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Doug04/05/2009 20:42:47
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Excellent work Marc.
How long has this piece taken?
Beautiful detail, well done.
Sparky04/05/2009 20:54:32
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Hi Baz
Thanks mate.
I started the carving 1 1/2 weeks ago, I've had a few days off but finished last Friday.
First time really carving Oak and it was a shame the shakes where rotten. I had to carve a bit deeper than I wanted.
Wife's idea to stain the tree!
Derek Lane04/05/2009 21:10:04
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Another nice piece Sparky just got in from a weekend away so have to catch up on all the posts and pictures. Keep them coming
Sparky04/05/2009 21:15:37
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Hi Derek
Thanks mate.
I hope you had a great time. Its been nice weather up until today.
Derek Lane04/05/2009 21:19:55
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Great time Sparky it was a transport rally wife had a stall so spent most of the time looking at the old tool stalls ETC Got some great bargains will post some photo's and start a new thread
Sparky04/05/2009 21:21:16
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Look forward to seeing the chisels Derek
Joe O 304/05/2009 21:30:12
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Well done Marc,
A fine piece of carving.
Sparky04/05/2009 21:43:02
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Thanks Joe, appreciate that
Toothy04/05/2009 21:49:18
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Nice piece
Looks as though the owl doesn't like you
Sparky04/05/2009 21:55:11
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Hi Toothy
Thanks mate
ps, Owl landing
Alan T.05/05/2009 06:01:56
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Another brill piece from the maestro.  Well done Marc..      Alan  T.
Oddjob05/05/2009 10:54:48
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A smashing job yet again Marc!  Do you ever get a failure that we might have a look at - just to prove you're human!
"Wife's idea to stain the tree!"
That confused me at first - I thought it said "Wife's idea to strain the tea!".
Sparky05/05/2009 13:30:34
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22 photos
Hi Richard
Thanks to you my friend.
If a failure appears when carving, I try to modify that carving and touch wood (pun intended), the only failure was an Otter in Oak................. second was my first carving of that frog..........third was the Great Tit (no comments thankyou!) forth was the........
Strain the tea! ..........I get confused when the wife says anything!


Edited By sparky on 05/05/2009 13:33:13

Ron Davis05/05/2009 18:04:25
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Great one Marc, I'll pass on the witty comments, they have been done!
Sparky05/05/2009 18:43:54
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Thanks very much Ron.

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