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 Post subject: I like to carve
PostPosted: Thu May 19, 2016 12:03 pm 
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My first pipe was a Dr. Grabow freehand. I wanted a pipe rest for it. I found a neat ceramic figure of a dude holding a cello and the cello was hollowed out for the pipe to rest in.

I got the idea that it'd be really cool to hand carve a dude sitting on the floor holding an old wooden bucket and the pipe would rest in it.

I joined an online carving forum who gave me a lot of advice and critiques and I ended up with this:

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I was hooked! That was 2009.

Here is some of my latest work:
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 Post subject: Re: I like to carve
PostPosted: Thu May 19, 2016 12:50 pm 
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Very nice work!

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 Post subject: Re: I like to carve
PostPosted: Fri May 20, 2016 9:05 am 
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Very nice!

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 Post subject: Re: I like to carve
PostPosted: Tue Jun 28, 2016 9:55 am 
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Great work, love your antler tamps.

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 Post subject: Re: I like to carve
PostPosted: Tue Jun 28, 2016 1:22 pm 
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Nice work!!!


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 Post subject: Re: I like to carve
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Nice work, I also like the tamps


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 Post subject: Re: I like to carve
PostPosted: Wed Jun 29, 2016 10:55 pm 
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Thanks guys. Much appreciated.


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 Post subject: Re: I like to carve
PostPosted: Tue Jul 05, 2016 9:51 am 
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The turkey being set up for dinner tickles my fancy.
Nice work!
DocAitch

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 Post subject: Re: I like to carve
PostPosted: Tue Jul 05, 2016 4:41 pm 
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Thanks Doc. I think he suspects something is amiss...


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