Old Man in the Sea, North Wind, wall decor

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Project by Beth posted 06-18-2014 11:12 PM 2832 views 2 times favorited 8 comments Add to Favorites Watch

A carving that could be interpreted as the Old Man in the Sea or the North Wind in one of its many phases. A fun relief carving of basswood and protected with a beeswax finish. Hand carved from basswood at about 9” by 5” by 3/4” thick.

-- Beth, Maine,

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#1 posted 06-19-2014 01:34 AM

Really nice work Beth. You show good skills in your work.

-- Nature created it, I just assemble it.

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#2 posted 06-19-2014 01:37 AM

Thanks. I appreciate it!

-- Beth, Maine,

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#3 posted 06-19-2014 02:55 AM

looks very dynamic to me. well done.

-- Dave -

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#4 posted 06-19-2014 11:45 AM

so realistic, I can see his hair and beard flapping in the wind!

-- bowtie,.....jus passin thru....

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#5 posted 06-19-2014 05:33 PM

Looks like a fun carving—nicely done!

-- John C. -- "Firearms are second only to the Constitution in importance; they are the peoples' liberty's teeth." George Washington

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#6 posted 06-19-2014 07:01 PM

Great job! Reminds me of some of those ancient Greek statues.

-- Leafherder

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#7 posted 06-20-2014 12:14 AM

Very nice..Thanks for posting

-- Tom in Mount Vernon, Wa

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#8 posted 07-19-2014 01:15 AM

Nice relief carving Beth!

-- The best and most beautiful things in the world cannot be seen or even touched. They must be felt with the heart. "Helen Keller"

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