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Project by Patrick Burns posted 05-18-2016 12:18 AM 1290 views 0 times favorited 11 comments Add to Favorites Watch

Great White shark I made a while back, it was carved out of Popular tree I believe. Good friend had some trees fall and gave me the wood. The shark is at a good friends home. I stuck a turtle in its mouth during its completion just for fun. No turtles were harmed during this carving.

Cheers

Pat

-- Pat B





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Andy

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#1 posted 05-18-2016 01:17 AM

My kids would cry at the sight of that. Its terrifying. Great work.

-- Andy Smith https://www.etsy.com/shop/woodtooling/

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Jim Jakosh

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#2 posted 05-18-2016 01:37 AM

Wow, what a great carving. You should work for Universal Studios!!

You sure have the eye for details!!

Cheers, Jim

-- Jim Jakosh.....Practical Wood Products...........Learn something new every day!! Variety is the Spice of Life!!

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doubleDD

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#3 posted 05-18-2016 01:54 AM

What can I say, just when you thought it was safe to go in the water again. Beautiful work.

-- Dave, Downers Grove, Il. -------- When you run out of ideas, start building your dreams.

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robscastle

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#4 posted 05-18-2016 08:18 AM

Looks like our next version of recyclng containers!
Spare the turtle and legs please!

A nice imaginative job!..... well done Patrick!

-- Regards Rob

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Ivan

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#5 posted 05-18-2016 12:16 PM

Wow, scarry and pretty realistic!

-- Ivan, Croatia, Wooddicted

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mikeacg

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#6 posted 05-18-2016 01:18 PM

Pat,

I wonder if a couple of those in my yard would keep the seagulls away?

Great looking project! Thanks for sharing…

-- Mike, A Yooper with a drawl, http://www.artcentergraphics.com

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ohwoodeye

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#7 posted 05-18-2016 01:51 PM

At first it was “Just when you thought it was safe to go into the water”
Now it is “Just when you thought it was safe to go into the woods”
Well done.

-- "Fine Woodworking" is the name given to a project that takes 3 times longer than normal to finish because you used hand tools instead of power tools. ----Mike, Waukesha, WI

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helluvawreck

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#8 posted 05-18-2016 03:34 PM

Nice work. It really looks good.

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

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

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Patrick Burns

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#9 posted 05-18-2016 03:43 PM

It’s never safe to go into the woods, I remember when I was making this and ripped a good shirt on the teeth.
Thanks guys

-- Pat B

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oldnovice

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#10 posted 05-19-2016 05:03 AM

That would be awesome on a “man cave” wall …. and somewhat scarry too!

Really nice carving job and with the paint job looks very realistic.

-- "It's fine in practise but it will never work in theory"

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Scott Landry

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#11 posted 05-22-2016 01:34 AM

great carving! I stink at the artsy stuff, but I may take a crack at this with a dried stump that is right off my patio because it looks so cool. Thanks for the inspiration.

-- Every project is an opportunity to acquire new tools and any solution that requires buying a new tool is the correct one.

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