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« on: June 14, 2011 03:54:32 PM »

At least I hope this is the beginning of a beautiful relationship between me and my carving tools  Grin

My first project: The wooden duck!



(Well, okay technically my second project, but my first that wasn't an assignment. My actual first try can be found here: http://www.craftster.org/forum/index.php?topic=378181.msg4467145#msg4467145)
He's about 3.5 inches tall, and is carved from a scrap piece of pine I found kicking around. Considering I did the majority of the carving in the semi-darkness next to a bonfire, I'm pretty proud of him.



I gave him to a friend as part of an inside joke; it's rather long to explain, but the punchline was, "There's more than one way to own a duck!".
Anyhoo, thanks for looking! C&C welcome.
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« Reply #1 on: June 14, 2011 04:23:02 PM »

Aw, he's cute! Can't wait to see your future works!
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« Reply #2 on: June 14, 2011 04:27:11 PM »

Awesome! He is much more detailed than my first try at carving!
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« Reply #3 on: June 14, 2011 05:19:39 PM »

I think it's very well done!
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« Reply #4 on: June 15, 2011 09:35:02 PM »

i cant believe this was first or even second attempt Shocked he looks awesome Smiley
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« Reply #5 on: June 15, 2011 10:04:41 PM »

Thanks  Grin
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« Reply #6 on: June 17, 2011 07:21:28 AM »

Woah that's amazing and extremely adorable xD
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