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Jerry has finished the carving of "Sugar Creek" mantel for our customers in St. Louis, Missouri. Hi Jim and Lisa!

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

 

 


Sugar Creek - Page 1 Sugar Creek - Page 2


 

                     
                     
 

MANTEL DESIGN:   LEFT

   

MANTEL DESIGN: CENTER

   

MANTEL DESIGN: RIGHT

 

Oak Leaves

 

Bear Scene

 

Oak Leaves

                     
                     
 

MANTEL DESIGN: WHOLE

   

DESIGN TRANSFERRED 02/21/12: WHOLE

   

DESIGN TRANSFERRED 02/21/12: WHOLE

 

Straight View

 

From Left

 

From Right

                     
                     
 

DESIGN TRANSFERRED 02/21/12: LEFT

   

DESIGN TRANSFERRED 02/21/12: CENTER

   

DESIGN TRANSFERRED 02/21/12: RIGHT

 

Oak Leaves

 

Bear Scene

 

Oak Leaves

                     
                     
 

STOP CUTS IN PROGRESS 02/23/12: WHOLE

   

STOP CUTS IN PROGRESS 02/23/12: WHOLE

   

STOP CUTS IN PROGRESS 02/23/12: LEFT

 

From Left

 

From Right

 

Oak Leaves

                     
                     
 

STOP CUTS IN PROGRESS 02/23/12: CENTER

   

STOP CUTS IN PROGRESS 02/23/12: CENTER

   

STOP CUTS IN PROGRESS 02/23/12: CENTER

 

Bear Scene

 

Bear Scene Detail

 

Bear Scene Detail

                     
                     
 

STOP CUTS IN PROGRESS 02/23/12: RIGHT

   

REMOVING THE BACKGROUND 02/24/12: WHOLE

   

REMOVING THE BACKGROUND 02/24/12: WHOLE

 

Oak Leaves

 

From Left

 

From Right

                     
                     
 

REMOVING THE BACKGROUND 02/24/12: LEFT

   

REMOVING THE BACKGROUND 02/24/12: CENTER

   

REMOVING THE BACKGROUND 02/24/12: RIGHT

 

Oak Leaves

 

Bear Scene

 

Oak Leaves

                     
                     
 

REMOVING THE BACKGROUND 02/24/12: CENTER

   

REMOVING THE BACKGROUND 02/24/12: CENTER

   

REMOVING THE BACKGROUND 02/24/12: CENTER

 

Bear Scene Detail

 

Bear Scene Detail

 

Bear Scene Detail

                     
                     
 

CARVING PROGRESS 03/06/12: WHOLE

   

CARVING PROGRESS 03/06/12: LEFT

   

CARVING PROGRESS 03/06/12: CENTER

 

Leaves Underway

 

Carving the Leaves

 

Background Removed

                     
                     
 

CARVING PROGRESS 03/06/12: RIGHT

   

CARVING PROGRESS 03/16/12: WHOLE

   

CARVING PROGRESS 03/16/12: WHOLE

 

Carving the Leaves

 

Undercutting and Establishing Background Detail

 

Undercutting and Establishing Background Detail

                     
                     
 

CARVING PROGRESS 03/16/12: LEFT

   

CARVING PROGRESS 03/16/12: CENTER

   

CARVING PROGRESS 03/16/12: RIGHT

 

Undercutting the Leaves

 

Roughing Out Background Detail

 

Undercutting the Leaves

                     
                     
 

CARVING PROGRESS 04/10/12: WHOLE

   

CARVING PROGRESS 04/10/12: WHOLE

   

CARVING PROGRESS 04/10/12: LEFT

 

From Left

 

From Right

 

Leaves are finished (acorns still to come)

                     
                     
 

CARVING PROGRESS 04/10/12: CENTER

   

CARVING PROGRESS 04/10/12: RIGHT

   

CARVING PROGRESS 04/10/12: CENTER LEFT

 

Background progress

 

Leaves are finished (acorns still to come)

 

Squirrel detail

                     
                     
 

CARVING PROGRESS 04/10/12: CENTER RIGHT

     

 

     

 

 

Owl detail