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Blog entry by Dan'um Style posted 10-12-2007 06:54 AM 781 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 10-12-2007 07:00 AM

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 10-12-2007 07:10 AM

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 10-12-2007 01:23 PM

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 10-12-2007 02:04 PM

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 10-12-2007 02:41 PM

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 10-12-2007 03:09 PM

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 10-12-2007 10:01 PM

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 10-13-2007 06:24 AM

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 10-13-2007 05:12 PM

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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