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Birds of Laguna Madre on the Golf Course [SOLD]

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Stunning!  The sculpture features seven birds of the Laguna Madre:  two great blue herons, a little blue heron, a great egret, a snowy egret, an ibis, and a roseate spoonbill.  Carved from one piece of mesquite for the South Padre Island Golf Course in Texas.  200 lbs H 9′ D 4′ W 6′

Bull [SOLD]

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El Toro is all bull!  This piece conveys brute strength as well as fluidity and will demand attention whatever its setting.  Scaled for a smaller display area. All mesquite construction with a durable spar urethane finish.  28 lbs H 12″ L 25″ W 12″

Diving Pelican II [SOLD]

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A person has to wonder:  do pelicans ever get headaches when they dive?  This fellow is sculpted on a smaller scale.  All-mesquite construction; finished in a durable spar urethane.  22 lbs H 22″ L 15″ W 24″

Diving Pelican III [SOLD]

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Look out below!  He’s diving into the waves with dinner in mind.  Scaled for a smaller display area, the bird is all-mesquite construction; the base is wood.  Base/wave is stained; entire piece is finished in lacquer.  12 lbs H 20″ L 26″ W 10″

Diving Pelican IV [SOLD]

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Diving for dinner is a hit-or-miss proposition!  Nice detailing; accents of turquoise. All-mesquite construction; finished in polyurethane.  Was shown at Latitude 2802 Art Gallery, Rockport, TX. 14 lbs H 21″ L 12″ W 26″

Diving Pelican VII [SOLD]

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A winged javelin!  All-mesquite construction with accents of turquoise in the base. Finished in polyurethane.  19 lbs H 20″ L 18″ W 27″

Dolphin Diving [SOLD]

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Heigh-ho, heigh-ho, it’s out to sea I go!  Sculpted on a smaller scale, this fellow’s construction is all-mesquite. Finished in lacquer.  11 lbs H 20″ L 12″ W 8″

Dolphin Leaping I [SOLD]

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He exudes joy to the world!  This huggable fellow is all-mesquite construction.  Turquoise accents the water eddies of the base.  The piece is finished in lacquer.  16 lbs H 23″ L 12″ W 8″

Dolphin Leaping II [SOLD]

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Such an irresistible guy!  His carefree attitude is infectious.  There are splashes of turquoise accents in the base.  All-mesquite construction, the piece is finished in lacquer.  Was shown at Goldcrafter Jewelry, Dickinson, TX. 15 lbs H 24″ L 14″ W 9″

Dolphin Surfing [SOLD]

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Surf’s up!  Another sculpture created for the smaller display area, this graceful swimmer is all-mesquite. The piece is finished in a durable spar urethane. Was shown at Goldcrafter Jewelry, Dickinson, TX. 8 lbs H 7″ L 23″ W 10″

Dolphins Leaping II [SOLD]

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Leaping out of the waves, they take such delight in life!  All-mesquite, the piece is sculpted on a scale for the smaller space in home or office.  The base is stained; the carving is finished in polyurethane.  9 lbs H 30″ L 8″ W 6″

Dolphins Leaping [SOLD]

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This frolicsome pair will leap right into your heart!  All-mesquite, this piece is sculpted on a smaller scale.  The piece is finished in a durable spar urethane. 59 lbs H 37″ L 35″ W 15″

Dolphins Mother and Baby Free-Standing II [SOLD]

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What precious beauties!  Appropriately scaled for a smaller display area, this piece is all-mesquite construction. 20 lbs H 22″ L 11″ W 8″

Dolphins Mother and Baby In-Situ [SOLD]

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Commissioned for carving from a 2-branched mesquite tree stump, this sculpture is the beauty of the neighborhood!  Contact Chris for one of your own.  H 72″ W 48″

Dolphins Pair at the Clubhouse [SOLD]

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Drive up the entrance lane to the clubhouse and delight in seeing these two!  What a wonderful welcome!  Carved from mesquite for the South Padre Island Golf Course in Texas. 200 lbs H 8′ D 5′ W 5′

Dolphins Pair Free-Standing I [SOLD]

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Body bump!  What a playful pair!  This free-standing sculpture will add beauty to your home, patio, garden, or office.  Carved from a single mesquite log and finished in a durable spar urethane.  (This is a large piece that will need special handling considerations. Before purchase, contact Chris to discuss shipping and/or mounting requirements.) 100 lbs […]

