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Wood Carvings by Mark Sheridan

Photo Gallery

Zeke

Zeke is about 15″ tall and is made of basswood and painted with acrylics.

Zeke

1st Place Intermediates Caricatures (2012 Pickering, Ontario), 1st Place Intermediates Caricatures (2012 Ottawa, Ontario), 2nd Place Best of Division (Ottawa, Ontario), 1st Place Intermediates Caricatures (2013 Hamilton, Ontario), 2nd Place Class Intermediates (2013 Hamilton, Ontario )

Chief Dan Turtle Rock

The Chief is about 15″ tall and is made of basswood and painted in acrylics.

Chief Dan Turtle Rock

3rd Place Intermediates Caricatures (2012 Pickering, Ontario), 2nd Place Intermediates Caricatures (2012 Ottawa, Ontario), 3rd Place Intermediates Best of Division (2012 Ottawa, Ontario), 1st Place Intermediate Caricatures (2013 Niagara Falls, Ontario)

Chico and Poncho

Chico and Poncho are about 10″ tall and are made from tupelo and are painted with acrylics.

Chico and Poncho

2nd Place Intermediates Caricatures (2012 Pickering, Ontario), 2nd Place Intermediates Caricatures (2013 Hamilton, Ontario)

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Corporal Duncan Sowerby is about 16″ tall and is made from basswood with a mahogany base and acrylic paint finish.

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3rd Place Intermediate Caricatures (2013 Niagara Falls, Ontario); 1st Place Intermediate Caricatures ( 2013 Pickering, Ontario ); 1st Place Open Caricatures, 2nd Place Best in Division, 2nd Place Best of Show ( 2013 Ottawa, Ontario ); 2nd Place Open Caricatures (2014 Hamilton, Ontario )

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"The Cottonwood Mill" carved from Cottonwood Bark and finished in clear satin urethane.

“The Cottonwood Mill” carved from Cottonwood Bark and finished in clear satin urethane.

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3rd Place Intermediates Bark Carving ( 2013 Pickering, Ontario ), 2nd Place Open Bark Carving (2013 Ottawa, Ontario ), 2nd Place Open Bark Carving ( 2014 Niagara Falls, Ontario )

"Castle Cottonwood" carved from Cottonwood Bark and finished in clear urethane.

“Castle Cottonwood” carved from Cottonwood Bark and finished in clear urethane.

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2nd Place Intermediates Bark Carving ( 2013 Pickering, Ontario ); 1st Place Open Bark Carving, 3rd Place Best in Division (2013 Ottawa, Ontario ), 1st Place Open Bark Carving ( 2014 Niagara Falls, Ontario )

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The Sheridan Family Crest carved from Mahogany with a clear urethane finish

The Sheridan Family Crest carved from Mahogany with a clear urethane finish

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Hobo ( the dog ) and Ned are largely made from basswood and finished with acrylic paints and a coat of clear urethane. The rails, pump handle and shaped base beneath the carved ties are made from oak.

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1st Place Caricatures, 1st Place Open Class, 1st Best of Show ( 2014 Hamilton, Ontario ); 1st Place Open Caricatures ( 2014 Niagara Falls, Ontario ); 1st Place Open Caricatures, 3rd Place Open Class ( 2014 Pickering, Ontario ); 1st Place Open Caricatures, 1st Place Open Division ( 2014 Ottawa, Ontario )

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"Fergus" the Basset Hound and the dock on which he's standing is made of basswood and painted in acrylics with a clear urethane finish. The base beneath the dock and piers is made of oak.

“Fergus” the Basset Hound and the dock on which he’s standing are made of basswood and painted in acrylics with a clear urethane finish. The base beneath the dock and piers is made of oak.

 

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“Toby” the Labrador Retriever is carved from basswood, painted in acrylics and is mounted on an oak base.

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Lola the Lab is made of basswood throughout and has an oak base.

 

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George Proudfeather is made from basswood, painted in acrylics with a urethane finish and is mounted on a mahogany base.

 

 

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The Three Louisiana Hounds and their little squirrel friend are all carved from basswood and have an oak base.

 

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2nd Place Caricatures ( 2014 Pickering, Ontario ); 2nd Place Open Caricatures, 3rd Place Open Division ( 2014 Ottawa, Ontario )

 

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The Country Hound is made of basswood with an oak base and is finished in acrylics. The figure is about 11″ tall.

 

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1st Place Open Caricatures, 2nd Place Open Class, 3rd Place Best in Show ( 2015 Hamilton Canadian Carving Show )

 

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The “Country Hound” is basswood with an oak base and is about 11″ tall.

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“Bruzer”is a badly beaten up piece of basswood with an oak base and a hockey stick made from cherry.  This carving is about 9” tall.

1st  Place Open Caricatures, 1st Place Open Class, “Carver’s Choice” Award (Pickering, 2015); People’s Choice Award (Niagara Falls, 2016)

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The “Beach Basset” is basswood and oak with a brass sheet newspaper and “sits” about 10″ tall.

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“A Moving Experience” is made of basswood with an oak base, copper wire, brass sheet and tea-soaked twine!  The carving stands about 17″ tall.

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1st Place Open Caricatures, 1st Place Open Class, 1st Best of Show ( 2016 Hamilton, Ontario ); 1st Place Open Caricatures, 2nd Place Open Class, 2nd Best of Show (2016 Niagara Falls, Ontario)

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9 thoughts on “Photo Gallery

  1. Hi Mark, I sure enjoyed looking at the various carvings. What a great talent. Thank you for sharing. Helmer

  2. Brian McCracken on said:

    Hi Mark. What fabulous carvings! They are so detailed and obviously created with such care. I especially liked your Corporal Duncan Sowerby. I appreciate you making me aware of your carvings.

  3. Thanks for the note, Brian. I thought that you might like the Cpl. Sowerby!

  4. Dennis Stallings on said:

    Way Cool !!! Love them all…The dogs are my favorite…

  5. Thanks Dennis. I’ve been keeping an eye on your many projects and photography through Facebook as well. I only happened by carving dogs when I included a Basset Hound in the Hobo and Ned carving. Mark

  6. Mike Daicar on said:

    Hey Mark,
    These are really incredible works of art! If you are interested, we would love to display one (or more) at leading edge hobbies.
    Let me know,
    Mike
    PS my favourite is Hobo and Ned….must be the train motif 🙂

  7. Val G. on said:

    Hi Mark! I am in love with your basset hound carvings . We own one as our beloved pet. His name is Chicco!
    Do you have a website or any way of checking proves or orders for your work?
    I would love to own one of your pieces.
    All best !

  8. Thanks Val. Contact me at mark@tributesinwood.com if you’re still interested in discussing your ideas for a carving. Thanks, Mark.

  9. Don Richards on said:

    Great character carvings Mark ,I certainly enjoyed looking at your work on your web sight. Keep up the good work.

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