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Mark Baker

Lonely carvers

15 May 2019

My recent comments have resulted in a lot of calls, emails and letters from readers. Thank you for that. I have enjoyed reading them all and it is wonderful hearing what people are up to and making. Do keep the correspondence coming. One of the things I have gleaned – and trust me when I say there a ...

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  • Ice Skating Santa

    By gregmcateer

    Monday, June 24, 2019 - 9:47 PM

    He's great, Claude.I am always impressed by how you manage to get the movement into your figures.Thanks for sharingGreg

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  • Ice Skating Santa

    By Claude

    Wednesday, June 19, 2019 - 8:50 PM

    This is a happy Santa, ice skating on a local pond in the far North.  Santa stands about 175mm, including the stand.  Carved from basswood, painted with acrylics.Claude

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  • Wood Carving Accessories

    By crotonduke

    Wednesday, June 19, 2019 - 6:37 PM

    You da man!Thank you very much!!I'm looking forward to interacting in this forum so thank you for such a quick response!Croton Duke

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  • Wood Carving Accessories

    By Claude

    Wednesday, June 19, 2019 - 6:33 PM

    Welcome to the forum!    To find businesses that sell these, simple search the internet for "taxidermist animal eyes".  Here's an example of...

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  • Wood Carving Accessories

    By crotonduke

    Wednesday, June 19, 2019 - 6:16 PM

    I just begun to have an interest in carving animals & fish...it'll be a long journey before I'm good at it...but where can I go to get accessories i.e ...

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  • Santa Penguin

    By gregmcateer

    Wednesday, May 29, 2019 - 11:46 AM

    Cute!

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  • Santa Penguin

    By Claude

    Monday, May 27, 2019 - 7:34 PM

    Carved from basswood. Stands about 150mm tall.Claude

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  • Santa on the Moon

    By Ian Thorn

    Sunday, May 19, 2019 - 10:20 PM

    Very cleaver Claude well thought out & madeIan

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