Dolphins Pair Free-Standing II [SOLD]

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So happy to be free!  Appropriately scaled for a smaller display area, this piece is all-mesquite construction.  11 lbs H 20″ L 18″ W 11″

Dolphins Trio Free-Standing [SOLD]

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The love of life these three reflect warms your heart!  Carved on a smaller scale, this charming sculpture is all-mesquite construction with a lacquer finish.  16 lbs H 28″ L 14″ W 14″

Dolphins Trio with Fish in the Park [SOLD]

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Star attraction of Laguna Vista, Texas:  a trio of dolphins teasing three fish.  (The fish might not think it’s all in fun…) Carved for the City from a multi-branched mesquite tree.  Contact Chris about creating a sculpture for you. H 9′ L 6′ W 8′

Dragon [SOLD]

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Some things leave you speechless – like this fire-breather!  Awesome, fearsome, amazing.  A 2-D photo just can’t do it justice.  With the exception of the tongue, this masterpiece is carved entirely from one piece of mesquite. It is finished in a durable spar urethane. 84 lbs H 33″ L 39″ W 29″

Flounder I [SOLD]

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Landing this one makes your Texas Slam (redfish + speckled trout + flounder) complete!  All mesquite, 2-part construction:  fish and base.  The piece is finished in a durable spar urethane. Was shown at Goldcrafter Jewelry, Dickinson, TX. 6 lbs H 16″ L 11″ W 8″

Flounder III [SOLD]

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This one’s a reel catch!  Carved from one piece of mesquite, the sculpture is finished in lacquer.  9 lbs H 15″ L 9″ W 9″

Flounder IV [SOLD]

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Carved from a single mesquite log; lacquer finish.  8 lbs H 16″ L 9″ W 10″

Flounder Pair I [SOLD]

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This duo has been spotted floundering around a rock in the sea bed.  All-mesquite construction; lacquer finish.  The rock/base has a pretty accent of turquoise.  13 lbs H 11″ L 17″ W 17″

Flounder Pair II [SOLD]

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Two are twice the prize as one!  All-mesquite construction, the piece is finished in lacquer.  14 lbs H 5″ L 18″ W 18″

Flounder Pair III [SOLD]

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A prize duo to mount on your wall.  All-mesquite construction, the piece is finished in polyurethane.  9 lbs H 11″ L 33″ W 4″

Gliding Pelican I [SOLD]

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Gliding gracefully over the waves.  Beautifully balanced on one wing, this pelican is all-mesquite construction. Carved on a smaller scale for more flexible display options.  The base is stained; the piece is finished in a durable spar urethane. Was shown at Duckie and the Grackle Gallery and Studio, Lake Jackson, TX. 17 lbs H 13″ […]

Gliding Pelican II [SOLD]

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Skimming the blue ocean waves.  The weight of this carved pelican is gracefully balanced on one wing.  All-mesquite construction; sculpted to a smaller scale for more flexible display options. Base/wave is stained; piece is finished in lacquer.  10 lbs H 10″ L 17″ W 32″

Great Blue Heron in Grass I [SOLD]

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This fellow demands attention.  Carved from one mesquite log, he regally perches on his grass throne.  The base is stained; the piece is finished in a durable spar urethane. Was shown at Goldcrafter Jewelry, Dickinson, TX. 32 lbs H 35″ L 12″ W 8″

Great Blue Heron in Grass III [SOLD]

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King of all he sees!  All-mesquite construction. The base is stained; the piece is finished in a durable spar urethane. Was shown at Duckie and the Grackle Gallery and Studio, Lake Jackson, TX. 30 lbs H 31″ L 12″ W 8″

Great Blue Heron in Grass IV [SOLD]

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Top of the peckin’ order – and rightfully so!  All-mesquite construction. Base/grass is stained; piece is finished with a durable spar urethane.  55 lbs H 41″ L 12″ W 8″

Great Blue Heron in Grass V [SOLD]

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He’s keeping a keen outlook!  All mesquite construction.  Base/grass is stained; piece is finished with a durable spar urethane.  Was shown at Latitude 2802 Art Gallery, Rockport, TX. 46 lbs H 38″ L 16″ W 10″

Great Blue Heron Preening I [SOLD]

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So pretty, so graceful.  This sculpture speaks bountifully of nature’s beauty.  The piece is carved entirely from one mesquite log.  The grass is stained; all is finished in lacquer.  35 lbs H 43″ L 13″ W 9″

