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Blog entry by Dan'um Style posted 2505 days ago 763 reads 0 times favorited 9 comments Add to Favorites Watch

Inspired by Mark’s blog on his Sandzen inpired wood carving … thought might try one myself.

The idea for Haunted Forest TWO. Photo I digitally edited on my laptop. Layered a couple photos, grayscaled , rescaled, stretched, deformed, negative and pixelated ….

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This is a challenge to myself. I have never made a carving this big, nor will I use the exact same methods that I have used in-the-past.

Hope to learn a few new tools and teach myself a few new tricks via poster printing, router carving, paper clay, moldmaking, firing, finishing, glazing, sketchup, framing, airbrush painting, metal coating and patina … and maybe a few more. This will be a process. Will take a while, maybe a few months. Think it will be fun.

-- keeping myself entertained ... Humor and fun lubricate the brain



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WayneC

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#1 posted 2505 days ago

Good Luck. I will be interested to see your progress.

-- We must guard our enthusiasm as we would our life - James Krenov

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Dan'um Style

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#2 posted 2505 days ago

Thanks Wayne

Been a few years ,,,, 4 or 5 since I have made a new carving for a tile, made molds etc.

45×15 inches is my target carving size.

Will need to resaw a few 8/4 mahogany boards and edge glue them. Will get started this weekeend.

-- keeping myself entertained ... Humor and fun lubricate the brain

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Andy

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#3 posted 2505 days ago

Dan,I look forward to looking over your shoulder on this one. I really like version #1,so I know this will be a valuable lesson.Thanks for the lesson.

-- If I can do it, so can you. www.artboxesbyandy.com

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Thos. Angle

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#4 posted 2505 days ago

Oh, boy, it sounds like we’re gonna have some fun here. Take lots of pics, Dan. We acan sll learn from your process. Always fun to learn something new.

-- Thos. Angle, Jordan Valley, Oregon

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Lee A. Jesberger

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#5 posted 2505 days ago

Hi Dan;

Looking forward to seeing this through the process.

Lee

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

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MsDebbieP

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#6 posted 2505 days ago

intriguing!!! I, too, can’t wait to observe each step

-- ~ Debbie, Canada (https://www.facebook.com/DebbiePribeleENJOConsultant)

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Dan'um Style

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#7 posted 2505 days ago

Thinking outloud …. 36×12 may be a more realistic size for the stoneware.

My end product will be framed & crated and must fit into the parameters for usps dimensions. .....

Worked on the drawing/photo last night in my motel room in Detroit. Also downloaded a poster printing program. Estimate I have 3 hours running total so far. Never really kept track of how long my projects actually take, so figure it may be fun to keep track of it here.

-- keeping myself entertained ... Humor and fun lubricate the brain

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Bob Babcock

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#8 posted 2504 days ago

This is going to be fun to watch.

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

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Douglas Bordner

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#9 posted 2504 days ago

Sign me up for the tour. Can’t wait to follow this one, Dan!

-- "Bordnerizing" perfectly good lumber for over a decade.

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