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Project by mpounders posted 12-04-2018 07:56 PM 1661 views 3 times favorited 15 comments Add to Favorites Watch

This is carved from a Gerald Sears’ rough out and painted similar to his. I think mine kinda resembles Sam Elliot? Maybe not. Thanks for looking!

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





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pottz

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#1 posted 12-04-2018 08:30 PM

i just love your carvings,how you capture the expressions on the faces is just beautiful.how tall is this one?.i also love the humor you put into them,like dashing through the snow,very whimsical.your a true carving master sir.

-- working with my hands is a joy,it gives me a sense of fulfillment,somthing so many seek and so few find.-SAM MALOOF.

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mpounders

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#2 posted 12-04-2018 09:02 PM



i just love your carvings,how you capture the expressions on the faces is just beautiful.how tall is this one?.i also love the humor you put into them,like dashing through the snow,very whimsical.your a true carving master sir.

- pottz


Thanks! This one is 11”, including the base.

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

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oldrivers

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#3 posted 12-04-2018 09:27 PM

Looks Good I like Him. Kind of non-nonchalant with a suspicious eye. Good job!

-- Soli Deo gloria!

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awsum55

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#4 posted 12-04-2018 10:07 PM

Another one of my favorites. You are so talented, I bet your family loves it when they receive one of your carvings as a gift.

-- John D, OP, KS

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Andrek

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#5 posted 12-05-2018 12:04 AM

Very nice work, this guy is showing some attitude, bravo.

-- andrek

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#6 posted 12-05-2018 12:46 AM

It sure does look like Sam Elliot to me!
That is some really nice carving and painting!

-- "Facts do not cease to exist because they are ignored." -- Aldous Huxley

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hunter71

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#7 posted 12-05-2018 01:36 AM

I like his selection of roughouts. Even though I don’t carve roughouts. I might try one of his.
Hay, very nice job.

-- A childs smile is payment enough.

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Dark_Lightning

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#8 posted 12-05-2018 03:39 AM

Holy Cow! Nice work! I try to make caricatures, but they’re 3” tall. I’m going to look into the tall stuff; I might have better luck.

-- Steven.......Random Orbital Nailer

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mpounders

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#9 posted 12-05-2018 03:55 AM



Holy Cow! Nice work! I try to make caricatures, but they re 3” tall. I m going to look into the tall stuff; I might have better luck.

- Dark_Lightning

The bigger the piece, the more details you can add to features and things.

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

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#10 posted 12-05-2018 04:43 AM

Nice Project & Well Done Mike!

Rick S.

-- Richard (Ontario, CANADA)

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woodsmithshop

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#11 posted 12-05-2018 01:31 PM

Really great looking carving. My best carving so far has been a pretty good copy of firewood.

-- Smitty!!!

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mpounders

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#12 posted 12-05-2018 02:36 PM



Really great looking carving. My best carving so far has been a pretty good copy of firewood.

- woodsmithshop

You might try a rough out. Instructors use these in classes so that students can focus on carving the details and they are are also useful for carvers who don’t own a band saw. I like carving them for fun as they are usually quick and easy. I spend a lot of time designing and planning original carvings and sometimes I just want to carve something!

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

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therealSteveN

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#13 posted 12-06-2018 08:32 AM

Mike, another winner in a long line of fabulous carvings. I see Sam in him too.

-- Think safe, be safe

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Ivan

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#14 posted 12-06-2018 11:34 AM

That eye contact is priceless.

-- Ivan, Croatia, Wooddicted

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#15 posted 12-06-2018 10:33 PM

How can anyone look at this and not smile.
Incredible job.

-- "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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