Great Blue Heron Preening III [SOLD]

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Carved from a single mesquite log; worm holes; finished in lacquer.  29 lbs H 44″ L 10″ W 10″

Great Egret with Curved Neck in Color II [SOLD]

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How about lunch, Mr. Frog?  Body finished very nicely in white antiquing.  Mesquite bird, legs, and base; ebony frond. The piece is lacquered. Was shown at Goldcrafter Jewelry, Dickinson, TX. 14 lbs H 26″ L 26″ W 12″

Great Egret with Curved Neck in Color III [SOLD]

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Fishin’!  All-mesquite construction.  Body is white enamel; frond is stained green; water/base is stained blue.  Piece is finished with lacquer.  Was shown at Duckie and the Grackle Studio and Gallery, Lake Jackson, TX. 17 lbs H 26″ L 32″ W 15″

Great Egret with Curved Neck [SOLD]

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This beauty is on the hunt.  All-mesquite construction is 4-part:  bird, legs, grass, and “water” base.  The base and fronds are stained; the piece is finished in a durable spar urethane. Was shown at Duckie and the Grackle Studio and Gallery, Lake Jackson, TX. 17 lbs H 23″ L 30″ W 9″

Great Egret with Frog in Color [SOLD]

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This egret might be thinking “lunch” but Mr. Frog is putting up quite a fight – he isn’t ready to croak yet!  Bird is all-mesquite construction; the piece is stained and painted and finished in lacquer.  16 lbs H 29″ L 35″ W 12″

Great Egret with Stretched Neck in Color [SOLD]

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Great egrets are so elegant!  Construction, all in mesquite, is 4-part: the bird, the legs, the grass, and the “water” base.  Was shown at Duckie and the Grackle Gallery and Studio, Lake Jackson, TX. 15 lbs H 27″ L 30″ W 13″

Hammerhead Shark [SOLD]

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If I had a hammer…  You could be the envy of your friends with this unique sculpture!  Scaled for smaller spaces, it’s great for home or office.  Carved entirely from one really pretty piece of mesquite.  Was shown at Duckie and the Grackle Gallery and Studio, Lake Jackson, TX. 10 lbs H 25″ L 10″ […]

Ibis I [SOLD]

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Just pokin’ around…  The base is also nicely detailed with soft whorls of water around the legs and beak.  All-mesquite construction.  10 lbs H 13″ L 22″ W 8″

Ibis II [SOLD]

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Mud pies anyone?  This wader has a charm of his own!  The piece is all-mesquite construction and has a lacquer finish.  Was shown at Duckie and the Grackle Studio and Gallery, Lake Jackson, TX. 11 lbs H 12″ L 22″ W 8″

Ibis III [SOLD]

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This fellow isn’t afraid of getting his feet wet!  The green-stained base calls to mind reflections of the marsh grasses he’s wading through.  The piece is all-mesquite construction with a lacquer finish.  10 lbs H 13″ L 22″ W 12″

Little Blue Heron in Color III [SOLD]

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Look at me!  Construction, all in mesquite, is 4-part: the bird, the legs, the grass, and the base. The piece is stained and lacquered.  10 lbs H 18″ L 23″ W 13″

Little Blue Heron in Color IV [SOLD]

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I’m so special!  All-mesquite construction is 4-part: the bird, the legs, the grass, and the base.  The piece is stained and finished in a durable spar urethane. Was shown at Duckie and the Grackle Gallery and Studio, Lake Jackson, TX. 7 lbs H 22″ L 18″ W 8″

Little Blue Heron in Color V [SOLD]

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Take me home!  Construction, all in mesquite, is 4-part: the bird, the legs, the grass, and the base with its water ripples.  The piece is stained and finished in a durable spar urethane. 12 lbs H 22″ L 22″ W 14″

Little Blue Heron in Color VI [SOLD]

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Such delicate grace!  Mesquite bird, legs, and base; ebony frond.  Was shown at Goldcrafter Jewelry, Dickinson, TX. 5 lbs H 19″ L 22″ W 8″

Little Blue Heron in Color with Curved Neck [SOLD]

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Look out little fishes!  This beautiful hunter is all-mesquite construction.  The piece is stained and finished in lacquer.  8 lbs H 21″ L 24″ W 9″

Little Blue Heron in Grass II [SOLD]

