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Ruby Throated Hummingbird

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Bryan2014 Bryan2014, member
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Finished and mounted Hummingbird.
Left wing carved and partially burned.
Assembled partially burned.
Finished and mounted Hummingbird. - CLICK TO ENLARGE

Finished and mounted Hummingbird.

This was my first Hummingbird carving and it was one I really wanted to carve and burn in every detail. It measures about 4 1/2" from beak to tail (about 1 1/2 times the size of a real Ruby-Throated Hummingbird). The base is a piece of Manzanita Burl and the bird is carved out of basswood.

Design or Plan used: My own design

posted in: Reader's Gallery, carving, arts and crafts, basswood, bird

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