Finest Bribe. Odin as traveler.

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Project by davestyle posted 01-26-2019 04:44 AM 564 views 2 times favorited 8 comments Add to Favorites Watch

Based on carving by @Bagushevich (second variant)

Used this to bribe my friend who hosted the Ninth Yule Games. Cheating is encouraged so it’s fine. Also won the craftsmanship award with this so win-win.

Basswood with acrylic paint and sealant. The walking stick is bamboo (yes from a skewer :) )

[And FWIW] Shot with Nikon D5200 w/Nikon DX 35mm f1.8 lens. Post processed w/ Abode Lightroom CC.

Thanks for looking!

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#1 posted 01-26-2019 12:05 PM

Fantastic carving !! very well done

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#2 posted 01-26-2019 05:10 PM

That is a very neat, grouchy looking guy! Great work!

-- Wood rescue is good for the environment and me! just rjR

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#3 posted 01-26-2019 11:32 PM

Great carving, but for the Tenth Yule Games you might have to up your bribe – better get started on copying Bagushevich’s Viking Horde now. LOL Congrats on the craftsmanship award. What was your prize and how did you do in the Games? (And what are the Yule Games? Sounds like fun.)

Thanks for posting.

-- Leafherder

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#5 posted 01-27-2019 04:36 AM

I like him, a wizened old fart, but that Left eye leaves him looking like he’d kick yer grass, given a bit of reason.

Thanks for posting.

-- Think safe, be safe

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#6 posted 01-27-2019 10:40 AM

Just amaizing …so nicely carved. I like the final colouring too.

-- Ivan, Croatia, Wooddicted

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#7 posted 01-28-2019 03:01 PM

I’m thinking of taking up carving. Since I can’t build anything in the shop that looks decent. Would be less money outta pocket if I screw up a carving.

-- Jim, Michigan

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#8 posted 03-24-2019 02:38 AM

That is cute. Nice work

-- ~Daniel

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