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5 carved Australian birds

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Project by TJ65 posted 09-17-2020 11:32 PM 1026 views 0 times favorited 23 comments Add to Favorites Watch

These are the 5 birds that I have carved recently.
They ate all hand carved and painted to replicate the real life so a lot of the time the paint is mixed to get the right colouring.
Once I get the right template that carving is just a matter if looking carefully at the individual bird and carving the blank to resemble the bird.

Each time I carve a bird I seem to find more details.
They have been painted with Jo Sonjas paint and a white wax to finish and protect.

Five Aussie birds
https://youtu.be/b7BMcetuLLM

Theresa’s Treasures at Derrymore-
https://www.facebook.com/derrymore

-- Theresa, https://www.facebook.com/derrymore/





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#1 posted 09-17-2020 11:45 PM

Those all truly beautiful.

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#2 posted 09-17-2020 11:56 PM

A great job on some beautiful birds. Are these all native species to Australia?

-- Dan Wiggins

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#3 posted 09-18-2020 12:06 AM

a very beautiful collection of Birdy’s GREAT JOB :<))

-- Tony---- Reinholds,Pa.------ REMEMBER TO ALWAYS HAVE FUN :<))

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#4 posted 09-18-2020 12:07 AM



A great job on some beautiful birds. Are these all native species to Australia?

Yes they are Australian native, Magpie, Yellow Robin, Blue Wren and Superb Parrot.

-- Theresa, https://www.facebook.com/derrymore/

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#5 posted 09-18-2020 12:27 AM

beautiful carvings,very lifelike.hopefully some of our aussie members will comment.

-- 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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#6 posted 09-18-2020 01:03 AM

Very nice job on the carvings. How long have you been carving birds?

-- Eric, building the dream

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#7 posted 09-18-2020 02:05 AM



Very nice job on the carvings. How long have you been carving birds?

- Eric


Hi Eric, I have only been carving birds to likeness for approximately 6 months. I was asked if I could carve a Blue wren. It all started from there.

-- Theresa, https://www.facebook.com/derrymore/

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Eric

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#8 posted 09-18-2020 02:11 AM

Beautiful carvings. Keep up the good work

Years ago my father was carving ducks and birds, very life like.

-- Eric, building the dream

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#9 posted 09-18-2020 05:54 AM

Awesome! They look like they may have hatched ;-))

-- Bob in WW ~ "some old things are lovely, warm still with life ... of the forgotten men who made them." - D.H. Lawrence

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#10 posted 09-18-2020 07:04 AM

That is a beautiful “collection”... If you sell them I hope they don’t get separated andd go to the same lucky purchaser…


Yes they are Australian native, Magpie, Yellow Robin, Blue Wren and Superb Parrot.
- TJ65

They are birds and a Magpie... and for luck… G’arn the Woods! (hard to imagine my missing teeth and IQ of 10… for all you foreigners… that’s the description of a typical Collingwood barracker).

-- If your first cut is too short... Take the second cut from the longer end... LBD

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#11 posted 09-18-2020 12:22 PM

The birds are beautiful. Hard to believe you’ve only been carving birds for 6 months. Hope to see more of your work posted in the future.

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#12 posted 09-18-2020 03:41 PM

If those don’t fly…I don’t know a thing…grrrrreat work. Coloration is extraordinary. They look realy realistic.

-- Ivan, Croatia, Wooddicted

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#13 posted 09-18-2020 07:39 PM

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#14 posted 09-18-2020 09:20 PM

I have got to hand it to you TJ thats some impressive talent at work there.

I am off to find out what Canola smells like!

-- Regards Rob

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#15 posted 09-18-2020 09:43 PM

and here is a possible answer,

The scent of canola shares similarities with other yellow flowers: I think of the bright, rich scent of yellow daffodils when I inhale. ... Overall however, canola is a sweet, bright and semi-powdery smell, slightly reminiscent of wattle, but much more gutsy. It’s narcotic, syrupy, rounded, rich and sharp all at once.

-- Regards Rob

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