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Here are 3 Santa’s that I carved from a blanks that I turn. All 3 are done in basswood. Starting with a turned blank helps to keep the carving round and gets rid of a lot of the waste wood fast.

-- Mike

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#1 posted 11-30-2007 05:51 AM

They look good Mike. Looks like you can paint as well. Just in time for Christmas.

-- "Our past judges our present." JFK - 1962; American Heritage Magazine

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#2 posted 11-30-2007 05:56 AM

Mike very whimsical. A nice job.

-- I've been blessed with a father who liked to tinker in wood, and a wife who lets me tinker in wood. Appomattox Virginia [email protected]

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#3 posted 11-30-2007 03:44 PM

Great job! These are really cute.

-- Charlie M. "Woodworking - patience = firewood"

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#4 posted 11-30-2007 06:32 PM

so cute!! and such a beautiful paint job on them.
Great idea to turn them first.

-- ~ Debbie, Canada (, Young Living Wellness )

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#5 posted 12-01-2007 03:13 AM

A “tip of the hat” to you sir….nice!

-- Brian, Ontario Canada,

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#6 posted 12-02-2007 12:57 AM

very nice mike. darn in need a lathe. lol.. paint job is great also.

-- pat,ohio...

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#7 posted 12-02-2007 06:40 PM

Those are cool.

-- You can discover more about a person in an hour of play than in a year of conversation. (Plato)

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#8 posted 12-14-2007 02:34 PM

Very nice. Post more carvings when you have time.

-- "so much to learn and so little time"..

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#9 posted 12-14-2007 03:00 PM

Nicely carved. Thanks for posting.

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#10 posted 12-14-2007 05:47 PM

Mike, after looking at yours I think I will have to try a few from turnings. Thanks for sharing. Great Santa’s

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#11 posted 04-09-2008 01:18 AM

Love these Santas. They are really cute. Thank you for posting.

God Bless

-- Mc Bridge Cabinets, Iowa

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