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Welcome to the Jim Willis
WildLife Woodcarver website!!

I have a selection of new pieces for you to carve.  I have a Tiger Cub, several pieces from the Buffalo family and a new Woodland Santa.  You can see them in the thumbnails below.  Click on the Roughouts link above to see the size and cost of each roughout.
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Tiger Cub
Buffalo
Buaffalo CowBuffalo Calf
Woodland Santa

     The slide show below shows different views of two of the new pieces, the Tiger Cub and the Buffalo Calf.
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I usually carve adult animals but I felt that I needed to branch out so this is what I came up with.  Tigers are such beautiful animals and they are quickly vanishing from their environments so I decided to  carve a Tiger cub.  Because she is so deep in the grass, I decided to do it in two pieces.  The habittat can be changed to whatever setting you wish.  This piece is carved from jelutong and painted with acrylic washes then sealed with satin lacquer.  Look for the roughout on my Roughout page.

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I love buffalo which made carving this young critter so much fun. I carved a similar piece many years ago with her mama. It brings back memories of watching the calves and their mamas in a nearby park. Needless to say, I had to keep my distance otherwise mama would charge the fence. This piece is also carved from jelutong and finished with acrylic washes and satin lacquer.

Jelutong is a tropical wood which has a mahogany type grain pattern with a cream coloration. It carves easily with hand tools and power carves even better. I happened to come across some, but it is not readly available. Fish and decoy carvers were the ones to use it most extensively.



2012 Walter Grether Award
Won The 2012 Walter Grether Award
at the Dayton Artistry in Wood Show



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