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    Posted 8 years ago

    nldionne
    (251 items)

    This is an eagle carved from coal. Broke down in Corbin Kentucky and found this. Just a heads up, if you want cocktails do not break down in Corbin Kentucky. Dryyyyyyy!

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    1. nldionne nldionne, 8 years ago
      Thanks sweetie.
    2. nldionne nldionne, 8 years ago
      thanks mikko
    3. Stillwater Stillwater, 8 years ago
      Carved from coal, I never would have guessed...
    4. nldionne nldionne, 8 years ago
      Thanks bellin, mikko, manikin and blunderbuss
    5. nldionne nldionne, 8 years ago
      thanks blunderbuss
    6. nldionne nldionne, 8 years ago
      Thanks brat and if i run out of wood this winter i can burn it:)
    7. nldionne nldionne, 8 years ago
      thanks vetraio...
    8. nldionne nldionne, 8 years ago
      Thank you mrmajestic
    9. nldionne nldionne, 8 years ago
      Thanks for the love Hedgewalker.
    10. Celiene Celiene, 5 years ago
      It's not dry. You just didn't know who had the still!
    11. Celiene Celiene, 5 years ago
      Did you literally FIND this, like in the woods, or at a shop? Is it coated in anything so it doesn't melt? (I don't know ho hard coal from the ground is - LOL - I'm only used to charcoal!
    12. TallCakes TallCakes, 5 years ago
      the figurines these days are 'crafted' from coal rather than carved, but still a nice little eagle:
      "... the “coal crafting” process is a combination of using coal, coal dust and a resin binder to hold everything together so that it can be molded and formed. Due to the resin in the mixture and the peroxide catalyst which is added to harden the object, the objects come out of the process a grey color. To give the object a natural coal appearance, they are power sprayed with a black lacquer. While it may seem odd to have to spray paint coal to get it to look like coal, the entire process starts with and has as its base…COAL. ..."
    13. Celiene Celiene, 5 years ago
      LOL - Of course you have to paint it! It's kind of like the lava sculptures from Hawaii - but I don't think they paint those. Thanks for the info!

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