LumberJocks

ARABIAN HORSE HEAD

  • Advertise with us
Project by RWAARM posted 05-22-2013 02:08 PM 1581 views 1 time favorited 13 comments Add to Favorites Watch

CARVED THIS CHESTNUT, ARABIAN HORSES HEAD FOR MY DAD, FOR HIS 80TH BIRTHDAY.

-- RITA, [email protected]





13 comments so far

View diggerdelaney's profile

diggerdelaney

539 posts in 4598 days


#1 posted 05-22-2013 03:16 PM

This is absolutely a great piece of carving and painting. I am just starting out in carving(less than a year).
If I can become 1/2 as good as you I will be pleased.
How big is it

-- Derek, Kent, UK, https://www.facebook.com/DLWoodart/?ref=bookmarks

View DocSavage45's profile

DocSavage45

9017 posts in 3690 days


#2 posted 05-22-2013 04:06 PM

Hope you signed this piece of art! I’m sure he loves it.

-- Cau Haus Designs, Thomas J. Tieffenbacher

View RWAARM's profile

RWAARM

68 posts in 2728 days


#3 posted 05-22-2013 04:37 PM

THANKS, DEREK—IT’S ABOUT 10 INCHES TALL-CARVED FROM BASSWOOD,MOUNTED ON WALNUT. ONE OF THE HARDEST PIECES I’VE EVER DONE. HAVE A HARD TIME MAKING BOTH SIDES MATCH! FLOWERS ARE MUCH EAISER, THEY DON’T HAVE TO MATCH!! STICK WITH IT. A YEAR ISN’T VERY LONG. BEFORE YOU KNOW IT, YOU’LL AMAZE YOURSELF.

-- RITA, [email protected]

View RWAARM's profile

RWAARM

68 posts in 2728 days


#4 posted 05-22-2013 04:42 PM

YES THOMAS, I SIGNED IT. AND YES, HE DID LOVE IT. HE GAVE IT BACK, BEFORE HE DIED. WE ONCE HAD A HORSE, THAT LOOKED JUST LIKE IT, THAT DAD AND I WERE BOTH VERY FOND OF.

-- RITA, [email protected]

View helluvawreck's profile

helluvawreck

32122 posts in 3714 days


#5 posted 05-22-2013 04:45 PM

Beautiful! Simply beautiful. Welcome to Lumberjocks.

helluvawreck aka Charles
http://woodworkingexpo.wordpress.com

-- helluvawreck aka Charles, http://woodworkingexpo.wordpress.com

View snowgoer's profile

snowgoer

107 posts in 3515 days


#6 posted 05-22-2013 05:39 PM

You captured the contours perfectly. (clearing lump in throat) Thanks for posting it.

View waleedwaheed2013's profile

waleedwaheed2013

145 posts in 2733 days


#7 posted 05-22-2013 06:07 PM

Very Nice baby horse

-- Waleed Waheed

View SnowyRiver's profile

SnowyRiver

51458 posts in 4328 days


#8 posted 05-22-2013 07:13 PM

Great job. Your dad will love having it for sure.

-- Wayne - Plymouth MN

View Hawaiilad's profile

Hawaiilad

3374 posts in 3869 days


#9 posted 05-22-2013 07:33 PM

What a great looking piece Rita…I really enjoy looking at your carvings…something I have never been good at

-- Larry in Hawaii,

View cajunpen's profile

cajunpen

14578 posts in 4914 days


#10 posted 05-22-2013 08:06 PM

Wow, simply gorgeous piece of art.

-- Bill - "Suit yourself and let the rest be pleased." http://www.cajunpen.com/

View lightweightladylefty's profile

lightweightladylefty

3573 posts in 4560 days


#11 posted 05-23-2013 01:42 AM

Rita,

The Arabian is extremely well done. Thanks for sharing.

L/W

-- “Those who would give up essential Liberty, to purchase a little temporary Safety, deserve neither Liberty nor Safety.” Benjamin Franklin -- Jesus is the ONLY reason for ANY season.

View Hybridwoodwork's profile

Hybridwoodwork

183 posts in 2900 days


#12 posted 05-23-2013 02:52 AM

Good job, Rita! Don’t stress about making both sides perfectly symaetrical, nature doesn’t!

-- How it happened that Mastro Cherry, carpenter, found a piece of wood that wept and laughed like a child.

View Fishinbo's profile

Fishinbo

11362 posts in 3024 days


#13 posted 05-24-2013 06:16 PM

It looks fantastic and realistic. Your talent in carving is just top notch. Dad will be proud of this gift.

Have your say...

You must be signed in to post the comments.

DISCLAIMER: Any posts on LJ are posted by individuals acting in their own right and do not necessarily reflect the views of LJ. LJ will not be held liable for the actions of any user.

Latest Projects | Latest Blog Entries | Latest Forum Topics

HomeRefurbers.com