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Over-eater, Driftwood Carving, Josh Carte

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Project by Josh Carte posted 04-11-2014 03:42 PM 3302 views 2 times favorited 14 comments Add to Favorites Watch

This fella’ just doesn’t know when enough is enough. I’ve heard of folks having eyes larger than their bellies, but this guy is taking it to a whole new level :)

I carved this unique, free-standing sculpture from a piece of driftwood. It is 6 1/2” tall x 7” wide x 2 1/2” thick. I used rotary hand tools and grinders to make this carving. I painted this guy with acrylics, and finished with spray lacquer. Sure turned out to be a wild, one-of-a-kind woodcarving :)

-- https://www.etsy.com/shop/JoshCarteArt





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ineedathis

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#1 posted 04-11-2014 06:07 PM

Perfect caption on this excellent work!

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Thewoodman2000

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#2 posted 04-11-2014 06:24 PM

Cool!!!

-- (the only thing in there she says is....tap on head..........tap..........tap..... saw dust) - James www.etsy.com/shop/ZionsWoodnCrafts

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#3 posted 04-11-2014 08:18 PM

Great imagination.

-- A childs smile is payment enough.

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#4 posted 04-11-2014 08:58 PM

very interesting piece, great job

-- steve, simple and effective woodworking---etsy.com/shop/SussmanWoodworking--

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#5 posted 04-12-2014 12:29 AM

Fun project; plenty of skill required. Thanks for sharing.

-- Rick, Tennessee, John 3:16

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Josh Carte

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#6 posted 04-12-2014 12:59 AM

Thank ya’ folks :)

-- https://www.etsy.com/shop/JoshCarteArt

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#7 posted 04-12-2014 01:17 AM

Awesome vision and execution!

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BritBoxmaker

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#8 posted 04-12-2014 10:38 AM

Witty project

-- Martyn -- Boxologist, Pattern Juggler and Candyman of the visually challenging.

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Josh

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#9 posted 04-12-2014 02:04 PM

This is great and all, but why on earth would he decide to eat a tree branch? What, all the food was expired?

-- Tree, wood, and box lover from Pennsylvania

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Kaleb the Swede

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#10 posted 04-12-2014 02:55 PM

Very cool. Love this

-- Just trying to build something beautiful

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#11 posted 04-12-2014 03:52 PM

It’s very creative. Nice work.

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

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

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#12 posted 04-12-2014 09:39 PM

Very creative Josh, well done :)
Pete

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

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#13 posted 04-13-2014 06:40 AM

cool

-- www.carvingandturningsbyrick.com, Rick Kruse, Grand Rapids, MI

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#14 posted 04-13-2014 01:37 PM

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