Western wildlife imagery beautifully carved into the warm natural tones of wood. Much of the wood Huckaba Custom Design uses is Montana salvaged beetle-killed pine trees, known as Blue Pine. Through careful milling and finishing Kipp strives to enhance the life history ingrained in each log's colorful variations and knotty lifelines.
These sample wildlife carvings are used in every product category we offer. Other wood includes local Ponderosa Pine and Douglas Fir, and a few requested hardwoods such as Oak and Maple. Wood species in stock can vary so please check current availability with Kipp.
Admire the legendary Old Buffalo, a true symbol of strength and perseverance. Beautifully carved in Douglas Fir, with torch color enhancements. A hungry wolf stalks the old bull at a respectful distance near the base of the Rocky Mountains. Measures 36 x 14 x 1.5 inches.
Bear in Woods
Out for a morning stroll in the woods, this handsome bear will brighten any room and remind you of spring and summer in the high country. The carving has been dramatically enhanced with the application of a torch to emphasize particular aspects of the wood.
Buck and Doe
Nature's simplicity and innocence are well depicted in this wall hanging of two deer, a buck and a doe. The carving has been dramatically enhanced with the application of a torch to emphasize particular aspects of the wood.
Big Horn Sheep
It's hard not to be drawn to the majesty of the Big Horn Sheep in this carving on a beautifully grained piece of Ponderosa Pine. This particular wood carving measured 26 x 15 x 1.5 inches. Check for stock availability, or custom order in choice of Douglas Fir or Ponderosa Pine.
Bull Moose in Woods
This Bull Moose is big and bold and fearless while making his way through forest or swamp. A rich finish on this wood carving has been dramatically enhanced with the application of a torch to darken areas of the carving. Perfect decor for your mountain hide-away or hunting lodge. This carving is available in Douglas Fir or Ponderosa Pine, and is about 30 x 13 x 1.5 inches.
Bull Moose Close
Our Bull Moose carving will make a statement whether hanging on your wall, carved into a gorgeous wooden door, or into a personalized welcome sign or coatrack. Perfect decor for your mountain hide-away or hunting lodge, or makes a wonderful customized gift. Choose your carving in Douglas Fir or Ponderosa Pine.
Strrr-ike! It's an excitement that's hard to match--watching a trout rise to take your fly! This wood carved wall plaque or welcome sign relives that moment with the water, the trees and the trout. Perfect decor for a fishing lodge or the residence of avid fishing folk. Available in wooden door carving as well (Furnishings page). Ponderosa Pine or Douglas Fir.
Nothing symbolizes the Rockies quite as much as the majestic bull elk bounding across a meadow with the rugged mountains as his backdrop. This gorgeous carving looks absolutely stunning on a door, a welcome sign, or wall hanging. Douglas Fir or Ponderosa Pine.
Beautiful wood carving of bear crossing an opening in the woods in the high country. The carving has been dramatically enhanced with the application of a torch to emphasize particular aspects of the wood. Approximately 32 x 16 x 2 inches, in Ponderosa Pine or Douglas Fir.
Elk Bulls in Forest
Bull Elk Wall Carving. Spend some time with your favorite big game every day with this stunning Bull Elk wall focal piece. Order in Ponderosa Pine or Douglas Fir. This particular plaque was a striking size at 58 x 16 x 2 inches.