-WADE7 » Fri Jul 29, 2022 12:25 pm

One of my latest projects, a Brook trout made of white pine with a articulating tail. These fish have a wide color spectrum(I guess by age or time of year) so paint was a challenge. The base of fractal burnt oak. The pull on the end of the string is a fish net made of alder and a piece of lime bag for the mesh.
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Re: Wood carving projects

Post by doglegg » Fri Jul 29, 2022 1:59 pm

Excellent!!!

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Re: Wood carving projects

Post by Doug51 » Mon Aug 01, 2022 10:00 pm

Good stuff gentleman! A few things I've done recently. A mountain man, a couple bear claws. And more sunflowers lol!
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Re: Wood carving projects

Post by C-WADE7 » Mon Aug 01, 2022 11:37 pm

Nice work! What’s the plan for the bear claws?

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Re: Wood carving projects

Post by doglegg » Tue Aug 02, 2022 12:15 am

Doug, you're really doing some fine fun things. ::nod::

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Re: Wood carving projects

Post by Doug51 » Tue Aug 02, 2022 1:34 am

C-WADE7 wrote:
Mon Aug 01, 2022 11:37 pm
Nice work! What’s the plan for the bear claws?
Thanks! Going to polish them up and stain them black and use them on a necklace with some deer antler beads and a few wood carved beads. Mostly wanted to see if I could carve them after I seen some fake plastic ones for sale at a traditional archery shoot.

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Re: Wood carving projects

Post by Doug51 » Tue Aug 02, 2022 1:35 am

doglegg wrote:
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Doug, you're really doing some fine fun things. ::nod::
Yes sir!😂 Fun simple things I've enjoyed making! Thanks!

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Re: Wood carving projects

Post by C-WADE7 » Tue Aug 02, 2022 1:46 am

Doug51 wrote:
Tue Aug 02, 2022 1:35 am
Yes sir!😂 Fun simple things I've enjoyed making! Thanks!
Sometimes for me the quick and simple are the most enjoyable. The piece I’m working on now I am kind of having to power through, just not feeling it.

Also you should look for some mahogany or black walnut for your claws. Dark walnut stain on either and polished up would look great.

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Re: Wood carving projects

Post by Doug51 » Thu Aug 04, 2022 10:52 pm

Fish stick without the tarter sauce!😂 Couldn't get a full picture because of it not being flat. Pretty happy with it. Just having some fun with my Case seahorse whittler. And some other fish shapes I carved and made into keychains. Again with my Case pocket knife.
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Re: Wood carving projects

Post by C-WADE7 » Thu Aug 04, 2022 11:10 pm

Nice work Doug they look great. The fish on the stick would look great on a walking stick. I’ve been toying with the idea of carving a lure but it’s on the never ending to-do list.

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Re: Wood carving projects

Post by doglegg » Fri Aug 05, 2022 1:39 am

Very nice Doug. Whittling and paint.

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Re: Wood carving projects

Post by C-WADE7 » Sat Aug 13, 2022 1:23 am

Just a quick little project done in an afternoon with scrap wood. A little running rabbit.
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Re: Wood carving projects

Post by doglegg » Sat Aug 13, 2022 2:31 am

That is cool. Lots of motion.

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Re: Wood carving projects

Post by C-WADE7 » Sat Aug 13, 2022 2:50 am

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That is cool. Lots of motion.
Thanks, I’m debating sanding it smoother(I rarely sand anything) to get the haunches a little more defined. I plan to put some Tung oil on it.

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Re: Wood carving projects

Post by TPK » Sat Aug 13, 2022 5:23 am

C-WADE7 wrote:
Fri Jul 29, 2022 12:25 pm
One of my latest projects, a Brook trout made of white pine with a articulating tail. These fish have a wide color spectrum(I guess by age or time of year) so paint was a challenge. The base of fractal burnt oak. The pull on the end of the string is a fish net made of alder and a piece of lime bag for the mesh.
Dang Wade! That's awesome Buddy! ::nod:: ::tu:: :D
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Re: Wood carving projects

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Doug51 wrote:
Mon Aug 01, 2022 10:00 pm
Good stuff gentleman! A few things I've done recently. A mountain man, a couple bear claws. And more sunflowers lol!
Great looking mountain man Doug! ::nod:: ::tu:: :D
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Re: Wood carving projects

Post by C-WADE7 » Thu Aug 25, 2022 4:03 pm

Latest whittling project with movement. If you zoom you can see the wire struts that actuate the wings.
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Re: Wood carving projects

Post by doglegg » Thu Aug 25, 2022 5:00 pm

Both a carving wizard, and a painting wizard. Oh and your wizardry even extends into things mechanical. That is really cool!! ::tu::

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Re: Wood carving projects

Post by C-WADE7 » Thu Aug 25, 2022 9:53 pm

doglegg wrote:
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Both a carving wizard, and a painting wizard. Oh and your wizardry even extends into things mechanical. That is really cool!! ::tu::
Thanks! I have been enjoying making kinetic type pieces to put on display at the wife’s restaurant, people love playing with them. To date there is a mule, skunk, elephant,alligator, chicken, fish and now butterfly. I need to think of other animals to make that have distinctive movement that can be replicated. Dog and cat tails are too small to do so it needs to be a major movement.

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Re: Wood carving projects

Post by C-WADE7 » Mon Sep 05, 2022 8:21 pm

Latest project done. I have had the carving completed for 4-5 months, painted it last month and today drilled the hand for the walking stick and went in the yard and found a suitable branch for the walking stick.
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Re: Wood carving projects

Post by doglegg » Tue Sep 06, 2022 12:17 am

Very, very knice.

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Re: Wood carving projects

Post by C-WADE7 » Tue Sep 06, 2022 12:20 am

doglegg wrote:
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Very, very knice.
Thanks, I’m just about done with another on now, have to paint it which is a time consuming process, when it’s finished I will try to post some pics.

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Re: Wood carving projects

Post by doglegg » Tue Sep 06, 2022 12:27 am

Love to see it. Painting is a gift and you do well.

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Re: Wood carving projects

Post by C-WADE7 » Thu Sep 15, 2022 2:10 am

Latest project for a friend who collects chainsaw carved bears. It’s out of Rose of Sharon wood(which I think may be a shrub) which is soft and very white. The guy I made it for saw one I did at scout winter camp out of a piece of pine.
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Re: Wood carving projects

Post by doglegg » Thu Sep 15, 2022 6:12 pm

Another winner C WADE.

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