BOB'S 2005 CARVINGS

 

Carving Description Key: Piece Number. Description - Type of Wood - Size, sometimes (Recipient. Date given). Construction Period, sometimes. 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.


 

Part 1 - Completed Carvings, Given as Gifts or Sold. (Click here to jump to Part 2 - Completed Carvings Not Yet Given).

 

 

#34. Baby Elephant - Butternut, stained dark walnut- 3" length (Maureen Ross, daughter of first wife Carrie Ross and her husband Bob Ross. Therefore sister to my daughters Tara and Shandra. Christmas 2005). Started and completed in July 2005. Movie

 

#8. Baby Giraffe - Beech - 6" height (First wife Carrie Ross, who has a nice giraffe collection. Christmas 2005). Started and stopped in April 2004, restarted and completed in July 2005. Movie

 

#43. "Duke" - Cherry - 6" x 4" (Bob Ross, our friend and husband of my first wife Carrie. Christmas 2005). Started and completed in late July 2005.

 

#41. Jeff's Bald Eagle - Black Walnut - 8" width (Second daughter Shandra's husband Jeff Weese. Christmas 2005). Started and completed in July 2005. First figure-over-name piece.

 

#46. "Polar Bear Swimming" - Birch - 5" x 7". (Our Napa friend Nancy Burlingame. Christmas 2005). Created in August 2005. Movie.

 

#74 Butterfly - Padauk - 3" - (Loretta Lutman, wife of brother George. Christmas 2005). Created in November 2005.

 

#67. Roadrunner - Walnut - 6" (wife Sharon's sister Jeane Wood. Christmas 2005). Created in November 2005. Movie

 

#44. Cihan's Killer Whale - Black Walnut - 8" width (First daughter Tara's husband, Cihan Agacayak. Christmas 2005). Started and completed in July 2005.

 

#65 "Missouri Tiger" - Birch - 4" (MU college friend Jean Johnson). Completed in November 2005. Movie

 

#68. Poison Dart Frog - Padua - 2" (Friend and former neighbor Cindy Pohorski). November 2005. Movie

 

#42. "Bald Eagle" - Basswood - 6" (Neighbor and Boomer Watcher Jenn Holst). Begun in July 2005, Finished in September 2005. Movie (before staining)

 

#49. "Zebra Hummer" - Zebrawood - 3" height (Cousin Loretta Baumgartner in Hesston, Kansas). Made in August 2005. The base is different than that shown here.

#11. "Sleeping Dove" - Black Walnut - 4" length (Daughter Tara's Mother-in-law Aysel Agacayak, in Turkey). Started and stopped in May 2004, restarted and completed in July 2005.

 

#5. "Cracked Elephant" - cut from found hardwood log - 5"x 7" (Cousin Kathy Nikkel. Kathy's dad Carl Hilty, was Mom's brother). Begun and stopped early in 2004, completed in August 2005. First relief piece.

 

#45. "Redbird" - Black Walnut - 3" x 5" (Cousin Joyce Spencer, in Overton, Nevada). Started and stopped in March 2005. Restarted and completed in August 2005. Movie.

 

#10. "Polar Bear Watching" - Basswood - 8" length (Cousin Barb Hall, near Phoenix, Arizona). Started in April 2004, restarted in July 2005, Completed in August 2005. Movie

 

#53. "Vermilion Hummer" - Padua, aka Vermilion bird on cherry base - 3.5" height (Second Cousin Rachel Boatright). Made in August 2005. Movie

 

#54. "Stump Hummer" - Zebrawood - 4" height (Sold to Sharon's Aunt Sue Burford for $30). Made in August 2005. Movie

 

#13. Stylized Polar Bear - Birch - 3.5"L x 3"H x 2"W (High School Science Teacher Bob Kimpton. August 2005). Created in March 2004. Movie

 

#48. "Chocolate Mike" (Click on the title for the meaning) - Rosewood - 4"x 5". (Dr. Bill Bolstad, Stanford roommate and lifelong friend, August 2005). Created in August 2005.

 

#40. "Dolphin Dance" - Black Walnut - 6"x 11" (Sylvie Bolstad, talented wife of Stanford roommate Bill Bolstad. August 2005). Started in February 2005, completed in July 2005.

#33. "The Fortune Teller" - Butternut - 5 1/2" tall (Auctioned for Charity - Hurricane Katarina Relief. $150.) Movie

 

#39. Flying Cranes - Walnut - 8" (Cousin John Gerber and wife Bea, for their 50th Wedding Anniversary, July 2005)

 

#27. Seated Cat - Basswood - 12" - Streaked dark walnut stain, varathane spray finish (Cousin Debbie Baumgartner, April 2005)


Part 2 - Completed Carvings Not Yet Given or Sold (In Order Completed, Most Recent at Top).

 

 

#63. "Wizard Walking Stick" - Walnut from Uncle Peter Hilty's Cape Girardeau, Missouri basement - 5' (Later). Made in September 2005.

 

#56. Lioness - Birch - 3 1/2" (Later). Made in September 2005. Movie

 

#55. "Zebra Resting" - Zebrawood - 3" long (Later). Made in August 2005. Movie

 

#47. "Whale Relief" - Red Cedar - 5"x 7". (Later). Created in August 2005.

 

 

 

 



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