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Wood Carvings by Mark Sheridan

The Dock Underway

I spent some time working on the dock yesterday and am happy with the way that it’s turning out.  I enjoy making these little docks look old and well used with their split planks and cupped and warped lumber.  This one has a little single step on the back similar to some other docks that I’ve carved, but, in this case, a couple of cypress knees will be carved up to the step…which will be an interesting addition.

The next step will be to add a couple of piers at each side of the dock…one of which will be the perch for the little squirrel that will be added.

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Late breaking news…I couldn’t wait to do the piers so carved them up this afternoon…

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4 thoughts on “The Dock Underway

  1. Shaping up nicely! And I don’t know what blind fool told you that it looked like the howler was licking the air! I can definitely see her howling! I practically hear the soft howl. 🙂 looking really good! You do fantastic work.

  2. Although, I’ve been thinking of adding a tongue as an accessory item! Thanks for checking in. Mark.

  3. Yolanda Dillon Lyons on said:

    You have captured that hard-to-explain essence of a Basset hound! This is simply perfect – there is no other word for it. I could look at it all day and never get over that feeling of just having to smile.

  4. Thanks Yolanda. I sort of fell into carving these little Basset Hounds after adding one to a caricature carving ( Hobo and Ned ) that I made last year. I’m glad that I did as am having a lot of fun carving these little guys…and, I also smile a lot while creating them! I hope you check back to see them progressing. Mark.

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