8 ft. Viking Family Carving

This carving was made from a maple stump over 2 ft. thick and about 10 ft. tall. Located in the back yard of a residence in Marlborough, CT. The customer has a viking heritage and 2 little boys, so we came up with this design…


This would be carved all the way “in the round”. The customer decided he liked the look of relief so the design got changed to this…

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The face would now pop out of the log in high relief form. We added a viking ship and some water under the boat. Now that the design was set, it was time to get to work!


After around 25 hours of carving, it was ready for some oil…

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