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Project by mpounders posted 03-14-2014 02:45 PM 3700 views 3 times favorited 20 comments Add to Favorites Watch

This is #5 of these roughouts by Chris Hammack that I purchased a year ago at a carving seminar. His designs are a lot of fun and challenging for me to carve because of all the deep cuts and details. The carving is about 4 1/2 inches tall, but the depth of the nose is 3/4 inch! After I get this guy painted up, it will complete my bar scene. I’m looking for opinions: cigarette or no cigarette? Which do you like better? Thanks for looking!

-- Mike P., Arkansas, http://mikepounders.weebly.com





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Monte Pittman

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#1 posted 03-14-2014 02:47 PM

Awesome work.

I think I know this guy. :-)

-- Nature created it, I just assemble it.

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Chris

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#2 posted 03-14-2014 02:53 PM

I love this piece! I don’t think you can lose either way but I would vote for a cigarette!

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Dale

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#3 posted 03-14-2014 02:58 PM

Another fantastic carving Mike. I vote for a cigarette.

-- Dale West Central Pa. Do it all, before last call.

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#4 posted 03-14-2014 03:01 PM

I think he looks like a Copenhagen guy.

-- As ever, Gus-the 80 yr young apprentice carpenter

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helluvawreck

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#5 posted 03-14-2014 03:31 PM

This is a great carving. You are full of talent.

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

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

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HillbillyShooter

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#6 posted 03-14-2014 04:12 PM

Nice carving—lots of character!

-- John C. -- "Firearms are second only to the Constitution in importance; they are the peoples' liberty's teeth." George Washington

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woodchuckerNJ

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#7 posted 03-14-2014 05:17 PM

Looks like my brother in law, or his father.

Nice work….

-- Jeff NJ

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Cricket

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#8 posted 03-14-2014 05:54 PM

This is such a cool project that I shared it on Facebook. I love it!

-- LumberJocks.com Community Manager

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Pimzedd

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#9 posted 03-14-2014 06:40 PM

I vote for cigarette but I bet he has a pouch of Red Man chewing tobacco in his pocket.

-- Bill - Mesquite, TX --- "Everything with a power cord eventually winds up in the trash.” John Sarge , timber framer and blacksmith instructor at Tillers International school

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farmerdude

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#10 posted 03-14-2014 09:16 PM

My wife and I both vote for cigarette. Also, we love all of your carvings, I think this is my favorite so far. Great job.

-- Jeff in central Me.

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stefang

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#11 posted 03-14-2014 09:25 PM

Incredible carving Mike!

-- Mike, an American living in Norway.

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jim65

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#12 posted 03-14-2014 09:30 PM

Exceptional detail, wonderful work!

-- Jim, Marostica Italy

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Richard

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#13 posted 03-14-2014 10:41 PM

CIGARETTE For Sure!!!

-- Richard (Ontario, CANADA)

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#14 posted 03-14-2014 10:46 PM

Love to have a beer with this old timer Mike, bet he’d have a few good stories to tell, you have captured him very well. yep reckon he’d go a fag with that beer :)
Pete

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

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John Ruggles

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#15 posted 03-15-2014 12:01 AM

I love your carving. You are very talented, and I vote for the smokes!

-- JCRug, Prairieville, Louisiana

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