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Offline T.C.Albert

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Carved Powder measure
« on: September 25, 2021, 11:42:08 PM »
Working on a powder measure to go with a new bag.
Not sure I like how it turned out or not but Iím no
Great carver so it will have to do.
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Re: Carved Powder measure
« Reply #1 on: September 25, 2021, 11:47:40 PM »
I like it .   It looks like you could have found it in an 18th C bag that was hanging in an old cabin  :)

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Re: Carved Powder measure
« Reply #2 on: September 25, 2021, 11:52:22 PM »
That's as cool as the day is long, in my opinion. Extremely folksy!
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Re: Carved Powder measure
« Reply #3 on: September 25, 2021, 11:55:45 PM »
 Really Koo L! Great thinking on the design, don't think there is anything wrong with the carving.

   Tim

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Re: Carved Powder measure
« Reply #4 on: September 26, 2021, 12:03:41 AM »
Thanks guys. I sincerely appreciate the kind words.
I will post a few shots of the whole pouch set it goes
With once I get it all done.
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Re: Carved Powder measure
« Reply #5 on: September 26, 2021, 12:12:24 AM »
If you're really that dissatisfied with it let me know what you want for it and I will proudly hang it from one of my bags.
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Re: Carved Powder measure
« Reply #6 on: September 26, 2021, 01:52:47 AM »
Awesome!

Offline old george

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Re: Carved Powder measure
« Reply #7 on: September 26, 2021, 02:44:07 AM »
Yes indeed..it would look good in my bag too! Thanks for sharing  ;D

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Re: Carved Powder measure
« Reply #8 on: September 26, 2021, 04:31:36 AM »
Love it. Great concept, well executed.
Just the right blend of realism and folk art.
Not folksy enough to seem "cheesy" or lazy, and not high art realism enough to seem impractical.

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Re: Carved Powder measure
« Reply #9 on: September 26, 2021, 05:24:36 AM »
Love it!  Working the attachment ring into the hand like thatÖ pure genius.  Looking forward to the final kit.
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Re: Carved Powder measure
« Reply #10 on: September 26, 2021, 08:32:00 AM »
I like it .   It looks like you could have found it in an 18th C bag that was hanging in an old cabin  :)

My thoughts exactly, Bob.
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Re: Carved Powder measure
« Reply #11 on: September 26, 2021, 01:32:20 PM »
Hey Tim, I know what that measure is going to be for. It is a perfect fit for the gator pouch. How many grains will it hold ?
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Re: Carved Powder measure
« Reply #12 on: September 26, 2021, 07:15:24 PM »
This reminds me of when Tim made the "snake" horn that lives at my house.  He didn't think it came out like he wanted, but it is one of my all-time favorite horns.  This measure is wonderful.  The right balance of art, whimsy, and function.  Most excellent.  God Bless,   Marc
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Re: Carved Powder measure
« Reply #13 on: September 27, 2021, 03:36:41 AM »
looks great Tim.  A gator bag huh.  I can't wait to see it.  It's not so unusual, we feed tourist to the gators all the time down this way.  James Levy
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Re: Carved Powder measure
« Reply #14 on: September 27, 2021, 07:05:32 AM »
Love it ,Tim. I know exactly what you mean, James they do love tourist.
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Re: Carved Powder measure
« Reply #15 on: September 27, 2021, 03:51:08 PM »
"Not sure I like how it turned out or not...... "

Yeah, but you set a new bar for "cool".  Sort of like Steve McQueen.   

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Re: Carved Powder measure
« Reply #16 on: September 27, 2021, 06:16:33 PM »
Thanks again for all the positive replies.
I sincerely appreciate them.
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Re: Carved Powder measure
« Reply #17 on: October 17, 2021, 09:47:22 PM »
Tim, I like it!
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Re: Carved Powder measure
« Reply #18 on: November 03, 2021, 05:05:49 AM »
Very nice indeed.

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Re: Carved Powder measure
« Reply #19 on: November 03, 2021, 03:22:58 PM »
Tim
It's really wonderful and looks the part. Great work.

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Re: Carved Powder measure
« Reply #20 on: November 03, 2021, 04:35:45 PM »
Very nice, like the fist holding the ring!

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Re: Carved Powder measure
« Reply #21 on: November 05, 2021, 07:54:43 AM »
You always do good  work and like the theme; kinda Capt. Hook reference in reverse, the croc got everything except the hand this time around.

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Re: Carved Powder measure
« Reply #22 on: November 05, 2021, 09:37:04 AM »
Good 'ole Tic-Toc.
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Re: Carved Powder measure
« Reply #23 on: November 05, 2021, 09:29:47 PM »
I like your measure very much. It has that native American effigy look to it. Perhaps a traded item.
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