"Spiritwood Carvings" - by Carol Hakes

Miscellaneous Items:

MONSTER BUCK


OWL









MUSKY WALL HANGING













BUCKY THE BADGER

THE OWL:










LION: 
BEFORE PROJECT START

DURING & AFTER CARVE:








WINE TABLE



SCULPTURES







EAGLE


WOLF








THE BEAVER!


CUPCAKE HOLDER:






ZEN LAMP:
RAW HOLLOW LOG
FINISHED LOG WITH LIGHTS & GLASS ROCKS








CHAINSAW CARVED TREES







MAC..THE OLD 
YELLOW LAB

HERE IS THE LOG BEFORE STARTING...


HERE IS THE PRODUCTION PROCESS..............










HERE IS A HAND CARVED MOUNTAIN MAN FACE CARVED INTO 4 OLD CABELAS CATALOGS












"Winston" & "BB" were carved with a chainsaw out of a Wisconsin White Pine. A dremel tool was used for detailing. The Black Terrier was burned for color as well as the eyes, ears, & nose of the Wheat Terrier. Walnut stain was used on the dog bed base & finally the sculpture was then sealed with polyurethane.


the log before carving........









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Here is a memorial sculpture carved out of white pine.
"Peaceful Spirit"
























Here is a Turtle Bowl carved out of an oak burl:

















































Hand cut, peeled, & carved Balsam Mirrors






















Here is a mantel made for the "Craker" family.  It is hand carved with "Happy Holidays" carved on the opposite side for the holiday season.  Great gift idea!

 
 
 
 
 
Cedar Window Shutters:  These can be custom sized and the cut out can be a tree, bear,fish, horse etc.  However the spirit "moves you"!  
 
 
 
 
 
Another look........
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
Lumberjack Can Cooler!
Made from a balsam tree.
 
 
These are also used as pencil holders.  You can request a name carved or painted on them or even a bear, pine tree etc. 
 
 
 
"THIS LITTLE PIGGY"
2' TALL BASSWOOD CHAINSAW AND HAND TOOL CARVING







I just finished this special order of The Dr. Seuss "LORAX". This is for a customer with Grandchildren that LOVE the "LORAX". It is a chainsaw carving made of white pine standing 4 feet tall. I certainly had to step out of my comfort zone on this one!






"Cloud"
Cloud is a pine log standing 5' tall. Named after my favorite hunting pack horse in British Columbia. 


Here is a 2' tall dog sculpture titled:






"SOUL MATES"




BUTTERNUT PERCHED GOLDEN EAGLE











HAND CARVED EAGLE  SIGN
FOR A BOAT CAPTAIN







 
 
 
 















OWL











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