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  • Rodster
    Reporter on the Job
    by Rodster

    Here is a lil' guy who knows his way around words.
    I wanted to whittle him; to avoid carving birds.

    He isn't very big; only 4 inches high.
    It's nice to carve figures, with nothing awry.

    I used basswood, 1 inch ... by 1 and a quarter.
    To carve
    Today, 12:39 PM
  • Richard V
    Female Gnome Doug Linker inpiration
    by Richard V
    Lots of Gigling and lauthing while doing the project
    Age Will deffinitely be on the camping Gnome Garden next spring

    Had already mentionnés ... IM a beguiner ......
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    This gallery has 2 photos.
    Today, 09:44 AM
  • DiLeon
    Carving vs the world.
    by DiLeon
    It has been a hard year... massive inflation equals massive problems to be resolved. Crime going up, shipping issues, government clown show....and the fire disasters as thousands continue to tell their horror stories I am left drained. Fall is here and I will celebrate another hard year gone soon as...
    Yesterday, 11:24 AM