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My First Workbench #39: Leg Vise Chop Carving Update III

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Blog entry by RaggedKerf posted 350 days ago 567 reads 0 times favorited 5 comments Add to Favorites Watch
« Part 38: Leg Vise Chop Carving Update II Part 39 of My First Workbench series Part 40: Leg Vise Chop Carving Finished »

Here’s the latest update. I scrapped the flames as too difficult for my skills/tools.

Got all the dragons roughed in…now I can work on refining shapes and background consistency.

-- Steve http://vaughtwoodworks.wordpress.com



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Airframer

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#1 posted 350 days ago

WOW! That turned out nice! I almost wouldn’t smooth out the rough spots too much. I’m kinda digging the texture it gives to the carving.

-- Eric - http://theidiotgaloot.com

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#2 posted 350 days ago

Thanks! Now that I think about it, the textured background almost looks like flames…may have to experiment here….

-- Steve http://vaughtwoodworks.wordpress.com

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#3 posted 349 days ago

This is gonna be awesome.

-- Brian Timmons - http://www.BigTWoodworks.com

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#4 posted 349 days ago

the textured background almost looks like flames

Yes it does. As I was reading the post and looking at the pic, I’m thinking “Scrapped the flames? I see them right there.” Then I realized it was the texture from the carving. I think you could easily make that work for you.

-- "The American Republic will endure until the day Congress discovers that it can bribe the public with the public's money." Alexis de Tocqueville, 1835

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#5 posted 348 days ago

I vote to keep the “flames” in the background too. Looking good there, Steve!

-- People say I hammer like lightning. It's not that I'm fast -- it's that I never hit the same place twice!

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