Introducing Ray

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Project by MShort posted 01-02-2012 03:31 AM 1591 views 0 times favorited 12 comments Add to Favorites Watch

After carving Mr. Frumpy I decided to try to carve another caricature today for more practice. I named this one Ray and decided to work on my painting too. Besides having alot of fun today, I found out that I need more practice and carving and painting. I am really starting to like this hobby. Thanks.

-- Mike, Missouri --- “A positive life can not happen with a negative mind.” ---

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#1 posted 01-02-2012 03:35 AM

I’m glad its fun for you. It will certainly be delightful for all who get to meet Ray. Don’t let up Mike, I’m sure there are many more fun and interesting characters you can introduce us to. Thanks for sharing.

-- Rick, Tennessee, John 3:16

#2 posted 01-02-2012 03:38 AM

Very interesting projekt !!!


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#3 posted 01-02-2012 03:41 AM

Ah ha Grumpy has mate, you better dress him or he will feel out of it :: )))
You’re just havin tooo much fun Mike, well done Mate

-- Pete G: If you always do what you always did you'll always get what you always got

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#4 posted 01-02-2012 03:47 AM

Mike that is pretty impressive – especially if I’m reading right and this is only your second try. Well done, glad to meet Ray.

-- Bill - "Suit yourself and let the rest be pleased."

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#5 posted 01-02-2012 03:55 AM

Already jumped a notch. Nice work. He is cute.

-- Jen ~ Happiness is being covered in sawdust.

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#6 posted 01-02-2012 05:47 AM

Looks like you had lots of fun making Mr.Frumpy.


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#7 posted 01-02-2012 05:47 AM

I think you did a great job.. Better than I could do. Thanks for posting

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#8 posted 01-02-2012 07:55 PM

Very well done carving Mike. I hope you keep at it. It seems you have many different woodworking skills and they are all good!

-- Mike, an American living in Norway.

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#9 posted 01-03-2012 02:57 AM

Looks like a fun project!!

-- Chuck Emery, Michigan,

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#10 posted 01-03-2012 05:53 AM

Great job, your carving is getting better with every project. Keep it up, love to see more from ya.

-- If you not making sawdust, your probably wasting your time. Kory

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#11 posted 01-03-2012 06:18 PM

I love that you put his hands in his pockets. Fingers are hard to carve. Keep doing it!

-- Sam Hamory - The project is never finished until its "Finished"!

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#12 posted 01-05-2012 05:09 AM

Isn’t having fun what a hobby is all about? I am glad it is for you; it certainly is for me! I have just one small problem with caricature carving. I can’t stop where you did. Something inside me will keep bugging me to sand it smooth and to keep going until it is “finished”. You’re doing great for only the second project!

-- LittlePAW - The sweetest sound in my shop, next to Mozart, is what a hand plane makes slicing a ribbon.

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