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Acanthus carvings #2: Getting closer with 11 hours down.

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Blog entry by Roger Strautman posted 08-13-2007 12:24 PM 2210 reads 0 times favorited 5 comments Add to Favorites Watch
« Part 1: First 5 hours. Part 2 of Acanthus carvings series Part 3: Acanthus carving completed. »

I’m getting closer with this project. These pictures are between the 5 hrs. and 11 hrs. times.

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The tools I used so far were in a very large range of sizes. Anywhere from #3-10mm to a #9-4mm. I have used the fishtail #3-12mm the most so far.
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-- " All Things At First Appear Difficult"



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Thos. Angle

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#1 posted 08-13-2007 02:32 PM

Nice work, Roger. The pattern looks pretty familiar because much of the old leather carving(40’s-50’s) was based on the Acanthus. Keep ;em comin’!

-- Thos. Angle, Jordan Valley, Oregon

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Bob Babcock

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#2 posted 08-13-2007 09:38 PM

Sigh….I wish I could do that.

Beautiful work Roger.

-- Bob, Carver Massachusetts, Sawdust Maker http://www.capecodbaychallenge.org

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oscorner

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#3 posted 08-14-2007 02:31 AM

Beautiful work, Roger!

-- Jesus is Lord!

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Lee A. Jesberger

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#4 posted 08-14-2007 11:34 PM

Hi Roger;

Lookin real good!

Love them acanthus leaves!

Lee

-- by Lee A. Jesberger http://www.prowoodworkingtips.com http://www.ezee-feed.com

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Bob #2

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#5 posted 08-15-2007 01:02 AM

Love them but way over my head right now.
How about doing a how to for the forum?

bob

-- A mind, like a home, is furnished by its owner

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