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    NZ Falcon
    by container
    My first attempt at a bird, If you squint it kind of looks like a falcon.

    The bird is from a single piece of macrocarpa, legs are saligna and the rock is nz kauri. It was pretty tricky to do in soft wood, the wing tip feathers are less than 1mm thick!

    wing span is 312mm...
    Today, 12:27 PM
  • JoeVM
    by JoeVM
    This is a horse carving that I just finished. A guy donated some basswood to our local club and asked if someone could carve him a horse in return. Oh, and he wanted it black. I would have rather not painted it since the wood had some character to it, but I think he will be happy with this. It's...
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  • C-wade7
    Some little bears to kill time
    by C-wade7
    We had a slow week at the beginning of the month so I decided to make some little “chain saw” style carved bears. A friend at work collects them(full size chainsaw carved ones)and saw on I made at Scout winter camp while I was there with the boys, so I made him one(the dark stained), another coworker...
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