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  • wolfdog
    Best carving tools
    by wolfdog
    Ok been asked a lot but what is the best tools to but ? Sharpe's,easy to work know what I mean.I know there are a lot of what do you use it for,what are you looking for, the best you use. Not wanting to cause a fight but the stuff I have been buying isn't worth buying,
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  • JoeVM
    Sports Mascots
    by JoeVM
    The pattern for the bear was in the latest WCI. It looks a lot like the U of Montana Griz mascot so I painted his shirt maroon. Then I decided I needed to do the Montana State Bobcat ( my alma mater) so I just changed his head into a bobcat. ...
    Today, 02:13 PM
  • Rontana
    More Work On The Christmas Scene . . . Suggestions Welcomed
    by Rontana
    I'm making this for a friend of mine. Still have a ways to go, but getting there. Started early because I'm sloooooow.

    Photo #1: The tree is carved from a chunk of cedar that came out of my backyard. I'm vacillating on whether to paint it. Green would be traditional . . . but man ....
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