Family of bears going after honey – Wood carved bears for the Farmers Union Oil Company of Velva, ND

This is a fun piece. The customer provided a picture of the front of his log home style building that has a huge exposed log truss. He said he wanted some bears on the truss. This was the design he ended up going with. A momma bear on the ground looking up at 3 cubs climbing up toward a bee hive.

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Momma bear required an 8 ft. long 2.5 ft. thick log. Here it is being set up at the studio.

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Here are some various images of the process making these bears.  edited-01-3 edited-01  edited-0680 edited-0683 edited-0689

There’s a lot of love going on around here!

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OK, the bears are done and it’s time to pack them into the trailer and drive them to ND in person!

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Staining the bottom with wood preservative…edited-0787

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Here are some shots of the 3 cubs. Each one is in a different position.

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The next group of pictures will show them installed on the truss!

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