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"Jolly Santa"

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Project by mpounders posted 08-18-2014 03:14 AM 1647 views 0 times favorited 9 comments Add to Favorites Watch

Finished! I completed carving him Friday and completed the painting this evening, so I should be able to ship him off for the contest tomorrow. My other entries did arrive and I shouldn’t have a problem getting this one there also. Whew! I started carving this guy last Monday, but I think he turned out OK. I painted his face and beard at carving club on Saturday morning and several of the guys were interested in getting rough outs, so I’m thinking about getting Heinecke to make some for me, rather than trying to do them myself. I’ll check and see what it will cost. This little guy is about 5 inches tall and the base is 3 1/2 inches. Thanks for looking!

-- Mike P., Arkansas, http://mikepounders.weebly.com





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Woodbridge

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#1 posted 08-18-2014 03:20 AM

fabulous carving!

-- Peter, Woodbridge, Ontario

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Chris

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#2 posted 08-18-2014 05:03 AM

astonishing-adorable-flat out amazing. my i am jealous of your talent

-- Chris Harrell - custom callmaker "Quacky Calls" Eastern NC. http://www.quackycalls.com

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#3 posted 08-18-2014 07:33 AM

Very well done, the detail is excellent!

-- Jim, Marostica Italy

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Dale

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#4 posted 08-18-2014 12:08 PM

Great carving Mike.

-- Dale West Central Pa. Do it all, before last call.

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Northwest29

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#5 posted 08-18-2014 01:02 PM

Love the facial expression on this one a great deal. Certainly looks like a ‘jolly’ Santa. Well done!

-- Ron, "Curiosity is a terrible thing to waste."

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hunter71

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#6 posted 08-18-2014 03:02 PM

Jolly for sure. Great job.

-- A childs smile is payment enough.

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helluvawreck

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#7 posted 08-18-2014 05:57 PM

I love this one, Mike. It’s a great carving.

helluvawreck aka Charles
http://woodworkingexpo.wordpress.com

-- helluvawreck aka Charles, http://woodworkingexpo.wordpress.com

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NormG

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#8 posted 08-19-2014 04:20 AM

Carvers have a wonderful talent, very nice piece

-- Norman - I never never make a mistake, I just change the design.

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Roger

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#9 posted 08-24-2014 11:55 PM

A jolly ole soul indeed.

-- Roger from KY. Work/Play/Travel Safe. Keep your dust collector fed. [email protected]

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