Otis - Bottle Stopper

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Project by Bob K posted 03-09-2014 04:05 PM 1363 views 0 times favorited 9 comments Add to Favorites Watch

Otis – My latest bottle stopper. Carved from basswood, painted with acrylic washes, antiqued with BLO/Burnt Umber, and sealed with Deft. He stands about 3” above the cork and was carved from a pattern by Pete LeClair.

-- Bob, New Jersey,

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#1 posted 03-09-2014 04:23 PM

Very cool

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#2 posted 03-09-2014 05:33 PM

Nice job! Charming fella. Cj

-- CJ,

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#3 posted 03-09-2014 08:31 PM

I like the expression – very nice work.

-- Ron, "Curiosity is a terrible thing to waste."

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#4 posted 03-09-2014 09:39 PM

love the carving, the stoppers are fun, good paint job!

-- Jim, Marostica Italy

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#5 posted 03-10-2014 01:18 AM

cool carving. A great caricature face, I really like the big moustache.

-- Peter, Woodbridge, Ontario

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#6 posted 03-10-2014 02:10 AM

Nice work as usual Bob. He looks great. 4

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

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#7 posted 03-10-2014 06:52 PM


-- Wood and Glass they kick (well you know) Have a great day - Dug

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#8 posted 03-15-2014 03:42 AM

nice, very nice!!! cool looking dude!

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#9 posted 03-17-2014 01:49 PM

Cool bottle stopper! Great carving, like the details on the hair and mustache.

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