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Blog entry by FancyChip posted 06-23-2017 01:29 PM 887 reads 0 times favorited 17 comments Add to Favorites Watch

..It’s been four years ago since I deeply cut my hand with a chisel/knife for the last time (when I used to work in the church work shop).. And I have no idea what happened yesterday, but, probably, life wants me to stop carving and thinking about carving for a while..

-- Tatiana, 26 y.o, https://www.instagram.com/tatbalcarvings/



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GR8HUNTER

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#1 posted 06-23-2017 01:35 PM

OUCH …it happens to most of us …..... oh well as you said …a nice little break for a bit ….get well soon …I will miss seeing your fabulous creations and works of art ….GET WELL :<))

-- Tony Reinholds,Pa. REMEMBER TO ALWAYS HAVE FUN

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bruce317

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#2 posted 06-23-2017 01:46 PM

I’ll miss your beautiful work. The number one thing is for you to get well! Look forward to your craving, when you heal. Your talent for craving is ” Head of the class!”

-- Bruce - Indiana - Sawdust is just, MAN GLITTER!

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jim65

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#3 posted 06-23-2017 01:47 PM

Ouch. Been there… get well soon. Sometimes a break is needed to refresh the mind. Take care.

-- Jim, Marostica Italy

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papadan

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#4 posted 06-23-2017 01:47 PM

Sorry to hear about your accident Tatiana, this will give you a little break and some design time! Happens to all of us, I got 11 stitches in the same thumb last week. ;-(

-- Artificial intelligence is no match for natural stupidity!

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dbeck

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#5 posted 06-23-2017 02:25 PM

Know the feeling well, my ankle still stings from dropping my chissel on it.

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Dutchy

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#6 posted 06-23-2017 02:48 PM

I feel sorry for you and hope cure will go fast.

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tyvekboy

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#7 posted 06-23-2017 04:03 PM

Maybe it’s a sign that you need to get one of those steel mesh cloves. Since you’re so young you’ll heal fast.

-- Tyvekboy -- Marietta, GA ………….. one can never be too organized

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Northwest29

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#8 posted 06-23-2017 05:27 PM

I too will miss seeing your beautiful work. It is my hope that you recover quickly. Perhaps you can use the time for creating new designs? Take care -

-- Ron, Eugene, OR, "Curiosity is a terrible thing to waste."

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Mean_Dean

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#9 posted 06-23-2017 07:35 PM

Get well soon!

The steel mesh glove sounds like a good idea, also.

-- Dean -- "Don't give up the ship -- fight her 'till she sinks!" Capt James Lawrence USN

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BurlyBob

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#10 posted 06-23-2017 09:03 PM

I hope your injury was not serious and you will recover soon. As other have said, I will miss enjoying your amazing craftsmanship. You are truly blessed with a rare talent.

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Jim Jakosh

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#11 posted 06-23-2017 09:58 PM

Hi Tatiana,
Oh, so sorry to hear you got wounded.. maybe a Kevlar globe or finger cover will protect you.

Heal fast and start pumping out those beautiful carvings soon.

cheers, Jim

-- Jim Jakosh.....Practical Wood Products...........Learn something new every day!! Variety is the Spice of Life!!

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htl

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#12 posted 06-23-2017 11:15 PM

Ouch!!!
Take a brake and heal up then you’ll come back with new vigor me thinks.

-- There's a hundred ways to do anything, alot depends on the tools at hand.

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robscastle

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#13 posted 06-25-2017 06:50 AM

Well maybe its time to load your back pack and chill out for a while exploring Samata Bend National park.
Hitch hiking will be a bit difficult one way though!!

Get well soon !

-- Regards Robert

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helluvawreck

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#14 posted 06-25-2017 03:15 PM

I’m sorry about your accident,Tatiana. However, knowing something about your beautiful carving and how much you must put into it, I don’t think that you will waste any time. You can be very productive on spending some time on thinking and meditating about your carving. You can also work on your wonderful patterns. Your thumb will heal and your love of what you do will wait on the healing. May you always be happy in your work. Relax some each day as you heal.

helluvawreck aka Charles
http://woodworkingexpo.wordpress.com

-- If a man does not keep pace with his companions, perhaps it is because he hears a different drummer. Let him step to the music which he hears, however measured or far away. Henry David Thoreau

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Don Niermann

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#15 posted 06-25-2017 06:20 PM

GET WELL

-- WOOD/DON (...one has the right to ones opinion but not the right to ones own facts...)

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