BOB'S 2004 CARVINGS
Carving Description Key: Piece Number.
Description - Type of Wood - Size, sometimes (Recipient. Date given). Movie
(sometimes), for a slow 360 degree spin.
Piece Number is the chronological
order piece was begun, but order shown below is the order piece was given, with
most recent shown first.
Note: Click on Photos Below for Larger View.
#38. Spell-casting Wizard - Basswood - 6" (Sharon's dad Ed Caraway, for
his 89th birthday)
#23. Masai, with removable spear - Walnut - 14" (Sharon's son Pete. Christmas
#29. Praying Hands - Walnut - 4x5" (for Sharon's mother Gretchen Caraway.
#28. Bottlenosed Dolphin on Wave Splash - Walnut - (Stanford '66 fellow Nuclear
Engineering Masters Degree graduate and lifetime friend Bill Petrick and wife
Sharon. It was Bill who gave me the nickname Robin, as in "You've done
it again, Robin". Christmas 2004)
#7. Stylized Penguin - Honduras Rosewood (Brother George. Christmas 2004)
#20. Small Dog - Basswood - 2 1/2" (Cousin Loretta Baumgartner's husband
Dan. November 2004)
#32. Fishin' Hole, aka "The One That Got Away" - Cedar - 6" -
(Sister Shirley's husband and our future Canadian fishing partner Jerry Lewis.
#31. Medium Trout - Cedar - 6" (Missouri friends Dennis and Merritt Van
Landuyt, owners of Troutdale Farm in Gravois Mills, Missouri, on the Lake of
the Ozarks. November 2004)
#37. Small Swan - Walnut - 3" (Our friend Julie Shiller. September 2004)
#36. "50" - Vermillion (First wife Carrie Ross's Parents Bill and
Mary Mercer. September 2004)
#18. (No final photo. Shown in progress) Stylized Loon Family - Cherry (daughter
Shandra. September 2004)
#30. Star (shown unfinished) - Vermillion (for Sharon's son Matt's wife Kimberly.
#25. Small Trout - Cedar (for daughter Tara's father-in-law, Kemal. August 2004,
#3. Carousel Horse - Philippine Mahogany (daughter Tara. August 2004 for her
birthday, in Turkey)
#21. Our Cat Boomerang - Walnut cat on cherry base (for wife Sharon, who laid
claim when she first saw how cool it was going to be. Summer 2004). Movie
#17. Stylized American Bittern - Honduras Rosewood (Mom's brother, Uncle Peter
Hilty. Spring 2004)
#9. Mouse - Basswood (Mom's sister, Aunt Dorothy Baumgartner. Spring 2004)
#19. Stylized Hummingbird - Vermillion (for Victor, a friend and high school
classmate of my first college girlfriend, Jean Turner Johnson. Spring 2004)
#15. Pygmy Hippo - wood uncertain (for college friend, dentist Jim Hobbs. Spring
Sleeping Cat - Black Walnut (sister Shirley Lewis. Spring 2004)
#6. Stylized River Otter - Birch (Sharon's son Matt Smith. April 2004)
#16. Lioness in Relief - Western Cedar (Mom's brother, Uncle Calvin Hilty. April
#1. Albino Kangaroo - Douglas Fir (for wife Sharon. January 20, 2004)
NOT GIVEN, AND NO PLANS TO DO SO YET
#14. Stylized Polar Bear - Koa (at-home toy). Created in March 2004.
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