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Old 06-19-2010, 11:45 AM
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I donít carve many bears I am more into carving gators and people. I carved this bear holding our countryís flag looking up with just a little pride on his face. He is white oak and just under 7 feet tall the tools I used 80% saw 20% grinder and I have just over 20 hours in it. I spend more time working on a bears head it must be right the rest I just try to get the proportions correct.
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Old 06-19-2010, 01:29 PM
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He's a nice looking bear and what a great idea to display the flag!
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Hi Don, you nailed the proud look on his face. Like all the great detailing and aver all piece. As you can probably tell , I like him. Merle
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Old 06-19-2010, 02:03 PM
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Good one Don,
Was it an on-site carve??
I like the overall carving and the head is perfect.
Thanks for posting.

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Old 06-19-2010, 02:08 PM
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An excellent carving. I have been wanting a flagpole for my front yard..now I want a flag-bear. A great piece!!
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Old 06-19-2010, 02:43 PM
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Thanks for the comments, I cut this tree from my job site as you can see. I got some very nice logs white oak a huge cherry log some maple. I am carving an eagle out of the nice cherry log.
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Wow! He looks great finished up. Great idea for displaying the flag. I'm with SlowMover, I want a flag-bear now.
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Old 06-19-2010, 04:14 PM
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Great bear Don. You can tell you spent time in details.
Clever way to display the flag. I like that very much.
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Don,
Please post some progress pics of the eagle as ST and I are about to start one each very soon and every little bit of knowledge will help us old guys.

Thanks again for posting.
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Great looking bear Don. Is he the one you posted the block-out on in an earlier thread? He turned out darn well and a good practical idea as well. Joe.
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