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Blog entry by MyChipCarving posted 834 days ago 3944 reads 2 times favorited 4 comments Add to Favorites Watch

This looks like a fun project. The idea is from American Woodworker.

To make it more chip carve-able, I was thinking about not drilling the large holes in all the squares and then chip carving those surfaces. That along with the cut off corners would make a really cool piece.
What do you think?

Step-by-step instructions are found here –
http://americanwoodworker.com/blogs/projects/archive/2012/01/03/ws-wiffle-ball.aspx?utm_source=AWNL&utm_medium=email&utm_campaign=AWNL_20120105

-- Marty, https://www.MyChipCarving.com, 866-444-6996



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a1Jim

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#1 posted 834 days ago

A very interesting project and a good link.

-- http://artisticwoodstudio.com Custom furniture

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leanne

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#2 posted 834 days ago

go for it. don’t forget to post so we can see it.have fun :)

-- Leanne, Australia, http://www.sawdustartonline.com

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Woodbutcher3

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#3 posted 833 days ago

If you make a small one, carve it, then build a larger one around it, that would be cool, too.

thanks for the link!

-- Rod ~ There's never enough time to finish a project, but there's always time to start another one.

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MyChipCarving

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#4 posted 833 days ago

Hi Rod, build a larger one around it
I really like the extra twist you added to this project.
I’ll have to be careful when cutting off the corners on the large outside cube so I wouldn’t cut into the inner cube. The first corner cut would be the hardest cuz you couldn’t see inside.
Any thoughts on how to do this?

-- Marty, https://www.MyChipCarving.com, 866-444-6996

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