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Location: Anaheim, CA
Website: www.woodcarver4u.com

I have over 30 years of experience in woodcarving
Born in the ancient Azerbaijan city of Baku in the former Soviet Union. I began my woodcarving career in 1978 at the Azerbaijan College of Fine Art.
Also continued formal schooling at the University of
Architecture in Baku, where studied various other styles of woodworking,
Including Gothic, Rococo, Empire and Classicism.
While at the University, I began working at the Special
Scientific Restoration Workshop, where helped restore antique museum
furniture dating to the 15th century and also took part in the restoration
of the Old Town of Baku City, where I designed and carved elaborate doors and windows for buildings in the city, which dates to the 12th Century.
Took top awards at that year in International Woodcarvers Congress, repeated the two following years. Was the Grand Prize Winner of the 1996 and 1999 Create-A-Clock Contest in Lake Geneva, Wisconsin. Also took first place in “Design in Wood”, in San Diego, CA. Best of Show in “Artistry in Wood” 2007 Dayton OH,
Best of show in Artisan Guild Gallery, MO in 2008….
Perhaps greatest honor yet came during the Pope John Paul II historic visit to St. Louis in 1999. I was asked by the Archdiocese of St. Louis to help restore pieces in the Archbishop’s residence in preparation for the Pope’s visit. I expertly fulfilled this request and also most generously gifted a magnificent walnut hand-carved chair to the Archbishop’s Residence for the Holy Father’s visit.
I and my work have been featured on HGTV (Modern Masters),
Cable Vision, KSDK, as well as in a number of local and national newspaper
and magazine articles, including St. Louis Magazine (Nov. 1998 and Feb.
2006), St. Louis at Home (Nov. 2005) St.Louis Business Journal
(Jan., 2010)

Patents
US D573, 855 S Flexible Woodcarving Tool

-- Boris Khechoyan

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commented on Life 09-19-2013 01:45 AM
added project Life 09-18-2013 06:22 AM
added project Bed 06-24-2013 03:33 AM
commented on Finished Unfinished Work 05-31-2013 09:25 PM
added project Finished Unfinished Work 05-31-2013 04:34 AM
commented on The Hall Table 05-21-2013 05:01 PM
commented on Antique shelf from the "Stone axe" century 05-13-2013 05:59 PM
commented on Storm 04-01-2013 04:42 PM
added project Viola-tricolor 02-13-2013 07:20 AM
commented on Daisy 02-13-2013 02:37 AM
added project Daisy 02-12-2013 09:12 PM
commented on Raspberry 11-07-2012 05:17 PM
added project Raspberry 11-07-2012 01:03 AM
commented on Common Camelia 10-10-2012 06:45 AM
added project White Trout Lily 10-09-2012 10:17 PM

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#1 posted 11-04-2010 11:04 PM

Welcome aboard. Nice that you could join us on Lumberjocks.

-- Wayne - Plymouth MN

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#2 posted 11-05-2010 12:46 AM

“WELCOME to LJ’s” ….Enjoy the experience.

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#3 posted 11-05-2010 01:38 AM

Glad to see that you have made LumberJocks a part of your Woodworking experience… Welcome

-- Max "Desperado", Salt Lake City, UT

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#4 posted 11-05-2010 02:30 AM

Welcome to Lumber Jocks! You have impressive credentials! This is a great place to get – or give – advice about woodworking on the forums and the project posts are a wonderful source of new ideas. I look forward to seeing your projects and posts.

Please enjoy your membership

-- Gary

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HallTree

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#5 posted 11-05-2010 05:33 AM

Welcome. You have found the right place for woodworking. A great group of people willing to help. Looking forward to see your projects and comments. Work safe in the shop and don’t forget to use pushsticks. That is a very interresting background in wood carving. You will get a lot of questions on how-to about wood carving.

-- "Hold on to instruction, do not let it go; guard it well, for it is your life" Solomon

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#6 posted 11-05-2010 05:47 AM

Welcome to LJs. You’re gonna like it here

-- Rick, Tennessee, John 3:16

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Borchik

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#7 posted 11-05-2010 06:08 AM

Thank to all !!!

-- Boris Khechoyan

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#8 posted 11-05-2010 06:12 AM

Welcome

-- http://artisticwoodstudio.com Custom furniture

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Borchik

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#9 posted 11-05-2010 06:26 AM

If anybody will have any questions regarding furniture, woodcarving, teaching -let me know…
It will be my pleasure to help.

-- Boris Khechoyan

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Ken90712

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#10 posted 11-06-2010 11:52 AM

Welcome to Lumberjocks! The greatest site around, you love it in here.

WARNING—you will be addicted to here with all the good stuff and people on here… LOL

-- Ken, "Everyday above ground is a good day!"

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WistysWoodWorkingWonders

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#11 posted 12-31-2010 04:42 AM

Hi there,
Welcome to LumberJocks… I joined the site myself a little over a year ago and will give you fair warning, this site is VERY ADDICTIVE, VERY EDUCATIONAL, and VERY FUN…. so sit back, enjoy the ride and learn from the other LJ’s as they are a group of extremely talented people that are also very friendly…

Enjoy your time here on LJ and pass the word to any of your woodworking buddies about us…

Wisty

-- New Project = New Tool... it's just the way it is, don't fight it... :)

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Borchik

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#12 posted 01-18-2012 08:04 AM

Hello to all.
I recently moved to Anaheim, CA and spending a lots of time in William NG Woodworking School. Right now all kind of classes going on.Great people ,great classes
You will get opportunity to build quality furniture , cabinets, sharpening , you will learn a lots of tricks
If you need to bring your skill to different level, – this is a place where you will get it.
This School – One of the reason I moved and I’m learning a lot myself.
Also. I’m teaching carvings in that school. My next class – in beginning of next month.
Check the website and you will find there also free Videos
http://wnwoodworkingschool.com/
Good Luck

-- Boris Khechoyan

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woodchic

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#13 posted 01-22-2012 04:04 PM

I can’t get over your work. It is simply stunning…...... I didn’t have time to read all your post on this page, but I will be back to take a look. If there were ever a teacher to learn from it definitely would be you.

AKA…......Woodchic

-- Robin Renee'

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