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  1. barry richardson

    barry richardson Moderator Staff Member Global Moderator Full Member Thread Starter

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    couple of pieces I finished recently. Not thrilled with the color technique I tried on the frog, but live and learn. turned the crown as an afterthought and sprayed it with silver paint. Both were carved from silky oak I salvaged, a decent carving wood. The frog is about the actual size of a large bullfrog, the pig, about the size of a small loaf of bread.... why do I make this stuff? beats me.....
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    I like em, a lot.
     
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    The frog is dang realistic, great job!
     
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    Cool!!
     
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    I guess you just don't have anything better to do :foto:. They do look great Barry.
     
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  6. woodtickgreg

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    Because you can, and it's fun. They look great!
     
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    Pretty damned cool Barry! I have entertained carving but missed the mark so terribly on my first few attempts I threw in the towel. I’m better at making carving chisels. :sarcastic: I think you did a hell if a job on both pieces.
     
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    I think there both awesome! Looks like you did the Japanese texture technique on frog(the name escapes me), and I love the coloring!

    The pig is too cool! Love those ears!
     
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    Very well done . I love them
     
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    Double greatness! Coloring on frog looks incredibly real! Chuck
     
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    Very cool Barry.....

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  12. barry richardson

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    Thanks Doc, yes I used the ukibori technique
     
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    Ukibori...Tip of my tongue...:sarcastic:
     
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    I like both but the pig is my fave for sure!
     
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    Awesome... I envy your work .. I can’t sharpen a pencil much less carve wood .. great job
     
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    Cute pigglet!
     
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    Love the frog. So cool
     
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    Great work Barry. Sometimes you pick up a piece of wood to carve with an idea and it turns into something else. Happens to me all the time. Thanks that fun of it :)
     
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    I still like the pigglet a lot.
     
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