Whittled Whittlings: Santa and Snowman Ornamental Ornaments

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Project by KTMM (Krunkthemadman) posted 12-27-2013 02:07 PM 4925 views 1 time favorited 9 comments Add to Favorites Watch

I made these over the past couple of weeks for Christmas presents. All are basswood carved with a knife and small v tool. I really enjoyed making the snowman.

Can’t wait for my next basswood shipment to come in so I can work on something else.

-- Practice does not make perfect. Only perfect practice makes perfect. Vince Lombardi

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#1 posted 12-27-2013 02:16 PM

These are great, my wife loves to collect Santa Carvings. Basswood is the best carving wood I have found. Nice job!

-- Terry Roswell, L.A. (Lower Alabama) "Life is what happens to you when you are making other plans."

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#2 posted 12-27-2013 02:17 PM

Doesn’t look like the bass we have around here… Hope you had a Merry Christmas Lucas…..

-- My mind is like lighting, one brilliant flash, then its gone.....

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#3 posted 12-27-2013 02:38 PM

Nice work madman.
Question is are you going to carve something else? Or get started on Santa clauses for next year?
Anything as long as it isn’t drummer boys.
Sorry folks. Lucas knows what I’m talking about. Joke between him and I.
How bout making one of those walking sticks with a dragon on top?

I hope you and yours had a great Christmas.


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Mainiac Matt

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#4 posted 12-27-2013 03:05 PM

Looks like it was a fun project. Thanks for sharing the ideas.

-- Matt -- I yam what I yam and that's all what I yam

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KTMM (Krunkthemadman)

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#5 posted 12-27-2013 03:33 PM

The dragon walking stick sounds like my next project William. Guess I’ll have to head to your place and start working on those drummer boy cutouts. : )

-- Practice does not make perfect. Only perfect practice makes perfect. Vince Lombardi

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#6 posted 12-27-2013 04:11 PM

Nice looking bunch of ornaments.

helluvawreck aka Charles

-- helluvawreck aka Charles,

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#7 posted 12-27-2013 05:43 PM

Nice work on these! I like the snowman too. I just started whittling a few snowmen out of birch branches that I harvested; they are a fun project. I posted a picture of one of them a few days ago. Thanks for posting!

-- John B.

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#8 posted 12-27-2013 07:58 PM

Nicely done. What a great little present!

The small one looks a little like Tim (The Toolman Taylor) Allen, from “The Santa Clause”!!! ;^)

-- Randy-- I may not be good...but I am slow! If good things come to those who wait.... Why is procrastination a bad thing?

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#9 posted 12-30-2013 06:54 PM

Bravo! Keep up the nice work. Happy New Year, CJ

-- CJ,

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