10 ft. Brown Bear

This carving was made out of an elm stump. Not too many elms left around these parts because of the dutch elm disease. I have been carving now for 10 years and this was the first time I’ve had the opportunity to carve it. It was very nice to carve. I liked it better than pine. When I arrived, this stump was 20 ft. tall! So I had to drop the top half of it, which scares me a bit. These size logs can crush a person quite easily. It dropped right where I wanted it to thankfully. This bear I had looking down hill  with his body facing the road to give him a sense of realism. The kids helped me stain and clean up on the last day.

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