The Caterpillar Company is celebrating their 40,000th big dozer and ordered this 3 ft. long D-11 carving to add to the celebration. It is carved out of a log of Paulownia wood, one of the most stable woods. Pictures and a toy model were used as references during the carving process.
Laser engraved decals
Finished with my favorite wood preservative. Benjamin Moore Arborcoat translucent oil, 326-10 Natural.
Next, painted some highlights black and glued the decals.
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As always, fantastic work Kris!