Folk art birds

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Project by ClaudeF posted 06-21-2015 10:49 PM 957 views 2 times favorited 5 comments Add to Favorites Watch

This is a pair of folk art bird bottle stoppers I just finished today. The first is an American robin, and is 5.5 inches from tip of beak to tip of tail. The second is a crow or raven, and is 5.25 inches from tip of beak to tip of tail. Both are carved from basswood and painted with acrylic paints. As you can see, it is difficult to photograph a black object.



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#1 posted 06-21-2015 11:24 PM

Very nice.

-- Respectfully, Paul

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#2 posted 06-22-2015 03:20 PM

Those are pretty cool! What a great idea!

-- Mike P., Arkansas,

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#3 posted 06-26-2015 01:50 AM

Nice job Claude.

-- If I had only known, I would have been a locksmith. - Albert Einstein

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#4 posted 07-06-2015 05:59 PM

Looks like you’re branching out? Keep on carving claude.

-- Cau Haus Designs, Thomas J. Tieffenbacher

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#5 posted 07-06-2015 06:03 PM

I like this bird, too, Claude. Congratulations.

helluvawreck aka Charles

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