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Feels like he owns the world!  Carved from one mesquite log. The grass is stained, and the piece is finished with a durable spar urethane.  12 lbs H 23″ L 11″ W 8″

Longhorn [SOLD]

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Wow, now this is a Texas-sized statement!  The beautiful grain of the wood makes a set any proud longhorn would up and trade his for.  All-mesquite construction; lacquer finish.  Wall mount. 35 lbs H 28″ D 6″ W 78″

Mermaid I [SOLD]

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What a nymphal beauty!  Sirena is rising out of the water, offering you her treasured shell.  Her hair is long and flowing; her tail and scales are wonderfully detailed.  She is carved out of one mesquite log; the mesquite shell is separate; the separate base is wood.  52 lbs H 59″ L 40″ W 18″

Mermaid II [SOLD]

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Up for a swim?  Or how ’bout just lazing around?  The inner layer of cambrium lends highlights to her hair and shimmer to her scales.  All-mesquite, the piece is finished in a spar urethane.  22 lbs H 7″ L 43″ W 12″

Mermaid in Ebony [SOLD]

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This captivatingly sinuous beauty brings a treasure from the deep. Mermaid is carved from ebony; her sand dollar and base are mesquite. Touches of turquoise accent the sculpture.  FInished in lacquer.  25 lbs H 56″ L 9″ W 9″

Moray Eel I [SOLD]

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It’s amore…eel – that is, a moray eel!  Ya gotta LOVE him!  Carved from one piece of mesquite, the sculpture is finished in lacquer.  Was shown at Goldcrafter Jewelry, Dickinson, TX. 25 lbs H 9″ L 20″ W 12″

Moray Eel II [SOLD]

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Morrie the moray is slithering through stones on the sea bottom. Look out! Carved from a single mesquite log and lacquered.  14 lbs H 11″ L 35″ W 7″

Ocelot I [SOLD]

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The ocelot is one of nature’s most beautiful – and endangered – creatures.  This graceful beauty is just hangin’ out, languidly watching the world.  Carved from one mesquite log. 60 lbs H 13″ L 41″ W 13″

Ocelot II [SOLD]

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This hunter is ready to pounce…  Her distinct markings are alluded to with subtle shading.  She’s carved from a single mesquite log and finished in a durable spar urethane.  107 lbs H 18″ L 40″ W 13″

Octopus I [SOLD]

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Carved from one piece of mesquite, this octopus has great detailing in the tentacles and suckers. It is finished with a durable spar urethane. Was shown at Latitude 2802 Art Gallery, Rockport, TX. 10 lbs H 12″ L 24″ W 12″

Octopus II [SOLD]

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This squiggly guy is carved from one mesquite log. Great detail! Finished with a durable spar urethane. Was shown at Goldcrafter Jewelry, Dickinson, TX. 11 lbs H 10″ L 22″ W 12″

Old Mother Praying [SOLD]

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The simplicity of this sculpture echoes the purity of an old mother’s prayers.  Stooped with worries and cares, she opens her heart to the One who answers.  Carved from one mesquite log; finished in lacquer.  65 lbs H 40″ L 14″ W 10″

Osprey I [SOLD]

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Filet on the menu tonight – and it ain’t mullet!  Lifting its prey out of the roiling waves, this raptor’s power is captured in the moment.  Carved from one piece of mesquite and lacquered.  48 lbs H 33″ L 16″ W 14″

Osprey II [SOLD]

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He’s eyeing his opportunities…  A truly fine piece, there is wonderful detailing in the wing feathers and ruffled head feathers.  Carved entirely from one mesquite log, the sculpture is finished in lacquer.  70 lbs H 38″ L 15″ W 15″

Pelican Taking Flight on the Golf Course [SOLD]

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This bird is ready to soar!  He definitely makes a statement with his life-size wingspan.  Carved from mesquite for the South Padre Island Golf Course in Texas.  Pelican is 59 lbs H 47″ L 30″ W 50″

Pelican with Fish [SOLD]

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Sushi, anyone?  The pelican and fish are both mesquite, carved independently.  Finished in a durable spar urethane.  35 lbs H 17″ L 25″ W 9″

Peregrine Falcon [SOLD]

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Up to 220 mph – the planet’s fastest!  This awesome raptor is ready to take off from his rocky crag.  All mesquite construction; lacquer finish.  18 lbs H 11″ L 21″ W 16″