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Carved Yellow Goldfinch and Robin

I carved these birds during a bird carving course through our local town recreation center. Basswood was used to hand carve the birds. They are painted first using one coat of shellac, followed by a thin coat of white gesso, and then acrylic paint. This is my first experience with hand carving.


Way cool! I like how you’ve displayed them. What did you make the legs and feet out of?

-- Keith "Shin" Schindler

The legs and feet were provided by the instructor. They are made of wire.

This is awesome I love it! ?

-- ?


Nice work hard to believe it’s your first carving.

-- woodworking classes, custom furniture maker

Very nice you did great, congratulations.

-- -- Soli Deo gloria!