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"Alberta Whitetail Mantel" was the first of Jerry's two projects for our customers in Alberta Canada.

Jerry also designed and carved "Alberta Whitetail Door" for them. Hi Lianne and Wayne!

Photos of the carving process are posted below.

 


                     
 

MANTEL DESIGN: WHOLE

   

MANTEL DESIGN: WHOLE

   

MANTEL DESIGN: LEFT SIDE

 

From the left.

 

From the right.

 

 The left side features a cabin with a dock..

                     
                     
 

MANTEL DESIGN: CENTER

   

MANTEL DESIGN: RIGHT SIDE

   

MANTEL DESIGN: LEFT RETURN

 

A river flows through the center from the mountains.

 

The right side features deer on a hillside.

 

The left return will be carved with a mountain sheep.

                     
                     
 

MANTEL DESIGN: LEFT RETURN

   

MANTEL DESIGN: RIGHT RETURN

   

MANTEL DESIGN: RIGHT RETURN

 

The ram shown with the mantel face.

 

The right return will be carved with a mallard duck.

 

The mallard shown with the mantel face.

                     
                     
 

DESIGN TRANSFERRED 03/29/10: WHOLE

   

DESIGN TRANSFERRED  03/29/10: FROM LEFT

   

DESIGN TRANSFERRED 03/29/10: FROM RIGHT

 

Jerry has transferred...

 

...his design to...

 

...the mantel.

                     
                     
 

STOP CUTS & BACKGROUND REMOVAL 04/01/10: WHOLE

   

STOP CUTS & BACKGROUND REMOVAL 04/01/10: FROM LEFT

   

STOP CUTS & BACKGROUND REMOVAL 04/01/10: FROM RIGHT

 

Jerry is underway...

 

...with the carving...

 

...making "stop cuts"...

                     
                     
 

STOP CUTS & BACKGROUND REMOVAL 04/01/10: LEFT RETURN

   

STOP CUTS & BACKGROUND REMOVAL 04/01/10: RIGHT RETURN

   

STOP CUTS & BACKGROUND REMOVAL 04/01/10: DETAIL

 

...and removing...

 

...background wood...

 

...from the...

                     
                     
 

STOP CUTS & BACKGROUND REMOVAL 04/01/10: DETAIL

   

CARVING PROGRESS 04/16/10: WHOLE

   

CARVING PROGRESS 04/16/10: WHOLE

 

...mantel.

 

.From the left.

 

From the right.

                     
                     
 

CARVING FINISHED 05/03/10: WHOLE

   

CARVING FINISHED 05/03/10: WHOLE

   

CARVING FINISHED 05/03/10: WHOLE

 

 

 

                     
                     
 

CARVING FINISHED 05/03/10: FROM LEFT

   

CARVING FINISHED 05/03/10: FROM RIGHT

   

CARVING FINISHED 05/03/10: LEFT FRONT

 

 

 

                     
                     
 

CARVING FINISHED 05/03/10: RIGHT FRONT

   

CARVING FINISHED 05/03/10: CABIN DETAIL

   

CARVING FINISHED 05/03/10: DEER DETAIL

 

 

 

                     
                     
 

CARVING FINISHED 05/03/10: LEFT RETURN

   

CARVING FINISHED 05/03/10: RIGHT RETURN

   

MANTEL FINISHED 05/18/10: WHOLE

 

 

 

                     
                     
 

MANTEL FINISHED 05/18/10: WHOLE

   

MANTEL FINISHED 05/18/10: WHOLE

   

MANTEL FINISHED 05/18/10: LEFT

                     
                     
 

MANTEL FINISHED 05/18/10: CENTER

   

MANTEL FINISHED 05/18/10: RIGHT

   

MANTEL FINISHED 05/18/10: LEFT RETURN

 

 

 

                     
                     
 

MANTEL FINISHED 05/18/10: RIGHT RETURN

 

   

MANTEL FINISHED 05/18/10: JERRY