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Jerry has finished "Lake Keowee" mantel for our customer's new house in South Carolina. The mantel features three scenes across the front,

a turkey scene, a fox scene, and a deer scene, and carved returns featuring a bobcat and a barn owl. Hi Dennis and Joyce!

Design and carving progress photos are posted below. Click on Page 2 for photos of the finished mantel.

 

 


Lake Keowee - Page 1 Lake Keowee - Page 2


 

                     
                     
 

MANTEL DESIGN: FACE

   

MANTEL DESIGN:

   

MANTEL DESIGN:

 

Three Scenes

 

Left Return: Bobcat

 

Right Return: Barn Owl

                     
                     
 

MANTEL DESIGN: FACE

   

MANTEL DESIGN: FACE

   

MANTEL DESIGN: FACE

 

Left: Turkey Scene

 

Center: Fox Scene

 

Right: Deer Scene

                     
                     
 

MANTEL DESIGN: FACE

   

DESIGN TRANSFERRED: 08/12/2013

   

DESIGN TRANSFERRED: 08/12/2013

 

Center: Detail

 

Face: From Left

 

Face: From Right

                     
                     
 

DESIGN TRANSFERRED: 08/12/2013

   

DESIGN TRANSFERRED: 08/12/2013

   

STOP CUTS:  08/19/2013

 

Left Return: Bobcat

 

Right Return: Barn Owl

 

Right: Deer Scene

                     
 

STOP CUTS: 08/19/2013

   

STOP CUTS: 08/19/2013

   

STOP CUTS: 08/19/2013

 

Center: Fox and Chipmunk Scene

 

Left: Oak Leaves

 

Left: Oak Leaves

                     
                     
 

REMOVING THE BACKGROUND AND ESTABLISHING DEPTH: 08/24/2013

   

REMOVING THE BACKGROUND AND ESTABLISHING DEPTH: 08/24/2013

   

REMOVING THE BACKGROUND AND ESTABLISHING DEPTH: 08/24/2013

 

Face: From Left

 

Face with Left Return

 

Face with Right Return

                     
                     
 

REMOVING THE BACKGROUND AND ESTABLISHING DEPTH: 08/24/2013

   

REMOVING THE BACKGROUND AND ESTABLISHING DEPTH: 08/24/2013

   

REMOVING THE BACKGROUND AND ESTABLISHING DEPTH: 08/24/2013

 

Left: Turkey Scene

 

Center: Fox Scene

 

Right: Deer Scene

                     
                     
 

REMOVING THE BACKGROUND AND ESTABLISHING DEPTH: 08/24/2013

   

REMOVING THE BACKGROUND AND ESTABLISHING DEPTH: 08/24/2013

   

REMOVING THE BACKGROUND AND ESTABLISHING DEPTH: 08/24/2013

 

Left: Turkey Scene

 

Center: Fox Scene

 

Right: Deer Scene

                     
                     
 

ROUGHING OUT: 08/29/2013

   

ROUGHING OUT: 08/29/2013

   

ROUGHING OUT: 08/29/2013

 

Face: From Left

 

Face: From Right

 

Left: Turkey Scene

                     
                     
 

ROUGHING OUT: 08/29/2013

   

ROUGHING OUT: 08/29/2013

   

ROUGHING OUT: 08/29/2013

 

Center: Fox Scene

 

Right: Deer Scene

 

Center Left: Oak Leaves (detail)

                     
 

DEFINING AND SEPARATING ELEMENTS: 09/11/2013

   

DEFINING AND SEPARATING ELEMENTS: 09/11/2013

   

DEFINING AND SEPARATING ELEMENTS: 09/11/2013

 

Face: From Left

 

Face: From Right

 

Left: Turkey Scene

                     
                     
 

DEFINING AND SEPARATING ELEMENTS: 09/11/2013

   

DEFINING AND SEPARATING ELEMENTS: 09/11/2013

   

DEFINING AND SEPARATING ELEMENTS: 09/11/2013

 

Center: Fox Scene

 

Right: Deer Scene

 

Left Return: Bobcat

                     
                     
 

DEFINING AND SEPARATING ELEMENTS: 09/11/2013

   

DEFINING AND SEPARATING ELEMENTS: 09/11/2013

   

DEFINING AND SEPARATING ELEMENTS: 09/11/2013

 

Left Return: Bobcat

 

Right Return: Barn Owl

 

Right Return: Barn Owl

                     
                     
 

CARVING FINISHED: 10/02/2013

   

CARVING FINISHED: 10/02/2013

   

CARVING FINISHED: 10/02/2013

 

Left Return: Bobcat

 

Left Return: Bobcat

 

Left Return: Bobcat

                     
                     
 

CARVING FINISHED: 10/02/2013

   

CARVING FINISHED: 10/02/2013

   

CARVING FINISHED: 10/02/2013

 

Right Return: Barn Owl

 

Right Return: Barn Owl

 

Right Return: Barn Owl

                     
                     
 

CARVING FINISHED: 10/13/2013

   

CARVING FINISHED: 10/13/2013

   

CARVING FINISHED: 10/13/2013

 

Left: Turkey Scene

 

Left: Oak Leaves (detail)

 

Left: Turkey Scene (detail)

                     
                     
 

CARVING FINISHED: 10/13/2013

   

CARVING FINISHED: 10/13/2013

   

CARVING FINISHED: 10/13/2013

 

Center Left: Oak Leaves (detail)

 

Right: Deer Scene

 

Center Right: Oak Leaves (detail)

                     
                     
 

CARVING FINISHED: 10/13/2013

   

CARVING FINISHED: 10/13/2013

   

CARVING FINISHED: 10/18/2013

 

Right: Deer Scene (detail)

 

Right: Oak Leaves (detail)

 

Face: From Left

                     
                     
 

CARVING FINISHED: 10/18/2013

   

CARVING FINISHED: 10/18/2013

   

CARVING FINISHED: 10/18/2013

Center: Fox Scene

Center: Fox Scene

Center: Fox Scene (detail)