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Confederate soldier

Discussion in 'Carving Forum: Hand, Power, & Chainsaw Carving' started by Tony Pisano, Feb 5, 2018.

  1. Tony Pisano

    Tony Pisano Member Full Member Thread Starter

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    This is my rendition of the confederate soldier from Tom Wolfe's book "Carving Out The Civil War" I did this one a while ago. Maybe I'll get around to doing more of the characters on of these days.

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  2. Tony

    Tony Hardwood Enthusiast Staff Member Global Moderator Full Member

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    That is Awesome!!! Tony
     
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    Very Very Nice!!!!!!!!!!!!!
     
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    That's cool! how tall is it?
     
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    oh so awesome. I have not seen the book so I do not know what that on looks like but, I am very impressed with your version. hope to someday give this a try. thanks for sharing your talents and inspiring me to expand a little.
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    Wildthings ASTROS 2017 WORLD CHAMPIONS Full Member

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    That is Awesome!!!
     
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    NYWoodturner Wood Spinner Staff Member Administrator Global Moderator Full Member

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    Wow. Nicely done! The proportions are spot on and the posture makes it more believable. Nice job!
     
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    Nice carving, great job.
     
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    Too cool!
     
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    Wildthings ASTROS 2017 WORLD CHAMPIONS Full Member

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    You made me go buy that book!
     
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    Tony Hardwood Enthusiast Staff Member Global Moderator Full Member

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    HA! I'm planning on it too!
     
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    Really love the detail. You spent some serious time on proportions! Fantastic! Chuck
     
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    rocky1 Creator of Shavings and Sawdust! Full Member

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    Way cool Tony! Love your avatar too!!
     
  14. Tony Pisano

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    It's just under 9 inches tall
     
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    Tony Pisano Member Full Member Thread Starter

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    Thanks, I have a few hives in my backyard. I took that shot with 35mm film and a macro lens on myPentax camera.
     
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    rocky1 Creator of Shavings and Sawdust! Full Member

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    Cheap Digital SLR pollinating almond blossom in the San Joaquin Valley, in Central California.

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    Sunflower Blossoms in ND...

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    Thistle...

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    We run up to about 1800 hives on the southern end of the operation, and about that many again on the northern end of the operation too. North Dakota over the summer is about 6000 hives of owned and leased bees on the clover.
     
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    rocky1 Creator of Shavings and Sawdust! Full Member

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    Found another one!


    Working Water Lillies...

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    Tony Pisano Member Full Member Thread Starter

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    Great photos. I currently have just 4 hives. Have had as many as 12. I do sell some honey and make beeswax candles. If you know of sources for reasonably priced wax, let me know.
     
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    aaaaaannnnnndddd ggggggoooooooo @rocky1
     
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    rocky1 Creator of Shavings and Sawdust! Full Member

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    Shipping is the killer there in large quantities! Quick Google search says you have a Massachusetts Beekeeper's Association and a Northern Berkshire Beekeepers Association, have you put the word out you're looking? You might have someone nearby sitting on a few extra pounds. I do sell to the guys here at a price well below most internet prices.
     
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